Event Information:

  • Fri

    Chinese applied corpus linguistics symposium

    9:00 - 13:00Lancaster University, County South, room C89

    This informal half-day symposium will take place at Lancaster University on 29th April 2016. The aim of the symposium is to bring together researchers, students and teachers who are interested in Chinese linguistics and the use of corpus techniques. As part of the symposium, Guangwai Lancaster Chinese learner corpus (GLC) will be introduced.  GLC is a new learner corpus developed jointly by the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and Lancaster University. The corpus will become publicly available towards the end of this year.

    Venue: Lancaster University, County South, room C89

    Date: 29 April 2016, 9a.m.-1p.m.

    Online registration is now open.

    Contact: Vaclav Brezina (CASS),


    • Introduction
    • Presentations
    • Roundtable discussion
    • Corpus demonstration

    Guest presenter:  Prof. Hai Xu, GDUFS (via skype)

    Detailed programme is available here. Lunch and tea/coffee will be provided.

    This event is supported by the British Academy International Partnership & Mobility Scheme and the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science.