Research areas and topics of interest


Current work

  • Variation in translation
  • Language contrasts
  • Discourse phenomena in a multilingual perspective
  • Discourse in (machine) translation
  • Register and genre in translation (including machine translation)
  • Language variation
  • Coreference resolution
  • Annotation of coreference, DRDs and other discourse-related phenomena
  • Corpus Linguistics: tools, techniques and methods
  • Extraction of linguistic data from text
  • Corpus-based translatology


Projects I'm involved in


Projects I was involved in

Previous research interests


  • Subcategorisation acquisition
  • Computational Lexicography
  • Second Language Learning

Summer Schools:

  • EMA - the 9th Summer School of the European Master in Language and Speech Technology Programms, Stuttgart, Germany, July 21-25, 2008.
  • SLE - Summer School on Linguistic Methodology, Campobasso, Italy, July 16-27, 2007.
  • ESSLLI - 19th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 6-17 August, 2007.
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PD. Dr. Phil. Ekaterina Lapshinova-Koltunski

Akademische Oberrätin
Senior Lecturer


Universität des Saarlandes
Fachrichtung Sprachwissenschaft
und Sprachtechnologie
Campus A2 2, Room 1.02
D-66123 Saarbrücken

Tel.: +49 681 302-2563
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E-Mail: e.lapshinova(at)

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