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Bringing Indigenous Kamchatka to Google Earth

Collaborative Digital Mapping with the Itelmen Peoples

Brian Thom, Benedict J. Colombi, and Tatiana Degai

tools from the outset of the project, we have been able to leverage local devices with inexpensive hardware and limited Internet access while allowing for advice and expertise from international and local collaborators to help refine the outcomes and

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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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Alla Bolotova, Anastasia Karaseva, and Valeria Vasilyeva

transformation of the perception of space: due to the high level of Internet accessibility in the Murmansk region, there are numerous groups on social networks that are popular on the regional level. For example, there are travel companion groups, regional

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Mobility and Infrastructure in the Russian Arctic

Das Sein bestimmt das Bewusstsein?

Nikolai Vakhtin

weak Internet connection to my maximum benefit? How do I get medical services? Where do I spend my holidays? To what university do I send my children? Where do I move after retirement? What do I do when I lose my job? How do I build a house when I live

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“Where Do You Get Fish?”

Practices of Individual Supplies in Yamal as an Indicator of Social Processes

Elena Liarskaya

impeded communication with the rest of the country and the entire world (including poor Internet connectivity), resulting in expensive and uncomfortable travel, high costs of shipping, and the unavailability of various goods and services to which people

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Christopher Hill, Anna Bara, David Dettmann, Joseph Livesey, and Falk Huettmann

striking through the use of graphs, while by relying, inter alia, on Internet sources, the chapter also contributes to the discussion on the methodology of research and the new opportunities the Internet provides in monitoring social developments, attitudes

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Siberian Newspapers of the Russian Empire and USSR Periods

Issues of Conservation, Digitization, and Scientific Use

Viacheslav Shevtsov

the Internet. Unlike working with micrographic copy, working with digital copies does not require any additional equipment. Collections of newspapers for every year (as a whole or page-by-page) are converted into DjVu (black and white image), PDF or

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Making Sense of the Remote Areas

Films and Stories from a Tundra Village

Petia Mankova

the Internet. Although anthropologists do not often engage with media as a source of knowledge, we have to acknowledge that popular conceptions are often produced and shaped by the media. In the past 10 years, three media productions have been filmed

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Konstantin Klokov

—radio sets, snowmobiles, and petrol saws—have to a great extent combined with traditional means. Computer, Internet, and cell phones spread is still in the initial stages. The gradual updating of traditional contexts provides for their sustainability. In

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Lamazhaa Chimiza

Internet does not solve this problem, as often local researchers do not have experience in using information technology. Furthermore, “internal” Tuvan studies are distinguished by the prevalent number of applied works, which do not seek to reach the level