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Le dictionnaire PatRom : une autre manière de faire de l’anthroponymie

The lecture series Onomastics Online continued on 7 December 2022 with a presentation given by Jean Germain (Université catholique de Louvain) with the title “Le dictionnaire PatRom : une autre manière de faire de l’anthroponymie – L’expérience du projet collectif panroman PatRom “. 0:00 – 4:50 Introduction 4:50 – 53:50 Presentation 53:50 – 1:03:08...

Conférence sur le projet collectif panroman PatRom

Onomastics Online7 December 2022, 3:00 PM (UTC)par Jean Germain (Université catholique de Louvain): “Le dictionnaire PatRom : une autre manière de faire de l’anthroponymie. L’expérience du projet collectif panroman PatRom”Link to the Zoom MeetingMeeting ID: 688 1410 3878Passcode: 785484 Résumé : Présenter les acquis méthodologiques du projet PatRom (Patronymica Romanica. Dictionnaire historique de l’anthroponymie...

Anthroponymy: More metaphor and metonymy than meets the eye

The lecture series Onomastics Online continued on 10 November 2022 with a presentation given by Professor Rita Brdar-Szabó (Eötvös Loránd University) and Professor Mario Brdar (University of Osijek) with the title “Anthroponymy: More metaphor and metonymy than meets the eye”. 0:00 – 2:38 Introduction 2:38 – 43:18 Presentation 43:18 – 1:02:03 Discussion

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...

Metaphor and Metonymy in Names

The lecture series Onomastics Online continued on 19 October 2022 with a presentation given by Professor Carole Hough (University of Glasgow) with the title “Metaphor and Metonymy in Names”. 0:00 – 1:22 Introduction 1:22 – 50:39 Presentation 50:39 – 1:01:22 Discussion

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...

On the origins, aims and methods of Interactional Onomastics

by Elwys De Stefani (Heidelberg, Germany) Language philosophers and onomasticians of different approaches have variously emphasised the centrality of usage in ascertaining the nature and functions of proper names (see Coates 2017 for a recent discussion). Surprisingly, however, onomastic scholars have scarcely ever tried to document and examine how speakers actually use proper names...

Prof. Bertie Neethling (1947 – 2022)

Dear Colleagues, It is with great sadness that we have to inform you about the passing away of Prof. (SJ) Bertie Neethling (21/10/1947 – 20/09/2022), member of ICOS from South Africa (University of the Western Cape). He published many studies in scientific journals (Onoma, Names, Nomina Africana, etc.), in proceedings and collective volumes, as...

5th ‘Onomastics Online’ Lecture on September 27, 2022

Onomastics Online27 September 2022, 6:00 PM (UTC)Elwys De Stefani (Heidelberg University)”Speaking with names”: On the origins, aims and methods of Interactional OnomasticsYouTube link Abstract: Language philosophers and onomasticians of different approaches have variously emphasised the centrality of usage in ascertaining the nature and functions of proper names (see Coates 2017 for a recent discussion)....

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