Priceless cultural heritage is lost when language communities are displaced by civil war and urban migration. However, research by SOAS linguists on two endangered languages in Senegal has brought international recognition of their value, together with work to preserve them.
23rd October 2015
Professor Friederike Lüpke, a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, is currently engaged in a five year research project that is being supported by a Leverhulme Trust funding grant of almost £1 million.
7th January 2015
SOAS, University of London will host a workshop entitled ‘Documenting and preserving indigenous languages: principles, practices and tools’ in Bangkok, Thailand from 8-14 February 2015. The workshop has been organised in collaboration with Mahidol University, based in Bangkok, and is being funded by the British Council.
14th October 2014
SOAS is one of the top four universities in London, sixth in the UK for academic reputation and one of the most cosmopolitan universities in the world according to two recent league tables
26th September 2013
8th December 2009
This event was organised by CETL and Scottish CiLT and brought together stakeholders from various sectors linked or involved with community languages for a day of keynote speakers.
18th July 2007
Some of the latest projects of LWW-CETL were presented and discussed, giving teachers an opportunity to share work and see what was possible with the new facilities
22nd March 2007
Professor Sachdev presented the LWW CETL to several groups at the University of Michigan, which resulted in a Memorandum of Understanding between the institutions being drawn up.
1st March 2007
23rd January 2007
Previous projects were presented to over 110 teachers and a call for a new cycle of project bids was launched
1st April 2006
Subject Centre Special Interest Group for Universities Teaching Less Widely Used Lesser Taught Languages
LWW CETL hosted on 21st March, the first Subject Centre Special Interest Group for Universities teaching Less Widely Used Lesser Taught Languages
21st March 2006
A selection of the 2005 CETL projects undertaken by the Language Centre were presented to over sixty Language teachers on the 21st November.
21st November 2005
13th October 2005