The International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS)

The International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS) is the international organisation for all scholars who have a special interest in the study of names (place-names, personal names, and proper names of all other kinds). The aim of the Council is the advancement, representation and co-ordination of name research on an international level and in an interdisciplinary context.

L'International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS)

L'International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS) est l'organisation internationale de tous les chercheurs ayant les noms propres pour objet d'étude (noms de personne, noms de lieu et autres noms propres). L'organisation a pour but d'encourager, représenter et coordonner la recherche onomastique au niveau international et en contexte interdisciplinaire. Elle remplace l'ancien International Committee of Onomastic Sciences, ‘club fermé’ réservé aux représentants nationaux cooptés, à l'exclusion des chercheurs individuels.

Der International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS)

Der International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS) ist die internationale Organisation aller Forscher, die sich mit Namen (Ortsnamen, Personennamen und sonstigen Eigennamen) beschäftigen. Ziel der Organisation ist die Förderung, die Vertretung und die Koordination der Namenforschung auf internationaler Ebene und im interdisziplinären Zusammenhang. Diese neue Vertretung löst das alte International Committee of Onomastic Sciences ab, das als ‘geschlossene Gesellschaft’ ausschliesslich Vertreter eines Landes kooptierte und Einzelforschern nicht offenstand.

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ICOS Summer School 2019

Dear members of ICOS,

We would like to remind you that the call for applications for the ICOS Summer School is closing on December 14th. Please send your application here: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/91258/lomake.html

The first ever ICOS Summer School will be arranged in Helsinki, Finland on from the 26th to 30th August 2019. The theme of the course is Methods of Onomastics. For more information about the course, please see the invitation letter attached to this message.

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
https://www.ufs.ac.za/2019-ISPN

Call for Papers: Personal names and cultural reconstructions (Finland, 2019)

Date: 21–23 August 2019
Place: University of Helsinki, Finland
Host: University of Helsinki and the research project: Personal name systems in Finnic and beyond: Reconstructing the concepts of name giving in cultural layers of prehistory (funded by The Academy of Finland)
Deadline: 15 December 2018

27th Annual Conference of Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland's 27th Annual Conference (26–29 April 2019) will be held this year at the University of Nottingham, for the first time since 1996. The University of Nottingham is home to the Institute of Name-Studies and has a long standing connection with the English Place-Name Society for over fifty years.

Paper and poster proposals on any aspect of name-studies to be sent to Dr John Baker by 28 February 2019.

Registration available soon!

Names in the Economy 6

Names in the Economy 6
International conference, Uppsala, 3–5 June 2019

The Economy in Names: Values, Branding and Globalization

Call for Papers

After the successful conferences in Antwerp, Vienna, Amsterdam, Turku and Verona, we are now pleased to invite you to the Sixth International Conference on Names in the Economy in Uppsala, Sweden, on 3–5 June 2019, hosted by the Institute for Language and Folklore, together with the Department of Scandinavian Languages at Uppsala University.

Names and Identity in the Medieval World: The 2018 Medium Ævum Day Conference

The 2018 Medium Ævum Day Conference 'Names and Identity in the Medieval World' will be held on Saturday 27 October at the University of Glasgow.

MEDIUM ÆVUM exists to support and promote research into the cultures and intellectual life of the medieval world.

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