Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Onomastic Student Conference "World of Names and Titles" / «Мир имён и названий»

Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Buryatia

Center for Oriental Strategic Studies of Buryat State University,

Philological faculty of BSU

will held on March 30, 2013 Republican Conference on the Students' Onomastics  "World of Names and Ttiles" on the basis of school № 19 of Ulan-Ude.

The purpose of the conference:

- Getting to know onomastics as a science of the people's spiritual culture;

- Perception of the interrrelation between language and society;

- Promoting patriotism based on interest in the linguistic artifacts;

- Formation of students' research skills;

- Creativity and creative thinking.


- Experiencing regional onomasticon;

- Developing skills of the proprial (onomastic) vocabulary analysis;

- Development of linguistic competence in defining the specifics of proper names;

- Ability to identify a historical retrospective of ethnos on the basis of language;

- Mastering skills in analyzing the interaction of language and culture;

- Improving skills of the interaction between linguistic, ethno-cultural, ethno-psychological factors in the functioning and evolution of language.

The main directions of the conference:

- Onomastic space and national culture;

- Onomastic vocabulary and ethnic history;

- Name and Company;

- Linguistic status of a proper name.