July 4-5, 2019

LAPI 2019 - Endangered Languages and Language Varities in the Iberian Peninsula. The Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation (CIDLeS), with SWLI and the project FRONTESPO, invites scholars working on minority and endangered languages in the Iberian Peninsula to join us at the 2nd International Symposium on Endangered languages and language varieties in the Iberian Peninsula. Registration is open until June 10.

Call for abstracts: The deadline for abstract submission is March 31, 2019.

April 6-7, 2019

Mandana Seyfeddinipur will be running a workshop on Iranian languages in the diaspora with Don Stilo. This is in collaboration with Daniel Kaufman and the Endangered Language Alliance.

April 5, 2019

Mandana Seyfeddinipur will present a lecture at New York University entitled "When gestures talk: multimodality and the negotiated nature of language use".

April 4, 2019

Mandana Seyfeddinipur will be holding a workshop at Columbia University with Gayatri Spivak to discuss NGO work and language skills.

March 8, 2019

Mandana Seyfeddinipur will give a keynote at Giornata della ricerca (1): Focus on endangered languages and linguistics in Asia, a symposium at Ca' Foscari University of Venice. More information and full programme can be found here.

April 14-23, 2019

ELDP and Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University have jointly organised the "International Workshop on the Documentation of Endangered Languages and Cultures" with special reference to Jharkhand. The workshop is scheduled from 14-23 April 2019 at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University campus, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.

May 22-24, 2019

Mandana Seyfeddinipur will be representing ELDP and ELAR as a plenary speaker at the International Conference on Minority Languages (ICML XVII). The conference will take place in Ljouwert/ Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, from 22-24 May 2019. More information can be found here.

November 14-16, 2018

The SOAS World Languages Institute (UK), Mercator Research Centre, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation and the Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS) cordially invite scholars, community organisations and community members to join the International Conference on BIG Cities, Small LANGUAGES that will take place in Berlin, Germany, November 14-16 2018, at the ZAS in Berlin, Germany.

October 19-20, 2018

International Symposium of Endangered Iranian Languages
Right after our Fall School in Berlin, ELDP will be present at ISEIL2018. The theme will be "Language Islands and Language Contact in Iran", allowing for rich and concentrated dialogues to take place among scholars coming from different disciplinary backgrounds. Visit the ISEIL website for more information.

October 10-17, 2018

Training in Language Documentation with a focus on the MENA region, Berlin, Germany
ELDP, in collaboration with Zentrum fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, will deliver a week-long programme on theory and methods on modern language documentation in the Middle East and Northern Africa. More information: here

October 15, 2018

ELDP grant round will open. Information about the application process here

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.

June, 18 - July 20, 2018

Course on the theory and practice of video recording
Dr Mandana Seyfeddinipur will be teaching the ELDP course "Getting the full picture: Language use and the importance of video" at The Institute on Collaborative Language Research (CoLang 2018), Gainesville, Florida.

January 15, 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.

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.