Call for papers: SlaviCorp 2018
to be held in Prague, Czech Republic on 24 — 26 September 2018
Conference website: http://slavicorp.ff.cuni.cz/
The conference aims to cover a wide range of topics related to research on Slavic languages:
— corpus research on any Slavic language, including also contrastive topics using parallel or comparable corpora;
— development of Slavic language resources: corpora, lexica, annotation, tools;
— applications of Slavic language resources for language technologies.
The official language of the conference is English.
The main conference will consist of plenary lectures and regular presentations of full papers. Full papers will be allowed 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. Details about the plenaries will be published soon.
The conference will be accompanied by the workshop on language variability and multi-dimensional analysis in the form of a panel of experts involved in variability analyses, including a lecture delivered by Prof. Douglas Biber. The workshop will be free and open to all conference participants.
The conference will be held at the Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague. The venue is in the city centre, overlooking the Vltava River, within easy reach by public transport.
We invite submissions of extended abstracts that reflect any of the conference topics. The extended abstracts should be between 500 and 800 words long (excluding references) and they are to be submitted on-line through EasyChair: https://easychair.org/
The deadline for submission of the abstracts is 18 February 2018. The abstracts will be anonymously peer-reviewed by the Programme Committee, notification of acceptance will be sent out by the end of April 2018.
The conference is organized by the Institute of the Czech National Corpus, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague.
All relevant information about the conference is available on http://slavicorp.ff.cuni.cz/ where all updates will also be posted.