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Documentary Linguistics Workshop 2010

A workshop on language documentation theory and methodology, Documentary Linguistics Workshop 2010, was held on Feb. 2-5, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan.

Documentary Linguistics Workshop (DocLing) is a workshop series run by the Linguistic Dynamics Science Project at ILCAA, Tokyo U. of Foreign Studies in collaboration with Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project at SOAS, University of London. This workshop aims to provide methodological and technical training in various aspects of language documentation research, including audio/video recording, data analysis, metadata, data management, data mobilization, archiving, research ethics, and grant writing.

Fifteen participants attended this year's workshop, which focused on the topics of video recording, legacy data salvaging, and ELAN. There were also public lectures by Peter Austin and David Nathan on current states and issues in language documentation.