CLASSLA K Centre workshop –

call for participation

(May 6-8, 2020, Ljubljana)

Dear colleagues,

in the context of the CLASSLA Knowledge Centre for language resources and technologies of South Slavic languages, the Slovenian CLARIN.SI and the Bulgarian CLADA-BG national consortia of the European Research Infrastructure CLARIN (Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure) are organising a user involvement workshop in Ljubljana (Slovenia), to take place on May 6-8 2020.

The main objectives are:

  1. to disseminate the language resources and technologies of South Slavic languages available in the context of the CLASSLA Knowledge Centre,
  2. to foster networking among researchers of South Slavic languages, and
  3. to obtain feedback on the community needs and preferences.


The target audience are researchers (late masters or higher) and lecturers in linguistics working on South Slavic languages who either use or develop language resources and technologies in their work.


The number of participants is limited to 30, with 15 available scholarships covering both travel and accommodation expenses. The application form should include a short motivation statement. The deadline for applications is 15 February 2020. The workshop is financially supported by CLARIN.SI and CLARIN ERIC.

Best regards,

Nikola Ljubešić and Petya Osenova
Workshop organisers


The preliminary program

  • May 6, afternoon

Nikola Ljubešić: Welcome note, Overview of the CLASSLA Knowledge Centre

Darja Fišer: The CLARIN ERIC infrastructure

Tomaž Erjavec: The CLARIN.SI infrastructure

Kiril Simov: The CLADA-BG infrastructure

Short presentations by participants

Short presentations by senior researchers (preliminary list: Tomaž Erjavec, Darja Fišer, Simon Krek, Kristina Štrkalj Despot, Maja Miličević Petrović, Tanja Samardžić, Vuk Batanović, Katerina Zdravkova, Kiril Simov, Petya Osenova)

  • May 7, morning

Nikola Ljubešić, Petya Osenova: Language resources and technologies available through the CLASSLA Knowledge Centre

  • May 7, afternoon

Tanja Samardžić, Maja Miličević Petrović: Data and methods in linguistic research: testing CLARIN resources for South Slavic languages

  • May 7, evening

Workshop dinner

  • May 8, morning

One-on-one or group consultancy of participants with senior researchers

CLASSLA meeting on planning future activities