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International conference Names in the Economy VI (2019)

Names in the Economy VI International conference, Uppsala 3–5 June 2019 The Economy in Names: Values, Branding and Globalization Save the date After the five successful NiTE conferences in Antwerp, Vienna, Amsterdam, Turku and Verona, we are now pleased to announce that the Institute for Language and Folklore, together with the Department of Scandinavian...

Calls for papers by American Name Society for the Annual Conference 2019

The ANS is inviting abstract submissions for the 2019 annual conference to be held in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America. Abstracts in any area of onomastic research are welcome. The deadline for receipt of abstracts is July 31, 2018. To submit a proposal, simply complete the 2019 Author Information Form. Please email...

Workshop “Namen pragmatisch: Namen wählen – Namen geben – Namen nehmen”

VERBAL-Workshop im Rahmen der ÖLT (Österreichische Linguistiktagung) (Innsbruck, 28.10.2018) Namen pragmatisch: Namen wählen – Namen geben – Namen nehmen Das Handeln rund um die Konstruktion “Namen – Namenträger*in” stellen wir, die Romanistinnen Marietta Calderón & Sandra Herling, ins Zentrum dieses VERBAL-Workshops; wir freuen uns auf Beiträge zu unterschiedlichen Sprachen und Themen. Eine Publikation geeigneter...

Prof. Thorsten Andersson passed away …

Karl Thorsten Gunnar Andersson passed away on April 22, 2018, at the age of 89. Professor Thorsten Andersson (1929 – 2018) was Swedish linguist, astute thinker and outstanding connoisseur of historical linguistics. He earned his doctorate degree in Uppsala in 1965 and became a lecturer in Nordic languages and toponymy. Since studying in Münster...

Onomastics Training Week by Persia & Babylonia project

From 29 May to 1 June, the Persia & Babylonia project (ERC project at Leiden University) is organising an interactive Onomastics Training Week in Venice, Italy. During this week, participating graduate students (MA/PhD) will learn from experts about the many-faceted name material in Neo-Babylonian and Late Babylonian sources. This includes names in other languages...

Programme of the Conference “NAMING, IDENTITY and TOURISM”

UNIVERSITY OF BASILICATA DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES May 3–5, 2018 Confirmed Keynote Speakers Maoz Azaryahu, University of Haifa, Israel Richard Coates, University of the West of England, UK Peter Jordan, University of Vienna, Austria As a multifaceted negotiation process, naming plays a crucial role in the social construction of space and time, in that it...

Jornada d’onomàstica de les terres de Penyagolosa

Programa (març 2018) Inscripció (fins al 20 d’abril) Introducció La zona d’estudi, que d’ara en avant queda batejada com «terres de Penyagolosa», abasta l’àmbit comarcal de l’Alcalatén, els termes de la Setena de Culla del Maestrat històric i pobles veïns de l’Aragó i de l’Alt Millars. Penyagolosa és un cim emblemàtic de les nostres...

Call for Papers: 2019 ANS Conference Special Panel on Literary Names

The ANS is inviting abstract submissions for a panel on Literary Names for the 2019 annual conference to be held in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America. The purpose of the panel is to highlight research in, and study of, names in works of fiction. All professional names enthusiasts are invited to submit...

Programme of the 2nd Ostrava Onomastic Meeting EVENT 2018

The Department of Czech Language at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava, the Historical Geography Research Centre, Prague, the Institute of the Czech Language at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, the conference committee, and the local organizing committee have the honor of inviting you to take part in the 2nd Ostrava Onomastic...

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