Sign Language




Meetings in Hong Kong
5-9 March 2008


The Nippon Foundation funded a multi-year project to develop small dictionaries of practical sign language in four countries: the Philippines, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Cambodia.  Phase 1 of this project ended in December, 2008, and a representative from each of the countries was invited to a meeting at Chinese University in Hong Kong, the administrative center for the project. The dictionaries produced so far were displayed, and Phase 2 of the project was discussed.

Charlie Dittmeier and Chea Sokchea flew to Hong Kong on the night of 5 March. Sokchea, a deaf sign language researcher, was the presenter for the Deaf Development Programme, and Charlie was her interpreter.

Sokchea and Indonesian deaf friend Wednesday, 5 March 2008

Arrival in Hong Kong

Thursday, 6 March 2008

Meeting and Ceremony

Touring the linguistics building Friday, 7 March 2008

The Sign Language Linguistics Center

Hong Kong harbor Saturday, 8 March 2008

Touring Hong Kong

Old friends in Hong Kong Saturday, 8 March 2008

Hong Kong Catholic Deaf Group

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