New UNESCO chair in inclusive toponymy “Naming the World”

How are places named around the world? Who names them? And what political, cultural, social and memory issues are at stake? Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, are set to answer these questions following the launch of a new UNESCO chair in inclusive toponymy: Naming the World. What are its goals? To...

Proceedings of Names in the Economy 6 International Conference

The Economy in Names. Values, Branding and Globalization This volume presents a selection of revised and edited papers given at the sixth conference on Names in the Economy (NITE), which was held in Uppsala in June 2019. The focus of this volume, and at NITE 6, is mainly the economy or economic aspects hidden...

Names and Naming: Multicultural Aspects

We would like to draw your attention to the new book “Names and Naming / Multicultural Aspects”. This edited book examines names and naming policies, trends and practices in a variety of multicultural contexts across America, Europe, Africa and Asia. In the first part of the book, the authors take theoretical and practical approaches to...

III Journées Anthroponomastiques au Mexique

RENCONTRE D’ONOMASTIQUE À QUERÉTARO (MEXIQUE) L’Institut National d’Anthropologie et d’Histoire, de par la Direction de Linguistique, ainsi que le Centre INAH du Querétaro, en coordination avec le Séminaire Interinstitutionnel d’Onomastique, appellent les chercheurs des différentes disciplines concernées à participer dans les III Journées Anthroponomastiques – Rencontre d’Onomastique à Querétaro qui auront lieu à l’auditorium...

Goodbye ICOS 2021! See you in Helsinki at ICOS 2024!

The 27th Congress of ICOS in Krakow, which ended 5 days ago, was a great scientific and global event. Over 200 papers and much more online participants from almost 60 countries. See you all in Helsinki because the 28th Congress will be held there in 2024. The purpose of the congress is to advance...

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