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Seminar

Research visit of Tatiana Bulgakova:
Archival and teaching materials for the preservation of the Nanai language


Organizers: Erich Kasten and Michael Dürr

From January 10-24, 2012,Tatiana Bulgakova stayed for a research visit at the Foundation for Siberian Cultures. T. Bulgakova is an expert on Nanai language and culture and teaches at the Herzen institute in Saint Petersburg. Together with Erich Kasten and Michael Dürr, many of her extensive and rare audio recordings on the Nanai language were been digitized and prepared for long-term archival storage.  » more
From these materials an initial text collection with linked audio files has been published. This is intended primarily as a teaching resource within the indigenous curriculum in the Khabarovsk region.   » more
The project was supported by the "Gesellschaft für Bedrohte Sprachen e.V." [Society for Endangered Languages].  » more

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