Centre for the Study of Italian Lexicography

The Centre for the Study of Italian Lexicography was founded in 1969 and started its activities in 1981 under the direction of d'Arco Silvio Avalle; it represents one of the branches of scientific activity of the Accademia and has the purpose of promoting studies on the Italian lexicon and the compilation of lexicographic works. The Centre, directed at present by Luca Serianni, is responsible for the publication of a series of volumes as well as the scientific periodical "Studi di lessicografia italiana" (Studies in Italian lexicography).

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    • The Piazza aims at the preservation and at carrying out activities for the promotion of multilingualism in the European Union; 2007-ongoing.

    • Digital integrated archive of didactic materials, iconographic and multimedia texts and documentation for the divulgation of  Italian linguistic and historical-cultural heritage, with special regard to the second and third generation Italians abroad; project FIRB; 2009-2013.

    • Creation of Il Vocabolario del fiorentino contemporaneo (Dictionary of Contemporary Florentine Language): project financed by Regione Toscana and Comune di Firenze (first three-year period) and by Federico del Vecchio Bank - Banca Etruria group (second three-year period); 1994-1996/2011-2013.

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