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7th ‘Onomastics Online’ Lecture on November 10, 2022

Dear all, This is our reminder of our November lecture of the Onomastics Online series that is coming soon this month. Enclosed please find the abstract. 10 November 2022, 4 p.m. (CET)  Rita Brdar-Szabó & Mario Brdar: Anthroponymy: More metaphor and metonymy than meets the eye  Link to the Zoom event Please be reminded that you...

6th ‘Onomastics Online’ Lecture on October 19, 2022

19 October 2022, 3:00 PM (UTC) Metaphor and Metonymy in Names. Zoom link Carole Hough, University of GlasgowICOS online lecture 19 October 2022 *** AbstractMany names are descriptive, but the descriptions are often non-literal, drawing particularly on metaphor and metonymy. This lecture begins by outlining the most common types of metaphor in place-names, with examples...

4th ‘Onomastics Online’ Lecture on May 18, 2022

Onomastics Online18 May 2022, 2:00 PM (UTC)Richard CoatesUniversity of the West of England, Bristol, UKIntroducing The Pragmatic Theory of Properhood (TPTP) Abstract: This lecture is a basic guide to the theory of names that I have been working on since about 2000, and exposed first in my article in Language 82 (2006). It will...

Onomastic investigations from a cognitive approach

Reszegi Katalin. Kognitív szemléletű névtudományi vizsgálatok.  A Magyar Névarchívum Kiadványai 54. Debrecen, Debreceni Egyetemi Kiadó, 2022. 264 lap. (with an English summary, Cognitive approach in onomastics, 211-226) This book presents the several aspects of name giving and name usage within a cognitive framework, using the most influential theories of cognitive...

3rd ‘Onomastics Online’ Lecture on April 11, 2022

Onomastics Online11 April 2022, 10:00 AM (UTC)Dr. Kimberly Klassen (Tokyo Woman’s Christian University)The lexical load of proper names for second language readers of English Abstract: It is widely assumed by vocabulary researchers of English as a second language (L2) that proper names do not present a burden to L2 readers: the initial capital letter...

Onoma 55 (2020)

This Onoma volume Nr. 55 presents an extensive collection of 14 articles related to the international conference with the theme ‘Personal Names and Cultural Reconstructions’, which was organised at the University of Helsinki on 21–23 August 2019. Most of the articles are based on papers presented at the conference. They are arranged in an...

22nd International and Nationwide Conference on Onomastics (MiOKO)

Dear colleagues, we are pleased to announce that the 22nd International and Nationwide Conference on Onomastics (MiOKO) will be held from the 14th to the 16th October 2021 at the University of Rzeszów, Poland. The upcoming conference will be primarily concerned with the subject of proper names in multilingual and cross-cultural contexts. The conference themes include, but...

Call for papers: Centenary Conference of the Norwegian Place-Name Archive

The anniversary conference will be held on October 27-28, 2021 at the University of Bergen in the Natural History Museum. Deadline for submission of abstracts is the 1st March 2021 ( max. 300 words).  The four themes of the conference: Place-name Collection Main emphasis on collection of place-names in a broad perspective with regard to: what...

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...

Abstracts are now available online

The book of abstracts containing all accepted submissions has been published on the ICOS 2020 websitehttps://icos2020.ijp.pan.pl/abstracts Tips: Use bookmarks for easy navigation in the pdf file.

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