Consortium

Consortium Founding Member
The Founding Member of the Italian CLARIN Consortium is the Institute for Computational Linguistics "Antonio Zampolli" of the Italian National Research Council (ILC-CNR), which was already an active participant in the CLARIN preparatory phase project (2008-2011) and is the CLARIN-IT Executing Institution.
Dr Monica Monachini, Senior Researcher at ILC-CNR and Member of the CLARIN Standards Committee, is the CLARIN-IT National Coordinator.
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Cultural Heritage of the Italian National Research Council (DSU-CNR) is the CLARIN-IT Body of Representation.
ILC-CNR has set up a Metadata Providing Centre (of Type C) - ILC4CLARIN - which is the 1st CLARIN-IT National Centre.

Consortium Members
The Italian CLARIN Consortium is being formed and will include several of the major universities and research institutes of the country.
  • The Department of Education, Human Sciences and Intercultural Communication of the University of Siena signed the CLARIN-IT Membership Application on 17th November 2016. The membership establishes that the metadata relating to the resources and tools available at the headquarters of the aforesaid organization are deposited in the Repository of the ILC4CLARIN Data Centre. The person appointed to be actively involved in CLARIN-IT is Prof. Silvia Calamai.
  • The Center for Comparative Studies “I Deug-Su” of the Department of Philology and Literary Criticism of the University of Siena signed the CLARIN-IT Membership Application on 31st January 2017. The membership establishes that the metadata relating to the resources and tools available at the headquarters of the aforesaid organization are deposited in the Repository of the ILC4CLARIN Data Centre. The person appointed to be actively involved in CLARIN-IT is Prof. Francesco Vincenzo Stella.
  • The Eurac Research Association signed the CLARIN-IT Membership Application on 23rd October 2017. The membership establishes that the organization creates a Repository compliant with the CLARIN guidelines in which to deposit the metadata relating to the resources and tools available at its headquarters. The Institute involved in CLARIN-IT is the Institute for Applied Linguistics. The persons appointed to be actively involved in CLARIN-IT are the following ones: Dr Andrea Abel, Head of the aforesaid Institute; Dr Alexander König, Researcher at the same institute; Dr Lionel Nicolas, Senior Researcher at the same institute.

It is expected that the CLARIN-IT Membership Application is signed soon by the University of Parma as well. The person appointed to be actively involved in CLARIN-IT is Prof. Anika Nicolosi, who signed the CLARIN-IT Expression of Interest on 10th October 2017.
It is expected that the CLARIN-IT Membership Application is signed soon by the Università "Ca’ Foscari" Venezia as well. The membership procedure was started on 5th October 2017 by Prof. Marina Buzzoni, Full Professor at the Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici e Culturali Comparati.
Furthermore, the following organizations working in the sector of Language Resources and Technology have expressed their interest in becoming CLARIN-IT Members: the Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa); the Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Trento); the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (Milano); the University of Roma "Tor Vergata"; the University of Pisa.
The list of the Consortium Members will be updated as soon as the membership procedures are ended.