Australex 2015, the conference on Australasian lexicography, will be held from19-21 November at Massey University, Albany , Auckland, Aotearoa, New Zealand. It will especially honour 40 years of the 1975 Helsinki Declaration on lexicography. Two plenary talks and panels will be devoted to celebrating significant milestones for New Zealand Māori and minority languages spoken in New Zealand: 175 years since the Treaty of Waitangi (1840-2015); 28 years since the 1987 Māori Language Act in New Zealand. Papers on minority languages spoken in New Zealand and Australasia are also especially welcome.
The theme for Australex 2015 is ‘Analysing Words as a Social Enterprise: Celebrating 40 Years of the 1975 Helsinki Declaration on Lexicography’.