AFRILEX

10th International Conference
First Circular

11 February 2005

 

 

Dear Member,

 

You are cordially invited to attend the 10th International Conference of the African Association for Lexicography organised by the Sesiu sa Sesotho Dictionary Unit, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

 

In this circular:

·   Preliminary information on Conference Date, Venue and Registration

·   Call for Papers

·   Preliminary information on Accommodation and Related Events

·   Payment of Membership Fees (only in the personalised hardcopy version)

 

CONFERENCE DATE AND VENUE

Date: 13-15 July 2005

Venue: University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa

 

ADVANCE REGISTRATION (before 7 June 2005)

Members: R600

Non-members: R660

 

The registration fee includes Conference folder, Conference Abstracts booklet, lunches as well as tea and refreshments in the mornings and afternoons on 13-15 July 2005.

 

LATE REGISTRATION

At Conference Venue from 08:00 onwards: R750

 

CONFERENCE ORGANISATION

Direct all correspondence to the Local Conference Organiser, Mr. Motsamai Joseph Motsapi, Sesiu sa Sesotho Dictionary Unit, University of the Free State, P.O. Box 339, Bloemfontein 9300, South Africa. Tel. (051) 401-9315, Fax (051) 401-3619, E-mail motsapijm.hum@mail.uovs.ac.za

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

ACCOMMODATION

Single rooms will be available in Free State University residences at approx. R75 per day, per person, excluding breakfast. A limited number of these rooms will be available on first come first served basis. University authorities enforce an early deadline, 13 May 2005.

 

Alternatively, Bloemfontein has many B&Bs and hotels. A list of these can be found on the city’s official web site: http://www.bloemfontein.co.za/  The site also contains tourist information about the city and surrounding area.

 

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Information regarding transport will be provided in the next circular.

 

BOOKING DATES

Early booking is advised.

 

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 to Dr. E. Taljard, Department of African Languages, University of Pretoria, 0002, Republic of South Africa, Tel: +27-12-420-2494, Fax: +27-12-420-31
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AFRILEX WEB SITE

For the latest on the 10th 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 Bloemfontein,

 

AFRILEX greetings,

 

 

Marietta Alberts: Chairperson

 

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