Eroding Dichotomies: Description, Analysis, and Publishing in African Linguistics Writing workshop, 26-28 June 2020, Durban, South Africa

We will post updated information about the venue, transport, and other practical information here.

Visit the workshop homepage for information about presenters, programme, etc. which we will update continuously.


The workshop is organised by Dr Hannah Gibson (University of Essex, UK), Professor Lutz Marten (SOAS University of London, UK), Dr Kristina Riedel (University of the Free State, South Africa), and Dr David Barasa (Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya).

The workshop is made possible through the generous support of a British Academy Writing Workshops grant (WW20200073) for the project entitled ‘Eroding dichotomies: description, analysis and publishing in African linguistics’. The support of the British Academy is gratefully acknowledged.

Venue: TBA

How to get to and around Durban
Durban is served by King Shaka International Airport with direct connections to many South African cities and some international routes.
There are bus connections to cities all over South Africa. Tickets can be booked here.
Public transport in Durban, including the PeopleMover bus service, can be found here.
There are many private taxi and shuttle companies, as well as Uber.

Find out more about Durban and its attractions here.

If you are also attending SALALS visit their website here.


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Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
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