Sunday, February 24, 2013

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

Friday 5 April

8.30: Meet for place-name walk

12.30-14.00: Pub lunch

15.00-17.00: Session on data collection and organization led by editors of Scottish Language Dictionaries

17.00-18.00: Wine reception

18.00: Join delegates arriving for SNSBI conference

18.30: Dinner

20.00-21.00: Presentations by workshop participants at SNSBI conference

The workshop is free to postgraduate students, including meals and overnight accommodation on Thursday 4 April. However, participants will be expected to pay their own travel expenses, as well as the standard fee for the following SNSBI conference if they decide to stay on for it (not obligatory). For more information or to book a place, please email:

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