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  • Digital Anthropology Resources for Teaching (DART)
    in this international project At Columbia DART is a collaboration between the Department of Anthropology the Electronic Publishing Initiative at Columbia EPIC and Academic Information Systems AcIS At LSE the Department of Anthropology and the Centre for Learning Technology will collaborate on the project Drawing on the collective skills and existing infrastructures of these institutions and organizations DART seeks to initiate a meaningful and sustainable transformation of undergraduate education and

    Original URL path: http://dart.columbia.edu/ (2014-09-04)
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  • Resources from the Fieldwork of Christoph von Fürer Haimendorf Resources related to the work of Christoph von Fürer Haimendorf including video interviews texts and digitized notebooks Resources Site for Muslim Societies Fall 2005 Image library and reference pages for students of Brinkley Messick s Muslim Societies course Includes many contemporary images from the Middle East and around the world Website for Modern South Asia History and Culture Class web site

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  • link to see all the resources of a certain type Articles Essays Audio Autobiographies Memoirs Biographies Book Chapters Book Excerpts Book Introductions Book Prefaces Charts Excerpts from Article Essay Field Notes Illustrations Interactive Maps Interactive Syllabi Interactive Timelines Letters Maps

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  • Click on a link to see all the resources relating to that area Africa Arctic region Australia Oceania Central America and the Caribbean Central Asia East Asia Europe Middle East

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  • with that subject communities and settlements discipline of anthropology economic systems and activities food and natural resources geography ecology demography health and welfare history and cultural change interethnic and international relations language and communication law and justice life cycle material

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  • DART Project Page
    term it may lead to knowledge of new more productive techniques New techniques may be attractive to living people but they might displease the ancestors The interface of the learning tool leads students into the ethnography the more they read the better they will appreciate the complexity of the decisions they are making In the process they will learn the overlapping nature of categories such as technology economics social status and religion In the Department of Anthropology at Columbia the efforts of the postdoctoral fellows focused on the development of digital tools for two courses one of them a course devoted to a cultural geographical area and the other an introduction to the concept of ethnography The aim of the course Introduction to South Asian History and Culture is twofold to teach students how and why the themes of religious reform nationalism gender and caste became central to modern Indian identity during British colonial rule and to relate the issues that arose during that period to contemporary issues and events in South Asia Students are exposed to political debates about Indian society and culture during the British colonial period through speeches pamphlets essays autobiographies and other primary texts DART developed for the course a library of digital assets including digitized text of hard to access writings maps timelines photo essays audio material and video excerpts as well as links to South Asian media and other outlets devoted to contemporary issues and controversies Together these materials enabled students to grasp the historical context of the course readings explore the relationships among South Asian geography culture and history to think critically about the concept and reality of everyday life in South Asia and how these form the basis of cultural analysis and to do online research for assignments The Ethnographic Imagination is a course designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of ethnography the intensive study of people s lives as shaped by social relations cultural images and historical forces The course also provides an introduction to the paradigmatic shifts of twentieth century anthropological thought and seeks to develop students awareness of the extent to which the description of a culture is always an interpretation of that culture DART developed for the course a resource that allowed students to explore of the strengths and weaknesses of anthropological fieldwork Digitized fieldnotes of Christoph von Fürer Haimendorf an ethnographer who studied the Sherpas in the 1950s were used to create three modules The first immerses students in Fürer Haimendorf s methods of detailed data gathering with regard to an aspect of the Sherpa economy and provides a basis of comparison with analytic techniques that rely less on fieldwork than on cross cultural comparative methods The second module presents three accounts from initial notes through published description of a single religious ritual as viewed by Fürer Haimendorf as well as another ethnographer s description of a similar ritual allowing discovery of the problem of observer bias and its impact on interpretation The third

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  • treatment of Gandhi during his fasts including the fast in Aga Kahn s palace when Gandhi s condition was very critical Gandhi s frugal diet in 1931 and his ability to gain weight or sleep at will and how once in 1944 he managed to persuade Gandhi to take medicine Roy explains why he feels that Gandhi was not a religious man Gandhi s main belief was that individuals should develop based on khadi nonviolence along with society He relates anecdotes about Muslim maltreatment of women in the 1946 Noakhali riots the strength Gandhi imbued into followers of the civil disobedience movement and Gandhi s willingness to try other methods if his own did not achieve his aims Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Memories of the Mahatma by G V Mavalankar This BBC radio program features G V Mavalankar who was Gandhi s lawyer and was Speaker in the Indian Lower House he died in 1956 He relates his memories of his first meeting with Gandhi in Ahmedabad in 1916 when he felt that Gandhi s apparent obsession with everyday tasks was wrong that he was full of idiosyncrasies and impolite to visitors He recalls meeting Gandhi at the Gujarat Club in company with Sardar Patel who would later become deputy prime minister of the newly independent India Patel prevented Mavalankar from greeting Gandhi immediately as he felt that the Mahatma did not like ceremony Mavalankar analyzes how Gandhi persuaded people to follow nonviolent methods and tells an anecdote about the 1931 census that illustrates Gandhi s relations with Patel Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Memories of the Mahatma by G V Mavalankar This BBC radio program features G V Mavalankar who was Gandhi s lawyer and was Speaker in the Indian Lower House he died in 1956 He relates his memories of his first meeting with Gandhi in Ahmedabad in 1916 when he felt that Gandhi s apparent obsession with everyday tasks was wrong that he was full of idiosyncrasies and impolite to visitors He recalls meeting Gandhi at the Gujarat Club in company with Sardar Patel who would later become deputy prime minister of the newly independent India Patel prevented Mavalankar from greeting Gandhi immediately as he felt that the Mahatma did not like ceremony Mavalankar analyzes how Gandhi persuaded people to follow nonviolent methods and tells an anecdote about the 1931 census that illustrates Gandhi s relations with Patel Talking of Gandhiji A Portrait The first of four programmes of memories of men and women who knew him This BBC radio program begins with a short extract from a speech by Gandhi The speakers provide details of Gandhi s character and appearance an extraordinarily plain looking man and opinions on his political powers and integrity Opinions on whether he was a saint politician both or merely a self made man are all expressed here The program ends with an extract from Gandhi s Spiritual Message to the World Talking of Gandhiji The Conquest of India The second of four programmes of

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  • a listing of all Charts Chart of Khumjung Nepal householders Large chart listing 52 householders of Khumjung Nepal who own property detailing clan membership or non clan Pheipa or Khamba status family relationships and ownership of livestock and or fields

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