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    • Animations to illustrate the Autocalibration process of accelerometer data 

      van Hees, Vincent (2014-07-21)
      Supplementary graphics for paper "Autocalibration of accelerometer data collected in daily life based on local gravity and temperature: an evaluation on four continents"
    • Anna Antonova, Worship of the Home and Altar 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (2015-05-18)
      Anna teaches her children and grandchildren to always remember, visit, and care for their paternal house where they were born and brought up. It is a custom in her family to go to a Buddhist monk and ask for prayers when ...
    • Anna Mandzhieva, About Luugin Sum (A Dragon's Arrow) 

      Dovurkaev, Karu; Churyumov, Anton (2015-06-15)
      Anna relays a story she heard from her father-in-law who claimed to have found a luugin sum (a dragon’s arrow). There is a belief that only those who are supposed to find it, find a luugin sum. Having said this, not all ...
    • Anna Sangadzhi-Goryaeva, A Legend About Lightning 

      Kovaeva, Bair; Babaev, Andrei (2016-10-21)
      Anna’s mother was born in the village of Khar-Tolga in Yashkul’skiy rayon. There, lightning, thunder and dust storms were frequent occurrences. Anna heard from her mother that she should not be afraid of lightning. According ...
    • Anna Sangadzhi-Goryaeva, autobiography 

      Kovaeva, Bair (2016-10-21)
      Anna was born in 1947 in Krasnoyarsky krai, Siberia. She talks about her childhood in a livestock breeding farm and about how they celebrated the national holiday Zul. When she was 10, the Kalmyks were pardoned and allowed ...
    • Anna Sangadzhi-Goryaeva, Gal Tyalgn 

      Kovaeva, Bair; Babaev, Andrei (2016-10-21)
      Anna says that gal tyalgn, or worship to fire, is a special ritual where a sheep is sacrificed. The following parts of a sheep are used at this ritual: a sheep’s head covered with semzh fat (a fat layer that covers internal ...
    • Anna Sangadzhi-Goryaeva, Kalmyk Lamas of the Past and the Present 

      Kovaeva, Bair (2016-10-21)
      Anna talks about Namka Kichikov who was a well-known religious practitioner in Kalmykia. In his youth Namka studied Buddhism in Tibet. In Kalmykia he helped many people in various ways, including divination. For example, ...
    • Anna Sangadzhi-Goryaeva, Worship of the Land 

      Kovaeva, Bair; Babaev, Andrei (2016-10-21)
      This ritual is usually performed in the spring during Ur Sar, a time when grass appears and livestock breeds. Its purpose is to bring rain and success. This ritual is performed in sacred or holy locations. Chapchachi in ...
    • Anna Shirokova, autobiography 

      Kovaeva, Bair; Churyumov, Anton (2016-12-19)
      Anna was born in 1945 in Novosibirsky oblast. Since her parents were both orphans, Anna does not know about her genealogy. Before the deportation in 1943, her father worked as a shepherd and her mother was a housewife. ...
    • Antonida Sangadzhi-Goryaeva 

      Okonov, Andzhur; Seleeva, Tsagan (2017-08-03)
      Antonida was born in Siberia. Snowy hills are the most vivid memories of her childhood. Later her family returned to Kalmykia where she went to secondary school and then to a medical college in Nal’chik. She says she spent ...
    • Antonina Boskhandjieva, About Jomba 

      Churyumova, Elvira; Boskhomdzhiev, Mergen (2015-04-23)
      In this video Antonina makes Kalmyk tea called jomba. It is a salty, green tea with milk, butter, and nutmeg. While it is boiling, Kalmyk tea has to be stirred periodically by lifting a large spoonful of tea and pouring ...
    • Antonina Boskhandjieva, Alexandra Nastaeva, Bortsg 

      Churyumova, Elvira; Okonov, Andzhur (2015-04-28)
      In the beginning of the video Antonina gives a recipe for bortsg, Kalmyk biscuits: Melt a package of margarine in boiling water, then add half a litre of milk, a spoonful of salt, two spoonfuls of sugar and a spoonful of ...
    • Antonina Boskhandjieva, Bulmg 

      Okonov, Andzhur; Terbish, Baasanjav (2015-05-11)
      In this video Antonina offers a modern recipe for making sweet bulmg. In contrast, Antonina’s mother usually made non-sweet bulmg from butter. Antonina says that in the past people made bulmg either on holidays or when ...
    • Applied and Implied Semantics in Crystallographic Publishing 

      Murray-Rust, Peter; McMahon, Brian (Murray-Rust group, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, 2012-01-12)
    • Arltan Baskhaev, A Brief Military History of the Kalmyk 

      Kovaeva, Bair; Churyumov, Anton (2016-02-20)
      The integration of the Oirat/Kalmyks with the Russian state commenced at the beginning of the 17th century. Prior to this, they lived in south Siberia and in the 1620s came to Lower Volga which was the land of the Nogais ...
    • Arltan Baskhaev, Military Legends 

      Kovaeva, Bair; Churyumov, Anton (2016-02-20)
      According to a legend about Chimid Baatr, he saved Russian prisoners from Nekrasov’s Cossacks who were intending to sell them as slaves in Crimea. After rescuing the Russians, Chimid Baatr headed with them to the nearest ...
    • Arslan Shavgurov, A Dombra Concert 

      Churyumova, Elvira (2016-01-22)
      The concert shown in this video is performed by the Kalmyk National Symphonic Orchestra. The soloist is Arslan Shavgurov, an Honored artist of Kalmykia. The composer and director is Savr Kataev. The concert consists of ...
    • Arslan Shavgurov, Dombra Melodies 

      Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2015-09-24)
      Arslan plays several melodies on a dombra, including Dargin, Chechen, Adygei, and Kalmyk melodies.Arslan relays that according to a legend, the Russian balalaika originates from the Kalmyk dombra. One day Peter the Great ...
    • The art of glass blowing 

      Dugan, David; Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-23)
      Alan Macfarlane talks to Tony Cummins, one of the last traditional glass blowers, as he demonstrates his art and the making of a flat glass object in an old glass house near Birmingham.
    • Audio prompts and demonstration video for the activity classification study 

      Van Hees, Vincent (2014-07-02)
      Audio Prompts and Protocol Instruction video for the Physical Activity Annotation Study as referenced in Van Hees V. et. al. "Impact of study design on development and evaluation of an activity-type, classifier". Journal ...