We are proud to announce that three new spoken corpora are out now: brand new ORTOFON and dialectal DIALEKT corpus, both with a two-level transcription, as well as ORAL, the unification of ORAL-series corpora. All the corpora feature lemmatisation and morphological tagging.
A new version of Treq, the online tool for looking up translation equivalents based on the InterCorp parallel corpus, is out! Now you can search for multiword units, use regular expressions in the query and also search in translations from/to English (in addition to Czech).
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
On March 31st and April 1st 2014, Prof. Geoffrey Leech visited our Institute and gave two lectures on The past, present and future of English corpus linguistics: a personal perspective The rise of cos and downfall of for: changes in English reason conjunctions over thge past 100 years. Abstrakts
26th June 2019 saw the announcement of a much awaited decision by the European Commission on the first pilot European Universities call, choosing 17 ambitious projects from a total of 54. The good news for the 4EU+ Alliance, which includes Charles University, is that it is one of the consortia selected for funding - a decision of no small importance.
The Centre of African Studies, founded on 15 May 2019, brings together experts and academics from all over the Czech Republic studying Africa from a wide range of perspectives - from zoology through natural science to political science and linguistics. The head of the centre is Professor Markéta Křížová, who is also Vice-Dean for International Relations at CUFA.
The international workshop devoted to the negativity and language in Hegel and Wittgenstein will continue the discussion begun at the Wittgenstein–Hegel conference at TU Dresden in June 2017.
Department of Ethnology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, is delighted to welcome dr. John Michael Coggeshall, Professor of Anthropology from Clemson University (South Carolina), as a visiting fellow at the department for the winter term 2019/2020.
The objective of the international conference Utopia and the New World is to bring together specialists from various academic disciplines dealing with the problematic of modern utopias in Americas and Europe. The concept of utopia has had from its origin a special relationship with the geographical exploration of the globe and with the American scenery.
Aimed at international, non-Czech readers as well as Czech audience, the new monograph by Mirna Šolić "In Search of a Shared Expression" examines Karel Čapek’s travel writing from different theoretical perspectives, and contextualises it within Czech and European interwar modernist travel writing.
The Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Faculty of Arts, Charles University is pleased to invite you to the workshop "Romanticism and Periodization" with the participation of renowned international scholars.
The Faculty of Arts, Project KREAS (Creativity and Adaptability as Conditions of the Success of Europe in an Interrelated World) and Karolinum Publishing House cordially invite you to the lectures by Prof. Aleida Assmann & Prof. Jan Assmann on Thursday 9 May.