A two-day symposium on the theme of Strengthening language maintenance through cooperative training strategies will be held in Melbourne from Thursday 18 to Friday 19 August, 2011.
This symposium brings together representatives of Indigenous organisations, networks, government agencies, research centres, and educational institutions, all of which are actively developing and implementing innovative training strategies to support Indigenous languages.
Join us to learn about the diverse programs for language documentation and revitalisation taking place across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and to discuss with us ways to strengthen cooperation and collaboration between programs.
Yasuko Hiraoka Myer (YHM) Room
Level 1, Sidney Myer Asia Centre
The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria (corner Swanston St and Monash Rd)
Building 158 on this downloadable map of the university
This symposium is co-sponsored by RNLD (with a grant from the Maintenance of Indigenous Languages and Records scheme), Linguapax (UNESCO Center of Catalonia), Asia Institute University of Melbourne, the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, UC Santa Barbara, and the international Consortium on Training in Language Documentation and Conservation.
Download a PDF copy of the program here.
- Date Held:
- Registration Please download and complete the registration form no later than Monday, August 1 (PDF, Word). Registration cost is $25 per day. The conference dinner will be held at Donnini's restaurant in Carlton at 7pm on Thursday 18 August. The four-course dinner will cost $60 per person, which must be prepaid by August 1 (see registration form).