Registry of Anthropological Data Wiki

  • Data Set Title: Digital Himalaya
  • Description: "The Digital Himalaya project was designed by Alan Macfarlane and Mark Turin as a strategy for archiving and making available ethnographic materials from the Himalayan region. Based at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, the project was established in December 2000. From 2002 to 2005, the project moved to the Department of Anthropology at Cornell University and began its collaboration with the University of Virginia. From August 2011, Digital Himalaya is colocated at Cambridge and Yale Universities." [Excerpt from the website's home page]
  • Data and Document Types: Audio Recordings, Books, Fieldnotes, Maps, Newspapers, Periodicals, Photographs, Video Recordings
  • Research Topics: Culture, Himalayas, Language
  • Discipline: Anthropology, Linguistics
  • Region: Asia
  • Countries: Nepal, Tibet
  • Nature of Collection: All of the information is readily available on the website and not restricted to any users.
  • Location of Collection: Cambridge & Yale Universities