About this opportunity

We have grants for early career researchers to attend a workshop entitle 'Documenting and preserving indigenous languages: principles, practices and tools.' All costs for travel, accommodation and meals will be covered by the Researcher Links initiative.

The workshop is funded by the British Council and the Thailand Research Fund. It will be hosted by SOAS and Mahidol, will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, in order to bring together researchers and practitioners in language documentation and description, language policy/planning and mother tongue-based multilingual education to discuss the latest developments in their research, creating a new common ground for initiatives in language documentation, revitalisation and human development. SOAS and Mahidol are committed to interdisciplinary approaches to the documentation and revitalisation of languages in Asia and throughout the world.

Key dates

The dates of the workshop will be 8-14 February 2015

The deadline for applications is 7 Novemeber 2014


This opportunity is open to early career researchers in the UK and Thailand. There is no restriction on nationality.

For this workshop early career researchers are defined as enrolled in or holding a PhD (or having equivalent research experience) in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Anthropology, Education, Human Geography or a related field, and having up to 10 years post-PhD research experience. 

Participants must have an academic affiliation (either a post, researcher association, fellowship or PhD enrolment) at a recognised research institution in the UK.

How to apply

Full eligibility and assessment criteria, along with the application form and instructions on how to submit it can be found here.


elap@soas.ac.uk (UK applicants only)


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