In late August 2018, Rasmus Bernander and Antti Laine are set to appear at the 9th World Congress of African Linguistics in Rabat.

In July 2018, Antti Laine and Tim Roth will participate in the 7th International Conference on Bantu Languages in Cape Town.

As of spring 2018, Tim Roth is in the finishing stages of his PhD thesis and is set to defend in Helsinki in the autumn under the title “Aspect in Ikoma and Ngoreme :a comparison and analysis of two Western Serengeti Bantu languages”

From November 2017 to January 2018, Antti Laine was on his second extended fieldwork trip to Musoma. In January, Tim Roth joined the fray for some final data gathering for his PhD work.

In September 2016, Hannah Gibson and Antti Laine were working in the field in the Mara region. Antti stayed until the beginning of December.

In August 2016, Lotta Aunio and Antti Laine took part in the Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics (CALL) at Leiden University, presenting papers on tone in Southern Ndebele and click variation in two South African Ndebele varieties, respectively (the latter together with Stephan Schulz).

The 6th International Conference on Bantu Languages (BANTU 6) was held at the University of Helsinki in Finland in June 2016.