LINGUIST List 29.794

Fri Feb 16 2018

Calls: Anthro Ling, Comp Ling, Lexicography, Text/Corpus Ling, Translation/Slovenia

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 15-Feb-2018
From: Darja Fiser <>
Subject: Language Technologies and Digital Humanities 2018
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Full Title: Language Technologies and Digital Humanities 2018
Short Title: LTDH 2018

Date: 20-Oct-2018 - 21-Oct-2018
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Contact Person: Darja Fiser
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 01-Apr-2018

Meeting Description:

The Slovenian Language Technologies Society (SDJT), the Centre for Language Resources and Technologies at the University of Ljubljana (CJVT) and the research infrastructures CLARIN.SI and DARIAH-SI organise the conference ''Language Technologies and Digital Humanities'' on 20 and 21 September 2018. The conference has more than a 20-year tradition, and in 2016, the thematic expansion to digital humanities was introduced.

Call for Papers:

Thematic areas of the conference

The conference aims to bring together researchers from various backgrounds and methodological frameworks. The main topics include but are not limited to:

Speech and other mono- and multilingual language technologies
Digital linguistics: translation studies, corpus linguistics, lexicology and lexicography, standardisation
Digital humanities and historical studies, ethnology, musicology, cultural heritage, archaeology, and fine arts
Digital humanities in education and digital publishing

We welcome submissions that present guidelines, research, good practices, projects and results in these areas. The conference will also include invited lectures, a student section, and round tables on topics related to the conference. The official languages of the conference are Slovene and English.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to extend their JTDH 2018 papers for a special English issue of the journal Contributions to Contemporary History. The journal is indexed in the Scopus database. Each of the selected papers will go through the journal's regular review procedure and should be prepared according to the journal's guidelines.

Important dates:

01/04/2018: Deadline for submission of papers or extended abstracts
15/06/2018: Notification of acceptance
15/06/2018: Registration opens
31/08/2018: Submission of final papers or extended abstracts
01/09/2018: Registration deadline
20-21/09/2018: Conference

Steering committee:

Asst. Prof. Darja Fišer, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana and Jožef Stefan Institute (SDJT, chair)
Assoc. Prof. Tomaž Erjavec, Jožef Stefan Institute (CLARIN.SI)
Assoc. Prof. Simon Dobrišek, Faculty of Electrical Enginnering, University of Ljubljana (CJVT)
Andrej Pančur, PhD., Institute of Contemporary History (DARIAH-SI)
Iza Škrjanec (student section, SDJT)

More info:

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