Edited Works

2019. The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya. Edited by Selma K. Sonntag and Mark Turin. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers. DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0169
2018. Memory. Edited by Philippe Tortell, Mark Turin and Margot Young. Vancouver, Canada: 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. Searching For Sharing: Heritage and Multimedia in Africa. Edited by Daniela Merolla and Mark Turin. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers. DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0111

click here to download the cover in PDF format. [3 MB]
click here to read a review of the collection published in Les Cahiers de littérature orale

Book_2.0 2014. Book 2.0: Digital Humanities. 4:1-2. Edited by Mark Turin & Mick Gowar. 149 pages.

click here to download the cover in PDF format. [293 KB]

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

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

click here to download the book in PDF format. [5.7 MB]

2013. After the Return: Special Issue of Museum Anthropology Review, 7:1-2. Edited by Joshua Bell, Kimberly Christen and Mark Turin.
2013. Oral Literature in the Digital Age: Archiving Orality and Connecting with Communities. Edited by Mark Turin (series editor), Claire Wheeler and Eleanor Wilkinson. Cambridge: Oral Literature Series, Open Book Publishers. 190 pages. ISBN 9781909254305 & 9781909254312.

click here to read a review the book published in the journal Oral History. [635 KB]

2011. Himalayan Languages and Linguistics: Studies in Phonology, Semantics, Morphology and Syntax. Edited by Mark Turin and Bettina Zeisler. Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library, 5. Brill: Leiden. 323 pages. ISBN 9789004194489 & 900419448 7. [cover] [flier]

click here to download the introduction from the editors [177 KB]

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

click here to read a review published in Himalayan Linguistics in 2013.

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

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

click here to download a preface from the editors. [309 KB]

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

click here to download the PDF. [4 MB]

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

click here to download a review of the book in Himalayan Linguistics. [66 KB]