Fifth International Symposium on Place Names 2019

First Call for Papers Fifth International Symposium on Place Names 2019: Recognition, regulation, revitalisation: place names and indigenous languages Mont d’Or Hotel, Clarens, South Africa, 18-20 September 2019 The Department of South African Sign Language and Deaf Studies (SASLDS) at the University of the Free State (UFS), in partnership with the Joint IGU/ICA...

Minor Placenames Workshop 2018

‘Aithním an chré agus an chloch…’ Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge, DCU, is organising a workshop on the topic of minor placenames (placenames other than administrative placenames and population centres). This workshop will be of interest to placenames researchers, to local history and heritage groups and to current or potential contributors to Meitheal

Convegno di Studi “Lingua e Toponomastica”

La Società Filologica Friulana, che collabora all’iniziativa, ha il piacere di invitare la S.V. al convegno di studio su LINGUA E TOPONOMASTICA Percorsi di toponomastica nell’arco alpino con piccola mostra su donne e montagna, portatrici e alpiniste Martedì 6 marzo 2018, dalle 15.00 alle 18.00 Università di Padova, Palazzo del Bo, Sala Nievo INTERVENTI:...

“Use of place names in public space” Session by ICA/IGU Commission on Toponymy

Dear colleagues, The International Geographical Union (IGU) organizes 4-6 June 2018 in Moscow a Thematic Conference on “Practical Geography and XXI Century Challenges” (, which will also be dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) – the largest and oldest geographical research organization...

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