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  1. zp2, Public Lecture and Workshop Annual Public Lecture

Message 1: Public Lecture and Workshop Annual Public Lecture

Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2003 11:29:09 -0500 (EST)
From: zp2 <>
Subject: Public Lecture and Workshop Annual Public Lecture

Public Lecture and Workshop Annual Public Lecture

Date: 06-Feb-2004 - 07-Feb-2004
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: Zara Pybus
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Public Lecture and Workshop Annual Public Lecture 

Prof Peter Ladefoged, University of California, Los Angeles "The
disappearing sounds of the world's languages"
Friday 6th February 2004, 5pm, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS 

The lecture is free, however places are limited and it is recommended
that you register your interest by emailing Zara Pybus on or filling out the booking form available at:


''Training and Capacity Building for Endangered Languages
Saturday 7th February 2004, 
9:30am to 5pm, 
Room G2 SOAS main building

E. Annamalai, Central Institute for Indian Languages, Capacity
building in India, the CIIL experience

Tjeerd de Graaf, Frisian Academy, Voices of the Tundra and Taiga:
capacity building for some endangered languages of Russia.

Gerrit Dimmendaal, University of Cologne, Capacity building for Africa

William Foley, University of Sydney, Linguistics training needs in the
Asia-Pacific region
Yolanda Lastra, Mexico, Capacity building in Mexico

Friederike Luepke, SOAS, Top down and bottom up - literacy development
in West Africa

Ulrike Mosel, Kiel University, Training for making dictionaries: some
Pacific experiences

Eva Schultze-Berndt, SOAS, Capacity building for Australian Aboriginal

Tony Woodbury, University of Texas at Austin, Training native speakers
of Latin American languages

(Programme subject to change)

The workshop is open to all interested people, however places are
limited and pre-registration is required by 30th January 2004. There
are two types of registration:
1. Full : includes workshop pack, lunch and refreshments: �12.50 per
person (�5 for students and unwaged)
2. Observer : attendance if places are available, no workshop pack and
no lunch or refreshments: free

Registration forms are available from
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