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Humanist Archives: Aug. 16, 2022, 6:52 a.m. Humanist 36.128 - events cfp: Propaganda Detection in Arabic

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        Date: 2022-08-15 18:46:15+00:00
        From: Wajdi Zaghouani <>
        Subject: CFP: The First Propaganda Detection in Arabic Shared Task (With WANLP-7 / EMNLP2022)

Dear colleagues,

you are invited to submit a system paper for the first Propaganda Detection
in Arabic shared task held with the 7th Arabic Natural Language Processing
Workshop (WANLP 2022) co-located with the EMNLP2 022 Conference in Abu
Dhabi (Dec 7, 2022).

Subtask 1: Given only the “text” of a Tweet, identify which of the 20
techniques ( are
used in it. This is a multilabel classification problem.

Subtask 2: Given only the “text” of a Tweet, identify which of the 20
techniques ( are
used in it together with the span(s) of text covered by each technique.
This is a sequence tagging task

Important Dates
July 24, 2022: Release of training, dev and dev-test data, and evaluation
September 10, 2022: Registration deadline.
September 10, 2022: Release of test data (and final training and dev data).
September 15, 2022: End of the evaluation cycle (test set submission closes)
September 20, 2022: Results released
October 5, 2022: System description paper submissions due.
October 15, 2022: Notification of acceptance.
October 31, 2022: Camera-ready versions due.
December 7, 2022: WANLP 2022 workshop at EMNLP in Abu Dhabi

Lab Registration
Please register here:

The Datasets are hosted on the Gitlab repository:

Firoj Alam, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
Hamdy Mubarak, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
Wajdi Zaghouani, HBKU
Preslav Nakov, Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU
Giovanni Da San Martino, University of Padova


Wajdi Zaghouani, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
P.O. Box 34110 | Education City | Doha, Qatar
tel: +974 4454 5601 | mob: +974 33454992| Office A141, LAS Building

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