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Peder Gammeltoft

Peder Gammeltoft

Head of Section

Primary fields of research

  • Danish and Nordic Place-Names
  • Place-Names in the Scandinavian Viking-Age Colonies
  • Onomastic Theory
  • Spatial Humanities
  • Archive Digitisation
  • Place-Name Databases

Current research

  • The place-names of Vester Horne Herred, Jutland, Denmark
  • Scottish place-names of Scandinavian origin
  • Place-Names and landscape formation and development
  • Early English loanwords in Danish
  • Administrative history

Fields of interest

  • Place-name standardization
  • International place-name usage
  • English place-names
  • Scottish place-names
  • Agricultural history
  • Database construction
  • Silver hallmarks

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Island Names

    Gammeltoft, P. 21 Jan 2016 The Oxford Handbook of Names and Naming: Oxford Handbooks in Linguistics. Hough, C. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, Ch. 9, p. 125-134 10 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  2. Published

    Names and geography

    Gammeltoft, P. 21 Jan 2016 The Oxford Handbook on Names and Naming: Oxford Handbooks in Linguistics. Hough, C. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, Ch. 35, p. 502-513 12 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  3. Published

    I skellet mellem tolkning og fortolkning: Et forsøg på at deklarere stednavnetolkninger

    Gammeltoft, P. 2015 In : NORNA-Rapporter. 91-1, p. 207-219 13 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    Vikingetidens bebyggelse omkring Kattegat og Skagerrak: Et forsøg på kortlægning

    Jakobsen, J. G. G., Gammeltoft, P. & Sindbæk, S. M. 2015 Et fælles hav: Skagerrak og Kattegat i vikingetiden. Pedersen, A. & Sindbæk, S. M. (eds.). København: Nationalmuseet, p. 6-23 18 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

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