Institute for Name-Studies

Appointment of Peter McClure as Honorary Professor of Name-Studies

1 August 2016

The INS is delighted to announce the forthcoming appointment of Dr Peter McClure as Honorary Professor within the Institute for Name-Studies. Peter is an internationally-recognised pioneer of rigorous onomastic methodology, and the foremost British scholar working on medieval personal names. He is Honorary Vice-President of the English Place-Name Society and president of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland. His association with Nottingham is long-standing – he was both undergraduate and postgraduate at the University, as a student of the late Professor Kenneth Cameron, head of the Department of English and eminent place-name scholar.

 Dr Peter McClure 

Posted on Monday 18th July 2016

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