Invitation to the online panel discussion

Ever asked yourself

  • when and how are new words formed?
  • And how do new words get into dictionaries?
  • And again, how and who decides to delete words from a dictionary?

In the context of the DAAD/IMLR German Language Competition 2020 – Das Wort der Zukunft we are excited to announce that Kathrin Kunkel-Razum, Editor in Chief of the German publishing house DUDEN and Wendalyn Nichols, Publishing Manager at Cambridge University Press will discuss the topic of new words formation and their presence in dictionary on Monday, 23 November 6.00 – 7.00pm, via Zoom

The discussion will be chaired by Rosie Goldsmith, Director of The European Literature Network and introduced by Dr. Ralf Teepe, Head of the Department for Culture and Education at the German Embassy in London.

Registration is required, RSVP here:


The deadline for entries to the German Language Competition – Das Wort der Zukunft isn’t until 8 January 2021! Further information can be found here.