South Asia Microform Project Annual Meeting

Event Logistics

Friday, March 16, 2012
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Judy Alspach -

The Annual Business Meeting of the South Asia Microform Project (SAMP) will take place during the Association of Asian Studies Conference in Toronto on March 16, 2012, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Wentworth Room of the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

SAMP seeks to acquire and maintain a readily accessible microform collection of unique materials related to the study of South Asia. Materials are collected both through the project’s filming efforts and through the purchase of positive copies of materials filmed by other groups, institutions, and companies.

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