Endangered Languages and the Land

FEL Conference XXII (2018)

Title:              Endangered Languages and the Land; Mapping Landscapes of Multilingualism

Date:             2018-08-23 – 2018-08-25

Venue:           Vigdís International Centre for Multilingualism and Intercultural Understanding, University of Iceland

Conference:     Foundation for Endangered Languages, Annual Conference XXII (2018)

Special theme: 20 years of Language Documentation

The Vigdís International Centre for Multilingualism and Intercultural Understanding and the Foundation for Endangered Languages cordially invite scholars, community organizations and community members working on the revitalization of endangered languages, their documentation and archiving to join the International Conference on “Endangered Languages and the Land” that will take place in Reykjavík, Iceland, on 23-25 August.

This is “FEL XXII”, the Foundation of Endangered Languages’ 22nd issue of a series of yearly conferences, for which printed proceedings will be published.

The conference language is English.

Madame Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, former President of Iceland and UNESCO Goodwill-Ambassador for languages, and Madame Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland, will address the participants at the opening of the conference.


Keynote speakers

Claire Bowern (Yale University)

Jost Gippert (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Jeff Good (University at Buffalo)

Kristine A. Hildebrandt (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)


Scientific committee

Sebastian Drude (VIMIUC)
Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir (VIF)
Þórhallur Eyþórsson (VFI)
Kristján Árnason (VFI)
Benjamin Hennig (HI)
Jeff Good (U. Buffalo)
Jost Gippert (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Nicholas Ostler (FEL)
Tjeerd de Graaf (FEL, Groningen University)
Chris Moseley (FEL)
Salem Mezhoud (FEL)
Hakim Elnazarov (FEL)
Femmy Admiraal (FEL)


Contact: vimiuc@hi.is (main organizer: Sebastian Drude sdrude@hi.is

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