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Elena Prat

Interview about READ-IT and reading emotions

Project leader Brigitte Ouvry-Vial and Elena Prat, whose PhD project is co-sponsored by READ-IT, were interviewed about their research work on reading emotions. In this interview to the magazine Décryptage, they discuss the impact of reading and reading emotions on decision-making processes, especially in times of collective or personal uncertainty. The interview, in French, is…

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Event news: Nantes Science Festival (France)

On the 9th and 10th October 2021, Brigitte Ouvry-Vial, François Vignale and Elena Prat (Le Mans University) will present READ-IT at the Nantes Science Festival (France). In the course of the event, the public will be invited to test the READ-IT annotation interface and to contribute to the project through short interviews, by filling in…

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“Voisins”: Frontière, proximité et vivre-ensemble en Europe

Between the 31st of March and the 2nd of April, the online conference “Voisins”: Frontière, proximité et vivre-ensemble en Europe took place at Le Mans University. The conference, organised by READ-IT PL Brigitte Ouvry-Vial, gathered together scholars and early career researchers from a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. All the…

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READ-IT French chatbot launched (05.02.2021); Le Mans conference (31.03-02.04.2021)

The READ-IT project team are delighted to announce the launch of the French version of our chatbot, ahead of the “Voisins” conference at Le Mans Université, 31 March to 2 April 2021. The chatbot can be accessed via the web or through the Telegram app. Thanks in particular to Elena Prat (Le Mans, France) and…

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New French social media champion, Elena Prat, joins the team (28.10.2020)

The READ-IT team is delighted to announce that Elena Prat (pictured above) has joined us as our new French social media champion, from October 2020. She will be tweeting and re-tweeting in French about the project and our public engagement events. Elena writes: “I have a background in comparative literary studies and publishing and a…

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