AFRILEX

8th International Conference
Second Circular

22 April 2003

 

 

Dear Member,

 

You are cordially invited to attend the 8th International Conference of the African Association for Lexicography which will be held in Windhoek, Namibia.

 

In this circular:

·   Information on Conference Date, Venue and Registration

·   Information on Accommodation and Related Events

·   Proposed amendment of the Constitution

·   Call for nominations for Office Bearers

·   Statement reflecting your membership status (only in the personalised hardcopy version)

 

CONFERENCE DATE AND VENUE

Date: 7-9 July 2003

Venue: University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Ulrich Heid – Germany

Rufus Gouws – South Africa

Gwyneth Fox – United Kingdom

 

ADVANCE REGISTRATION (before 7 June 2003)

Members: R500

Non-members: R550

 

The registration fee includes the Conference folder, the Conference Abstracts booklet, lunches, as well as tea and refreshments in the mornings and afternoons on 7-9 July.

 

LATE REGISTRATION

At Conference Venue from 08:00 onwards: R600

 

The exchange rate between the South African Rand and the Namibian $ is 1:1 and both currencies are accepted in Namibia. Thus all fees indicated in Rand can also be interpreted as Namibian $ and vice-versa.

 

CONFERENCE DINNER

8 July 2003

Windhoek Country Club Resort

R120 per person

 

CONFERENCE ORGANISATION

Direct all correspondence to the Local Conference Organiser, Mr. H.L. Beyer, Dept. of Germanic & Romance Languages, University of Namibia, Private Bag 13301, Windhoek, Namibia. Tel.: (+264 61) 206 3850 // fax: (+264 61) 206 3863 // e-mail: hbeyer@unam.na

 

PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

Notice is hereby given of the following proposed amendment of the Constitution to be tabled at the General Meeting.

 

It will be proposed that all references to “Chairperson” and “Vice-Chairperson” in the Constitution be replaced by “President” and “Vice-President” respectively.

 

Motivation: To bring the description of these office bearers at AFRILEX in line with the description in its sister organisations such as EURALEX, DSNA and AUSTRALEX.

 

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR OFFICE BEARERS

Members are invited to nominate members in good standing with the association, to serve on the Board of AFRILEX for the period July 2003 tot July 2005. Please complete the attached nomination form and return it to Prof. D.J. Prinsloo, Department of African Languages, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa, to reach us not later than 20 May 2003. Up to 8 candidates can be nominated. Nominations can also be e-mailed to prinsloo@postino.up.ac.za not later than 20 May 2003. A ballot paper containing the names of nominees who were nominated by at least two members will then be mailed to all members.

 

NOTE FOR PRESENTERS OF PAPERS

PC PowerPoint presentation facilities will be available. As a backup, presenters will be asked to e-mail their slide show ahead of the Conference to Mr. H.L. Beyer (e-mail: hbeyer@unam.na).

 

ACCOMMODATION

Please arrange your accommodation directly with one of the following hotels. It is advisable to book well in advance.

 

TOP RANGE (Part 1)

 

Name of establishment

Windhoek Country Club Resort & Casino

Kalahari Sands Hotel & Casino

 

Star rating

****

****

 

Contact person

Gaynor Dowie

Tony Baucher

 

Telephone

+264 61 2055750

+264 61 2800000

 

Fax

+264 61 2055768

+264 61 259805

 

E-mail address

hrwccr@legacyhotels.co.za

ksands@sunint.co.za

 

Web page

http://www.legacyhotels.co.za

 

 

Physical address

Western bypass, Windhoek South

129 Independence Avenue, Windhoek

 

To UNAM

7km

10km

 

To city centre

7km

none

 

Shuttle service to and from city centre & cost

Yes, complimentary

Situated in city centre

 

Rooms

125

60

 

Single room tariff, per night

N$ 675, VAT & full English buffet breakfast included

N$ 650, breakfast included

 

Double room tariff, per night

N$ 930, VAT & full English buffet breakfast included

N$ 735, breakfast included

 

Additional offerings per room, included in tariff

TV (5 channels), Air conditioning, Minibar, Telephone, En-suite bathroom

TV, DSTV, Air conditioning, Telephone

 

