The Konstanz Urdu group cooperates with partners in Pakistan to develop lexical resources for the language. The webpage of the DAAD-funded project can be found here.
For the computational linguists among us, a very useful overview of NLP conferences and deadlines can be found here.
The DGfS Doktorandenforum aims at bringing together doctoral students from German-speaking countries. If you are interested, contact the local organizers at the annual meetings of the DGfS!