Nick Thieberger's media presentations/interviews

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Recent media presentations/interviews

I am an occasional blogger here:

• I was asked to write a piece for a series on the impact of climate-change on languages (August 2023): Cyclone-proofing Vanuatu’s language records

• I was interviewed about historical language documentation and archiving on the blog History and philosophy of the language sciences August 2023

Speaking Bislama & Nafsan, Episode 122 of The Speaking Tongues Podcast, by me and Ana Krajinovic, 20 March 2023

I was interviewed on Hobart afternoon radio on November 12th 2020 about the 50 words project.

I was interviewed as part of the RN History Listen program on Sept 1st, 2020, in a programme about the future of analog tape

• I was interviewed on Melbourne radio 3CR (1/4/2109) - Vanishing voices

I was featured in the ARC Newsletter (13 July 2018) ‘Preserving records of endangered languages through digital archives’.

The Daisy Bates Collection (5 minute podcast)

• A piece in the Air Niugini inflight magazine about PARADISEC's virtual reality installation (Page 16)

Islands of Language enter virtual reality, Pursuit, 5/11/2017.

Searchable online dictionary of Tahitian, ABC Pacific Beat 02/05/17

The ParidiSec VR linguistic project, Byte Into IT, 3RRR, 6/7/2017

Virtual reality and PARADISEC, ABC 774 Melbourne, 5/20/2017

ARC story on PARADISEC's VR display.

• Nick Thieberger, Rachel Hendery. Visualising and archiving data Australian Society of Archivists, NSW Branch newsletter, 02/05/17

Virtual reality experience to capture the diversity of Pacific languages, Pacific Beat, 7/4/2017

COOL Linguists share their knowledge, Solomon Fresh Beat Online, 13/7/2017

Can virtual reality help save endangered Pacific languages? 31/7/2017 (ABC Radio)

• Can virtual reality help save endangered Pacific languages?, PNG Post Courier , 8/2/2017, Hard copy only

1960s Pacific language tapes digitised, ABC Radio, 10/18/2016

Un dictionnaire en ligne Francais-Tahitien (A French-Tahitian online dictionary), Radio 1 Tahiti, 04/05/17

Un dictionnaire en ligne français-tahitien, Dom Tom News (French Territories -Pacific- online news site) 05/05/17

Polynèsie française: Une nouvelle version web du dictionnaire tahitien, Outremers 360 05/05/17

Islands of Language enter Virtual Reality, Pursuit Magazine (online) 15/05/17

Languages in Virtual Reality, ABC 774 Melbourne Breakfast, 20/05/17

Indigenous Communities Working Hard to Preserve their Language, The Wire - Community and Indigenous Radio, 30/05/17

Tahitian dictionary, France TVinfo -Journal Polynèsie, 10/06/17

Le site internet du Fare Vdna'a fait peau (Tahitian dictionary), 12/06/17

Le site internet du Fare Vanaèa fait peau (Tahitian dictionary), DomTom News, 13/06/17

The race to digitise language records of the Pacific region before it is too late The Conversation, March 22, 2016

• I was interviewed on Koori Radio Sydney in December 2016

• I was invited to participate in the panel discussion on the SBS programme 'First Contact', broadcast nationally in December 2016

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