G. J. Ramstedt in the radio studio with Sakari Pälsi, 1948 On the left G. J. Ramstedt (Gustaf John Ramstedt 1873-1950), explorer and Altai language linguist in the radio studio with colleague, archaeologist and explorer - also journalist, writer and photographer - Sakari Pälsi (1882-1965). Yle Archives, the Finnish Broadcasting Company: yle.fi/yleisradio/about-yle/this-is-yle

Regional Audiovisual Archives Committee (RAVA)

Chairs: Laura Treat
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The Regional Audio-Visual Archives (RAVA) Committee addresses the needs and concerns of archivists who find themselves responsible for preserving and providing access to audiovisual materials that document the history of geographical areas and local cultures. This committee seeks to enhance communication and collaboration between regional archivists and explore initiatives that bring greater attention to the value and challenges of regional audiovisual materials.