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.
Since April 11th 2017, an updated version of the KonText interface has now been available with new functions reflecting our users’ needs, such as a possibility to choose proportions of different text types in a subcorpus, a new way of displaying the spoken concordance as a dialogue or colour coding of selected concordance lines within […]
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).
The annual “Identities in the Middle East Workshop,” organized and hosted by the Department of Near Eastern and African Studies at Charles University, will be inaugurated with a two-day discussion of late-Ottoman identities.
A consorcium of universities whose members include Charles University, University of Kent, Freie Universität Berlin, Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier III and Universidade do Porto has received a grant from the European Union as part of the scheme Horizon 2020 for its project Migration and Modernity – Historical and Cultural Challenges (MOVES).
The 7th annual "Screen Industries in East-Central Europe" (SIECE) conference, which took place in Prague on 22-23 May 2018, focused on current developments in online distribution of audiovisual content. The main conference themes also included Internet television and European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy.
The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced on 15 May by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage network. St. Wenceslas Rotunda in Prague won the award in the category "CONSERVATION".
Attentat 1942, a historically-accurate video game about the Nazi occupation of former Czechoslovakia, recently won the “Most Amazing Game Award” at the prestigious A MAZE 2018 Festival in Berlin.
As part of the Ibero-American Week, organised on 19 - 27 April by the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with representatives of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries in Prague, the Centre for Ibero-American Studies at CUFA organised a symposium Cien años de relaciones entre Checoslovaquia/República Checa y el mundo hispánico/lusobrasileño.
Charles University is happy to invite the academic community to an honorary degree ceremony in which the title of doctor of philosophical sciences, honoris causa, will be awarded to the renowned archaeologist, professor Thomas Evan Levy.
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
On 27th and 28th May 2013, Dr Andrew Hardie (University of Lancaster) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Annotation and analysis: an overview of tools and techniques The corpus research infrastructure at Lancaster’s UCREL research centre is based around the use of a number of standard tools for (a) automated annotation at various […]
On 11th and 12th June 2012, Paul Rayson (Lancaster University) visited our Institute and gave two lectures on Adapting a semantic field tagging system for Early Modern English Automatic semantic annotation approaches can be used for many applications such as content analysis of political discourse, opinion mining and sentiment analysis. These applications are becoming very popular […]