Additional

24 hour room service, Golf-course, Hair-dresser, Reflexology studio, Restaurants, Bars, Tennis courts, Casino

 

 

 

TOP RANGE (Part 2)

Name of establishment

Safari Court Hotel

Hotel Safari

Star rating

****

***

Contact person

Dorethea Diaber

Dorethea Diaber

Telephone

+264 61 240240

+264 61 240240

Fax

+264 61 223017

+264 61 223017

E-mail address

safari@safarihotel.com.na

safari@safarihotel.com.na

Web page

http://www.safarihotel.com.na

http://www.safarihotel.com.na

Physical address

C/o Auas and Aviation roads, Windhoek

C/o Auas and Aviation roads, Windhoek

To UNAM

4km

4km

To city centre

4km

4km

Shuttle service to and from city centre & cost

Yes, free for hotel guests

Yes, free for hotel guests

Rooms

90

110

Single room tariff, per night

Between N$ 492 and N$ 580, including full buffet breakfast

Between N$ 378 and N$ 454, including full buffet breakfast

Double room tariff, per night

Between N$ 319 and N$ 389, including full buffet breakfast

Between N$ 239 and N$ 287, including full buffet breakfast

Additional offerings per room, included in tariff

Satellite TV, En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning, Telephone, Fridge, Mini bar on request, Laundry service, Tea/Coffee facilities

Satellite TV, En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning, Telephone, Fridge, Mini bar on request, Laundry service, Tea/Coffee facilities

Additional

Pool and garden, 3 restaurants and 2 bars

Pool and garden, 3 restaurants and 2 bars

 

MIDDLE RANGE (Part 1)

Name of establishment

Hotel Pension Christoph

Arebbusch Travel Lodge

Star rating

*

 

Contact person

Amanda Goldbeck

Amor Vermaak

Telephone

+264 61 240777

+264 61 252255

Fax

+264 61 248560

+264 61 251670

E-mail address

christoph@mweb.com.na

atl@mweb.com.na

Web page

http://www.natron.net/tour/christoph

 

Physical address

C/o Heinitzburg and Robert Mugabe Roads, Windhoek

1 Gholf street, Windhoek South

To UNAM

5km

10km

To city centre

800m

15 km

Shuttle service to and from city centre & cost

Yes, N$ 20 per trip

Yes, N$ 160 per day, maximum 16 persons

Rooms

5 twin rooms

50

Single room tariff, per night

N$ 300, including VAT & breakfast

N$ 290, VAT & breakfast included

Double room tariff, per night

N$ 414, including VAT & breakfast

N$ 395, VAT & breakfast included

Additional offerings per room, included in tariff

En-suite rooms, TV, DSTV, Roomsafe, Telephone, Minibar, Radio, Ceiling fan, High-speed kettle, Tea/Coffee, 2 single beds

TV (5 channels), Air conditioning, Mini fridge

Additional

 

Rooms are located in a natural area

 

MIDDLE RANGE (Part 2)

Name of establishment

Okanyeti Guest House

Ekundu Guesthouse

Star rating

 

 

Contact person

Anneke van Rensburg

Mrs. Rosi Stevenson

Telephone

+264 61 241073

+264 61 253440

Fax

+264 61 254579

+264 61 230729

E-mail address

okanyeti@iway.na

rosist@iafrica.com.na

Web page

 

http://members.africa-adventure.org/a/ekundu/

Physical address

18 Schopenhauerstreet, Academia

10 Johann Albrecht Street, Windhoek West

To UNAM

2km

5km

To city centre

5km

1.2 km

Shuttle service to and from city centre & cost

No

10 minute walk, also on main taxi routes (about N$5)

Rooms

16

8

Single room tariff, per night

N$ 250, breakfast included, VAT excluded

N$ 220, VAT & breakfast included

Double room tariff, per night

N$ 380, breakfast included, VAT excluded

N$ 320, VAT & breakfast included

Additional offerings per room, included in tariff

TV (5 channels), Roof fan, Telephone, Tea/Coffee facilities, Swimming pool

TV with M-Net & Supersport, Refrigirator, Fan, Writing desk, Kettle, Tea/Coffee

Additional

 

24 hour guard, Laundry service, Public phone

 

