HIPAMS India

The Heritage-sensitive Intellectual Property and Market Strategies (HIPAMS India) aims to investigate how developing ‘heritage-sensitive’ intellectual property protection strategies can give communities greater control over the commercialization of their heritage while contributing to its safeguarding and on-going viability. Intangible cultural...

Kamancheh

Introduction Kamancheh could be considered one of the national and novel instruments of Persia with a long history in the Orient. Through the historical pages of Baluchistan, an instrument named ghaychak is found and is similar to ghazhak or ghazh,...

Master Shajarian

Introduction A voice that revived traditional Persian music and played a role like ferdowsi (a poet who preserved the Persian language for 900 years) in literature for the music world. A hero to the world of art who interlaced the...

Resilient Communities of Kathmandu Valley

Residents of Kathmandu Valley, for the first time, saw temples being closed and even barred from entering the sites due to Covid-19. Most of the festivals were cancelled, which didn't even happen even after the devastating earthquake of 2015. Only...

Mongolian Culture and Heritage

The culture of the Central Asian steppes expresses itself vividly in the lifestyle of traditional nomadic practices. Mongolian culture has been in practice in the nomadic life and the traditions surrounding the nomad’s home (ger). And it is present in...

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