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UNESCO Meeting Seeks Ways to Open Markets for Cultural Goods From Global South
UNESCO Meeting Seeks Ways to Open Markets for Cultural Goods From Global South

Paris, Île-de-France, France -Experts, stakeholders and government representatives will examine ways to improve exports of cultural products from the Global South, reinforce cultural entrepreneurship and improve the status of artists during the biennial meeting of th …

Thirteen New Language Grants Awarded Through the First Nations’ Native Language Immersion Initiative
Thirteen New Language Grants Awarded Through the First Nations’ Native Language Immersion Initiative

Washington, District of Columbia -NEH partnership with First Nations Development Institute seeks to revitalize endangered indigenous languages Thirteen Native language immersion programs will receive funding to expand and support language and culture education prog …

Breaking Sound Barriers: Indiana University Libraries to Present China’s Earliest Known Sound Recordings in Bilingual Web Project
Breaking Sound Barriers: Indiana University Libraries to Present China’s Earliest Known Sound Recordings in Bilingual Web Project

Bloomington, Indiana -The First Recordings from China Project, now underway thanks to $90,000 in funding from The Tang Research Foundation (TRF), is centered on 400 phonograph cylinders held by Indiana University Libraries’ Archives of Traditional Music. …

Is it possible to decolonize the Commons? An interview with Jane Anderson of Local Contexts
Local Contexts
Is it possible to decolonize the Commons? An interview with Jane Anderson of Local Contexts

New York, New York -Joining us at the Creative Commons Global Summit in 2018, NYU professor and legal scholar Jane Anderson presented the collaborative project “Local Contexts,” “an initiative to support Native, First Nations, Aboriginal, Inuit, Metis and I …

Launch of International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019
Launch of International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019

Paris, Île-de-France, France -The International Year of Indigenous Languages, dedicated to the historically marginalized languages of peoples from the Polar Circle to the Arabian Peninsula, from Australia to East Asia and Central America, will be launched at …

UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive re-opens following renovation
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UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive re-opens following renovation

Los Angeles, California -Grand re-opening celebration to feature ‘Documenting the Sounds of Africa,’ a free day-long symposium and concert. Already home to a world-renowned collection of materials dedicated to the study of musical traditions from …