15th International Conference

Call for Papers



19 - 21 July 2010


Afrilex Organising Committee, University of Botswana (Gaborone, Botswana)


Papers on any aspect of lexicography

All papers will be adjudicated.

Prospective presenters are to submit abstracts to reach AFRILEX before 30 March 2010. Abstracts should be between 500 and 800 words for adjudicators to make informed judgements on the central argument of the paper, especially given that conference proceedings are not published. Abstracts should contain the following: a central argument of the paper, how the study was conducted and some (preliminary) conclusions. Papers that fail to follow these guidelines will be rejected.

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail to Prof Elsabé Taljard, e-mail address: Postal address: Department of African Languages, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa. Tel.: +27 (0)12 420 2494 // Fax: +27 (0)12 420 3163.

Receipt of abstracts will be acknowledged and abstracts of accepted papers will be distributed during the Conference. PC PowerPoint presentation facilities will be available. As a backup, presenters will be asked to e-mail their slide show ahead of the Conference.

Please note: It is compulsory for presenters of papers, workshops and special sessions to register in advance (before 8 June 2010).

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