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The Languages Block, School of Languages, Literature and Communication, CHUSS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda



Event Details

You are cordially invited to participate in a Language Fair on 19th November 2019 featuring speeches and exhibitions, followed by a two-day workshop; 20th to 21st November 2019, to honour the Indigenous Languages of Uganda

The workshop is organized by the Department of African Languages, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) and the Department of Information Systems, College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS). During the two-day workshop, you will receive more information about the latest in language technologies accompanied by hands-on workshops in text and speech processing.

The Event is sponsored by SIGUL, a joint Special Interest Group for Under-resourced Languages of the European Language Resources Association (ELRA), and of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA).

Please click the link below for information about the event,_Resources_and_Capacity_Building#CORPUS_BULDING    

Sign up:

If you are interested in the different workshops starting 20th November, please sign up by sending an email to medadies[at] or akanyima[at] indicating your preference.

Please see Attachments for details on the different sessions

We look forward to seeing all of you at the event.

Contact Information:

Dr. Medadi Ssentanda
Department of African Languages
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Makerere University
Email: ssentanda[at] or ssentandam[at]
Tel: +256-782-333669


Event Venue

Block B, College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.