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Our group will participate at a panel dedicated to Digital Humanities organized by the Humanities Design Lab at Politecnico in Milan.

The panel will be part of the Phd Course "Nurturing design Science with Humanistic knowledge". 


Our PhD student Rachele Sprugnoli has been awarded a travel grant to attend the 26th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI 2014).

The Summer School will be held at the University of Tübingen, Germany, August 11-22, 2014


Our group has been added to the centerNet map of digital humanities centers.

centerNet is an international network of digital humanities centers established in 2007. The map contains pointers to almost 200 DH centres in 27 coutries.


The paper "An Analysis of Causality between Events and its Relation to Temporal Information" by Paramita Mirza and Sara Tonelli has been accepted for oral presentation at the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (Coling 2014).


Registration form for EVALITA 2014 tasks is available!

Please register if you intend to participate in one or more tasks. Upon registration, task organizers will be able to contact you directly with news, updates, data availability etc.


We are happy to announce that the first part of the Training Data for the EVENTI task is now available for download. For instructions go to

In addition, also the first version of our task guidelines is online:


Our PhD student Stefano Menini has been awarded a Google grant to attend the 4th Lisbon Machine Learning School. Competition was tough and only 14% of the applications got funded. Congratulations!


Our group will participate to the Day of DH on April 8 2014.

"Day of DH is an open community publication project that brings together scholars interested in the digital humanities from around the world to document what they do on one day, April 8th, answering the question, "Just what do digital humanists really do?""

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The call for interest for EVALITA 2014 tasks is open.

Academic institutions and industrial organizations interested in participating in the EVENTI task can fill in the form at the following address:


The paper "Annotating causality in the TempEval-3 corpus" by Paramita Mirza, Rachele Sprugnoli, Sara Tonelli and Manuela Speranza has been accepted for presentation at EACL-2014 Workshop on Computational Approaches to Causality in Language, 26 April, Gothenburg, Sweden.