Congratulations to our colleagues for winning standard projects of the GAČR (The Czech Science Foundation): Jiří Milička succeeded with the grant Large language models through the prism of corpus linguistics and Hana Skoumalová’s team will be working on the project Czech phraseology and changes in its use in temporal and genre contexts.
CNC published an OnomOs diachronic corpus compiled by the researchers from Department of Czech language, Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava. It is composed of selected issues of the (Rudé) Právo newspaper and includes named entity annotation.
Thanks to the support of TA ČR, we have been able to work on the HiČKoK project – History of Czech in the corpus continuum since September. In cooperation with the Czech Language Institute, the National Library and the IFAL MFF UK, we will create a uniformly annotated corpus that will cover 8 centuries of […]
We have released version 2.0 of the Mapka application for working with spoken and dialectal corpora. It features enhanced design, more intuitive interface and significantly enriched content: samples from spoken corpora and overviews of dialectal features.
On 20th March 2019, Prof. Achim Rabus visited our Institute and gave lectures on SpoCo: a bottom-up initiative to build Slavic spoken corpora Abstract In the talk, the SpoCo infrastructure for Slavic (and non-Slavic) spoken (and non-spoken) corpora is presented. I show how the platform evolved, discuss its functionality and give an outlook on its […]
On 12th March 2019, Dr. Maarten Janssen visited our Institute and gave lectures on TEITOK – a web-based platform for viewing, creating, and editing corpora Abstract In this talk I will give a general overview of TEITOK, an online system for making corpora available and searchable, but at the same time for editing them, annotating, and […]
On 26th and 27th October 2016, Prof. Stefan Th. Gries visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Corpus data and aspects of the mental lexicon from a cognitive-linguistic perspective: frequency, contingency, recency, and context What statistical methods have to offer to linguistics: three (differently complex) case studies of spelling, morphological change, and foreign language […]
On 11th and 12th October 2016, Prof. Rafał Ludwik Górski (Institute of the Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Translationese and stylometry; Historical linguistics and stylometry. Can the corpus tell us how to periodize the history of a language? Abstracts
On 3rd and 4th May 2016, Prof. Alan Partington (Università di Bologna) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Corpus-assisted Discourse Studies (CADS): Good Practices and Potential Pitfalls; “Why are you English all so anti-European?” A corpus-assisted discourse study (CADS) of “stay or leave?” arguments on the eve of the UK Referendum on withdrawal […]
On 24th and 25th November Wolfgang Teubert (University of Birmingham) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Building onto the corpus-driven approach: a wider look on meaning Corpus linguistics and the meaning of lexical items: how to distinguish grief from mourning Abstracts
Based on the Rector’s Measure No. 5/2024 of 19 February 2024, applicants who have been granted temporary protection in the Czech Republic due to the armed conflict in Ukraine are exempt from the administrative fee for the admission procedure and the fee for the recognition of diplomas.
The event is taking place on 13 March 2024 in Kampus Hybernská and is intended for all students and recent graduates of Charles University, regardless of their faculty or study programme. It supplements the concept of career fairs organized by the individual faculties where specific employers usually present their opportunities.
Charles University recently hosted a conference in the Patriotic Hall outlining the scope and direction of a major research project that received half a billion crowns in funding last year. The colossal project named <i>Beyond security: The role of conflict in building resilience</i> (CoRe) is coordinated by the Faculty of Arts, Charles University.
Senior Lecturer in the School of English at the University of St Andrews and poet writing in Scottish Gaelic Peter Mackay discusses his poetry, gaps in Scottish Studies, Mozart, and the strategic partnership between Charles University and the University of St Andrews. The interviewer is Czech scholar and translator from Gaelic Petra Johana Poncarová.
The co-authors of the article “Neolithic long barrows were built on the margins of settlement zones as revealed by elemental soil analysis at four sites in the Czech Republic” are Dr Martin Janovský and Dr Laszlo Ferenczi from the Department of Archaeology at CU FA.
On Monday, 21 January 2024, one month after the tragic incident at CU FA, we will gather as an academic community to remember and honor those we have lost. During this time, we will be granting limited access to the main building of CU FA, allowing students and lecturers to temporarily return.
We would like to thank all, who participated in the hugging of the faculty, for your support and courage. Every interaction with you convinces us of the tremendous strength and cohesion of our academic community. All of this gives us the energy, day after day, to rebuild and take back our academic life together.
The training modules focus on the relations between Russia, Europe, and the USA from historical, sociological, political, intercultural, and anthropological perspectives. CU FA students can apply only for the module taking place in Sofia, Bulgaria on 7–11 March 2024.
Come and make pottery during the exam period. You can make your own ideas come true, suitable for self-realization. Currently, there are ten spots for one class, but the capacity should be expanded in the future. One class takes about two hours.