The Iran Social Science Data Portal is an English- and Persian-language online portal that features social science data on Iran, including socioeconomic data, electoral data, information on political parties, and translations of selected laws and regulations. It aims to provide a service to journalists, academics, policymakers, and others interested in analyzing political and socioeconomic developments in contemporary Iran. The project is funded by a grant from the Social Science Research Council.
Responsible person(s): South Asia Materials Project (SAMP) Open Archives Initiative
Synopsis: The newly established SAMP Open Archives initiative creates and maintains a collection of open access materials for the study of South Asia. This major collaborative initiative is aimed at addressing the current scarcity of digital resources pertinent to South Asian studies and at making collections more widely accessible both to North American scholars and to researchers elsewhere in the world.
Synopsis: This project aims to study multi-layered histories of Hindu Gaya and Buddhist Bodhgaya through a documentation of material culture and the ancient and medieval texts. In pilot phase, the project has collected and collated data from twenty sites/shrines and temples of Gaya.
Content type: Data and Images
Intended audience: Researchers, Teachers and Students