Yale Himalaya Initiative

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Mark Turin on the Digital Himalaya Project and the Yale Himal

June 14, 2013

Dr. Mark Turin is a linguist and anthropologist and outlines the mission, history and trajectory of the Yale Himalaya Initiative. A scholar of the Himalaya for more than twenty years, Turin discusses the importance of connecting scholarly resources with communities of origin across the Himalayan region, and reflects on how technology can support wider collaboration and knowledge sharing. [7 mins]

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Livelihoods
Culture
Environment
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Bhutan
India
Nepal
Tibet