Southern Asia

Projects in Southern Asia

Nuristan

Preliminary Assessment of Intangible and Tangible Cultural Heritage in Nuristan, Afghanistan

A preliminary study to document Nuristan's intangible and tangible cultural heritage, and to assess the need and feasibility of a broader documentation and conservation progra…

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MEAP UCLA

South Asian Film Magazines

Nigar Weekly have documented and preserved part of South Asia's diverse cinematic heritage. This project aims to use these materials to constitute a unique source of historica…

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MEAP UCLA

Endangered Archives from Sufi Shrines of the Afghan-Pakistan Frontier

The Pakistan-Afghanistan frontier region has served as the site of some of South Asia's most enriched spiritual movements. Sufi monastery archives show the persistent spiritua…

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MEAP UCLA

The Kashmir Valley Archive

Kashmir's internal conflict led to the creation of a significant body of materials created by the local community. Although the region became fragmented, the APHC archive has …

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Conserving the Archives of Progressive Pakistan

In resistance to the centralizing government state, those of the Pakistan progressive movement left behind a rich archive of photographs, written works, recorded interviews, a…

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2 0027

Visual Histories of Northeast India

Throughout the 1960’s onward, local tribe communities in Northeast India has remained isolated from other regions, and has in turn received little coverage in academia. Howeve…

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2 0026

Survey and Digital Preservation of Upcountry Tamil Archival Records

The community of Malaiyaka Tamilar, also known as the Upcountry Tamil community, have been repressed historically, politically, and socially within Sri Lanka. However, their c…

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Afghanistan

The Culture in Crisis Portal currently does not display any project listings in Afghanistan, due to security concerns. If you are interested in understanding more about proje…

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Sustainable tourism at National trusts sites

A research project into the ways in which owners and stewards of National Trust properties around the world can ensure that tourism at their sites is conducted in a way that i…

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