Institute for Name-Studies

 INS Research Seminars


To be announced shortly


3 November 2021

Jessica Treacher, ‘Timber Toponyms: place-name evidence for the use of trees as a managed resource in Early Medieval England’ 

Oliver J. Padel, ‘Suspicious proximity in English place-names’ 

31 March 2022 

Dr Ayokunmi Ojebode, ‘Quest for Alter/Native: At Crossroads of African and English Names in Love’s Unlike Lading: A Comedy from Shakespeare’ 

Dr James Chetwood, ‘Personal names, community identity and collective memory in medieval England’ 

21 September 2022

David Pelteret, ‘Some Problematic Bynames in the Exeter Quittance Records’ 

Susan Kilby, ‘More on mōr’ 






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