GfN Network of Scholarly Societies for Onomastic Research

7986404547_718dc4a9a3_mThe American Name Society and the German Society for Name Research (a.k.a. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Namenforschung) have joined hands in the GfN network of scholarly societies for onomastic research. Other international societies in this network include the International Council of Onomastic Sciences (ICOS), Sweden’s Institute for Language and Folklore, France’s Société Française d’Onomastique (SFO), Spain’s Societat d’Onomàstica (Sd’O), and Italy’s Rivista Italiana di Onomastica (RIOn).