Open Position

kNOwHATE - Project 101049306 - BI| 2022/303 and BI| 2022/304

Type of Position: Research Fellowship (Bolsa de Investigação)

Type of Contract: Research grant

Duration: 9 Months

Limit to reply: 2022-Jul-29


kNOw HATE combines social and language sciences with cutting edge computer science techniques, offering a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to: analyse content and propagation of online hate speech (OHS) and counter speech in user generated content (e.g., tweets) in Portugal; create models for its automatic detection; offer culturally sensitive and tailored guidelines and tools for effective detection, prevention, and countering narratives to be used by individuals, civil society organizations, and policy makers. The work to be carried out by the selected candidates has the following objectives: Linguistic analysis and annotation of comments collected from different social media platforms, such as Twitter. The corpus annotation will build upon detailed guidelines designed by the project’s team, aiming at identifying a variety of linguistic and discursive aspects associated with the materialization of hate speech and counter-speech in social media corpora.


Paula Cristina Quaresma da Fonseca Carvalho



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