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Online Documents of India’s Past

Digital Archives and Memory Production

Katja Müller

. While established heritage institutions often carry out online memory production based on historic material, new actors who are not institutionally bound also increasingly enter the field of memory production on the Internet. This raises questions about

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Sanaz Nasirpour

enabled Iranians in the diaspora and women in particular to create international connectivity including back in Iran. Inevitably, the digital space and the Internet have provided Iranian diaspora in general an innovative way for sharing ideas, exchanging

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Migrations West to East in the Times of the Ottoman Empire

The Example of a Gypsy/Roma Group in Modern Iran

Elena Marushiakova and Vesselin Popov

This article presents the community of the Romanies/Gypsies called the Zargar, who live in contemporary Iran. For centuries the Zargar had not been aware of the existence of other Gypsies. Only nowadays, with the means of modern telecommunications, including the Internet, have representatives of the Zargar 'discovered' that there are other Roma in the world, and they have begun looking for their place within the international Romani community. Lacking a clear memory of their own past, the Zargar are trying to construct such a history and an extended identity, while establishing contact with their 'kin' in Europe.

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Farideh Pourgiv

narrative voice is also female. This is one of the first Iranian novels in which weblogs are mentioned and which shows how the younger generation is using the Internet. The generation gap is particularly evident here as Mahmonir does not know what a chat

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“We Owe a Historical Debt to No One”

The Reappropriation of Photographic Images from a Museum Collection

Helen Mears

been access to new media, particularly social media. After many years with no or highly limited (both in terms of speed and content) access, in the past five years Internet access has become commonplace in Burma’s metropoles and not uncommon even in

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Integrating Research and Collections Management

The Ho‘omaka Hou Research Initiative at the Bishop Museum

Mara A. Mulrooney, Charmaine Wong, Kelley Esh, Scott Belluomini, and Mark D. McCoy

digitization of cultural collections in relation to cultural sensitivities, as we have integrated a consultation process to the posting of information in publicly available repositories on the Internet. As Supriya Singh and colleagues (2013: 98) have noted

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To Whom Does History Belong?

The Theatre of Memory in Post-Soviet Russia, Estonia and Georgia

Francisco Martínez

history, including topics for which there is little empirical evidence. The second has been the emergence of the Internet as a forum in which both the learned and the ignorant can express their views. This has encouraged writers with poor professional

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Reassembling The Social Organization

Collaboration and Digital Media in (Re)making Boas’s 1897 Book

Aaron Glass, Judith Berman, and Rainer Hatoum

the Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw, and we are sensitive to the need to balance values of democratic access to information—the dominant idiom of publicly funded institutions, the Internet, and digital humanities—with culturally specific regimes of ownership

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“The Changing of the Guards”?

British Prehistoric Collections and Archaeology in the Museums of the Future

Catherine. J. Frieman and Neil Wilkin

Internet connection at any time and in any location; their collections can be explored, combined, and juxtaposed in whatever manner the audience/user deems fit, rather than being laid out following the guiding principle of a curator or designer; and, as

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Julie Gough, Jonathan Jones, Kelli Cole, Shari Lett, Glenn Iseger-Pilkington, Billie Lythberg, Jennifer Walklate, Jeanine Nault, Jake Homiak, Joshua A. Bell, and Natasha Barrett

materials is “cheap” in that the user requires only an Internet connection, creation of high-resolution digital surrogates depends on technical skill, professional equipment, and institutional support. As technological advances to higher resolutions and