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This year's Biennial Conference of the Asian Association for Lexicography, ASIALEX 2015, was held in Hong Kong, from 25 to 27 June 2015.  Subsequent conferences will be held annually, with ASIALEX 2016  hosted by the Philippines (1 June to 3 June 2016)_and ASIALEX 2017 (26-28 May 2017) hosted by Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.

At ASIALEX 2015, a New Board (for 2015-2017) was elected by the members present. The elected board members are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Assoc Prof Shirley DITA (Convenor ASIALEX 2016), De La Salle University, The Philippines
Prof Chu-Ren HUANG, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Prof Shiyong KANG, Ludong University, China mainland
Mr. Ilan KERNERMAN (President), K Dictionaries, Israel
Assoc Prof Lan LI, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Assoc Prof Vincent OOI (Secretary), National University of Singapore, Singapore
Prof Rachel Edita O. ROXAS (Vice-President), National University, The Philippines
Prof Yukio TONO (Editor of Lexicography), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan
Assoc Prof Jirapa VITAYAPIRAK, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Prof Hai XU (Convenor ASIALEX 2017), Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China mainland
Prof Shigeru YAMADA (Treasurer), Waseda University, Japan
 

 

Membership

The membership of Asialex is linked with the Journal of Asialex,  LEXICOGRAPHY (ISSN Print: 2197-4292). published by Springer. To become a member, and to subscribe to the journal, please click here. To subscribe to the mailing list, please click here.

 

Previous Conferences

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

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)
ASIALEX2015: Hong Kong (9th 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 2013-2015 board members were:
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 the Philippines
Prof. Yukio Tono, from Japan
Prof. Shigeru Yamada (Treasurer), from Japan

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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