August 10-20, 2018

Capacity Development in Africa: ELDP training in Documentary Linguistics
In collaboration with NIMAR and WOCAL9, ELDP is running a 10 day training in Rabat, Morocco for African scholars and students. Training will take place right before WOCAL 9 conference: African Languages in a Global World.

January 15, 2018

2018 grant round closes at 5pm, GMT.

December 16-22, 2017

Training in Language Documentation, 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 23-24, 2017

The first workshop on Developing Metadata Editing and Collection Management Tools for Linguistics (MEaCoM 1) will be held at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation (CIDLeS) in Alcanena, Portgual, immediately following the annual meeting of the Communities in Control conference.

October 19-21, 2017

The Mercator Research Institute, SOAS World Languages Institute, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation and the Foundation for Endangered Languages cordially invite scholars, community organisations and community members working on the revitalization of endangered languages, its documentation and archiving to join the International Conference on “ Communities in Control” that will take place in Alcanena, Portugal, on October 19-21 2017.

October 15, 2017

ELDP grant round opened. Information about the application process here

September 6-13, 2017

ELDP training session:
One week of training in language documentation theory and practice for ELDP grantees.
New ELDP grantees will be trained in theory and methods in language documentation. Ulrike Mosel will be delivering special sessions in semantics and dictionary creation.

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.