September 9, 2019 8:00 am - September 13, 2019 6:00 pm
Latin America and the Carribean | Brazil | Campinas - SP | UNICAMP
Conferences / Advisory
The XI ELESI – Encontro sobre Leitura e Escrita em Sociedades Indígenas (Meeting on Reading and Writing in Indigenous Societies) is the leading open periodic event, nationwide, that discusses indigenous education and topics related to the use of writing and orality by indigenous peoples, including literacy issues, definition of spellings and indigenous language literatures.
In this International Year of Indigenous Languages (UNESCO), XI ELESI will address the theme “Revitalization of Indigenous Languages: What We Know and What We Need to Know.”
The event will take place in Campinas / SP (State University of Campinas/SP), and is promoted by the partnership between the InDIOMAS Research Group (UNICAMP), the NGO KAMURI Indigenismo and FUNAI-BSB, with the support of the UNICAMP Human Rights Observatory.