Digital Himalaya Project

Digital Himalaya Project

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  • Dr Mark Turin in the field
    Dr Mark Turin in the field

The Digital Himalaya project was designed by Professor Alan Macfarlane and Dr Mark Turin as a strategy for archiving and making available valuable ethnographic materials from the Himalayan region.

This project involves developing a digital collection, storage and distribution strategies for multimedia anthropological information from the Himalayan region and is located at the Universities of Cambridge and Yale.

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