History of Parlaritaliano PDF Print E-mail

 

The history of Parlare italiano begins in 2004, thanks to a national project funded by the Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR), in which partook ten research groups (RG) of various Italian Universities coordinated by Miriam Voghera of the University of Salerno: University of Turin RG coordinated by Carla Bazzanella, University of Florence RG coordinated by Emanuela Cresti, University for Foreigners of Siena RG coordinated by Massimo Vedovelli, University of Rome “La Sapienza” RG coordinated by Tullio De Mauro, University of Rome "Roma Tre" coordinated by Raffaele Simone, three RG of the University of Naples "Federico II" di Napoli coordinated respectively by Federico Albano Leoni and Francesca M. Dovetto (Dept. Modern Philology), Francesco Cutugno (Dept. Phisical, Mathematical and Natural Sciences), Elio Marciano (Dept. Neurosciences), University of Naples "L'Orientale" RG coordinated by Antonella Giannini.

In 2006 the funds were renewed for a project, always coordinated by Miriam Voghera of the University of Salerno, in which partook the following RGs: University of Turin RG coordinated by Carla Bazzanella, University for Foreigners of Siena RG coordinated by Massimo Vedovelli, University of Naples "L'Orientale" RG coordinated by Antonella Giannini.

Today Parlare italiano is financed by the funds of the National project (FIRB 2009-2012) “Loss, maintenance and recovery of the cultural and linguistic space in 2nd and 3rd generation Italian emigrants around the world: language, languages, identity” (www.universoitaliano.it), coordinated by Massimo Vedovelli.

Many people who study the numerous aspects of spoken communication have contributed to the portal, even if not involved in the initial projects. This allowed to publish a broad range of projects, data, corpora and tools.