LINGUIST List 24.1359

Wed Mar 20 2013

Calls: Text/Corpus Linguistics, Computational Linguistics/Russia

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 19-Mar-2013
From: Olga Lyashevskaya <>
Subject: Corpus Technologies: Digital Humanities and Contemporary Knowledge
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Full Title: Corpus Technologies: Digital Humanities and Contemporary Knowledge Short Title: ConCorT 2013
Date: 18-Oct-2013 - 19-Oct-2013 Location: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Contact Person: Vera Sibirtseva
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2013

Meeting Description:

Corpus Technologies: Digital Humanities and Contemporary Knowledge

The first ConCorT conference will be held in the Higher School of Economics - Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 18-19 October 2013.

Aims of the Conference:

- To contribute to the expansion of corpus technologies in humanities and to digitalization and computerization of the humanities knowledge
- To present the results of employment of the corpus technologies in linguistic research
- To integrate the humanities expert community and to introduce them to new methods of corpus analysis
- To draw young researchers to the above mentioned fields

Problems to be discussed are:

1. Trends in humanities research in the age of digital technologies
2. Electronic language resources: corpora and collections of texts,electronic dictionaries and thesauruses
3. Corpus technologies in academic research and humanities education
4. Digital humanities and comparative studies.
5. Corpus-based linguodidactics

Working languages: Russian, English, German

Venue: HSE-Nizhny Novgorod, ul. B.Pecherskaya 25/12, Nizhny Novgorod

For those who wish to stay an extra day in Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday, 20 October 2013 we offer an excursion to Gorodets that is one of the oldest and most beautiful towns of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast. Please notice that the travel expenses are paid by the participants of the conference.

Conference website:

Call for Papers:

Papers can be submitted either as full papers (ca. 20,000 - 30,000 characters) or as short papers (ca. 8,000 - 10,000 characters). Proceedings of the ConCorT 2013 will be published on the web after the conference. Terms of publishing, as well as details on accommodation for participants, will be specified in the 2nd Call for Papers. Conference fee (to be paid on site) is 500 roubles (ca. 12 EUR).

Please send your application form and a short summary (see below) to the email address of the Organizing Committee

Conference Coordinator:

Dr. Vera Sibirtseva
Associate Professor
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Department of Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication

Conference Chairs:

Prof. Ekaterina Rakhilina, HSE Moscow
Prof. Natalia Gronskaya, HSE Nizhny Novgorod

Application Form:

Job title and position:
Academic degree:
Phone (office):
Phone (mobile):
Type of accommodation, if needed:
Title (in English):
Title (in the language of the paper, if different from English):
Short summary (up to 600 characters):
Summary in English (if the language of the paper is different from English, up to 300 characters):

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