The Third Biennial Conference of the Asian Association for Lexicography
(ASIALEX) is entitled ‘Dictionaries and Language Learning: How can
dictionaries help human and machine learning?’. It will be held at
Meikai University, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, 27-29 August 2003. For
registration and details, please visit the cinference website: www.asialex.org.
The ASIALEX Landmarks
The Asian Association for Lexicography
was established in March 1997, during the Dictionaries in Asia
conference that was held at the Language Centre of Hong Kong University
of Science and Technology, at the initiation of Gregory James and Amy
The major objective of ASIALEX is to foster scholarly and professional
activities in the field of lexicography in Asia.
Several papers from the inauguration conference were published under the
title Lexicography in Asia (eds. McArthur T. and Kernerman I.,
Password Publishers, Tel Aviv, 1998).
The first Asialex international conference was held at Guangdong University
of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China, in 1999. It was organized by the first
Asialex President, Professor Huang Jianhua, and had two major themes: ‘National
experience in lexicography or dictionary compilation’, and ‘Bilingual
The second Asialex international conference was held at Yonsei University,
Seoul, Korea, in 2001. It was organized by the second Asialex Presdient,
Professor Sangsup Lee, and had the major theme of ‘Asian Bilingualism
and the Dictionary’.
The proceedings of each Asialex conference are available from its organizer.
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