Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Summer course "Toponymy: interpretation and field work"

Summer course 

Toponymy: interpretation and field work 


will be organized at USC (University of Santiago de Compostela)



by the Galician Language Institute http://ilg.usc.es/



Presentation

Direction:
Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo 




Secretariat:
Gonzalo González Hermo

Telephone:
8818 12809

E-mail:


Objectives

Provide training on the scope of the place names that are not commonly offered in the curricula of university degrees, and:

  • To present the history of the place names and discern the territory of their distribution;
  • To present the implications of place names into other disciplines (geography, archeology, anthropology, literature, etc.);
  • Encourage activities of collecting place names and language standardization;

Audience to whom it is addressed

It is primarily aimed for teachers (primary and secondary education), for professionals of the linguistic normalization offices, students and graduates (especially, but not exclusively, of philology, geography and history) and the general public.

Duration

30 hours

Registration

There are three ways for the official registration: in person, online and by mail. The detailed information on each of the channels of registration can be found under: http://www.usc.es/cultura/uveran13cursos.htm

Deadline for registration

Until July 5, 2013

General registration fee

120 euros

Reduced price (college, vocational or high school, USC workers, unemployed and pensioners): 70 euros

Insurance (required for those who do not belong to the USC): 15 euros






Oh, it's a pity that I don't command Galician language
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