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CTLDC symposium and meeting

The ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies hosted two linked CTLDC events from 12-16 November 2010.


  • Toshihide Nakayama, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan
  • Margaret Florey, Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity, Australia, CTLDC co-Convenor
  • Carol Genetti, UC Santa Barbara, USA, CTLDC co-Convenor

Consortium meeting

A two-day meeting of CTLDC planning group members from the Asia-Pacific region was held on 15-16 November.

Public symposium

A public symposium on the theme "Models for Capacity Development in Language Documentation and Conservation" was held from 12-13 November. This symposium comprised a series of presentations and panel discussions framed around different training models, such as grassroots/community-based training, university programs, summer institutes, intensive workshops, and so forth. The symposium was open to the public to permit Japanese scholars and others to learn more about the international capacity development activities being undertaken by CTLDC members.

For information about the program, location and conference registration, please see the Linguistics Dynamics Science Project page.

Invited participants

  • Margaret Carew, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Australia
  • Ganesh Devy, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology and Bhasha Research and Publication Centre, India
  • Akhunzada Fakhruddin, Forum For Language Initiatives, Pakistan
  • Lungtaen Gyatso, Institute of Language and Culture Studies, Bhutan
  • Kathleen Heugh, School of International Studies, University of South Australia
  • Peter Keegan, Te Puna Wānanga, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Daryn McKenny, Miromaa Aboriginal Language and Technology Centre, Australia
  • Rozenn Milin, Sorosoro, France
  • Suwilai Premsrirat, Center for Documentation and Revitalization of Endangered Languages and Cultures, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Victoria Rau, Institute of Linguistics, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
  • Yusuf Sawaki, Centre for Endangered Languages Documentation (CELD), Papua, Indonesia
  • Narayan Sharma, SOAS, UK & Chintang and Puma Documentation Project, Nepal
  • Akatsuki Takahashi, UNESCO Office for the Pacific States in Apia, Samoa
  • Nick Thieberger, Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures, Australia, and University of Hawai'i, USA
  • Anne-Marie Wanamp, Basic Oral Language Documentation (BOLD:PNG) & Department of Language and Literature, University of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
  • Feng Wang, Peking University, People's Republic of China


  • Reiko Aso, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan
  • Chris Donlay, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA


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