The conference is devoted to keywords in the public discourse, the methods of their selection and linguistic analyzing. This theme brings together different methodologies and different levels of analysis of language and discourse, including:
corpus linguistics and linguistic engineering,
cultural and intercultural linguistics,
lexicology and lexicography.
By combining different methods and experiences, the conference will try to describe the keywords of contemporary public discourse. The conference is part of the on “Words on time” project and poll “The word of the year.” The conference aims to look at similar projects in other countries, as “Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year” or “Wort des Jahres” polls in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and others.