- EL Publishing launched
A new publications venture EL Publishing was launched in Hong Kong on 18th July -- 120 papers and an app available for free download (Peter Austin, 19 Jul 2014)
- HRELP in Hong Kong
Current and former HRELP staff will be contributing to a Summer School on Linguistic Diversity in Asia: Theories and Methods in Hong Kong, 7-18 July 2014 (Peter Austin, 04 Jul 2014)
- PAW 2014: Call for expression of interest
Plants Animals Words (PAW) 2014 workshop will take place at the University of Kent, 3-5 October 2014 bringing together researchers from linguistics and ethnobiology and others to share knowledge and skills. Details here. (Mandana Seyfeddinipur, 02 Jul 2014)
- Multimodality and video training in Leeds
Mandana Seyfeddinipur delivered training in Multimodality of Language Use; Video recording techniques, and Gesture Coding in ELAN, University of Leeds, 24-25 June 2014. Details here (Mandana Seyfeddinipur, 22 Jun 2014)
- International Summer School, Stockholm 2014
ELAP staff participated in a summer school on Language Documentation and Linguistic Diversity, 23 June - 4 July 2014 in Stockholm (Sweden). Details here.
(Peter Austin, 24 Apr 2014)
- Seminars in Italy
Peter Austin gave a series of seminars at University of Tuscia (9-11th April) and University of Bologna Ravenna Campus (4-15th April) (Peter Austin, 08 Apr 2014)
- LAUD Symposium
Peter Austin was a plenary speaker at the 36th International LAUD Symposium on "Endangerment of Languages across the Planet: The Dynamics of Linguistic Diversity and Globalization" (Peter Austin, 25 Mar 2014)
- ELAR Occasional Seminar - Prof Lise Dobrin
ELAR Occasional Seminar Friday 21st March, Prof Lise Dobrin "Is Collaboration Really a 'Method'? Is 'Data' Really the Goal?", RELOCATED to 22 Russell Square, room T102 -- read more. (Peter Austin, 20 Mar 2014)
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Today, there are about 7,000 languages spoken on earth. Half of them are under threat of extinction within this century. The Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project at SOAS, University of London, supports research, training, and archiving for endangered languages throughout the world.
OREL - Online Resources for Endangered Languages - has now been revised updated with 50 new resources. OREL is a library of nearly 400 annotated and categorised links in English and Arabic to websites about endangered language documentation and revitalisation.
OREL includes specialist endangered languages pages in Arabic.
OREL قائمة جديدة لأكثر من 80 مورد إلكترونية منشورة بالعربية مختصة بتهديد اللغات ووصف اللغات المه
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Browse podcasts by HRELP staff, students and visitors. These are available for listening and download ... listen to our podcasts ...
Since 2004 ELAP has graduated around 120 MA students and 8 PhD students. Here you can read about the activities of some of them following their graduation ... read more ...
In our 11th volume of Language Documentation and Description, researchers discuss their experiences in community-oriented fieldwork in Cameroon, Nigeria and Namibia, as well as present the family of Aslian languages and describe dialectal variation in the tense-aspect-mood system of Sasak. ... read more ...
Foundation for Endangered Languages books are also available here, see the FEL books page
ELDP and ELAR present their work with endangered languages in the Middle East and North Africa. ELDP grantees, alumni and friends present their work in Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Algeria and Yemen and Oman. ELAR will showcase their work around preservation and dissemination of documentary collections of endangered languages. ... read more ....
The 4th Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory biennial conference was held 7-8 December 2013. The conference aims to bring together researchers working on linguistic theory and language documentation and description, with a particular focus on innovative work on under-described or endangered languages. Last year the event also celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Department of Linguistics at SOAS.... read more ...
ELAP PhD Graduates
In the past three years, eight PhD students have graduated from the Field Linguistics programme in ELAP ... read more ...
HRELP's Annual Report describes the many different activities of all three project arms ELAP, ELAR and ELDP during 2013. Read about the projects ELDP has funded, the publications of ELAP and the collections available at ELAR. You can also find out about our capacity-building work in Africa and elsewhere, and our annual outreach event Endangered Languages Week.