Kim TE WINKLE

UCL, research fellow Kim’s previous incarnations include journalism and a fascination for the social lives of things (shout out Appadurai, ed. 1998!). Inspired by the ways in which communities in the Tibetan cultural sphere define, value, manage their cultural heritage she sees elements of knowledge exchange in mundane objects. Following on from this previous research and as a result of her peripatetic lifestyle she is currently looking into the uses of digital technologies in documenting and disseminating knowledge of cultural heritage and the role of the internet and social media in stirring… Read More

link listicle!!

Ta da…a listicle!!! Not as nice as a popsicle but who says you can’t enjoy them together?! Herewith a list – somewhat random but I’m sure you can find a thread of logic somewhere – of readings, news clippings, videos, websites, and other miscellaneous stuff I’ve collected over the past several months. Much of this was bookmarked on ye olde commute and I’ve only just looked over it again. There are no recommendations, no endorsements here, it’s just a list in no particular order and only loosely categorised. Some of the pieces… Read More

Miran

Remains consist of a walled city, Tibetan fort, Buddhist monastic sites, and complex irrigation system. If you are a curious human you will want to visit the site but if you don’t do your homework ahead of time you’ll find the experience confusing in terms of what exactly you are looking at.