Projects in India


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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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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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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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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A sustainable re-construction method for seismic-prone heritage areas of Gujarat (India) based on advanced recording technologies

In response to the challenges in post-earthquake housing reconstruction of heritage areas of Gujarat (India), the project will develop a faster, affordable and scalable method…

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India, Manuscripts of the Dakhinpat Satra (Monastry) of Majuli

The saving and safeguarding of about 500 Sanchi-pat (made from the bark of Sanchi tree) manuscripts of Dakhinpat Satra (a Neo-Vaishnavism monastery).

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Conservation of the 16th-Century Arab Serai Complex Gateway at Humayun's Tomb in Delhi

This project involves the conservation of the complex’s grand gateway.

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Conservation of the 17th-Century Tombs of Taramati and Premamati in Hyderabad

This project, which involves the conservation of the tombs, acknowledges the role of women in Indian history and demonstrates American support for India's cultural heritage.

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Documentation of Endangered Musical Traditions in Western Rajasthan

This project involves the documentation of the baat, katha, and varta ballad and storytelling traditions and their dissemination to audiences across India.

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