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Provides Kalmyk communities with a resource that can be used to compare, revive and popularise their endangered culture

Arcadia funded project led by Dr Uradyn Bulag and Dr Baasanjav Terbish. Dr Elvira Churyumova is a Research Associate.

The objective of the Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project is to provide Kalmyk communities with a resource that can be used to compare, revive and popularise their endangered culture. Making use of audio and video, the project will document Kalmyk culture in its broadest sense, including traditional songs and melodies, musical instruments, dances, oral literature, cuisine, crafts, festivals and many others.

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