Postgraduate Workshop, Glasgow, 4–5 April 2013

An International Workshop for Postgraduate Students of Onomastics will be held at the University of Glasgow from 4–5 April 2013, prior to the annual Weekend Conference of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland (SNSBI). The schedule is as follows:

Thursday 4 April

13.00: Registration and refreshments
14.00-16.30: Visit to Special Collections and Maps Department, Glasgow University Library
16.30-18.00: Networking and discussion of own research
19:00: Dinner

Friday 5 April

8.30: Meet for place-name walk
12.30-14.00: Pub lunch
15.00-17.00: Session on data collection and organization led by editors of Scottish Language Dictionaries
17.00-18.00: Wine reception
18.00: Join delegates arriving for SNSBI conference
18.30: Dinner
20.00-21.00: Presentations by workshop participants at SNSBI conference

The workshop is free to postgraduate students, including meals and overnight accommodation on Thursday 4 April. However, participants will be expected to pay their own travel expenses, as well as the standard fee for the following SNSBI conference if they decide to stay on for it (not obligatory). For more information or to book a place, please email: carole.hough@glasgow.ac.uk.