Language in the can. How language ends up in the archive

To mark UNESCO World Mother Language Day on February 21, art and cultural historian Uta Kornmeier will be talking to Mandana Seyfeddinipur (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities), Albrecht Wiedmann (Berlin Phonogramm-Archiv des Ethnologischen Museums) and Christopher Li (Lautarchiv der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) about linguistic field research and language archives, about the documents that are created in the process and what can be researched with them.

Due to illness, this event has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

When: Wed, 21 February 2024, 05:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Mechanical Arena in the Foyer of the Humboldt Forum
Free admission
Further information: „WeSearch Extra“ at Humboldt Forum

Image: Gramophone recordings in the Wahn prisoner-of-war camp by Wilhelm Doegen and Alois Brandl, October 1916, photographer unknown. Sound Archive of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.