Conference Theme:  Using Sign Language is the Future; the Future is Using Sign Language 
Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research 15 (TISLR 15)
15ኛው የምልክት ቋንቋ ምርምር ዓለማቀፍ ጉባዔ
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
January 14 – 17, 2025

TISLR 15-Ethiopia-2025,First time in Africa

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    Welcome to TISLR 15

Addis Ababa University is pleased to host the 15th Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR 15) for the first time on the African continent. It will take place from January 14 – 17, 2025. TISLR 15 brings sign language specialists across the world to the political capital of the continent, Addis Ababa. It will primarily be held in person, virtually and hybrid.

Date: January 14 – 17, 2025.

Venue: United Nation Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) conference hall. For further information, see this Map one  or Map two.

Main Organizer – Addis Ababa University, College of Humanities, Language Studies, Journalism and Communication
Schedule –  Day 0 (Monday, January 13, 2025) – Pre events, Registration, Interpreters meeting, Welcoming reception.
                      Day 1 – Day 4 (Tuesday, January 14 – 17, 2025) – TISLR 15
                      January 18 and 19 – Guided tour to the Ethiopian Epiphany and the main sites of Addis Ababa
Official Languages of the Conference -Ethiopian Sign Language, American Sign Language, English and International Sign. Additionally, CART services will be provided in English.