The 14th International Conference of the Asian Association
for Lexicography

12 - 14 June 2021

About The Event

About The Event

“Lexicography and Language Documentation”

The 14th International Conference of the Asian Association for Lexicography (ASIALEX 2021) will be held on 12—14 June 2021 by Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan (National Agency for Language Development and Cultivation, Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia).

We are very pleased to announce the participation of the following confirmed keynote speakers: René van den Berg (SIL Internasional), E. Aminudin Aziz (Head of Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Indonesia), Rufus Gouws (Stellenbosch University) and Li Lan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzen).


Saturday to Monday
12—14 June 2021

Important Dates

►Abstract submission deadline:
    March 14, 2021
►Notification of paper acceptance:
     April 3, 2021
►Deadline for payment:
    May 16, 2021
►Deadline for full paper:
    May 27, 2021

Registration Form: Click here


  1. Participants from Indonesia pay in rupiah, and overseas participants in USD.
  2. The registration fee includes a year’s membership of ASIALEX and access to the online journal Lexicography: Journal of ASIALEX.
    In addition, registrants who opt to become ASIALEX members have voting rights and are entitled to take part in this year’s Annual General Meeting.
  3. Please fill in the registration form and email it to
  4. Students should include a scanned copy of their student ID card.
  5. There will be no refunds.

  6. Registration Fee

    General Participant: $65 (Rp950.000,00)

    Student : $37 (Rp550.000,00)

    Payment Methods
    Beneficiary Bank : Bank Central Asia
    Branch : BCA KCU Rawamangun
    Bank Address : BCA KCU Rawamangun, Jalan Paus 81, Jakarta Timur, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia 13220
    Payee Account Number : 0941267717
    Payee Name : Vita Muflihah Fitriyani and Nikita Daning Pratami
    Payee Address : Jalan Daksinapati Barat IV Rawamangun, Jakarta Timur, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia 13220
    Swift Code/IBAN : cenaidja

    Keynote Speakers

    Here are some of our speakers

    Speaker 1

    E. Aminudin Aziz

    National Agency for Language Development and Cultivation

    Speaker 2

    René van den Berg

    SIL International

    Speaker 3

    Rufus Gouws

    Department of Afrikaans and Dutch at Stellenbosch University

    Speaker 4

    Li Lan

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzen

Program Schedule

Here is our Program schedule

Accepted Abstract

Accepted Abstract Announcement
 On behalf of the organizing committee, we thank you for all the abstracts submitted.
 The Scientific Committee had reviewed all the abstracts submitted and the list of the accepted abstracts can be downloaded here.
 Full paper should be submitted no later than May 27, 2021. The full paper guidelines can be downloaded here.

Additional information:
1. All presenters should complete the payment no later than May 16, 2021. The information regarding the payment can be seen here.
Please send the payment proof to with the subject Payment Proof.
2. Full paper should be submitted to
3. When submitting the full paper, all presenters should also include their PowerPoint slides and CVs.

Call for Papers

Conference Theme
Inspired by hundreds of local languages spoken in Indonesia, the theme of the conference is “Lexicography and Language Documentation” highlighting language documentation in lexicographical contexts. We welcome proposals related (but not limited) to the following topics:
  • Lexicography of Indonesian languages
  • Lexicography of endangered languages
  • Lexicography of specialized languages
  • Language data for lexicographic work
  • Multimodal data for lexicography
  • Corpus lexicography
  • Electronic lexicography
  • Pedagogical lexicography

Abstract Submission
  • The medium of the conference is English and Indonesian.
  • Submissions should contain the following information:
    • Title (maximum of 12 words)
    • Name(s) of proponent(s)
    • Affiliation of proponent(s)
    • Email address
    • Abstracts should be between 250 and 300 words, excluding references. Please click here for the abstract template (ASIALEX2021_AbstractTemplate)
    • Please use the following format as the filename of your abstract: Surname-Title in .doc or .docx format (surname of the corresponding author only)
    • Submit your abstract to
    • The subject should be: Surname-Title

Scientific Committee

1. Ai Inoue, National Defense Academy, Japan
2. Amy Chi, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR
3. Anmin Wang, Guangxi University for Nationalities, PRC
4. Arleta Adamska-Salaciak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
5. Dora Amalia, National Agency for Language Development and Cultivation, Indonesia
6. Gilles-Maurice De Schryver, Ghent University, Belgium; University of Pretoria, South Africa
7. Hai Xu, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, PRC
8. Ilan Kernerman, K Dictionaries Ltd, Israel
9. Jesus Federico Hernandez, University of the Philippines Diliman, The Philippines
10. Kilim Nam, Kyungpook National University, South Korea
11. Lan LI, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
12. Totok Suhardijanto, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
13. Vincent Ooi, National University of Singapore, Singapore
14. Yongwei Gao, Fudan University, PRC
15. Yukio Tono, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan

Publication Opportunity

Proceedings of the papers presented at the conference will be edited. Some selected papers will be recommended to the refereed journal: Lexicography: Journal of ASIALEX.

Contact Us

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