LINGUIST List 26.3144

Mon Jul 06 2015

Summer Schools: LDT 2016: Language Documentation Training (Spring School) / Alcanena, Portugal

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 04-Jul-2015
From: Vera Ferreira <vferreiracidles.eu>
Subject: LDT 2016: Language Documentation Training (Spring School) / Alcanena, Portugal
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LDT 2016: Language Documentation Training (Spring School) / Alcanena, Portugal

Host Institution: CIDLeS Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation
Coordinating Institution: CIDLeS Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation
Website: http://www.cidles.eu/events/ldt-2016/

Dates: 28-Mar-2016 - 02-Apr-2016
Location: Alcanena, Portugal

Focus: The major goal of LDT 2016 is to introduce the participants into the theory and methods of language documentation. The goal is to acquire the knowledge and competence to conduct one's own documentation projects with regard to endangered languages.

Minimum Education Level: No Minimum


Description:

The field of language documentation has matured over the last 15 years. A good knowledge of its methodology, standards and new trends is important to ensure qualitative, lasting, multipurpose, innovative, as well as sustainable, documentation.

Language Documentation Training (LDT) 2016, a CIDLeS-ELDP (SOAS) event, aims at bringing together not only students and researchers of linguistics and related fields engaged in language documentation, but also speakers of endangered languages and local language workers that want to learn more about this research field and are eager to collaborate in documentation projects or to develop their own documentation.

Topics of the courses:

- Audio and video recording and processing
- Corpus development
- Annotations (ELAN)
- Lexicography
- Metadata
- Archiving
- Ethics

Organizers:

- CIDLeS - Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation (Portugal)
- ELDP - Endangered Languages Documentation Programme, - SOAS University of London (UK)

For more information, please contact infocidles.eu.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Lexicography

Tuition: 550 EUR

Tuition Explanation: There are four different fees:

CIDLeS' members: 350 EUR
Students: 400 EUR
Postdocs: 450 EUR
Normal fee (university staff & others): 550 EUR

LDT fee includes materials, lunch and coffee breaks during the training.

Accommodation is not included.

Registration: 03-Jul-2015 to 30-Nov-2015

Contact Person: Vera Ferreira
Phone: +351249849123
Email: infocidles.eu

Apply on the web: http://www.cidles.eu/events/ldt-2016/apply/

Registration Instructions:
Participants have to apply by filling out the application form, providing information on their background and interest in the area of language documentation. The number of participants is limited to 25. Admission will be based on application date and the motivational statement that is part of the application form. If you selected student or postdoc fee in the application form, please send a copy of your student ID or other document that proves your student / postdoc status to infocidles.eu.

The notification of acceptance will be sent until December 15th 2015.

Upon acceptance, participants must pay a non-refundable 150 EUR deposit within ten working days of acceptance to hold their space in LDT 2016. The deposit will be applied to the cost of LDT fee, the balance of which is due on February 29, 2016.

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