FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS: 15th Names Congress of the NSA

The Names Society of Southern Africa (NSA), jointly with the Centre for African Names Research (CANR) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, will be hosting the 15th Names Congress of the NSA, which will also include the follow-up to the two Trends in Toponymy conferences held recently in Ballarat, Australia and Karasjohka, Norway. The conference will be held over five days from Monday 6th to Friday 10th July 2009, in Durban on the Howard College Campus, of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Papers are invited on any aspect of Onomastics – The study of proper names.

Abstract Guidelines:

  • Approximately 200 words

  • MS Word format

  • Font: 12pt Times New Roman

  • Applications should indicate whether they wish their paper to be included in the main part of the congress, or in the “Trends in Toponymy” section.

Submit to: The Conference Secretariat

Deadline: 31stMarch 2009

Another circular will be sent out later this year with conference fees, details of accommodation, etc.