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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...

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...

Conference “Anthroponyms and anthroponymic researches in the Beginning of 21th Century”

Dear Colleagues, On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the prominent Bulgarian onomastician prof. Yordan Zaimov (1921 – 1987) the Onomastics Department of the Institute for Bulgarian Language “Prof. Lyubomir Andreychin” at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has the honour to organise a conference entitled “Anthroponyms and anthroponymic researches in the...

Onomastica & Letteratura 2020 Conference postponed

Dear O&L members, colleagues and students of Literary Onomastics, because of the current global COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to postpone our O&L Conference to October 2021. The conference will be held in Cagliari as planned this year and the topics tackled will be the same. In any event, we will inform you about further updates. O&L,...

CfP: American Name Society Annual Conference 2021

The American Name Society (ANS) is now inviting proposals for papers for its next annual conference. The 2021 conference will be held in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America. Abstracts in any area of onomastic research are welcome. The deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 30, 2020. To submit a proposal, simply complete the 2021 Author...

ICOS Congress in Kraków

Dear Participants,The organizing comittee of the 27th International Congress of Onomastic Sciences 2020 in Kraków is aware of the threat caused by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and we are closely monitoring the evolving situtation. At the moment, state and local authorities in Poland recommend canceling only events to take place in March and April....

Names Society of Southern Africa International Congress

21 -23 September 2020 Call for abstracts The Names Society of Southern Africa and Faculty of Arts and Design, of the Durban University of Technology, would like to invite abstracts for their upcoming Congress. The theme for this Congress is Current trends in names and naming. Abstracts addressing, but not limited to, the following...

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