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On March 27 the Agreement stipulating the rights and responsibilities of EURALEX and Democritus University of Thrace, in connection with the organization of the 19th biennial international congress, was drawn up. This Agreement was signed by the President of EURALEX, Gilles-Maurice de Schryver; the Rector of the university, Alexandros Polychronidis; and the Organiser of the congress, Zoe Gavriilidou. The event will take place in the deluxe Ramadi Plaza hotel & convention centre in Alexandroupolis, Greece, from 8-12 September 2020. The signing event was accompanied by a press conference, which resulted in wide media coverage in the local newspapers, including a cover-story in the Observer of Thrace.

EURALEX is the leading professional association for people working in lexicography and related fields. In the rapidly-changing world of language analysis and language description, EURALEX provides a forum for the exchange of ideas. Though based in Europe, EURALEX has a worldwide reach and a worldwide membership. Its members include lexicographers, reference publishers, corpus linguists, computational linguists, academics working in relevant disciplines, software developers, and anyone with a lively interest in language.

EURALEX holds a major Congress every two years, and also sponsors smaller events on specific areas within the broader field. Details about the past and future Euralex conferences are available on the Conferences page. EURALEX has also created a digitized version of the papers from its past conferences. The collection which covers the period from the first EURALEX congress held in Exeter in 1983 to the 18th held in Ljubljana in 2018 can be accessed online on the Publications page.

EURALEX maintains a discussion list (euralex@freelists.org) for the exchange of views on anything of interest to people working in lexicography and related fields. The list is open to all interested people and is not limited to members of Euralex. To subscribe to the Euralex list please fill out this subscription form at Freelists.org. Euralex also maintains a public Facebook page (there is a Facebook tab at the right edge of this page).

EURALEX welcomes new members and offers various benefits to its members. There are several categories of membership described on the Joining EURALEX page. Take a look and join us!

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