December 16-22, 2017

Call for applications: Training in Language Documentation Technique, Oaxaca, Mexico
ELDP, in collaboration with Roberto Zavala (Ciesas) and Michael Swanton (UNAM), is running a one week long training for local researchers, students and language documenters in Oaxaca, Mexico.

October 8-9, 2017

Video shooting and editing for language documenters
Anna Sowa and Remy Sowa from Chouette Film together with Mandana Seyfeddinipur will be running a two day workshop about video shooting techniques and video editing of footage for language documentation practitioners.

September 6-13, 2017

ELDP training session:
One week of training in language documentation theory and practice for ELDP grantees.
Trainers include Mandana Seyfeddinipur, Vera Ferreira, Martha Tsutsui & Bill Parker.

July 17-28, 2017

Capacity Building in Africa
ELDP is participating in NSF funded summer school in Documentary Linguistics in Ghana led by Felix Ameka and James Essegby.

June 6-10, 2017

Language Acquisition in Africa
Mandana Seyfeddinipur is participating in the international workshop 'Multilingual Language Acquisition in Africa' at Leiden University, The Netherlands.

April 6, 2017

Public lecture at Asia House
Dr Mandana Seyfeddinipur, Director of ELDP, will present a talk on endangered languages in Asia and the importance of preserving them before they are falling silent.

February 21, 2017

Language Fest celebrates International Mother Language Day

Celebrate International Mother Language Day with SOAS World Language Institute and ELDP on February 21st at the Paul Webley Wing at SOAS in London. International Mother Language Day is a worldwide annual observance to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

January 15, 2017

2017 grant round closes at 5pm, GMT.

October 24 - November 4, 2016

Capacity Building in China: ELDP training in Documentary Linguistics
ELDP two-week fall school at Yuxi Normal University, Yunnan Province, China for local scholars and students.

Thirty students from all over China have come to Yuxi for this training in language documentation theory and practice. The team delivering the training consists of Katia Chirkova, Jeremy Collins, Sophie Mu, Ross Perlin, Felix Rau and Mandana Seyfeddinipur.

Pictures from the training can be seen in the photo gallery.

October 10-12, 2016

Open Access to endangered languages data workshop in collaboration with the Digital Humanities Centre and the library of the University of Cologne funded by the Volkswagen Stiftung Germany.

September 15, 2016

Legacy Material Grant expression of interest outcomes notified.

August 31 - September 7, 2016

ELDP runs its annual training for ELDP grantees.

July 26-28, 2016

ELDP partners with KONGRES INTERNASIONAL; MASYARAKAT LINGUISTIK INDONESIA (KIMLI)2016 “MASYARAKAT LINGUISTIK INDONESIA” (MLI) at the Universitas Udayana. ELDP will run a 3 day training in languages documentation and grant writing.

June 20-July 16, 2016

ELDP course on 'Making Language Visible: the why and how of video recording' CoLang , Institute on Collaborative Language Research, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

July 7, 2016

ELDP Legacy Material Grants: Pilot grant round announced
Call for applications for ELDP Legacy Material Grants.
Grants are offered to support the digitisation and archiving of legacy materials which are a rich resource for the documentation of the world’s linguistic diversity and are in danger of being lost: recordings of endangered or moribund languages in analogue format which are not part of an existing repository.