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, 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.

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 Names and Migration"
from 6-9 November 2019 in Vienna.

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 it if you would send the following information to:

Invitation to the International Conference “Apellative and onoma. Aspects of Research"

Invitation to participate in the International Conference on Onomastics in honour of Prof. Dr. L. Selimski, marking his 80th anniversary “Apellative and onoma. Aspects of Scientific Research”

The Professor Nikolai Kovachev Centre of Bulgarian Onomastics with St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo kindly invites you to participate in the next International Scientific Conference which will take place on September 27th – 29th, 2019.

21st Slovak Onomastic Conference "Proper Names in the Interdisciplinary Context"

Dear colleagues!

We are pleased to invite you to the 21st Slovak Onomastic Conference titled "Proper Names in the Interdisciplinary Context" to be held in Nitra at the Constantine the Philosopher University from 10 to 12 September 2019.

Papers of the ICOS Congress 2017 in Debrecen have been published

Dear Colleagues,

We are happy to inform you that the volumes from the papers presented at the XXVI International Congress of Onomastic Sciences in Debrecen in 2017 have been published (as issues no. 10 to 14 of Onomastica Uralica).

The volumes are available online in Open Access format on the website of the journal:

The volumes are also published in print form.

Colloque à Genève "La néotoponymie et la toponymie politique"

Kolloquium Nr. 8 in Genf "La néotoponymie et la toponymie politique"

Datum: Montag, 5. Februar 2019

Ort: Université de Genève, Bâtiment Unimail, salle MR060

Zeit: 9.30 – 15.00 Uhr

Call for submissions "Urban Place Names: Political, Economic, and Cultural Dimensions"

Call for papers: 53rd Meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Names 2019

(Le français suit)

Call for Papers by Canadian Society for the Study of Names (CSSN) for the 53rd Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Canada (, at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 1st and 2nd, 2019.

Call for papers for the panel "What’s (new) in a name. Onomastics, databases and the Ancient world" (CCC 2019)

Since 1998 the Celtic Conference in Classics has rotated among universities in Britain, France and Ireland. This is the first year that the CCC will expand into Portugal. The Conference will be held at the University of Coimbra from 26th to 29th June 2019. The CCC includes upwards of 20 panels on broad topics in Classics (Greco-Roman history, philosophy, literature, archaeology, reception) with roughly 15-20 presenters for each panel. The CCC allows each panel to explore fundamental questions in classical studies.


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