RWAAI: Repository and Workspace for Austroasiatic Intangible Heritage

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Niclas Burenhult - Lund University, Lingvistik, Språk- och litteraturcentrum

Nicole Kruspe - Lund University, Lingvistik, Språk- och litteraturcentrum

Description:

The Repository and Workspace for Austroasiatic Intangible Heritage (RWAAI) is a digital multimedia resource dedicated to the maintenance of research materials documenting the intangible heritage of the Austroasiatic communities of Mainland Southeast Asia and India. It is the first resource dedicated to a specific language family in this diverse and dynamic region.
RWAAI serves to:
Consolidate both legacy and newly created materials and expertise into a unique, persistent and accessible multidisciplinary resource documenting the languages and cultures of Austroasiatic-speaking communities.
Provide a digital workspace for contributors where they can store, curate and reuse their research collections.
Facilitate the presentation of intangible heritage collections for fellow researchers, community members, and the general public by assisting depositors in the digitisation, cataloguing and presentation of their research collections.
Bring together an international network of Austroasiatic scholars to generate new initiatives in the evolving field of eScience.
Provide capacity building in MSEA to pr

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Subject area:

Social Anthropology, Human Geography, History, General Language Studies and Linguistics, Specific Languages, Music, Cultural Studies, Ethnology, Other Humanities not elsewhere specified (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
language and linguistics, cultural and national identity, community, urban and rural life, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Responsible department/unit:

Lund University, Lingvistik, Språk- och litteraturcentrum

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Niclas Burenhult - Lund University, Lingvistik, Språk- och litteraturcentrum

Nicole Kruspe - Lund University, Lingvistik, Språk- och litteraturcentrum

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0056

Description:

The Repository and Workspace for Austroasiatic Intangible Heritage (RWAAI) is a digital multimedia resource dedicated to the maintenance of research materials documenting the intangible heritage of the Austroasiatic communities of Mainland Southeast Asia and India. It is the first resource dedicated to a specific language family in this diverse and dynamic region.
RWAAI serves to:
Consolidate both legacy and newly created materials and expertise into a unique, persistent and accessible multidisciplinary resource documenting the languages and cultures of Austroasiatic-speaking communities.
Provide a digital workspace for contributors where they can store, curate and reuse their research collections.
Facilitate the presentation of intangible heritage collections for fellow researchers, community members, and the general public by assisting depositors in the digitisation, cataloguing and presentation of their research collections.
Bring together an international network of Austroasiatic scholars to generate new initiatives in the evolving field of eScience.
Provide capacity building in MSEA to pr

... Show more..

Unit of analysis:

Funding:

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Subject area:

Social Anthropology, Human Geography, History, General Language Studies and Linguistics, Specific Languages, Music, Cultural Studies, Ethnology, Other Humanities not elsewhere specified (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
language and linguistics, cultural and national identity, community, urban and rural life, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)

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Published: 2013-01-01
Last updated: 2019-01-15