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LINGUIST List 24.3084

Tue Jul 30 2013

Summer Schools: XIII UNL School/ Yerevan, Armenia

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 29-Jul-2013
From: Ronaldo Martins <r.martinsundlfoundation.org>
Subject: XIII UNL School/ Yerevan, Armenia
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XIII UNL School/ Yerevan, Armenia

Host Institution: UNDL Foundation
Coordinating Institution: UNDL Foundation
Website: http://www.unlweb.net

Dates: 23-Sep-2013 - 27-Sep-2013
Location: Yerevan, Armenia

Focus: The UNDL Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences of
Armenia invite applications for the XIII UNL School, to take place at the
NAS Gallery, in Yerevan, Armenia, from September 23rd to 27th, 2013,
in conjunction with CSIT 2013. The workshop is dedicated to the development
of the UNL modules of languages spoken in Eastern Europe, Western Asia and
Central Asia. The UNDL Foundation will pay the travel and accommodation
expenses for the selected candidates not living in Yerevan.
Minimum Education Level: BA


Special Qualifications:
- Candidates must be native speakers of any of the languages spoken in
Eastern Europe, Western Asia or Central Asia

- Candidates must be a national resident in Balkan Peninsula, Eastern Europe,
Western Asia, Central Asia or Iran

- Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree in linguistics,
language studies, translation studies, computational linguistics or related
field

- Candidates must be approved in CLEA250, CLEA500 and CLEA750.
(These certificates may be pursued online at www.unlweb.net)

- Candidates must have a good command of English.


Description:
During the workshop, the participants are expected to provide the
morphological, syntactic and semantic modules of the grammar necessary to
generate the workshop corpus from UNL into their native language, and from
their native language into UNL. The UNDL Foundation will provide all the
training and support necessary for the accomplishment of the tasks.


Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Tuition: 0 USD

Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 18-Aug-2013
The UNDL Foundation will pay the travel and accommodation expenses for the
selected candidates not living in Yerevan. These include:

- A round trip plane, bus or train ticket from/to Yerevan

- 6 nights at the Yerevan State University Guest House (check in on Sep 22, check
out on Sep 28) 7 per diem of USD50.00 (USD350.00 in total)

Financial Aid Instructions:



Registration: 01-Aug-2013 to 18-Aug-2013

Contact Person: Ronaldo Martins
Phone: +41 (0)22 879 80 90
Fax: +41 (0)22 879 80 91
Email: r.martinsundlfoundation.org

Apply on the web: http://www.unlweb.net/school/registration/

Registration Instructions:
In order to apply, candidates must fill in the form available at
http://www.unlweb.net/school/registration before 23:59:59 (UTC) of August 18,
2013.
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