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Mark Turin, Associate Research Scientist

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Episode: November 30, 2011

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Professor Turin is an anthropologist and a linguist. His scholarly focus is on the Himalayan region, in particular Nepal, northern India, Bhutan and cultural Tibet. His research interests include the documentation of endangered languages and mapping global cultural diversity; language policy and the role of native tongue instruction in education; and issues relating to the electronic access and ownership of anthropological materials from ethnographic museums. We talk with Professor Turin about his involvement in the World Oral Literature Project.

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