LINGUIST List 30.1729

Mon Apr 22 2019

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Georgia

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Date: 15-Apr-2019
From: Maka Tetradze <>
Subject: Language and Modern Technologies V: Issues of Historical and Etymological Lexicography
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Full Title: Language and Modern Technologies V: Issues of Historical and Etymological Lexicography
Short Title: LMT2019

Date: 14-Dec-2019 - 17-Dec-2019
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Contact Person: Maka Tetradze
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 30-May-2019

Meeting Description:

This is the fifth installment of the traditional international conference “Language and Modern Technologies” and this time its main theme will be traditional and current problems of historical and etymological lexicography.
At the same time, the conference will address wider problems of language technologies and digital humanities.

The goal of the conference is to consider problems of Kartvelian linguistics with a view to up-to-date technologies, issues of digital resources, lexicographic bases, building, development and design of corpora of Kartvelian languages; besides, to share international experience on building of text corpora, compilation of historic-etymological and other dictionaries, and on new objectives within the domains of corpus linguistics, computational modeling of language, automatic translation, e-learning of languages, and language documentation.

Conference themes:

- Present-day problems of historical and etymological lexicography
- Computational modeling of language
- Corpus linguistics, corpus lexicography
- Interdisciplinary projects of digital humanities
- Linguistic databases


Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
Arnold Chikobava Institute of Linguistics
State Language Department of Georgia

Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Dates: 15-17 December, 2019
Directions: Kartvelian languages, computational linguistics, corpus linguistics, historical lexicography, corpus lexicography, digital humanities
Working languages: Georgian, English

Call for Papers:

Deadline for abstract submission: May 30, 2019
Notification of acceptance: June 30, 2019
Deadline for submission of print versions of abstracts: August 15, 2019

Workshop theme:
Corpus technologies in lexicography

Keynote Speakers:

Serge Sharoff
Dmitry Sitchinava
Gerd Carling

Scientific Committee:

Nana Machvariani
Giorgi Alibegashvili
Merab Chukhua
Marina Beridze
Tinatin Margalitadze
Karina Vamling
Serge Sharoff
Dmitry Sitchinava

Organizing Committee:

Merab Chukhua
Marina Beridze
Zaal Kikvidze
Ketevan Datukishvili
Natia Poniava
Maka Tetradze
Rusudan Papiashvili

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Not exceeding 300 words
Fonts: Sylfaen for Georgian; Times New Roman for English
Font size: 12
Format: MS Word and PDF

Abstracts should be anonymously submitted via easychair:

Please note that Georgian abstracts should be accompanied with their English translations.

Time limit:

- Presentation at a plenary session – 45 minutes
- Presentation at a parallel session – 20 minutes
- Discussion – 10 minutes


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