What’s new at virALLanguages?

By ELAR Archive|July 24, 2020|SOAS World Languages Institute|0 comments

A few weeks ago we introduced a new SOAS World Languages Institute project on the ELAR Blog: virALLanguages. Before the ELAR Blog goes on its summer break, here’s an update on how virALLanguages has evolved over the last couple of months. virALLanguages is a volunteer-run project initiated by the SOAS World Languages Institute and the KPAAM-CAM Project at the University of Buffalo, SUNY. The project facilitates the production of videos containing

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virALLanguages – Coronavirus explained in minoritised languages

By ELAR Archive|May 29, 2020|ELDP Special Event/Output, SOAS World Languages Institute|0 comments

At a SOAS Alumni Continuing the Conversation Event held on the 28 May 2020, Mandana Seyfeddinipur and Pierpaolo di Carlo discussed the question ‘COVID-19: Can Linguists Save Lives?’ and presented the project virALLanguages. The virtual event was the second in the series, and was attended by over 100 people. What is virALLanguages? virALLanguages is a project initiated by the SOAS World Languages Institute and the KPAAM-CAM Project at the University of

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The SOAS World Languages Institute Podcast

By ELAR Archive|April 16, 2020|Showcase, SOAS World Languages Institute|0 comments

To celebrate UNESCO’s International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019, the SOAS World Languages Institute recorded a series of podcasts discussing topics around Indigenous, endangered and minoritised languages. Are you indigenous? In the first podcast episode titled Are you indigenous? Former ELAR Archive Assistants Francesca Brown and Clare Green explore questions like ‘Are you indigenous?’, ‘What makes a person indigenous?’, and ‘What does being indigenous really mean?’. SOAS graduate Adékúnmi Ọlátúnjí joined

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