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CLARIN Newsflash November 2015

Finland Joins CLARIN ERIC

We are happy to announce that Finland joined CLARIN on 1 November 2015, becoming its 17th full member.
Finland believes that joining CLARIN ERIC advances the goal of FIN-CLARIN to further develop and strengthen the cooperation and exchange of language tools and resources in the Nordic and Baltic region as well as the EU. 

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CLARIN General Assembly 2015 in Copenhagen

On 19 and 20 November the CLARIN ERIC General Assembly had its annual meeting in Copenhagen. The meeting counted 31 participants from 17 countries (including the CLARIN ERIC Board of Directors), several more than last year. Indeed, CLARIN ERIC is growing quickly: in 2015, Greece, Slovenia and Italy have joined, Norway has become a full member, and the UK an observer. Additionally, at the beginning of this year’s meeting, the Assembly welcomed Finland as the 17th full member.

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New version of the VLO includes hierarchies

The latest version of the Virtual Language Observatory, now supports hierarchies. Read more about this exciting new feature in the updated in the updated blog article.


Steven Krauwer's thoughts about the past and future of CLARIN

Steven Krauwer, the former Executive Director of CLARIN ERIC, shares his thoughts on the past and the future of CLARIN. Watch the farewell speech that he presented at the CLARIN Annual Conference 2015 in Wrocław, Poland.

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This training is intended for CLARIN centres interested in using the  B2SAFE service and will be held in Utrecht on 7 December. There are still two places available for this workshop. The presentations will also be recorded and made available online. 

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Digital Infrastructures for Culture Heritage 
Call for papers ACM Journal on Computer and Cultural Heritage 

The Call of Papers is now open for the special issue on "Digital Infrastructure for Cultural Heritage" (deadline on the 1st of April 2016). 

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