Symposium 1

Symposium 1
The Geographical and Mental Compass

University of Copenhagen
Wednesday 4th June 2014 Building 22.0.49 (Building 22, ground floor, room 49)

(Chair: Carole Hough)
10.30-10.40      David Simmons – Welcome and presentation (symposium and network)
10.40-11.20      Henrik Hovmark ��� Cardinal directions – geographical, mental, and cultural
11.20-12.00      Felix Ahlner – The Elfdalian River Compass
12.00-13.10      Lunch break
(Chair: Thomas Clancy)
13.10-13.50      Bent Jørgensen – Direction and misdirection in Danish place-names 1
3.50-14.30      Simon Taylor – Aa the airts: directional words in Scottish place-names
14.30-14.40      Short break
14.40-15.20      Justyn Salamon – Greenlandic absolute directions in urban areas
15.20-16.00      Peder Gammeltoft – Where is our Hell? A study of direction in worlds-in-the-world concepts.
16.00-16.30      Discussion  


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