The Geographical Names Board of Canada Celebrates 125 Years

Canada’s national coordinating body for geographical names is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2022. Since 1897, the board has worked to establish standards and practices for the naming of Canada’s places and features, and its members have approved over 350,000 official names across our vast geography.

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...

Congratulations on the 70th Anniversary of Prof. Peter Jordan

We are happy to congratulate our friend and colleague with his 70th birthday. We cordially wish Professor Jordan many happy returns of the day, satisfaction from the work he has already accomplished and the work he will complete in the future, peace of mind and personal happiness! His career path is really inpressive: Prof. Jordan...

Congratulations on the 70th Anniversary of Professor Kiril Tsanсov

We are happy to congratulate our friend and colleague Kiril Tsanсov with his 70th birthday.  He is well-known Bulgarian onomatologist from Veliko Tarnovo University of Cyril and Methodius, former director of the Center for Bulgarian Onomastics and co-author of “Encyclopedia of Bulgarian Onomastics” (2016), which has been marked as a considerable scientific achievement (by Prof. Suprun, Russia). His research interests are onomastics, Bulgarian-Romanian linguistic parallels, sociolinguistics, speech etiquette and linguistic...

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