Saturday, July 27, 2013

25th International Congress of Onomastic Sciences

We have already written about the forthcoming ICOS 2014 in Glasgow:

http://e-onomastics.blogspot.de/2013/05/icos-2014.html

We have already mentioned the opening of the Glaswegian website for ICOS 2014:

http://e-onomastics.blogspot.de/2013/07/icos-2014-website-now-open.html

As we know the 25th International Congress of Onomastic Sciences will be held at the University of Glasgow on 25‐29 August 2014.

The new information is:

- Delegates will be welcomed at an evening reception on Sunday 24 August, followed by the main Congress opening on Monday 25 August. 

- Papers and posters will be presented throughout the week, with full‐day excursions on Wednesday 27 August. A prize will be awarded for the best poster. 

The theme of ICOS 2014 is Names and their Environment.

Keynote speakers are:


  •  Richard Coates, University of the West of England: ‘Family Names in the UK and Beyond


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  •  Peder Gammeltoft, University of Copenhagen: ‘Onomastics for All: How can New Technology Help Broaden the Appeal of Name Research?’


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Proposals are welcome for 20‐minute papers and posters on all aspects of name studies. 

Abstracts can be submitted online via the Congress website, which is now available at http://www.icos2014.com/

For all further information on the Congress, please see the website, or contact Carole Houghcarole.hough@glasgow.ac.uk