Happy New Year!

Dear friends, colleagues, members and name researchers, ICOS wishes you a fruitful and promising 2018!

Let the New Year bring health, peace and love, and let fulfill our desires and research objectives.

Warmest thoughts and Best Wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year 2018!

onomastically yours,


"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 [Moskva] a Thematic Conference on “Practical Geography and XXI Century Challenges” (http://www.igras.ru/100igras/en/), 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 in Russia.

Curs sobre onomàstica catalana: la recerca toponímica

El curs s’iniciarà el 6 de febrer de 2018 i s’impartirà a la Sala Puig i Cadafalch de l’IEC (carrer del Carme, 47, 08001 Barcelona) durant cinc dimarts consecutius, de 16.00 a 18.30 h.

Objectiu del curs

52nd Meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Names 2018


Canadian Society for the Study of Names (CSSN)

52nd Annual Meeting

University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

May 26th and 27th, 2018


International Conference "Naming, Identity and Tourism"


May 3–5, 2018

Call for Papers

Jornada d’onomàstica de les terres de Penyagolosa

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.

Call for papers: "Onomastic investigations" by University of Latvia

Dear colleagues,

Latvian Language Institute of the Latvian University invites to the International Scientific Conference ONOMASTIC INVESTIGATIONS in Riga, May 10-11, 2018.

Best regards,
Conference Organising Committee

Sehr geehrte Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

Institut für Lettische Sprache der Universität Lettland lädt zur internationalen Tagung der Onomastik ONOMASTISCHE FORSCHUNGEN am 10.-11. Mai 2018 in Riga ein.

Mit herzlichen Grüßen

Уважаемие коллеги!

II Международная конференция «Региональная ономастика: проблемы и перспективы исследования»

Приглашаем Вас принять участие во II Международной научной конференции «Региональная ономастика: проблемы и перспективы исследования», которая состоится в учреждении образования «Витебский государственный университет имени П.М. Машерова» 15–16 марта 2018 г.

The Cameron Lecture celebrating 50 years of the English Place-Name Society

Don't miss this year's Cameron Lecture celebrating 50 years of the English Place-Name Society in Nottingham. Book your place, now!

The biennial Cameron lecture is held in memory of Professor Kenneth Cameron. Members of the English Place-Name Society and the general public are warmly invited to attend this free event.

This year’s lecture celebrates 50 years of the English Place-Name Society (EPNS) in Nottingham, and will feature additional events around the main lecture. The programme begins at 18.00 on Friday 1st December.

Call for papers for the 2018 Spring Conference of Scottish Place-Name Society



The Society’s spring conference and AGM will be held at Perth Museum in Perth. Offers of papers are welcome. A title and short abstract should be sent to the Convener by 4 December 2017: carole.hough@glasgow.ac.uk


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