Symposium 3

Cognitive Toponymy Symposium 3 [final programme] – Perceptual Aspects of Appearance

University of Glasgow (Seminar Room, School of Psychology, 58 Hillhead Street)

Friday 29th May 2015


10:00-10:15 Introductory Remarks [led by Carole Hough]

10:15-11:00 Nick Fay (University of Western Australia) – ‘How people create mutually intelligible signs’

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:15 Ellen Bramwell (University of Glasgow) ‘Appearance in the history of English: evidence from the Mapping Metaphor project’

12:15-13:00 Leslie Spence (University of Glasgow) – ‘The role of described physical landscape features in topographical place naming’

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:45 Alison Burns (University of Glasgow) – ‘Appearance in oral names in North-East Scotland’

14:45-15:30 James Butler (University of Glasgow) – ‘Namecrafting: Personal naming strategies as an aid to mental mapping’

15:30-16:00 Tea Break

16:00-17:00 Tony Pollard (University of Glasgow) – ‘War by any other name: The impact of conflict on place names’

17:00-17:30 Concluding remarks and discussion [led by David Simmons]


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