LINGUIST List 27.669

Thu Feb 04 2016

Summer Schools: The Kone Foundation Summer School on the Documentation and Description of Uralic Languages/Finland

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


Date: 03-Feb-2016
From: Ksenia Shagal <ksenia.shagalgmail.com>
Subject: The Kone Foundation Summer School on the Documentation and Description of Uralic Languages/Finland
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Host Institution:
Coordinating Institution:
Website: http://www.koneensaatio.fi/en/tapahtuma/summer-school/

Dates: 06-Jun-2016 - 11-Jun-2016
Location: Saari Residence (30 km from Turku), Finland

Focus: The Kone Foundation Summer School will focus on the documentation and description of Uralic languages.
Minimum Education Level: BA

Description:
The programme will consist of three main elements:

- language documentation, linguistic theory, and typology
- the praxis of documentation (tools, techniques, software)
- language documentation for revitalization

Confirmed teachers include Ekaterina Gruzdeva (Helsinki), Matti Miestamo (Helsinki), and Michael Rie├čler (Freiburg). The language of instruction will be English.

Kone Foundation, based in Helsinki, Finland, is currently funding several initiatives of linguistic documentation and description in Uralic languages. The Summer School will be organized in order to support these and other similar projects.

Twenty places are available; they are mainly intended for those working on Uralic languages, but scholars working in Finland on other languages can also apply.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation


Language Families: Uralic

Registration: 03-Feb-2016 to 28-Mar-2016
Contact Person: Ksenia Shagal
                Email: ksenia.shagalkoneensaatio.fi

Apply on the web: http://www.koneensaatio.fi/en/tapahtuma/summer-school/

Registration Instructions:
Fill in the application form in English or Finnish at the Summer School webpage.

Page Updated: 04-Feb-2016