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Lexical Challenges in a Multilingual Europe

Contributions to the Annual Conference 2012 of EFNIL in Budapest

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Gerhard Stickel (EFNIL) and Tamás Varadi

The tenth EFNIL conference investigated the different ways in which people in Europe access lexical information – both in their own language and in other languages – and how governments, language institutions, publishers, and others go about the business of compiling and disseminating this lexical information. In this volume, general reflections by several experts on the history, the present state and new developments of lexicography in Europe are presented, followed by reports on special lexicographic projects in several European countries. The Budapest Resolution of EFNIL on the Lexical Challenges in Multilingual Europe offered in the official languages of most of the member states of the European Union and other European countries concludes the book.
Gerhard Stickel was the director of the Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim, from 1976 until 2002. He is co-founder of the European Federation of National Institutions for Language (EFNIL) and has been president of this network of central language institutions of the EU states since 2003.
Tamás Váradi is deputy director of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He is a noted expert of language technology with a track record of leading several European projects. Since 2010 he has been acting as secretary general of EFNIL.