Call for Papers: 3rd International Scientific Conference “ONOMASTIC INVESTIGATIONS” (University of Latvia, 9-10 May 2024)


3rd International Scientific Conference “ONOMASTIC INVESTIGATIONS”. 


Latvian Language Institute (University of Latvia) invites to participate in the 3rd International Scientific ConferenceOnomasticinvestigations”. Conference will be held at the University of Latvia on May 9–10, 2024. The conference is dedicated to our colleague Ojārs Bušs (1944–2017) who would have celebrated his 80th anniversary on April 28, 2024. The theme of the conference isVariability of proper names.” We invite you to submit paper topics that address an area of research relevant the variability of place and personal names, as well as other proper names. We invite to look at their changes and changing processes, both in time and in perception, and under theinfluence of linguistic and extralinguistic factors. 


Working languages: Latvian, English, German. 

Duration of presentation: 20 minutes. 

Please submit the application form and the abstract of your presentation (2500-3000 characters with spaces) by 15 January 2024 online:  

Abstracts, regardless of the language of the presentation, must be submitted in English. 

The notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent by 1 March 2024. 


After positive peer-review, articles based on the presentations will be published in the journal of the conferenceOnomastic InvestigationsIII”. 


Participation fee: 

EUR 80 (paid by 20 March 2024) or EUR 90 (after 20 March 2024) for presenter; 

EUR 60 (paid by 20 March 2024) or EUR 65 (after 20 March 2024) for each co-author participating in the conference. 


Participation fee includes: 

for presenters and co-authors participating in the conference – a certificate of participation, participant’s materials, technical support at theconference and for the journal of the conference, rights to submit an article, coffee breaks, copy of the author of the journal of theconference. 

Scientific Commitee
Dr. philol. Laimute Balode
Mg. hum. Anna Elizabete Griķe
Dr. habil. philol. Irēna Ilga Jansone
Dr. philol. Sanda Rapa
Dr. philol. Renāte Siliņa-Piņķe
Dr. philol. Anta Trumpa

Organizing Commitee
Mg. paed. Gunita Arnava
Mg. hum. Ieva Auziņa
Mg. hum. Anna Elizabete Griķe
Bc. hum. Laura Paula Jansone
Mg. hum. Agita Kazakeviča
Mg. hum. Sintija Ķauķīte
Elīna Ķēniņa
Mg. hum. Anete Ozola
Bc. hum. Odrija Ratfeldere
Mg. hum. Marita Silkāne
Mg. hum. Ilze Štrausa

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