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: http://www.cidles.eu/events/mercator-soas-cidles-fel-2017