Communities in Control: Deadline extended!

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for the International Conference on Communities in Control: Learning tools and strategies for multilingual endangered language communities (Alcanena / Portugal, Oct 19-21, 2017) has been extended. The new deadline is July 23rd.

The 3-day event jointly organised by Mercator Research Centre, SOAS World Languages Institute, CIDLeS – Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation and Foundation for Endangered Languages aims to focus on community-driven activities. Abstracts are invited for papers on the following subtopics:

  • Community-driven revitalization projects
  • Use of archives for language safeguarding, revitalization and teaching
  • Connecting communities to archived collections: content, interface, language
  • Development of linguistic tourism: connecting language revitalization to local economic development as a way of increasing the status of local languages

For more information please consult the website of the event:

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