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Events
Oct 7 – Oct 8
Submission Deadline: 30 April 2020 
Book
Number in the World's Languages
In press

Edited by: P. Acquaviva, M. Daniel.

Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 2021.

Book chapter
GRAMEVAL 2020 Shared Task: Russian Full Morphology and Universal Dependencies Parsing

Lyashevskaya O., Shavrina T., Trofimov I. et al.

In bk.: Компьютерная лингвистика и интеллектуальные технологии: По материалам ежегодной международной конференции «Диалог» (Москва, 17 июня — 20 июня 2020 г.). Вып. 19(26), 2020.. Iss. 19(26). M.: 2020. Ch. 38. P. 553-569.

Working paper
Length Of Constituent As A Relevant Factor In Russian Syntax

Letuchiy A.

Linguistics. WP BRP. НИУ ВШЭ, 2019. No. WP BRP 88/LNG/2019.

News

Demand for Russian Language Classes Grows

Demand for Russian Language Classes Grows
Fifteen American students have come to HSE to study Russian as a foreign language as part of ‘USA in Russia’ study abroad programme developed by the University of South Alabama in partnership with HSE since 2014. Every other year, Nicholas Gossett, Assistant Professor of Russian and Applied Linguistics, brings a group of students to Moscow to study the Russian language as well as attend lectures and seminars on Russian culture, history, business, and other subjects. The goal is for students to not only improve their knowledge of the Russian language but to also make life-long connections in Russia which will help them in the academic, professional, and personal life.

Digital Humanities – What Is It and Why Is It One of the Newest Revolutions in the Humanities?

Digital Humanities – What Is It and Why Is It One of the Newest Revolutions in the Humanities?
The scientific landscape is changing before our eyes. Different sciences are becoming more and more intertwined with one another, and this sometimes creates quite unexpected combinations, such as the digital humanities. This field is developing rapidly, with conferences and summer schools now being held on the subject. In addition, HSE recently devoted an entire week to the Digital Humanities. But what is this field and why is it so important? 

'HSE students are not content with knowing things — they immediately want to solve linguistic problems'

'HSE students are not content with knowing things — they immediately want to solve linguistic problems'
Guglielmo Cinque is a professor of linguistics at the University of Venice and one of the most well-known European generativists. Recently he paid a week-long visit the HSE School of linguistics, and now shares his impressions of our students and staff, as well as of this year's weather in Moscow.

HSE student Elizaveta Kuzmenko receives Google's Women Techmakers Scholarship

HSE student Elizaveta Kuzmenko receives Google's Women Techmakers Scholarship
Google announced the recepients of its several scholarship programs, including the Women Techmakers Scholarship (formerly the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship). Among this year's winners Elizaveta Kuzmenko, 1st year student on the Computational Linguistics MA programme at HSE.

"Students at HSE have a good sense of linguistic diversity"

"Students at HSE have a good sense of linguistic diversity"
Yale postdoc Kevin Tang recently gave a talk at HSE on his research in experimental phonology. We talked to Kevin about his conversion from an engineer to a linguist and asked him how he liked the feedback he received from HSE students.

'Digital Humanities is an umbrella term that encompasses a plethora of projects'

'Digital Humanities is an umbrella term that encompasses a plethora of projects'
The HSE Centre for Digital Humanities jointly with the School of linguistics and the School of history held the Digital Humanities week. Among the participants were the "Memorial" society, the "Prozhito" project, the Open List, the Centre for Digital Humanities at Perm University, the German Historical Institute Moscow, as well as researchers from various HSE schools and departments.

Lecturers of HSE School of Linguistics Held Day of Caucasian Languages in Lyon

Michael Daniel, Professor at the School of Linguistics and Nina Dobrushina, Head of the Linguistic Convergence Laboratory, spoke at Laboratoire Dynamique Du Langage.

School of linguistics launches an online course on typology

School of linguistics launches an online course on typology
The course is authored and run by the head of the school, prof. Ekaterina Rakhilina.

RusVectōrēs: A Yearly Report

RusVectōrēs: A Yearly Report
RusVectōrēs is a web service for distributional semantics created at the School of Linguistics. The service allows users to play with distributional semantic models (a.k.a. word embeddings) right in the browser. Last year we added lots of new features, and we are happy to share the news with you.

'What convinced me to come here was HSE's focus on research'

'What convinced me to come here was HSE's focus on research'
Frank Fisher, Associate Professor in the School of Linguistics, moved to HSE in 2016, having previously worked at Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities. Since then he has helped found HSE's own Centre for Digital Humanities, participated in a summer school on digital literary research, started a junior research group and became a co-director of DARIAH, a pan-European research infrastructure. In the interview Frank talks about the benefits of being a researcher at HSE and describes his own research activities and plans.