HRELP arranges regular events for staff and students interested in the issues surrounding
language endangerment and language documentation.
ELAR runs an occasional seminar series. See the ELAR occasional seminar page
See the departmental seminars page for SOAS Linguistics Department talks.
HRELP regularly runs workshops of various kinds. See the workshops page for details.
- In December 2013 we will run the fourth conference on Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory ... read more
- In November 2011 we ran the third conference on Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory ... read more
- In November 2009 we ran the second of our conferences, Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory ... read more
- In December 2007 the inaugural conference marked 75 years of Linguistics at SOAS and 5 years of the Endangered Languages Project ... read more
Endangered Languages Week
Each year we present a variety of displays, discussions, films, and workshops to provide a view of what is happening to languages and what is being done to document, archive and support endangered languages
at HRELP and around the world
Annual Public Lectures
Kris Stenzel: The pleasures and pitfalls of ‘participatory’ documentation projects
... read more
3L Summer School
In June-July 2009 we ran the second of the 3L Summer Schools ... read more
Book launch: Birds of the Great Andamanese' by Satish Pande and Anvita Abbi
Book launch: Atlas of the World’s Languages, 2nd edition ...more information
Book launch: 1,000 Languages ...more information
Film screening: Silvestre Pantaleon...more information
Film screening: The Last Speakers...more information
Film screening (UK Premiere): In Language We Live - voices of the world
Exhibition: Endangered Voices, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, explored themes of language endangerment
Podcast: An Interview with Peter Austin (SOAS)
Podcast: London's Language Landscape: A student project
Podcast: An Interview with Gabriela Perez Baez (Smithsonian)
Podcast: An Interview with Jeff Good (Buffalo)
Podcast: Lectures at Gresham College:Symposium: Rare and Endangered Languages (16 June 2011)
... listen to more podcasts ...