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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


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!

Welsh Place-Name Society's autumn day conference 2018

WPNS and SNSBI day conference 2018

The Welsh Place-Name Society's autumn day conference will be held in conjunction with the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland, and will take place at Bangor University on Saturday 6 October 2018. For further details and registration information, see the document in attachment.

ICOS Summer School in Helsinki 2019

Dear onomastic students and their supervisors,

We are delighted to announce that the first ever ICOS Summer School will be held in Helsinki, Finland in from 26th to 30th August 2019. Summer School is a wonderful opportunity for young onomastic scholars to expand their academic knowledge and to network with their colleagues.

Invitation to the 49th NORNA-symposium 2019

​Invitation to the 49th NORNA-symposium

Minority Names in Oral and Written Contexts in a Multi-Cultural World

24.–25.4.2019 in Guovdageaidnu (Kautokeino), Norway

International conference Names in the Economy VI (2019)

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

The Economy in Names: Values, Branding and Globalization

Save the date

After the five successful NiTE conferences in Antwerp, Vienna, Amsterdam, Turku and Verona, we are now pleased to announce that the Institute for Language and Folklore, together with the Department of Scandinavian Languages at Uppsala University will host the Sixth International conference on Names in the Economy in Uppsala, Sweden, on 3–5 June 2019.

Programme of the Conference "NAMING, IDENTITY and TOURISM"


May 3–5, 2018

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Maoz Azaryahu, University of Haifa, Israel
Richard Coates, University of the West of England, UK
Peter Jordan, University of Vienna, Austria

21st International and Nationwide Conference on Onomastics (MiOKO)

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the 21st International and Nationwide Conference on Onomastics (MiOKO) will be held in 2018 at Maria Curia-Skłodowska Univeristy in Lublin, Poland.

Colloque de la Société française d'onomastique en 2018

La Société Française d'Onomastique
Le laboratoire CLLE-ERSS UMR 5263 / Lo laboratòri CLLE-ERSS UMR 5263
CNRS-Université Jean-Jaurès de Toulouse / CNRS-Universitat Joan-Jaurés de Tolosa
et / e
Lo Congrès permanent de la lenga occitana
avec le soutien de la DGLFLF et de l’OPLO / dambe lo sosteng de la DGLFLF e de l’OPLO
ainsi que du département Lettres modernes, cinéma et occitan / tanplan coma deu departament Letras modèrnas, cinèma e occitan
organisent le / organizan lo
XViiie Colloque d'Onomastique / XViiien Collòqui d'Onomastica

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.


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