Lorient/An Orient, 22-24 June 2022: ICHLL-12

International Conference on Historical Lexicography and Lexicology

Lorient, 22 - 24 June 2022

sous le haut patronage de l'Académie française 


The local organisers wish to express their solidarity with the peoiple of Ukraine and encourage all to read the statement issued by Scholars at Risk

The International Conference on Historical Lexicography and Lexicology (ICHLL) provides 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.

The theme of the Twelfth ICHLL conference will be "West meets East". In European, this means looking a historical dictionaries right across Europe from Portugal in the West to Georgia in the East. In global terms, in expresses our hope to welcome researchers from around the world.

The conference will be held in Lorient ('An Orient' in Breton), France from 22-24 June 2022. It is organised by the research groups TEMOS (UMR 9016) from the Université de Bretagne (Lorient) and Litt & Arts (5316) Université Grenoble Alpes, in collaboration with the International Society for Historical Lexicography and Lexicology.

The conference will on Wednesday 22 June with a welcome event and reception at the Université de Bretagne Sud. Oral and poster presentations will be scheduled on Wednesday 22nd, Thursday 23 and Friday 24 June. The conference will end around 5 pm on Friday. A preliminary programme will be published in March 2022.

We are pleased to announce our keynote speakers:

  • Professor Tinatin Margalitadze,Director of the Centre forLexicography and Language Technologies, Ilia State University, Georgia
    • The Origins of Modern Georgian Lexicography:Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani
  • Professor Lynda Mugglestone, Pembroke College,University of Oxford, UK
    • Rethinking Anglo-French relations in Samuel Johnson's 'Dictionary of the English Language'
  • Professor Jean Pruvost, Professor emetitus Université de Cergy, France
    • Quelques crédo lexicographiques

 The book of abstracts is now available for download Abstracts

International Society for Historical Lexicography and Lexicology

ICHLL2022 is presented in coordination with the International Society for Historical Lexicography and Lexicology. ISHLL is a society of scholars working on the history of the dictionary, the making of historical dictionaries, and historical lexicology. ISHLL was established as a result of the first International Conference on Historical Lexicography and Lexicology, which took place in Leicester in 2002. Subsequent conferences have been held at Gargnano del Garda, Italy (2004), Leiden, Netherlands (2006), Edmonton, Canada (2008), Oxford, UK (2010), Jena, Germany (2012), Gran Canaria, Spain (2014), Bloomington Indiana, USA (2016), Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy (2018), and Leeuwarden-Ljouwert, Netherlands (2019), Logroño, Spain (2021).

Conference attendants are kindly invited to become members of the Society. There is no membership fee. One becomes a member by signing up on the ISHLL listserv:

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Conference Organisers

Prof. Geoffrey Williams, Université de Bretagne Sud & Université Grenoble Alpes

Prof. Ioana Galleron, Université de Sorbonne nouvelle

Ms. Clémence Ravet, Université de Bretagne Sud

Dr. Christophe Cerino, Université Bretagne Sud 

Dr. Aurélie Hess, CNRS

Ms. Marine Parra, Université de Bretagne Sud

Ms. Clarissa Stincone, Université de Sorbonne nouvelle

Ms. Mathilde Le Meur, Université Grenoble Alpes

M. Andrès Echavarria-Pelaez, Université Montpellier 3

& students of the master's in Digital Publishing of Lorient, and in particular Clémence Ravet, manager,and Marine Le Delliou, webmaster


Scientific Committee

Prof. Paz Battaner, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, & Real Academia Española, Spain

Prof. Chiara Benati, Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy

Prof. Charlotte Brewer, University of Oxford, UK

Prof. John Considine, University of Alberta, Canada

Dr. Janet DeCesaris, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Fredric Dolezal, University of Georgia, USA

Dr. Philip Durkin, Oxford English Dictionary, UK

Dr. Anne Dykstra, Fryske Akademy, The Netherlands

Prof. Ioana Galleron, Université de Sorbonne-Nouvelle, Paris, France

Prof. Giovanni Iamartino, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Prof. Carla Marello, Università degli Studi di Torino, & Accademia della Crusca, Italy

Prof. Francisco J. Martín Arista, Universidad de la Rioja, Spain

Prof. Linda C. Mitchell, San Jose State University, USA

Prof. Lynda Mugglestone, University of Oxford, UK

Dr. Luis Pablo Núñez, Universidad de Granada, Spain

Dr. Alicia Rodríguez-Álvarez, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Prof. Hans van de Velde, Fryske Akademy / Utrecht University

Prof. Alina Villalva, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Prof. Geoffrey Williams, Université de Bretagne Sud & Université Grenoble Alpes, France


Past conferenceshttp://calepino.uga.edu/wordpress/?page_id=250


L'Académie française: https://www.academie-francaise.fr

Litt & Arts : Site de Litt&Arts - Université Grenoble Alpes - Accueil (univ-grenoble-alpes.fr)

TEMOS : Laboratoire TEMOS - Laboratoire TEMOS (cnrs.fr)

Université Bretagne Sud : Accueil du site de l'Université Bretagne Sud - Université Bretagne Sud (univ-ubs.fr)

Université Grenoble Alpes :  Université Grenoble Alpes (univ-grenoble-alpes.fr)

Diréction générale à la langue française et aux langues de France / Ministère de la culture

Région Bretagne: Avec le soutien de la région Bretagne

Consortium Cahier: Corpus d’auteurs pour les humanités : informatisation, édition, recherche


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