Linguistic Documentation of the variety of Berber spoken in the Siwa Oasis (Egypt)

The Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP) provides grants worldwide to for the linguistic documentation of endangered language and knowledge. Grantees create multimedia collection of endangered languages. These collections are preserved and made freely available through the Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR) housed at the library of SOAS University of London.

My goal is the documentation of the Siwi language (Berber language family, Afroasiatic phylum), a variety of Berber spoken in the Siwa oasis (Egypt) considered “definitely endangered†Primary investigator: Valentina Schiattarella

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Location: Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa Organiser(s): Endangered Languages Documentation Programme Project partner(s): École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE) Funder(s): Arcadia Funding received: £7,424.00 Commencement Date: 01/2008
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