Institute for Name-Studies
Photograph of a group of people wearing coats and backpacks walking away from the camera down a sloping lane lined with greenery

Events archive

The Cameron Lecture 2019

The Cameron Lecture 2019

The biennial Cameron lecture is held in memory of Professor Kenneth Cameron. Cameron was Head of English at the University of Nottingham from 1984 to 1987, and was one of the leading figures in place-name study. Click on the link to find out more and to register.
Laxton: England's Last Open Field Village

Laxton: England's Last Open Field Village

Come and find out about Laxton and its uniqueness owing to the land's working manor court. Find out more and RSVP here!

SNSBI Spring Conference 2019

26 - 29/04/2019
The 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Name-Studies in Britain and Ireland will take place at the University of Nottingham, 26–29 April 2019. The conference will open with a paper from John Beckett, Professor of English Regional History at the University of Nottingham, who has published extensively on the history of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and the East Midlands. On Saturday evening, the SNSBI will join with the Institute for Name-Studies to host the biennial Cameron Lecture. The lecture is held in memory of Prof. Kenneth Cameron, one of the foremost scholars of English place-names. This year's lecture will be given by Lesley Abrams, Emeritus Professor of Early Medieval History and Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, Honorary Research Fellow at the Department of Anglo-Saxon Norse and Celtic, Cambridge, and Honorary Professor in the Centre for the Study of the Viking Age at the University of Nottingham, who will talk about her work on Normandy's Scandinavian names. Paper and poster proposals on any aspect of name-studies in Britain and Ireland are welcome. Proposals should be sent to Dr John Baker by post (School of English, Trent Building, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD) or email ( by 28 February 2019.

MSRG AGM and Winter Seminar 2018

The 2018 AGM and Winter Seminar of the Medieval Settlement Research Group will take place on Saturday 8 December 2018 at the University of Leicester.This year's Seminar will incorporate two sessions, a morning session with student presentations on landscape and settlement studies in Britain, Ireland and Europe, and an afternoon session on the theme of settlement in the Danelaw. Confirmed speakers for the afternoon session include Prof. Dawn Hadley, Prof. Julian Richards, Prof. David Stocker, Dr Stuart Wrathmell and Dr Rebecca Gregory.
Displaying 9 to 12 of 69
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next


Events by year:


Displaying 1 to 4 of 8
Previous 1 2 Next







Displaying 1 to 4 of 4





Displaying 1 to 1 of 1


Back to top

School of English

The University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5919
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 7526
email us