[Lingtyp] The Kone Foundation Summer School on the Documentation and Description of Uralic Languages (6.-11.6.2016, Finland)

Ksenia Shagal ksenia.shagal at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 14:11:11 UTC 2016

Dear colleagues,

Kone Foundation will organize a one-week Summer School on language
documentation and description on 6–11 June, 2016. The focus will be on the
Uralic language group, and the programme will consist of three main

1) Language documentation, linguistic theory, and typology

2) The praxis of documentation (tools, techniques, software)

3) Language documentation for revitalization

Confirmed teachers include Ekaterina Gruzdeva (Helsinki), Matti Miestamo
(Helsinki), and Michael Rießler (Freiburg). The language of instruction
will be English. The venue will be the Saari Residence in Southwest Finland

Kone Foundation, based in Helsinki, Finland, is currently funding several
initiatives of linguistic documentation and description in Uralic
languages. The Summer School will be organized in order to support these
and other similar projects.

There is no fee for the Summer School. Twenty places are available; they
are mainly intended for those working on Uralic languages, but scholars
working in Finland on other languages can also apply. The foundation will
cover the participants' travel within Finland, and the accommodation and
meals at the residence from 6 until 11/12 June. We can also fund the travel
of two or three participants from abroad.

The application period for the Summer School will end on *28 March, 2016*.
You can fill in the application form in English or Finnish at

The foundation will select the participants based on their applications,
and all applicants will be notified by 15 April, 2016.

For further information, please contact Ksenia Shagal,
ksenia.shagal at koneensaatio.fi. You can use English, Finnish, or Russian.

Best regards,
Ksenia Shagal
Summer School Coordinator
Kone Foundation
Tehtaankatu 21 B 49
00150 Helsinki
ksenia.shagal at koneensaatio.fi
+358 (0)9 260 0617
+358 (0)41 5863 664

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