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Onomastic Conference “Anthroponyms and Anthroponymic Researches in the Beginning of the 21st Century”



On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the prominent Bulgarian onomastician prof. Yordan Zaimov (1921 – 1987) the Onomastics Department of the Institute for Bulgarian Language “Prof. Lyubomir Andreychin” at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has the honor to organize a conference entitled “Anthroponyms and Anthroponymic Researches in the Beginning of the 21st Century”. It is organized under the Project “Personal Names in Bulgaria in the Beginning of the 21st Century” funded by the Bulgarian Science Fund, Grant № КП-06-Н-40/10, 10.12.2019.

Scope:

During the conference, a broad range of problems concerning anthroponymy will be presented. We welcome paper proposals corresponding with the topic of the Conference and fitting one of the proposed paper sessions. Topics like present state of anthroponymic systems, name pragmatics, grammar of names, diachronic anthroponymy, anthroponymy in toponymy are some of the problems which will be part of the celebration of the anniversary of one of the central persons of the Bulgarian onomastic science – prof. Yordan Zaimov, the author of “Bulgarian Anthroponomasticon” (1988).

Invited speakers:

Prof. Urszula Bijak, Dr. Sc. – Institute of Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, Vice-President of ICOS

Prof. Oliviu Felecan, PhD – Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, North University Centre of Baia Mare, Romania, Editor-in-Chief of Onoma (Journal of the International Council of Onomastic Sciences)

Proposed paper sessions:

І. Contemporary Anthroponymy

  • Forenames, Patronyms, Family Names; Bynames in the Beginning of the 21st Century
  • Name Fashion in the Global World

Historical Anthroponymy

  • Language and Dialect History and Name Traditions
  • Historical Monuments, Researches in the Field of Dialectology

Anthroponymy in Toponymy (Oikonymy, Hydronymy, Chrematonymy)

IV. Literary Onomastics

Conference dates and location

20 – 21 April 2021, Sofia, Bulgaria

Conference venue

Institute for Bulgarian Language, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (https://ibl.bas.bg/en/kontakti/)

Important dates

1 February 2021: Paper submission deadline
1 March 2021: Author notification deadline
20 March 2021: Deadline for submission of accepted papers
20 April 2021: Conference
31 May 2021: Release of the official electronic version of the Proceedings

Contacts

Email address: confzaimov2021@gmail.com

Conference webpage

https://ibl.bas.bg/confzaimov2021/

Languages

The presentations and discussions will be held in one of the following languages: Bulgarian, English or Russian.

The Conference will take place in the main building of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1, 15 Noemvri St., Sofia 1000).

Programme Committee

    Anna Choleva-Dimitrova, Institute for Bulgarian Language “Prof. L. Andreychin”, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria (Chair)
    Aleksandr K. Shaposhnikov, Russian Language Institute “V. V. Vinogradov”, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
    Boris Parashkevov, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria
    Boryan Yanev, Plovdiv University “Paisiy Hilendarski”, Bulgaria
    Corinna Leschber, Institute for Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Studies, Berlin, Germany
    Dunja Brozović Rončević, University of Zadar, Croatia
    Hristina Deykova, Institute for Bulgarian Language “Prof. L. Andreychin”, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Ivan Chobanov, Plovdiv University “Paisiy Hilendarski”, Bulgaria
    Ivona Karachorova, Institute for Bulgarian Language “Prof. L. Andreychin”, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Johanna Virkkula, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Kiril Tsankov, “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” University of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgariа
    Lora Taseva, Institute for Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Mariyana Tsibranska-Kostova, Institute for Bulgarian Language “Prof. L. Andreychin”, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Patryk Borowiak, Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznań, Poland
    Valeria Toth, University of Debrecen, Hungary
    Viktor P. Shulhach, Institute of the Ukrainian Language, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
    Zhivka Koleva-Zlateva, “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” University of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgariа

Organising Committee

    Maya Vlahova-Angelova, Institute for Bulgarian Language, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria (Chair)
    Nadezhda Dancheva, Institute for Bulgarian Language, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Kristina Petrova, Institute for Bulgarian Language, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Gergana Petkova, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Submitted papers should be in one of the following languages: Bulgarian, English and Russian.

Text length should not exceed 12 standard pages (1800 characters per page), including references, footnotes, tables, images, and appendices.

All the manuscripts are subject to a double-blind peer-review process and based on it a paper is going to be accepted/rejected.

Papers should comply with the instructions published on the Conference web page (general instructions and instructions with a sample of papers formatting).

As reviewing will be blind, papers submitted for review should not include the author(s)’ name(s) and affiliation(s). Self-references that reveal the author’s identity should be avoided.

The full text should be sent as *.doc or *.docx, as well as in *.pdf format.

If fonts different from Times New Roman are presented in the text, they have to be sent, too.
Please, use ONLY Unicode fonts.

The deadline for submission of the full texts of the papers is 1 February 2021. It will not be possible to submit a paper after this date.