Corpora and Discourse International Conference


Call for Papers 22-24 June 2018 Lancaster University The fourth international Corpora and Discourse conference (CAD 2018) will be held at Lancaster University from Friday 22 June to Sunday 24 June 2018. The conference will be hosted by the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS). Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies (CADS) investigates the employment of corpus techniques to examine

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Re-Imagining Cultural Histories of The Middle East and North Africa

SOAS, University of London

Call for Papers 28 June 2018 SOAS, University of London A conference organised by: Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster; The Centre for Global Media and Communications, SOAS; Goldsmiths College, University of London; Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House. To celebrate 10 years of the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication. Confirmed keynote: Professor Ella

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Conference Programme: Genealogies of Knowledge I 2017

Genealogies of Knowledge: The Evolution and Contestation of Concepts across Time and Space

Genealogies of Knowledge I: Translating Political and Scientific Thought across Time and Space The University of Manchester 7-9 December 2017 Conference Programme The full programme of the Genealogies of Knowledge 2017 Conference can now be viewed and downloaded from the conference website, in both outline and detailed versions: Hosted by the research team leading the AHRC-funded Genealogies of Knowledge

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Governance and Public Health in Early Nineteenth-Century Egypt

The Aga Khan University

Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, London October 19, 2017 Part of DIALOGUES 2017: a thought-provoking series of seminars on governance in Muslim contexts The Governance Programme at the Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations is hosting Governance and Public Health in Early Nineteenth-Century Egypt in the fourth seminar of its 2017 Dialogues Series. Dr.

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The Challenge and Promise of Interdisciplinarity

Baker Centre

Researching Translation and Interpreting I The Challenge and Promise of Interdisciplinarity 13-15 October 2017 School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China First Call for Papers A relative newcomer to the academic world and initially associated with vocational training, translation studies is now firmly established as a vibrant research field in many if not most universities around the

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ARTIS Training Event: Corpora in translation and interpreting studies Cologne University of Applied Sciences (TH Köln) 26 October 2017 An ARTIS onsite training event hosted by the Institute of Translation and Multilingual Communication About the event Building on the success of the Translation Research Summer Schools, run by the University of Manchester, the University of Edinburgh and University College London,

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Truth in translation

John Rylands Library Special Collections Blog

Jane Gallagher John Rylands Library Special Collections Blog 19 September, 2017 How do you define truth? In medieval Europe, it was often thought that truth came from ancient texts in Latin or Greek, passed down through generations and only accessible to those who could read them. The truth in these texts could then be spoken to others who couldn’t

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Arabographic Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Universität Leipzig

The OpenITI team, building on the foundational open-source OCR work of Leipzig University’s Alexander von Humboldt Chair for Digital Humanities, has reported Optical Character Recognition (OCR) percentage accuracy rates for classical Arabic-script texts in the high nineties. These numbers are based on tests of seven different Arabic-script texts of varying quality and typefaces, totaling over 7,000 lines (approx. 400 pages,

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