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2nd ‘Onomastics online’ Lecture on March 31, 2022

Onomastics Online31 March 2022, 2:00 PM (UTC)Martin ThieringPriv.-Doz. Dr. phil. habil., RWTH Aachen UniversityAssociate professor at Technische Universität BerlinResearch Group Leader at Max-Planck-Institut für KunstgeschichteToponyms and Landmarks as Cognitive Maps in Dene Chipewyan and Eipomek Abstract: This presentation focuses on spatial concepts primarily, but not exclusively in Dene Chipewyan (Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada) and...

Wolfgang Ahrens (1940-2022)

DR. WOLFGANG AHRENS (January 4, 1940 – February 18, 2022) was a long-time member of ICOS, one of the organisers of the 23rd ICOS in Toronto, as well as one of the editors of the corresponding proceedings. Born in Germany, he moved with his family to Schwetzingen, a few years after World War Two,...

ICOS starts its YouTube Channel

This video briefly introduces ICOS and this YouTube channel. Links mentioned in the video: https://onomajournal.org/ https://icosweb.net/ https://icosweb.net/onomastics-online/

1st ‘Onomastics online’ Lecture on February 15, 2022

Onomastics Online15 February 2022, 3:00 PM (UTC)Professor Derek H. Alderman (University of Tennessee)Race, Memory, and Campus Place Name Reform: Strategies for Transforming the Classroom intoa Toponymic Workspace Abstract: School and university campus landscapes – specifically their array of place names – have emerged as flashpoints in ongoing global struggles to acknowledge, debate and come...

ICOS presents: Onomastics Online 

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to prevent face-to-face scientific meetings, ICOS wants to support sharing onomastic ideas by introducing a new initiative: Onomastics Online. Onomastics Online is a series of lectures dealing with important timely topics related to names and naming. Given by distinguished scholars from various academic backgrounds, the lectures demonstrate the importance and...

Onoma Website: 30.000 visits

Yesterday, we were so excited to see that our ONOMA Website had reached 30,000 visits. For less than 3 years of existence, it is a remarkable achievement for a journal focusing on the onomastics. Thank you all for your support, likes, and comments! Geography of the most active readers from 111 countries: TOP 10...

Online Seminar “Cognitive approach in onomastics”

16 December 2021 r., 1:00 PM CET by Katalin Reszegi, University of Debrecen, Department of Hungarian Linguistics Cognitive approach in onomastics The cognitive approach and the frameworks of cognitive linguistics appeared practically in the 2000s in onomastic studies. Contrary to the short period of time, cognitive onomastics achieved remarkable results, that demonstrate that the...

The ICOS 2021 Congress starts tomorrow. See you there!

Everything is ready for tomorrow’s 27th ICOS Congress !!! The 27th International Congress of Onomastic Sciences will be held between 22 and 27 August 2021. It is organised by the Institute of Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Polish Studies, Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland), together with the Institute of...

Programme of the 27th ICOS Congress

Dear Participants of the 27th ICOS Congress, We would like to inform you that the detailed programme of online Congress has been published on our website (https://icos2021.ijp.pan.pl/programme). In paper sessions, each presentation will last 30 minutes (20 minutes for paper presentation + 10 minutes for discussion). As in previous years, we would like to prepare also...

ICOS Lists of Key Onomastic Terms in various languages

Terminology in onomastics is a complex and difficult matter which the Terminology Group of ICOS is at present trying to resolve. It has completed a part of its work and now you may enjoy the results of their international cooperation in various languages here. Additionally to English, French and German, the list of onomastic...

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