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Pere-Lluis Huguet Cabot & David Abadi @ Online Hot Politics Lab

September 17 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Pere-Lluis Huguet Cabot (Sapienza University of Rome) and David Abadi (University ofAmsterdam) will give a talk titled “Computational approaches on modeling political rhetoric: basic emotions, media bias, metaphor, social identity and populist attitudes”.

The talk will be followed by a Q&A, and everbody is welcome to join via Zoom: https://uva-live.zoom.us/j/96492065253  at 3pm (CET).

Pere-Lluis Huguet Cabot is a PhD candidate at the Computer Engineering Department (Sapienza NLP group), Sapienza University of Rome, where he is supervised by Roberto Navigli. He is an MSc-graduate of the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), University of Amsterdam. His research interests encompass deep learning, knowledge graphs, natural language processing (NLP), multilingual NLP models and multi-task learning (MTL). 

David Abadi is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Amsterdam Interdisciplinary Centre for Emotion (AICE), Department of Social Psychology, University of Amsterdam. His research interests across (computational) social science encompass social identity, affective science (basic emotions and appraisal theory), conspiracy beliefs, threat (terror management theory), political psychology (extremism and populism) as well as perspective-taking and empathy in online-communication.