EURALEX 2020 moved to 7-11 September 2021

After much consideration, the Organising Committee of Euralex 2020, in consultation with the Euralex Board, decided to reschedule the congress to 7-11 September 2021. ‘Euralex 2020’ will thus take place exactly one year after the original date. Our goal is to avoid disruptions to the original programme and to ensure that as many people as possible can accommodate the new date into their schedules. Please note that there will be two volumes of Proceedings: One released in November 2020 and a second one released in July 2021. Presenters may choose to have their work published in either 2020 or 2021, but not in both. For all new deadlines, please see the congress website at

Tanneke Schoonheim (1965-2020)


Our dear colleague Tanneke Schoonheim, Secretary-Treasurer of EURALEX, passed away unexpectedly on 25 August 2020. Beautiful obituaries were written by Frieda Steurs, Director of the Dutch Language Institute, and Anne Dykstra, Organiser together with Tanneke of EURALEX 2010. Our thoughts go to all of Tanneke’s family, friends and colleagues.


Memorial Service video link:

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 ( 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 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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