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 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 […]
The Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Prague) invites applications for the position of a Visiting Professor in Social Sciences and/or Area Studies. The aplication deadline is January 31, 2019.
The renowned American historian and expert on Central and Eastern Europe is going to take part in a debate with Professor Pavel Barša on 22 November 2018 at 16.00 in the CUFA main lecture hall. The main topic of the debate is the resurrection of authoritarianism.
Dr Lupač's monograph Beyond the Digital Divide: Contextualizing the Information Society revises the existing research of the digital divide, i. e. the relation between the use of the Internet and social inequality, and its key thesis that unequal acess to the Internet has become the new source of social inequality.
Professor Josef Opatrný, head of the Centre for Ibero-American Studies at CUFA, received the prestigious Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest honour awarded to foreigners. Professor Opatrný received the order for his lifelong work in promotion of Mexican culture and history in the Czech Republic and for his support of Czech-Mexican relations.
The Department of Adult Education and Personnel Management cordially invites you to three presentations by Professor Marcella Milana (University of Verona) on various topics related to education of adults.
After two weeks of work at its archaeological concession on the Abusir pyramid field, the current expedition of the Czech Institute of Egyptology of the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University discovered a unique burial complex of the royal confidant and priest Kaires.
Martin Šorm, PhD student at the Department of Czech History, CUFA, has won the prestigious Visegrad Group Academies Young Researcher Award. The award is designated for young researchers under 35 from the Visegrad countries.
The aim of the project is to organise annual meetings of students and teachers of Finnish studies from four universities in three different countries. The meetings include lectures, conference papers, research projects presentations, and exchanges of experience. The event is also an opportunity to network and to discuss other forms of cooperation.
The international conference on Samuel Beckett and Technology, organised by the Centre for Irish Studies (Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures), was hold at the Faculty of Arts in Prague on 13 - 15 September 2018. The conference was attended by researchers from all over the world, including Canada, Japan, and Trinidad and Tobago.