Edited Works

2021. Haykaz Mangardich, Adriel John Orena, Mark Turin, and Janet F. Werker, eds. Impact of COVID-19 on Language and Literacy in Canada. Ottawa: Royal Society of Canada. [99 pages]
2021. Radha Béteille, Mark Turin, and Alan Macfarlane, eds. Science and Religion: Edwin Salpeter, Owen Gingerich and John Polkinghorne. London: Routledge. ISBN: 9781003222446. [186 pages]
2019. Mick Gowar, and Mark Turin, eds. “Year of Indigenous Languages.” Special issue, Book 2.0 9, no. 1–2. [179 pages. Currently available as free content]
2019. Selma K. Sonntag, and Mark Turin, eds. The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers. https://doi.org/10.11647/OBP.0169.

Click here to read a review in Asiatic.
Click here to read a review in Pacific Affairs.
Click here to read a review in the Journal of Education and Research.
Click here to read a review in the Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.
Click here to read a review in Studies in Nepali History and Society.

2018. Philippe Tortell, Mark Turin, and Margot Young, eds. Memory. Vancouver, BC: Peter Wall Institute and UBC Press.

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Click here to read a review of Memory in “The Straight” (8 November 2018).
Click here to listen to Shelagh Rogers and Victor Dwyer discussing Memory on “The Next Chapter” (8 November 2019).

2017. Daniela Merolla, and Mark Turin, eds. Searching for Sharing: Heritage and Multimedia in Africa. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers. https://doi.org/10.11647/OBP.0111.

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Click here to read a review of the collection published in Les Cahiers de littérature orale.

Book_2.0 2014. Mick Gowar, and Mark Turin, eds. “Digital Humanities.” Special issue, Book 2.0 4, no. 1–2. [149 pages]

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Niko_Thangmi_Kham 2014. Bir Bahadur Thami, and Laxmi Basukala. Niko Thangmi Kham: Kaksha Nis [Our Thangmi Language: Class Two]. Edited by Mark Turin. Kathmandu: Educate the Children. [60 pages. Mother tongue primer for Thangmi-speaking children]

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 Social_Inclusion_Nepal 2014. Om Gurung, Mukta Singh Tamang, and Mark Turin, eds. Perspectives on Social Inclusion and Exclusion in Nepal. Kathmandu: Central Department of Sociology/Anthropology, Tribhuvan University; Research on SIA EP. ISBN 978-9937-524-50-6. [x + 240 pages]

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2013. Joshua Bell, Kimberly Christen, and Mark Turin, eds. “After the Return.” Special issue, Museum Anthropology Review 7, no. 1–2.
2013. Mark Turin (series editor), Claire Wheeler, and Eleanor Wilkinson, eds. Oral Literature in the Digital Age: Archiving Orality and Connecting with Communities. Vol. 2 of Oral Literature Series. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers. ISBN 9781909254305 & 9781909254312. [190 pages]

Click here to read a review the book published in the journal Oral History.

2011. Mark Turin, and Bettina Zeisler, eds. Himalayan Languages and Linguistics: Studies in Phonology, Semantics, Morphology and Syntax.  Vol. 5/12 of Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library. Leiden: Brill. 323 pages. ISBN 9789004194489 & 900419448 7. [323 pages]

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Click here to read a review published in the Journal of Asian Studies, 2013.

Click here to read a review published in Himalayan Linguistics, 2013.

Click here to read a review published in the European Bulletin of Himalayan Research, 2011.

2010. Imogen Gunn, and Mark Turin, eds. “Oral Literature and Language Endangerment.” Special issue, Language Documentation and Description 8. London: Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project, Department of Linguistics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. ISBN 1740-6234. [175 pages]

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2008. Bir Bahadur Thami, and Laxmi Basukala. Gaiko Thangmi Kham: Kaksha Di [My Thangmi Language: Class One]. Edited by Mark Turin. Kathmandu: Educate the Children. [57 pages. Mother tongue primer for Thangmi-speaking children]

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2004. Corneille Jest, Tej Ratna Kansakar, and Mark Turin, eds. Kesar Lall: A Homage on the Occasion of His Buraa Janko. Kathmandu: Marina Paper. ISBN 9993389072. [104 pages]
2003. Tej Ratna Kansakar, and Mark Turin, eds. Themes in Himalayan Languages and Linguistics. Heidelberg: South Asia Institute; Kathmandu: Tribhuvan University. ISBN 9993354163. [x + 293 pages]

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Click here to download a review of the book in Himalayan Linguistics.