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Imogen Gunn commented on Chelsea L. Booth's group Linguistic Anthropology
"Sorry, that web address is: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/940/"
Oct 15, 2009
Imogen Gunn commented on Chelsea L. Booth's group Linguistic Anthropology
"Hello all. Just a note to say that online registration for the World Oral Literature Project's upcoming workshop (15-16 December) in Cambridge is now open. You can find a draft programme, list of participants, and online booking form on the…"
Oct 15, 2009
Imogen Gunn commented on Chelsea L. Booth's group Linguistic Anthropology
"Hello, I just wanted to point interested people in the direction of the World Oral Literature Project, which was established recently at the University of Cambridge. Our aim is to to support local communities and committed fieldworkers engaged in…"
Aug 19, 2009
Imogen Gunn joined Alexandre Enkerli's group
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Ethnography

Discussing ethnography and ethnographic disciplines in general, whether or not they are exclusive to anthropology as a discipline. Folkloristics, market research, ethnomusicology, microsociology, microeconomics, microhistory...
Aug 12, 2009
Imogen Gunn joined Chelsea L. Booth's group
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Linguistic Anthropology

This group is dedicated to all those interested in language!
Aug 12, 2009
Imogen Gunn is now a member of Open Anthropology Cooperative
Aug 12, 2009

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Imogen Gunn
School/Organization/Current anthropological attachment
World Oral Literature Project, University of Cambridge
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http://www.oralliterature.org
The World Oral Literature Project is an urgent global initiative to document and make accessible endangered oral literatures before they disappear without record.

The Project has been established to support local communities and committed fieldworkers engaged in the collection and preservation of oral literature by providing funding for original research, alongside training in fieldwork and digital archiving methods. Established at the University of Cambridge in 2009, the project aspires to become a permanent centre for the appreciation and preservation of oral literature and to collaborate with local communities to document their own oral narratives.

The first phase of the World Oral Literature Project provides small grants to fund the collecting of oral literature, with a particular focus on the peoples of Asia and the Pacific, and on areas of cultural disturbance. In addition, the project will host training workshops for grant recipients. The World Oral Literature Project will also publish a
library of oral texts and occasional papers, and make the collections accessible through new media platforms.

Please visit our website for more information about our supplemental grants programme, activities and planned publications. We are very interested in collaborating with other institutions and individuals who are working on related projects and initiatives. If you are interested in exploring how your ongoing work might overlap with our new initiative, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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