We are pleased to announce that the 9th International Conference on Historical Lexicology an Lexicography will be held in Santa Margherita Ligure (Italy) on June 20-22, 2018 and will be hosted by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures of the University of Genova.
ICHLL is a biennial conference providing scholars from different institutions an opportunity to gather and share their research on the history of dictionaries, the making of historical dictionaries, as well as on historical lexicology. Previous conferences have been held in Leicester, UK (2002), Gargnano del Garda, Italy (2004), Leiden, The Netherlands (2006), Edmonton, Canada (2008), Oxford, UK (2010), Jena, Germany (2012), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (2014), Bloomington, USA (2016).
For more information on the International Society on Historical Lexicology and Lexicography (ISHLL) and past conferences, see http://www.le.ac.uk/ee/jmc21/ishll.html.
We welcome proposals for both oral presentations and posters on the thematic strand “From glosses to dictionaries”, as well as on any topic of historical lexicology and lexicography.
Oral presentations will be 20 minutes in length followed by a 10-minute discussion. Posters will be presented in a dedicated session. Papers can be delivered in either English or Italian.
Abstracts (approx. 250-300 words in length) should be submitted electronically as an e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org and should contain no self-identification. The accompanying e-mail should include the author’s name and institutional affiliation, the title of the paper and a statement as to whether the proposal is intended for oral presentation or for a poster.
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is December, 31st 2017. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by February, 15th 2018.