Trends in Toponymy 6

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Trends in Toponymy 6 will take place at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg from October 7th to 10th 2013. As the name suggests, the conference is dedicated to both new approaches in toponomastic studies and research on current toponomastic phenomena. The main aim of the conference is the discussion and interdisciplinary exchange about current findings, theoretical innovations and work in progress.

For further information, please see the conference web site.

Postgraduate Workshop, Glasgow, 4–5 April 2013

An International Workshop for Postgraduate Students of Onomastics will be held at the University of Glasgow from 4–5 April 2013, prior to the annual Weekend Conference of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland (SNSBI). The schedule is as follows:

Thursday 4 April

13.00: Registration and refreshments
14.00-16.30: Visit to Special Collections and Maps Department, Glasgow University Library
16.30-18.00: Networking and discussion of own research
19:00: Dinner

The International Conference on Onomastics “Name and Naming”

2nd Edition

Onomastics in Contemporary Public Space

Baia Mare, 9-11 May 2013

Please visit the website of ICONN 2


  • Names in public space
  • Anthroponomastics
  • Toponomastics

Official conference languages

  • Romanian
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • German
  • Spanish


Every paper presentation is allotted 25 minutes (20 minutes for presentation + 5 minutes for discussions).

Names in the Economy

Early bird registration deadline approaching

The fourth Names in the Economy symposium will be held at the University of Turku in 14 – 16 June 2012. We kindly remind that the registration to the symposium is under way. Please, note that registering by 15 April 2012 you will take advantage of the lower registration fee. More information on the registration page.

To ICOS student members travelling from abroad who are attending the 24th ICOS Congress in Barcelona

The ICOS Board has decided to subsidize parts of your travel costs for attending the Congress. Please contact the Treasurer, Dr. Katharina Leibring, during the Congress (or, after the Congress by email to, giving proof of your Congress attendance) to submit your details about how this grant (30 Euros) can be paid out to you. The number of grants is limited, and they will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. No grants will be paid out before Sep. 9th (see below).

XVIe Colloque d'Onomastique

Call for Papers: Trends in Toponymy 5

Trends in Toponymy 5 logo
The fifth Trends in Toponymy Conference will be held at the University of Berne (Switzerland), July 9-13, 2012. The conference provides an international forum for current issues of and recent advances in diachronic and synchronic research on place names. The aim is to bring together researchers and graduate students working within the domains of linguistics, onomastics, geography and related disciplines. The conference language is English.

Call for Papers: Challenges in synchronic toponymy

Please see the attached conference flyer.

Call for papers: Names in the Economy IV

Names in the Economy IV

International symposium, Turku 14–16 June 2012

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

The Names Society of Southern Africa (NSA), jointly with the Centre


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