Israel Data Science Initiative

is pleased to sponsor a

Workshop on

State-of-the-Art Natural Language Processing (NLP)


Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Date:  June 24, 2021

Opening Remarks: 11:00 Professor Ido Dagan (Bar-Ilan University)

Session 1:  11:10 – 13:00 Models and Methods

Professor Ronen Feldman (HUJI)

Session 2:   14:00 – 15:30 Use Case with Python

Professor Ronen Feldman (HUJI)

Session 3: 16:00–18:00 NLP for Hebrew language sources

Doctor Yael Netzer (BGU)


has been held at Bar-Ilan university

NLP has become a versatile research tool in a growing range of disciplines and applications. The current workshop is designed to expose researchers in the social sciences and humanities to the latest developments in the field, and to give them some hands-on experience using the latest tools. For part of the workshop, some experience with Python programming will be useful. For those who want to try for themselves, bring your laptop. Software and python packages will be sent before the workshop. Attendance is free, but registration is required.

Audience: Research faculty and research students in the social sciences and humanities who wish to use up-to-date Natural Language Processing methods in their research domains.