the Lexical Data Masterclass will bring together 20 trainees together with
experts to share experiences, methods and techniques for the creation,
management and use of lexical data.
Co-organized by DARIAH, the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW),
Inria and the Belgrade Center for Digital Humanities, with the support of the
German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and DARIAH-DE, the Lexical
Data Masterclass will take place in Berlin at the BBAW from 4 to 8 December
The masterclass will cover a number of topics ranging from general models for
lexical content and TEI-based representation of lexical data to managing
digital lexica as online resources and working efficiently with XML editors.
The participants will have a chance to attend different sessions and to consult
with experts on their own dictionary projects.
The masterclass will also feature two prominent keynote speakers: Frieda
Steurs, director of the Institute of Dutch Language, and James Pustejovsky,
TJX/Feldberg Chair of Computer Science at Brandeis University.
Potential applicants should submit a short proposal presenting their background
and interest in the field together with a description of a particular project
involving lexical data that they would like to pursue during the masterclass.
Participation is free of charge. Travel costs and accommodation will be covered
for all participants up to a maximum of 600€.
Applications should be made via the Lexical Data Masterclass website:
Deadline for application: 20th October 2017
Notification of acceptance: 27th October 2017
Further inquiries can be made to: lexmc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
On behalf of the Organizing Committee,
Belgrade Center for Digital Humanities