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Foundation for Endangered Languages

Conferences

FEL holds an annual conference, in different locations around the world and with up-to-date themes reflecting the latest issues affecting the world's endangered languages.

Most members automatically receive a printed copy of the proceedings. Or you can purchase copies by using the membership form (either online or MS-Word doc) or by contacting Nicholas Ostler directly.


FEL conferences and proceedings:

  • FEL XVII 2013 (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada) Endangered Languages Beyond Boundaries: Community Connections, Collaborative Approaches, and Cross-Disciplinary Research contents | conference pages | Call in English | Appel en francais
  • FEL XVI 2012 (AUT University, Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand) Language Endangerment in the 21st Century: Globalisation, Technology and New Media contents | conference pages
  • FEL XV 2011 (Pontificia Universidad Católica, Quito, Ecuador) Endangered Languages - the Voices they Project, and the Images they Present contents | conference page
  • FEL XIV 2010 (University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Carmarthen, Wales) Reversing Language Shift: How to Re-awaken a Language Tradition contents | conference page
  • FEL XIII 2009 (Khorog, Tajikistan) Endangered Languages and History contents | conference page
  • FEL XII 2008 (Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, The Netherlands) Endangered Languages and Language Learning contents | conference page
  • FEL XI 2007 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) Working Together for Endangered Languages: Research Challenges and Social Impacts contents
  • FEL X (2006 Mysore, India) Endangered Languages and Multilingualism contents
  • FEL IX (Stellenbosch, South Africa 2005) Creating Outsiders Endangered Languages, Migration and Marginalisation contents
  • FEL VIII (Barcelona, Spain 2004) Endangered Languages and Linguistic Rights contents
  • FEL VII (Broome, Western Australia 2003) Maintaining the Links: Language Identity and the Land contents
  • FEL VI (Antigua Guatemala 2002) Endangered Languages and Their Literatures contents
  • FEL V (Agadir, Morocco 2001) Endangered Languages and The Media contents
  • FEL IV (Charlotte, North Carolina 2000) Endangered Languages and Literacy contents
  • FEL III (Maynooth, Ireland 1999) Endangered Languages and Education contents
  • FEL II (Edinburgh 1998) What Role for the Specialist? contents