DELAMAN meeting 2007

DELAMAN V (2007): The Fifth Annual Meeting of the Digital Endangered Languages and Musics Archive Network

8-9 November 2007
Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indígenas (INALI) and
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS)
México, D.F.

“Global-local archive relationships”



Theme: Global-local archive relationships: the role of digital endangered languages and musics archives in a networked world


  • “Good practice” archiving for countries with less established digital infrastructures
  • Training in digital techniques for researchers, archivists, and communities
  • Educating the profession and the funders: DELAMAN as a reference and advocacy body to promote responsible preservation of ethnographic recordings and recognition of the skills and standards needed



A business meeting, including election of the 2008 Board, will be held on 9 November. Please notify any matters for the business meeting by contacting a board member.

Information on travel and accommodation

1. Travel to CIESAS:

Route from the airport to CIESAS via Calle Juárez número 222.

Detail of the center of the Tlalpan district. This gives the location of the four CIESAS headquarters. The one we want is the one marked with the number 3.

2. Accommodation:

(Rates are given in Mexican pesos. Currency exchange rates.)

Hotel Innsur (4 estrellas)
Address: Insurgentes Sur no. 4265 Col. Santa Ursula Xitla. CP 14000
Rate: $633.00 (E43.69) (including tax)

Quinta Soledad. Centro de Espiritualidad “Hermanos Maristas de la Enseñanza Provincia de México Central” (Casa de huéspedes ~ Guest house)
Address: Calle Moneda 15. Colonia Tlalpan. México, D.F. 14000
Rate: $220.00 (E15.18)
Rate + meals: $365.00 (E25.19)
Information: (55) 5573-7822 and (55) 55737620

Centro Félix de Jesús (Casa de huéspedes ~ Guest house)
Address: Calle Moneda 85-A, Colonia Tlalpan. México, D.F. CP 14000.
Rate: $250.00 (E17.25)
Rate + meals: $450.00 (E31.06)
They also have rooms for events (various sizes and prices.)
We recommend you make reservations well in advance.
Contact: José Ernesto Lomeli (or Jesús del Raso)
Telephone: (55) 5573-2946 and (55) 5573-3276

3. Useful links:

4. Contacts

Please contact José Antonio Flores Farfán or Heidi Johnson with any enquiries.