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Event date: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 9:59pm to Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:59pm

Call for PapersTime
June 10-12, 2017
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies,
2 North Baiyun Avenue,
Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510420, ChinaImportant Dates
Abstract submission deadline: March 1, 2017
Notification of paper acceptance: March 20, 2017
Deadline for early bird registration: April 30, 2017
Deadline for full paper submission: May 15, 2017 

To respond to the challenges of the corpus revolution and the digital revolution in lexicography, lexicographers, linguists, language professionals and publishers from across Asia and worldwide need to work together to share information, knowledge and experience, and to encourage innovation in lexicographic studies and practice. The 11th International Conference of the Asian Association for Lexicography aims to provide such a platform.

Conference Theme
The theme of this conference is Lexicography in Asia: Challenges, Innovations and Prospects. We welcome proposals related (but not limited) to the following topics:

  1. electronic and digital revolution in lexicography
  2. corpus lexicography
  3. bilingual lexicography
  4. pedagogical lexicography
  5. specialized lexicography
  6. dictionary use studies
  7. dictionary and culture
  8. dictionary as discourse
  9. phraseology and lexicography
  10. neologisms and lexicography
  11. terminology and lexicography
  12. English-Chinese/Chinese-English unabridged dictionaries: In memory of Prof. LU Gusun

Abstract Submission
- The medium of the conference is English.
- Submissions should contain the following information:


    • Title (maximum of 12 words)
    • Name(s) of proponent(s)
    • Affiliation of proponent(s)
    • Email address
    • Abstracts should be between 250 and 300 words, excluding references. Please click here for the abstract template (ASIALEX2017_AbstractTemplate)
    • Please use the following format as the filename of your abstract: Surname-Title in .doc or .docx format (surname of the corresponding author only)
    • Send the abstract as attachment to
    • The subject should be: Surname-Title


Publication Opportunity

Proceedings of the papers presented at the conference will be edited. Some selected papers will be recommended to the refereed journal: Lexicography: Journal of ASIALEX.

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