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A limited discount for the paperback “Onomastics between Sacred and Profane”

The Vernon Press is pleased to announce that book “Onomastics between Sacred and Profane” is now available on paperback: https://vernonpress.com/book/761 To mark the availability of the paperback edition they are offering a limited-time 30% discount (expires in 60 days) for orders placed through their website. To obtain the discount please enter the following coupon...

New Website of the ONOMA Journal

Dear colleagues, dear friends, We are excited to announce the launch of our newly-designed and upgraded website for the ICOS Journal ONOMA: https://onomajournal.org The Vol. 50 has just been finalized. You may find this issue and upload from the Archive: https://onomajournal.org/archive/. We hope to see the issues 51 and 52 finalized this spring! Founded...

The ACTA 60 Onomastic Conference

The Czech Language Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague), the Department of Czech Language at the Faculty of Arts (University of Ostrava), the conference committee, and the local organizing committee have the honour to invite you to take part in the ACTA 60 Onomastic Conference (the 5th Czech Onomastic Conference and the...

Conference “Onyms in Space and Space in Onyms”

The Institute of the Lithuanian Language and Research Center of Baltic Languages and Proper Names kindly invite you to participate in the 4th International Scientific Aleksandras Vanagas’ Conference “Onyms in Space and Space in Onyms”. The conference will take place on 7–9 November 2019 at the Institute of the Lithuanian Language, P. Vileišio Str....

Prof. Dragoş Moldovanu passed away on March 1, 2019

Prof. Dragoş Moldovanu (born in 1941), a renowned Romanian linguist, passed away on March 1, 2019. He has begun his scientific activity as a lexicographer and for many years he has been the Toponymy Department’s chair at “A. Philippide” Institute of Romanian Philology (Romanian Academy – Iaşi Branch) as well as a tenured professor...

Affiliation of ICOS with the Polish Onomastic Society

We are glad to announce the affiliation of ICOS with the Polish Onomastic Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Onomastyczne, http://pto.org.pl). This new, dynamic organisation was established in 2018 for the popularization of knowledge about proper names. It brings together researchers who deal with onomastics and people who are interested in names as a hobby. The Polish...

GeoNames19 Symposium “Place Names and Migration”

Dear colleagues! The Austrian Board on Geographical Names (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kartographische Ortsnamenkunde in der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft und in Verbindung mit der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, short “Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kartographische Ortsnamenkunde” (AKO), is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Therefore we are pleased to invite you to the anniversary conference with the topic “Place...

29th Anthroponymy and Toponymy Conference

We are pleased to inform you that the 29th Anthroponymy and Toponymy Conference will take place on 4th October 2019 at the Casal Pere Capellà (Algaida). The call for abstracts to present papers at the conference will remain open until 31st May 2019. If you would like to present a paper, we would appreciate...

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