"Panigrahi, Subhashish. Murmu, R Ashwani Banjan. Baskey, Fagu. Murmu, Joy sagar. Wikiversity contributors. https://en.wikiversity.org/w/index.php?title=OpenSpeaks/sat&action=history. OpenSpeaks Multimedia Toolkit. [OER] Accessed Apr. 30, 2021

OpenSpeaks: Development of open resources for citizen multimedia archivists

OpenSpeaks is a toolkit for language documentation in multimedia forms created in 2017 to guide citizen language archivists who are documenting languages in audiovisual mediums. While working closely with several language digital activists in Asia, particularly during the surge of COVID-19 last year, the OpenSpeaks team came across some of the practical challenges with audio-visual documentation of indigenous and endangered languages. The adverse impact of the pandemic on indigenous peoples…

The first IHLA’s virtual celebration of Mother Language Day
The first IHLA’s virtual celebration of Mother Language Day
The International and Heritage Languages Association (IHLA) is a nonprofit organization that currently roofs twenty-nine international and heritage schools in Edmonton, Canada. IHLA has a long tradition of building an inclusive society by providing...
Women and Languages
Women and Languages
WOMEN’S ROL IN THE PROTECTION OF LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY No-one doubts the importance of women in language transmission. Since the dawn of time, it has been the mothers that are primarily responsible for the early...
Mother Language and Linguistic Diversity
Mother Language and Linguistic Diversity
Every 21 February UNESCO celebrates the International Mother Language Day, with a special attention to indigenous and minoritized languages, to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism”. Linguapax shares this goal and participates in the celebration, but from a critical point of view around the concept of mother tongue. Instead we propose linguistic diversity as an alternative approach to languages. This is why we take the opportunity offered by the International Mother Language day to present our on-line course “Linguistic Diversity, What for”? Go on reading!
Linguapax launches the MOOC “Language Diversity: What For?”
Linguapax launches the MOOC “Language Diversity: What For?”
Linguapax has just launched the course «Linguistic Diversity, What For?».* Linguistic and cultural diversity become more and more evident everywhere, but their importance, their scope and their implications are often neglected. For this reason we invite...

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The International Linguapax Award is a yearly Prize rewarding work in the field of linguistic diversity and multilingual education. The 2018 winner is BASAbali, a collaboration of…

In this section you will find a selection of documents and materials published by Linguapax since its creation in different languages, including Linguapax Review, Teaching Units, conference proceedings and a selection of normative text regarding linguistic diversity.

Since the constitution of Linguapax as an association (2001), regular cooperation lines existed with activists and organisations from different regions of the world some embodied in bilateral cooperation agreements. These regular…

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