Sunday, 6 April 2008

New IDP News Issue No. 30

Last January the latest issue (No. 30)from the International Dun Huang Project (IDP) was issued featuring:
  • An amazing example of the importance, power and potential inherent in digital collaboration
  • Stein and Chinese Officials at Dun Huang
  • A study in the Manufacture of Old Asian Inks
  • IDP Conservation News
  • Publications
  • Journals
  • Monographs
  • Exhibitions
  • UDP Worldwide News
  • IDP UK

IDP is a ground-breaking international collaboration to make information and images of all manuscripts, paintings, textiles and artefacts from Dunhuang and archaeological sites of the Eastern Silk Road freely available on the Internet and to encourage their use through educational and research programmes.

The following institutions are involved in IDP's work, as founder members or collaborating institutions.
The British Library, London
The British Museum, London
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
The National Library of China, Beijing
The Dunhuang Academy, Dunhuang
Academia Sinica, Taipei
The Institute of Oriental Studies, St. Petersburg
The National Museum of India, New Delhi
Ryukoku University, Kyoto
State Library, Berlin
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Berlin
Musée Guimet, Paris
The National Museum of Ethnography, Stockholm
The Sven Hedin Foundation, Stockholm
The Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC
University of California at Los Angeles
Princeton University, (Gest Library and Art Museum), Princeton
The Morgan Library, New York

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