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Fri Apr 11 2003

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  1. geoffrey.williams, EURALEX 2004: First call for papers

Message 1: EURALEX 2004: First call for papers

Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2003 16:22:52 +0200
From: geoffrey.williams <>
Subject: EURALEX 2004: First call for papers


First Call for Papers
The 11th EURALEX International Congress will be held in Lorient,
France, from the 6 to the 10th July, 2004. The Congess organizers are
the Facult� de Lettres et Sciences Humaines of the Universit� de
Bretagne Sud, Lorient.

The EURALEX Congresses bring together professional lexicographers,
publishers, researchers, scholars, and others interested in
dictionaries of all types. The programme will include plenary
lectures, parallel sessions on the topics listed below, software
demonstrations, pre-congress tutorials and specialized workshops, a
book and software exhibition, and social events for participants and
their guests.

Papers, posters, and software demonstrations are invited on all topics
of lexicography, including, but not limited to, the following fields,
which are the main focus of the congress:

 1.. Computational Lexicography and Lexicology.
 2.. The Dictionary-Making Process.
 3.. Reports on Lexicographical and Lexicological Projects.
 4.. Bilingual Lexicography.
 5.. Lexicography for Specialised Languages - Terminology and 
 6.. Historical and Scholarly Lexicography and Etymology.
 7.. Dictionary Use.
 8.. Phraseology and Collocation.
 9.. Lexicological Issues of Lexicographical Relevance.
 10.. Other topics.
The main topics are not meant to exclude any lexicographic topic.
Papers, posters, and demonstrations that are relevant to the congress,
but which do not fit into any of the categories 1-9, will be reviewed
nonetheless and considered for presentation.


Individual presentations should be timed for 30 minutes, and will be
followed by a 10-minute discussion period.

Short papers and project notes

There will be opportunities for short papers and project notes. These
will be allowed 20 minutes with a 10-minute discussion period.

There are no restrictions on language of presentations, but
unfortunately it is not possible to offer interpretation.

Software demonstrations
We are particularly interested in well-prepared software
demonstrations, presentations of electronic dictionaries, corpora,
tools, etc. These demonstrations will be allowed a 20-minute time slot
at the congress (they may possibly be presented twice). Technical
facilities will be available.

A poster session is planned. Appropriate facilities will be provided
on the Congress site.

Submissions may be one of the following types: Contributed papers, 
Software demonstrations, Posters.

All submissions will be reviewed by two or three members of the
referees panel. The programme will be selected by the programme
committee. Submissions proposing software demonstrations should
include a description of the functions, underlying approach and
implementation of the software, possibly an indication of a URL, and
hardware/software requirements.

Authors should send five hard copies before 30th October 2003. Email
submission may be used in addition, but the hardcopy submission in
five copies is mandatory.

Contributed Papers: 6-8 pages, double-spaced;

Software Demonstrations: 4 pages, double-spaced;

Posters: 1-2 pages, double-spaced;

Front page:

 a.. Title of the paper/software demonstration/poster;
 b.. Name(s), affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s);
 c.. Abstract (10-15 lines);
 d.. In the top right corner: indication of the topic category. If
your paper does not fit into any of the main categories, please use
10. Authors whose submissions are accepted will receive a style guide
for the preparation of the (electronic) final version of the paper to
be published in the Proceedings immediately before the congress.
Contributed papers will be allowed up to 10 pages: papers relating to
Software Demonstrations c. 5 pages, in a separate section of the

Important Dates
30th October 2003: Deadline for receipt of preliminary versions of 
papers by congress organisers.

1st February 2004: Despatch of notifications of acceptance/rejection.

15th March 2004: Deadline for receipt of camera-ready papers for
inclusion in the Proceedings.

Contact address
Congress Organizers EURALEX 2004

Dr. Geoffrey Williams

Facult� de Lettres et de Sciences Humaines

4 rue Jean Zay

B.P. 92116

56321 Lorient cedex


Email :

Website :

The information at this location will be kept up to date.

Programme Committee: Geoffrey Williams (F), Anna Braasch (DK),
Frantisek Cerm�k (CZ), Krista Varantola (FIN) Henri B�joint
(F). Reviewers will include the above, the members of the EURALEX
Executive Board, and additional experts.

Pre-EURALEX tutorials: Pre-EURALEX tutorials will be organised. Topics
will be announced later.

Exhibitions: A book and software exhibition will be organised in the
coffee break area of the Congress site. Walk-up-and-use software
demonstrations (without presentation, not included in the Proceedings)
may be given there; however, participants should bring their own
transportable PCs or laptops as there will be no technical support.

Registration: Fees will be announced later. An early subscription
bonus, as well as a reduction for EURALEX members, will be offered. A
late fee will apply.

Accommodation: This will be organised directly by the Tourist Office
of Lorient. Block reservations will be made in the centre of
Lorient. The University is about 30 minutes on foot from the centre or
10 minutes by bus. Low budget accommodation will be provided as
well. Information can be obtained from the Congress Organisers or

Office du Tourisme du Pays de Lorient

Maison de la Mer

Quai de Rohan


Telephone: (33) 2 97 21 00 52.

Fax: (33) 2 97 21 06 65


To receive the second circular in September 2003, please complete and
return this form (or a copy from the EURALEX web site) as soon as
possible, and before 31 July 2003, to the following address.
Alternatively you can email

Congress Organizers EURALEX 2004

Dr. Geoffrey Williams

Facult� de Lettres et de Sciences Humaines

4 rue Jean Zay

B.P. 92116

56321 Lorient cedex












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