LOW RANGE

Name of establishment

Motown Formula Inn

Vee’s Self Catering Guest House

Star rating

 

 

Contact person

Jenny-lynne Roos

Vikki Mamvura-Gava

Telephone

+264 61 234646

+264 61 221598

Fax

+264 61 234646

+264 21 237137

E-mail address

 

txgava@hotmail.com

Web page

 

http://www.swiftcentre.com/vees

Physical address

452 Independence Avenue, Windhoek

7311 Elephant street, Rhino Park, Windhoek West

To UNAM

10km

10km

To city centre

none

2km

Shuttle service to and from city centre & cost

Situated in city centre

No

Rooms

40

3 flats

Single room tariff, per night

Between N$ 140 and N$ 350

N$ 140, self-catering

Double room tariff, per night

Between N$ 140 and N$ 350

N$ 240, self-catering

Additional offerings per room, included in tariff

Depending on type of room, Econo, Executive or Luxury

TV, Fan, Card booth

Additional

Mini safes, Quality mattresses, TVs with 4 channels, Breakfast is an additional N$ 25 per person

 

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Transport will be provided between the above hotels and the Conference Venue as well as the Windhoek Country Club Resort (for the Conference Dinner). Transport from and to the airport is available at R100 per trip. Please inform the Local Conference Organiser, Mr. Herman Beyer, well in advance of the date(s) and time(s) that transport from and to the airport is required and provide the flight number and name of the airline.

 

BOOKING DATES

Early booking is advised.

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS

Please note that Business Visas are required by non-Namibian passport holders.

 

POST-CONFERENCE EXCURSION

Return trip to Swakopmund on 10 July at N$150 per person, including a light lunch. Book well in advance since seats are limited. People who intend to go on this trip should schedule to overnight in Windhoek on 10 July and should not book their return flights on the 10th. Please take this into account when booking accommodation and air tickets.

 

AFRILEX WEB SITE

For the latest on the 8th International Conference and other Afrilex activities, visit the Afrilex web site at: http://www.up.ac.za/academic/libarts/afrilang/homelex.html

 

Looking forward to seeing you in Windhoek,

 

AFRILEX greetings,

 

 

Daan Prinsloo: Chairperson

Gilles-Maurice de Schryver: Organiser

Herman Beyer: Local Conference Organiser

 


 

8th International AFRILEX Conference

REPLY FORM

Conference Registration, Conference Dinner, Post-Conference Excursion and Transport

 

Please complete this reply form and return it to:

Mr. H.L. Beyer, Dept. of Germanic & Romance Languages, University of Namibia, Private Bag 13301, Windhoek, Namibia.

 

 

Title, Initials and Surname: ____________________________

Postal Address: _________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

Postal Code: ______                                      

Tel.: ______________________(W);______________________(H)

_______________________(Cell); Fax:______________________

E-mail: ________________________@________________________

 

(i) Conference Registration                               

  @ R500 for members, R550 for non-members      = R _____

  I intend to read a paper                   /YES/   /NO/

(ii) Conference Dinner (8 July 2003)                      

  @ R120                                        = R _____

(iii) Post-Conference Excursion (10 July 2003)            

  @ R150                                        = R _____

(iv) Transport from/to airport                            

  a)  from airport (Flight no. __________)               

      on _____ July 2003 @ R100                 = R _____

  b)  to airport (Flight no. __________)                 

      on _____ July 2003 @ R100                 = R _____

 

Total amount payable                            = R _____

 

 

PAYMENT METHODS

Please make cheques / postal orders payable to AFRILEX in South African Rand.

Alternatively, payment may be made in South African Rand directly into the Afrilex Savings Account, Absa Bank, Hatfield, Pretoria; Branch Code 008675, Account no. 9054460560. Please send or fax the DEPOSIT SLIP, together with this reply form, to Herman Beyer (+264 61) 206 3863. He will acknowledge receipt of this reply form and payment within 10 days.

 

With this reply form please find enclosed my cheque / postal order for  R ………

or

I have paid the sum of  R ………  into the Afrilex Savings Account and attach a copy of the deposit slip.

 

PLEASE NOTE

 

THE DEADLINE FOR ADVANCE REGISTRATION PAYMENT IS 7 JUNE 2003.

 

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