Preservation of the spoken Jewish Iraqi - Phase 2

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.

The project adds to my previous work on Jewish Iraqi by actively involving the speaker community in the preservation of the language. A second generation Jewish Iraqi will be trained in Israel in field recordings and transcription methods in order to par

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Location: Iraq, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): Endangered Languages Documentation Programme Project partner(s): SOAS, University of London Funder(s): Arcadia Funding received: £9,985.00 Commencement Date: 01/2006
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