This year ACL 2019, the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, will be organised in Florence, Italy. The Italian NLP community is involved in the event through the commitment of AILC, Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Computazionale, whose board members Bernardo Magnini, Simonetta Montemagni and Alessandro Lenci are also local organisers of ACL 2019.
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The Digital Humanities (DH) Conference is the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations. In 2019, the DH Conference (DH2019) will take place in Utrecht, the Netherlands. During two days of pre-conference workshops and the three-day conference, participants will present their newest research and the applications of their work.
Our group will present two papers:
Coleen Holloway and Emanuele Sigismondi from University of Bologna (History and Oriental Studies) used the ALCIDE plaform to study the concepts of "people" and "multitude" during their internship in our group at Fondazione Bruno Kessler. This talk will summarise their findings and provide insight into how to use digital technologies to carry out cultural studies.
Nell'ambito del festival EDUCA 2019, organizzeremo insieme all'Unità e-Health un laboratorio con alcuni studenti delle scuole superiori per riflettere sul fenomeno del cyberbullismo, analizzare il linguaggio dei social media e commentare insieme alcune interazioni prese da social network. L'attività afferisce al progetto EIT Digital CREEP.
The outcome of the project "Epistolario De Gasperi", led by Fondazione Trentina Alcide De Gasperi, will be presented at Archivio del Quirinale in the presence of the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella.
Rachele Sprugnoli will give a talk at University of Florence with the title "Analysis and Automatic Detection of Hate Speech: From pre-teen Cyberbullying on WhatsApp to Islamophobic discourse on Twitter"
Sara Tonelli will participate to the first National meeting of the CINI Lab for Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems, where she will present the work "Personalised simplification of documents in the administrative domain", co-authored with Alessio Palmero Aprosio and Marco Pistore.
Full program here.
At the end of February we will present the activities carried out within the SIMPATICO project at the final review meeting in Bruxelles. FBK is the coordinating partner, and will present the work done together with the other consortium partners: Engineering Group, Business Engineering, Comune di Trento, Universidad de Deusto, HiIberia, Xunta de Galicia, University of Sheffield, Sparta Digital and Sheffield City Council.
Sara Tonelli will give a talk at the Dept. of Computer Science, University of Turin, entitled: "What is hate speech? Insights from cyberbullying detection and Islamophobic discourse monitoring"
AIUCD2019, the annual conference of AIUCD-Associazione per l'Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale, will be held in Udine, Italy, at the "Dipartimento di Studi umanistici e del Patrimonio culturale" (DIUM) of the University of Udine.
Titolo: "Mappe nuove per l’antico regime. Cartografia digitale e storia moderna."
The 6th evaluation campaign EVALITA 2018 will be held in Turin, as a co-located event of the 5th Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics - CLiC-it 2018 (December 10-12, 2018).
EVALITA 2018 is an initiative of AILC (Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Computazionale).
The Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics, CLiC-it, aims at establishing a reference forum for the Italian community of researchers working in the fields of Computational Linguistics (CL) and Natural Language Processing (NLP). CLiC-it promotes and disseminates high-level, original research on all aspects of automatic language processing, both written and spoken, and targets state-of-the-art theoretical results, experimental methodologies, technologies, as well as application perspectives, which may contribute to the advancement of the CL and NLP fields.
In the context of the "Digital Culture Laboratory", Rachele Sprugnoli will hold the seminar "Spatial Humanities ed uso delle tecnologie del linguaggio per lo studio di luoghi e spostamenti" on the intersection between NLP and spatial humanities.
LIGHTS [LInguaggio, parità di Genere e parole d’odio / Language gender and HaTe Speech] will bring together international experts in the areas of formal and computational Linguistics, Psychology, Pedagogy, Sociology, Legal and Political Studies to discuss inclusive communication practices, verbal and linguistic equity and fairness, verbal violence in an intersectional approach considering gender and gender-identity in a comparative cross-linguistic and cross-cultural approach.
The CLARIN Annual Conference is the main annual event for those working on the construction and operation of CLARIN across Europe, as well as for representatives of the communities of use in the humanities, and social sciences.
CLARIN2018 will take place from 8 till 10 October at the Hotel Galilei Congress in Pisa, Italy: http://www.hotelgalileipisa.it/en.
Title: Edizioni digitali di plastilina. Modellare i dati, da Dante a oggi
Le edizioni critiche dei testi della nostra cultura sono create a partire da oggetti complessi: manoscritti di copisti, manoscritti d’autore, lettere, appunti e bozze. Il filologo studia questi materiali, per decidere cosa accogliere nel testo, cosa inserire in nota, di cosa dare conto nell’introduzione, cosa omettere.
The new edition of the European Researchers' Night will be back to Trento next 28th September 2018 starting at 5 pm and witj science corners, meetings on research, dinners with researchers other initiatives!
Titolo: "Spatial Humanities: Uso delle tecnologie del linguaggio per lo studio di luoghi e spostamenti."
Speaker: Federico Nanni, University of Mannheim
Title: Topic-based and Cross-lingual Scaling of Political Text
The second edition of the summer school "Digital Tools for Humanists" will be held in Pisa, from 25 to 29 June 2018. This initiative is organized in the frame of the summer schools organized by the University of Pisa, under the direction of the “Laboratorio di Cultura Digitale”.
In this context, Rachele Sprugnoli will give two lectures: on
Titolo: "FRIDA. Festival in Renaissance Italy, Digital Atlas"
The fifth edition of CLiC-it will be held in Turin, on 10-12 December, 2018. The conference will be followed by EVALITA 2018 (http://www.evalita.it/2018), the 6th evaluation campaign of Natural Language Processing and speech tools for the Italian language. CLiC-it and EVALITA are organised by the Italian Association of Computational Linguistics (AILC -- www.ai-lc.it).
Title: "Semantic Flexibility in Language: Inputs for Lexical Resources and Lexical Semantic Models"