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English Place-Name Society
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EPNS News and Events

The English Place-Name Society is actively involved in a number of research projects.

Keep up to date with news of publications, ongoing research, and EPNS meetings by viewing the links below.

The EPNS and Institute for Name-Studies also hosts the biennial Cameron Lecture, an event to which EPNS members and the general public are warmly invited. 

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Postgraduate open day 2017

Postgraduate open day 2017

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Booking now open. Find out more about our courses, meet staff and students, explore funding and tour our fantastic facilities and campus!

Midlands3Cities PhD funding stream opens

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Up to 80 open awards and 6 collaborative awards available. Deadline 15 January 2018.
Winner of the Alfred Oscroft Essay Prize 2017 announced

Winner of the Alfred Oscroft Essay Prize 2017 announced

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The first winner of the Alfred Oscroft Essay Prize for undergraduate work on place-names has been announced. Congratulations to Ruut Korpinen (Nottingham), who won this year's prize for her project on Suffolk place-names!
English is one of the top ranked subjects for graduate earnings after five years

English is one of the top ranked subjects for graduate earnings after five years

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University of Nottingham graduates earn above average salaries according to new data.

City Names series launched

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The English Place-Name Society is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of place-name books: the Your City's Place-Names series

Call for Papers - Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland Spring Conference

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The Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland is seeking contributions to its annual spring conference, to be held in Blackwaterfoot, Arran, from 6–9 April 2018.

INS members present at International Congress of Onomastic Sciences

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?Members of the Institute for Name-Studies gave papers at the International Congress of Onomastic Sciences, which was held in Debrecen, Hungary from 27 August to 1 September 2017.

Jess Treacher receives INS studentship

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Congratulations to Jess Treacher, who has been awarded the INS studentship for the duration of her PhD research which begins next academic year.

Josh Neal receives AHRC Midlands3Cities PhD funding

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?Congratulations to Josh Neal, who will be beginning a PhD project next academic year funded by the AHRC Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.
#ShowOff17: The English Showcase in Highlights

#ShowOff17: The English Showcase in Highlights

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Take a look at all the best moments of this year's (2017) student English Showcase. A huge well done to everybody who took part! #ShowOff17
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Events

Postgraduate open day 2017

Date
29/11/2017
Description
Find out more about our courses, meet staff and students, look at funding options, tour our fantastic facilities and campus!
Cameron Lecture 2017

Cameron Lecture 2017

Date
01/12/2017
Description
The Cameron Lecture 2017 will take place from 18.00–20.00 on 1 December at the University of Nottingham. This year's lecture celebrates 50 years of the English Place-Name Society in Nottingham.
Assembling Vikings: Thinking through Things in the East Midlands

Assembling Vikings: Thinking through Things in the East Midlands

Date
06/12/2017
Description
Find out about Viking Age law and administration in the East Midlands.

Medieval Settlement Research Group winter seminar

Date
09/12/2017
Description
The Medieval Settlement Research Group will hold its winter seminar on 9 December 2017 at the Centre for English Local History, Leicester. The seminar has the theme 'Animals in Medieval Settlements'.
Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement

Holme from Home? East Midland Place-Names and the Story of Viking Settlement

Date
20/12/2017
Description
What can place-names tell us about Vikings in the East Midlands?

American Name Society annual meeting

Date
04 - 07/01/2018
Description
The American Name Society will hold its annual meeting in conjunction with the Linguistic Society of America from 4–7 January 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland Spring Conference

Date
06 - 09/04/2018
Description
The Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland will hold its annual spring conference in Blackwaterfoot, Arran, from 6–9 April 2018.
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English Place-Name Society

The University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5919
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924
email: name-studies@nottingham.ac.uk