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SBE 2020: Submission Detail

ID Number: 82
Title: Documentation and Analysis of Endangered Languages, Cultures, and Knowledge Systems
Lead Author: Campbell, Lyle
Abstract: Endangered languages, cultures, and indigenous knowledge systems present urgent challenges and rewarding opportunities to BSE sciences. Language and cultures are dying at an alarming rate, taking irretrievable chucks of the worlds knowledge with them -- already 1/3 of the linguistic diversity of the world has vanished. Multi-disciplinary and international efforts are being established, engaging scholars from numerous disciplines, e.g. Anthropology, Biology, Linguistics, etc. NSF should lead by leveraging funding, promoting training, and seeking innovative ways to shape, to direct, and especially to integrate the cross-disciplinary trajectory of research in these interrelated areas.
PDF: Campbell_Lyle_82.pdf

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