University of Warsaw, 22-24 November 2010

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SLAVICORP 2, Dubrovnik 2011

The Faculty of Polish Studies of the University of Warsaw, the Foundation of Polish Language and the National Corpus of Polish are pleased to announce the first conference “SLAVICORP. Corpora of Slavic Languages”. The conference is the first meeting of the Corpus Linguistics Committee of the International Committee of Slavists. The conference will be held at the University of Warsaw on November the 22nd-24th 2010.

On 27 August 2009 in Stara Leśna, the International Committee of Slavists established the Corpus Linguistics Committee, following a motion tabled by representatives of a number of Slavic national corpora. The proponents of the motion included members of major corpus linguistics teams from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.


The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Recent developments in national Slavic corpora
  • New Slavic corpus projects
  • Parallel Slavic corpora
  • Slavic corpora and corpus based dictionaries
  • Diachronic corpora and digital literature databases
  • Corpora in teaching. Incorporating corpora in university and high-school syllabuses
  • Search tools and tagsets. Grammatical annotation in Slavic languages.


A special session will be devoted to the Parallel Polish-Russian project run by the University of Warsaw, Bashkir State Pedagogical University, National Corpus of Polish and Russian National Corpus.


František Čermák, director of the Czech National Corpus will deliver a plenary lecture.


  • Jacek Duda, Institute of Slavic Studies, University of Warsaw
  • Milena Hebal-Jezierska, Institute of Slavic Studies, University of Warsaw
  • Magdalena Kuratczyk, Institute of Russian Studies, University of Warsaw
  • Marek Łaziński, Institute of Polish Language, University of Warsaw, Polish Language Foundation
  • Adam Przepiórkowski, National Corpus of Polish
  • Natalia Kotsyba, Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Warsaw

For further information about the conference, please contact: jacek.duda1 at