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The next Biennial Conference of the Asian Association for Lexicography, ASIALEX 2015, will be held in Hong Kong, from the 25th to the 27nd of June 2015. For more information, see the conference website here.

At the previous conference, ASIALEX 2013, held in Bali, Indonesia, a New Board was elected by the members present. The current board members are, in alphabetical order:

Dr. Shirley Dita, from Philippines
Prof. Chu-Ren Huang (President), from Hong Kong
Prof. Nor Hashimah Jalaluddin, from Malaysia
Mr. Ilan Kernerman (Vice-President), from Israel
Dr. Deny A. Kwary (Secretary), from Indonesia
Prof. Lan Li, from Hong Kong
Dr. Saravanan Raja, from India
Dr. Rachel Edita O. Roxas, from Philippines
Prof. Yukio Tono, from Japan
Prof. Shigeru Yamada (Treasurer), from Japan


 

Membership

Membership of Asialex is free and linked to a mailing list. To become a member, and to subscribe to the mailing list, simply go here.

 

Previous Conferences

Prof. Gregory James hosted the inaugural meeting of Asialex in 1997, in Hong Kong, and since then seven biennial conferences have been organised, as follows:

ASIALEX 1997: Hong Kong (inaugural meeting)
ASIALEX 1999: Guangzhou, China (1st conference) [photo]
ASIALEX 2001: Seoul, South Korea (2nd conference)
ASIALEX 2003: Tokyo, Japan (3rd conference)
ASIALEX 2005: Singapore (4th conference)
ASIALEX 2007: Chennai, India (5th conference)
ASIALEX 2009: Bangkok, Thailand (6th conference)
ASIALEX 2011: Kyoto, Japan (7th conference)
ASIALEX 2013: Bali, Indonesia (8th conference)

 

History

The Asialex history as covered by Kernerman Dictionary News:

KDN 5, July 1997: Dictionaries in Asia and ASIALEX
KDN 6, July 1998: The First ASIALEX Regional Symposium
KDN 8, July 2000: The ASIALEX Second Biennial Conference, Seoul
KDN 11, July 2003: The Third ASIALEX International Congress, Tokyo
KDN 13, July 2005: The Fourth ASIALEX International Congress, Singapore
KDN 15, July 2007: ASIALEX now

 

Newsletters

In the early days of Asialex, several Newsletters were compiled by Dr. Amy Chi. A selection is presented below:

Newsletter 0: March 1997
Newsletter 1: April 1997
Newsletter 2: November 1997
Newsletter 3: June 1998
Newsletter 4: February 1999

 

Previous Boards

The 2011-2013 board members were:
Mrs. Susanne Bae, from South Korea
Prof. Gilles-Maurice de Schryver, from Belgium and South Africa
Prof. Chu-Ren Huang (Vice-President), from Hong Kong
Prof. Shin Ishikawa, from Japan
Mr. Ilan Kernerman, from Israel
Dr. Deny A. Kwary (Secretary), from Indonesia
Prof. Lan Li, from Hong Kong
Prof. Yukio Tono (President), from Japan
Prof. Shigeru Yamada (Treasurer), from Japan

The 2009-2011 board members were:
Prof. Zafar Iqbal (President), from Pakistan
Prof. Yukio Tono (Vice-President), from Japan
Prof. Mubina Talaat (Secretary), from Pakistan
Prof. Shigeru Yamada (Treasurer), from Japan
Dr. Amy Chi, from Hong Kong
Prof. Gilles-Maurice de Schryver, from Belgium and South Africa
Dr. Deny A. Kwary, from Indonesia and Denmark
Prof. Lan Li, from Hong Kong
Dr. Saravanan Raja, from India
Prof. Jirapa Vitayapirak, from Thailand
Dr. Gao Yongwei, from China

The 2007-2009 board members were:
Prof. Jirapa Vitayapirak (President), from Thailand
Prof. Zafar Iqbal (Vice-President), from Pakistan
Dr. Pattama Patpong (Secretary), from Thailand
Prof. Nongsamorn Pongpanich (Treasurer), from Thailand
Dr. Amy Chi, from Hong Kong
Prof. Gilles-Maurice de Schryver, from Belgium and South Africa
Prof. Gregory James, from Hong Kong
Prof. Varadarajan Jayadevan, from India
Prof. Yukio Tono, from Japan
Prof. Shigeru Yamada, from Japan

 

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