The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit (CHHU) conducted a project on the preservation and documentation of Endangered Languages in Badakhshan Afghanistan, in partnership with the Pamirs Eco-Cultural Tourism Association (PECTA), Institute of Humanities of Khorog (IH) and the Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan. The project focused on preserving the most endangered Pamiri languages spoken in Afghanistan including Rushani, Wakhi, Ishkashimi, and Sangilechi.
Three new books on cultural heritage of Central Asia
Dr. Bahriniso Kobilova (left), from the Institute of History, Archeology...
On 29 February 2020, the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit (CHHU) held a book launch, presenting three new releases in its Cultural Heritage Book Series. It was held at the Ismaili Centre in Dushanbe (Tajikistan), and gathered over 200 attendees from the academic community, international organisations, as well as state officials.
AKU-ISMC partners with Google on heritage preservation
After a fruitful collaboration with AKU-ISMC, CyArk and ICOMOS, Google Arts...
After a fruitful collaboration with AKU-ISMC, CyArk, and ICOMOS, Google Arts & Culture (London) has launched the new website Heritage on the Edge: How people around the world are protecting their cultural sites against climate change.
Planting trees to reduce disasters in Tajikistan
Because deforestation in fragile watersheds has increased the risk of...
The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) Tajikistan has began implementing an initiative to undertake afforestation as risk reduction measures in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) region of Tajikistan.