LINGUIST List 29.3594

Tue Sep 18 2018

Calls: Anthro Ling, Lang Doc, Translation/India

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Date: 17-Sep-2018
From: Arulmozi Selvaraj <>
Subject: International Conference on Indigenous Languages, Societies and Cultures of India
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Full Title: International Conference on Indigenous Languages, Societies and Cultures of India
Short Title: ICILSCI-2019

Date: 21-Feb-2019 - 22-Feb-2019
Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Contact Person: Arulmozi Selvaraj
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Language Documentation; Translation

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 30-Oct-2018

Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that we will host a Two-day International Conference on Indigenous Languages, Societies and Cultures of India (ICILSCI-2019) on University of Hyderabad Campus from 21 to 22 February 2019.

The main focus of the conference is to bring together researchers, academicians, scientists and language speakers to deliberate and present their work on indigenous languages. Our goal is to provide a forum to discuss various socio-cultural and linguistic aspects and societies of India and formulate measures for protection and promotion of these languages, societies and cultures of indigenous people of India. This conference will focus how to use technology to represent indigenous languages and cultures in cyberspace so as to effectively disseminate indigenous knowledge of India.

Organized by:

UNESCO Chair - Language Policies for Multilingualism
Centre for Study of Foreign Languages (CSFL)
University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

Call for Papers:

Scholars in Linguistics, Languages, Anthropology and other related disciplines are encouraged to submit abstracts of their unpublished papers in the following areas:

Language documentation and archiving
Language ecology and endangerment
Language revitalization and language shift
Dictionary making in indigenous languages
Indigenous languages and orthography development
Indigenous languages and language policy
Indigenous languages and linguistic rights
Indigenous languages and indigenous knowledge
Indigenous languages and culture
Orality, translation and indigenous languages
Indigenous languages: culture and identity
Issues, methodologies and challenges for protecting and promoting indigenous knowledge.

These areas are only indicative. Submissions in other relevant areas are also welcome.

Important Dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline : October 31, 2018
Abstract Acceptance Notification: November 15, 2018

Abstracts should be submitted to the following email:

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