AUSTRALEX 2021: “Dictionaries, Law and Lore”

WHEN: Wednesday 1 September & Thursday 2 September 2021

WHERE: Online

Papers may address a wide range of areas associated with lexicography including law and policy; contact linguistics; culture, lore, language and identity; e-lexicography; endangered languages; learners’ dictionaries; lexicology; music and language; onomastics; oral traditions and language; phraseology; paremiology; Revival Linguistics; social empowerment through language; specialist dictionaries; and terminology.

Watch this space for further information!


Lexicography and Dictionaries in the Public Sphere — was held on 3 & 4 September 2019 at The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Presentations from the Conference are now available on the Publications page.

Analysing Words as a Social Enterprise: Celebrating 40 Years of the 1975 Helsinki Declaration on Lexicography

This double blind peer reviewed online collection of papers originally presented at the AustraLex 2015 conference is now available on the Publications page.

Intersections between oral narratives, traditions, lexicography and new media

held 28 and 29 August 2017, at University of the South Pacific, Rarotonga, Cook Islands

The final program is available here.

Endangered Words, Signs of Revival

Ghil’ad Zuckermann, Julia Miller & Jasmin Morley (eds), 2014, AustraLex, ISBN 978-0-646-92900-2  now available.