VLingS

Vulnerable Languages and Linguistic Varieties in Serbia

International conference “Small languages on the big stage: Linguistic diversity in research, revitalisation, and policies”

In the period 7-10 December 2023, Biljana Radić-Bojanić, one of the members of the VLingS project, participated in the conference “Small languages on the big stage: Linguistic diversity in research, revitalisation, and policies”, organized by Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, where she presented the paper entitled “Documentation of small endangered languages in Serbia: entering and engaging the community”, co-authored with Valentina Sokolovska. In the paper Biljana and Valentina focus on the researchers’ experiences while doing fieldwork, especially in terms of establishing contact with the community, recruiting informants, getting their consent to research and explaining the importance of language documentation.