Capacity Building

ELDP is running a two week training in theory and methods in language documentation focusing on China at Yuxi Normal University, Yunnan, from 24th October to 4th November,2016. Travel and subsistence bursaries are available for participants. 

Topics to be covered include: 

- Introduction to documentary linguistics 
- The Chinese context 
- Grant writing 
- Lexicography 
- Data collection methods 
- Ethnography 
- Audio and video recording techniques 
- Data management 
- Software tools for documentation 

The school is sponsored by the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP), SOAS, London 

Read more at the event website here.