Academic Articles


2018. Aidan Pine and Mark Turin.Seeing the Heiltsuk Orthography from Font Encoding through to Unicode: A Case Study Using Convertextract’ Proceedings of the LREC 2018 Workshop “CCURL 2018 – Sustaining Knowledge Diversity in the Digital Age”. Claudia Soria, Laurent Besacier and Laurette Pretorius (eds.), pages 27-30.

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2018. ‘On Linguistic Borders: Official Language Policy in Settler-Colonial Nations.’ Kyushu University Border Studies. Border Bites 8, pages 1-10.

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2017. ‘Situating language, recognizing multilingualism: Linguistic identities and mother tongue attachment in Northeast India and the region’ Geographies of Difference: Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies. Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh and Bengt G. Karlsson. Routledge India. pages 253-271.
2017. Pam Brown, Jennifer Carpenter, Gerry Lawson, Kim Lawson, Lisa Nathan, and Mark Turin. ‘Uplifting Voices’ in Reflections of Canada: Illuminating Our Opportunities and Challenges at 150+ Years. Edited by Philippe Tortell, Peter Nemetz and Margot Young. Vancouver: Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, pages 264-269.

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2017. Mark Turin. ‘Afterword: Sharing Located’ in Searching For Sharing: Heritage and Multimedia in Africa. Edited by Daniela Merolla and Mark Turin. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, pages 143-149.

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2017. Kruijt, Anne and Mark Turin. Review Article on Language Endangerment. Language in Society, 46(2), 257-269. DOI:10.1017/S0047404517000161

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2017. Pine, Aidan and Mark Turin. “Language Revitalization” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Editor Mark Aronoff. New York: Oxford University Press, Online Publication Date: March 2017. DOI:10.1093/acrefore/9780199384655.013.8.

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sshrc 2016. Carpenter, Jennifer; Guerin, Annie; Kaczmarek, Michelle; Lawson, Gerry; Lawson, Kim; Nathan, Lisa P. and Mark TurinDigital Access for Language and Culture in First Nations Communities. Knowledge Synthesis Report for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Vancouver, October 2016. 41 pages.
NepalFlora_Small 2015. ‘People’ in Nepal: An introduction to the natural history, ecology and human environment of the Himalayas, edited by Georg Miehe, Colin Pendry. Royal Botanic Garden: Edinburgh. Co-authored with Martin Gaenszle, Will Tuladhar-Douglas & Ram Bahadur Chettri, pp. 251-269.
Screen Shot 2015-10-09 at 5.31.35 PM 2015. ‘The Unexpected Afterlives of Himalayan Collections: From Data Cemetary to Web Portal’ in The Anthropology of Expeditions: Travel, Visualities, Afterlives, edited by Joshua A. Bell and Erin L. Hasinoff. Bard Graduate Center, pp. 242-268.
MA 2015. ‘Devil in the Digital: Ambivalent Results in an Object-Based Teaching Course’ Museum Anthropology, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp. 123–132.

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OralTradition 2014. ‘Orality and Technology, or the Bit and the Byte: The Work of the World Oral Literature Project,’ Oral Tradition, Volume 28, Number 2: 173-186.
59382_9788132111627w 2014. ‘Mother Tongues and Language Competence: The Shifting Politics of Linguistic Belonging in the Himalayas’, in Facing Globalization in the Himalayas: Belonging and the Politics of the Self: Governance, Conflict and Civic Action, Volume 5. Edited by Gérard Toffin Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka, pp. 372-396.
2013. ‘After the Return: Digital Repatriation and the Circulation of Indigenous Knowledge’, in Museum Worlds: Advances in Research, Volume 1, pp. 195-203. By Joshua Bell, Kimberly Christen and Mark Turin.
2013. ‘Introduction: After the Return’, in  Museum Anthropology Review, 7 (1-2) Spring-Fall 2013, pp. 1-21. By Joshua Bell, Kimberly Christen and Mark Turin.
  2013. ‘Voices of vanishing worlds: Endangered languages, orality, and cognition’, Análise Social, 205, XLVII (4.o), 2012, pp. 846-869.

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  2012. ‘Results from the linguistic survey of sikkim: mother tongues in education’, Buddhist Himalaya: Studies in Religion, History and Culture, Volume II, edited by Alex McKay and Anna Balikci-Denjongpa, pp. 127-142.

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2012. ‘Nepal and Bhutan in 2011’, Asian Survey, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 138-146, with Sara Shneiderman.

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2012. ‘Salvaging the records of salvage ethnography: The story of the Digital Himalaya Project’, Book 2.0, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 39-46.

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2011. ‘Born Archival: The Ebb and Flow of Digital Documents from the Field’, History and Anthropology, Volume 22, Number 4, December 2011, pp. 445–460.

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2006 ‘Revisiting Ethnography, Recognizing a Forgotten People: The Thangmi of Nepal and India’, in Studies in Nepali History and Society (SINHAS), Volume 11, Number 1, June 2006, pp. 97-181. [with Sara Shneiderman]

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2005 ‘Language endangerment and linguistic rights in the Himalayas: A case study from Nepal’, in Mountain Research and Development (MRD), Volume 25, Number 1, February 2005, pp. 4-9. [ISSN 0276-4741]

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2004 ‘Newar-Thangmi lexical correspondences and the linguistic classification of Thangmi’, in Journal of Asian and African Studies (JAAS), Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA), No. 68, September 2004, pp. 97-120. [ISSN 0387-2807]

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2004 ‘The phonology of Thangmi: a Tibeto-Burman language of Nepal’, in Journal of Asian and African Studies (JAAS), Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA), No. 67, March 2004, pp. 63-103. [ISSN 0387-2807]

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1998 ‘The Thangmi verbal agreement system and the Kiranti connection’, in Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Vol. LXI, No. 3, Oxford University Press, pp. 476-491

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