Invitation

The Research Center of Baltic Languages and Onomastics of the Institute of the Lithuanian Language kindly invites you to participate in the 5th International Scientific Aleksandras Vanagas’ Conference
“Language and Culture Dialogue in 21st Century Onomastics”

The conference will be held on
November 7–8, 2024.

Venue: The Institute of the Lithuanian Language, P. Vileišio Str. 5, LT-10308 Vilnius and in Zoom platform.

Suggested Topics

Onyms as a research object in Lithuanian, Baltic, and Indo-European studies
Onyms at the intersection of languages and cultures
Signs of national identity in onyms
Between old onomasticon and the written
Links between the historical onomasticon and cultural context
The current coverage of traditional and modern onomastic research
Naming tendencies of people, places, and other entities

Conference languages: Lithuanian, Latvian, English.
Duration of plenary session reports – 30 mins.
Duration of reports – 20 mins.

Conference fee:
80 EUR, before October 1, 2024.
100 EUR, before November 4, 2024.
Online participation is free of charge.

Please transfer your participation fee to the following account: 

Lietuvių kalbos institutas
P. Vileišio Str. 5, LT-10308 Vilnius, Lithuania
Reg. no 111955023

„Swedbank” AB
BIC: HABALT22
IBAN: LT58 7300 0100 0245 3597

Please indicate: AVK2024, conference fee, Name, Surname 

Conference fee includes cultural events.

Important Dates

The deadline for submission of participant forms and abstracts –is June 1, 2024.
Notification of acceptance – September 1, 2024.
Publication of the conference program – October 1, 2024.

Abstract
1500–2000 characters with spaces.

Scientific Committee

Akad. prof. habil. dr. Grasilda Blažienė, Institute of the Lithuanian Language (chairperson)
Dr. Laimutis Bilkis, Institute of the Lithuanian Language
PD habil. dr. Harald Bichlmeier, Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Leipzig, Germany
Assoc. prof. dr. Katharina Leibring, Uppsala University, Sweden
Prof. dr. Aleksandr Iliadi, K. D. Ushinsky South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University, Ukraine
Doc. habil. dr. Ilja Lemeškin, Institute of the Lithuanian Language
Prof. dr. Daiva Sinkevičiūtė-Villanueva Svensson, Vilnius University
Dr. Anta Trumpa, Institute of Latvian Language, University of Latvia, Latvia

Organizing Committee

Dr. Darius Ivoška, Institute of the Lithuanian Language (chairperson)
Dr. Pavel Skorupa, Institute of the Lithuanian Language (vice-chairperson)
Dr. Alma Ragauskaitė, Institute of the Lithuanian Language
Dr. Dovilė Tamulaitienė, Institute of the Lithuanian Language
Mgr. Alisa Stunžaitė, Institute of the Lithuanian Language
Mgr. Dalia Sviderskienė, Institute of the Lithuanian Language
Dokt. Marius Glebus, Institute of the Lithuanian Language
Povilas Bialoglovis, Institute of the Lithuanian Language