ICOS Congress 2021: “in situ” or “ex situ”?

Dear Colleagues, Participants of the 27th ICOS Congress in Kraków, The Organizing Committee of the Congress has been closely observing the global outbreak of the COVID-19 disease and its consequences. The situation is still uncertain. We wanted to ensure you that the Congress will take place on the planned date 22-27 August 2021. But the...

The 6th International Symposium on Place Names 2021

Standardisation and the wealth of place names – aspects of a delicate relationship Virtual/Bloemfontein, South Africa29 September – 1 October 2021 The Department of South African Sign Language and Deaf Studies at the University of the Free State (RSA), in partnership with the Joint IGU/ICA Commission on Toponymy, is pleased to announce the next...

Toponymic project of our colleague got a considerable funding

The project titled “Swedifying the other: place-name policymaking in the large-scale cadastral maps of the Swedish Empire (1630–1700)” has received a grant from the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ). The latter is a Swedish independent foundation with the goal of promoting and supporting research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The project with a funding volume...

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