Noord-Brabant

Brabantish at Huis ter Heide

Being one of them: Participating in an online community while researching cultural heritage

Article
Jos Swanenberg
02/08/2022
8 minutes to read

How can researchers use social media to empower speakers of local dialects? In this article, Jos Swanenberg explains how Facebook and Instagram helped him to collect data on language variation, while simultaneously connecting with members of the community and handing back the accumulated knowledge.