New South Asian Digital Archive Projects

The Endangered Archives Programme is funding six new digital archives project in and related to South Asia:

  • “To survey the East India Company and Colonial archives of Jamestown, St Helena, South Atlantic” (EAP 524)

Pilot project (6 months) coordinated by David Richardson, University of Hull.

  • “The narrative and ritual texts, narrative paintings and other performance related material belonging to the Buchen of Pin Valley, India” (EAP 548)

Pilot project (6 months) coordinated by Patrick Sutherland, University of the Arts London.

  • “Preserving memory II – documentation and digitisation of palm leaf manuscripts, Kerala, India (EAP 584)”

Major project (18 months) coordinated by Sudha Gopalakrishnan, SAHA: Stirring Action on Heritage and the Arts.

  • “Digitising Malay writing in Sri Lanka” (EAP609)

Major project (24 months) coordinated by Ronit Ricci, The Australian National University

  • “Exploring land and society in pre-partition Sindh (1843-1947): collecting and copying endangered records of Sehwan Sharif and beyond” (EAP 553)

Pilot project (12 months) coordinated by Remy Delage, Institut Français de Pondichéry.

  • “Endangered Urdu periodicals: preservation and access for vulnerable scholarly resources” (EAP566)

Coordinated by James Nye, University of Chicago.



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