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.