LINGUIST List 28.2715

Sat Jun 17 2017

Summer Schools: Geographical Names: Management and Practice

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 13-Jun-2017
From: Jani de Lange <>
Subject: Geographical Names: Management and Practice
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Host Institution: University of the Free State
Coordinating Institution: University of Namibia

Dates: 21-Sep-2017 - 23-Sep-2017
Location: Windhoek, Namibia

Focus: This short learning program was developed in conjunction with the International Consortium of Universities for Toponymic Education. The course will provide information on the nature of geographical names including linguistic aspects. It will also include social aspects of geographical names, cartographic and technical applications as well as rules regarding norms and the standardisation of geographical names.
Minimum Education Level: BA

This short learning program focusses on:

- The nature of geographical names
- The usefulness and uses of geographical names
- The linguistic aspects of geographical names
- The social and practical applications aspects
- Cartographic and technical applications
- Standardization of geographical names on national and international levels.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Languages: English

Tuition: 6000 ZAR
Registration: 13-Jun-2017 to 07-Jul-2017
Contact Person: Jani de Lange
                Phone: (+27)51-401-2087
                  Fax: (+27)51-401-9620

Apply by Email:
Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Please complete the online registration.

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