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ELAR celebrates UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Today on the ELAR blog, we celebrate UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage by highlighting a few ELAR collections that not only create new audiovisual documents but also incorporate heritage materials in meaningful ways.  By Sydney Rey This year’s theme for UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is “Window to the world.” “Audiovisual materials as

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The SOAS World Languages Institute Podcast

To celebrate UNESCO’s International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019, the SOAS World Languages Institute recorded a series of podcasts discussing topics around Indigenous, endangered and minoritised languages. Are you indigenous? In the first podcast episode titled Are you indigenous? Former ELAR Archive Assistants Francesca Brown and Clare Green explore questions like ‘Are you indigenous?’, ‘What makes

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Tongue Tied – Do you speak your mother’s tongue?

By Adékúnmi Ọlátúnjí As part of our Virtual Language Fest in celebration of International Mother Language Day on 21 February, Adékúnmi Ọlátúnjí tells us about her experiences recording a podcast episode enquiring after people’s mother tongues. Her podcast episode forms part of a series of podcasts produced by SOAS World Languages Institute to celebrate UNESCO’s

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