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ICOS 2014 website now open

ICOS is delighted to announce that details of the 25th International Congress of Onomastic Sciences, to be held from 25 to 29 August 2014 at the University of Glasgow, are now available on the Congress website at http://www.icos2014.com/. We look forward to welcoming you to Scotland next year!

Onoma 49 Call for Papers

Onoma 49 (2014): Names and religion Guest editor Per Vikstrand, Uppsala Call for papers Names and religion are intimately bound together on several levels and in several ways. As regards personal names, these often reflect the religious conviction of the name givers. It would be not entirely wrong to assert that in the Christian...

Trends in Toponymy 6

Trends in Toponymy 6 will take place at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg from October 7th to 10th 2013. As the name suggests, the conference is dedicated to both new approaches in toponomastic studies and research on current toponomastic phenomena. The main aim of the conference is the discussion and interdisciplinary exchange about current findings, theoretical innovations...

Postgraduate Workshop, Glasgow, 4–5 April 2013

An International Workshop for Postgraduate Students of Onomastics will be held at the University of Glasgow from 4–5 April 2013, prior to the annual Weekend Conference of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland (SNSBI). The schedule is as follows: Thursday 4 April 13.00: Registration and refreshments 14.00-16.30: Visit to Special Collections...

New book on Finnish onomastics

From the publisher’s web site: TERHI AINIALA, MINNA SAARELMA, PAULA SJÖBLOM Names in Focus An Introduction to Finnish Onomastics Translated by Leonard Pearl The book delves deep into the vast field of Finnish onomastics, covering place names, personal names, animal names, commercial names and names in literature. It provides the history and current trends...

The International Conference on Onomastics “Name and Naming”

2nd Edition Onomastics in Contemporary Public Space Baia Mare, 9-11 May 2013 Please visit the website of ICONN 2 Sections Names in public space Anthroponomastics Toponomastics Official conference languages Romanian English French Italian German Spanish Timing Every paper presentation is allotted 25 minutes (20 minutes for presentation + 5 minutes for discussions). The early...

Names in the Economy

Early bird registration deadline approaching The fourth Names in the Economy symposium will be held at the University of Turku in 14 – 16 June 2012. We kindly remind that the registration to the symposium is under way. Please, note that registering by 15 April 2012 you will take advantage of the lower registration...

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