Nordic onomastics

First volume of the new Nordic Journal of Socio-Onomastics is now published

We are happy to announce that the first volume of Nordic Journal of Socio-Onomastics / Nordisk tidskrift för socioonomastik is now published online with free open access. It contains a collection of articles with various socio-onomastic perspectives including an interactional approach to the use of disease names, commodification of sponsored place names, sociopragmatic variation in references related to female first...

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...

New scientific journal for socio-onomastic research

A new scientific journal has been founded by members of the research network New trends in Nordic Socio-onomastics: Nordisk tidskrift för socioonomastik / Nordic Journal of Socio-Onomastics! The first volume of the journal, which is published by The Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy in Sweden, will be available in spring 2021 and possible to access online via the journal...

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