Dr Mandana Seyfeddinipur

Linguist | Educator | Director Endangered Languages Archive

Dr Mandana Seyfeddinipur is a linguist and educator. She studied at Free University of Berlin, then did her PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in the Netherlands and her Marie Curie postdoctoral work at Stanford University in the US. Since 2010 she directs the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme funded by Arcadia, which supports the documentation of endangered languages across the globe through funding, training and advocacy. In 2014, she also took over theĀ  the Endangered Languages Archive where now over 500 multimedia collections of endangered languages are preserved and made accessible free of charge globally.