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Peder Gammeltoft

Peder Gammeltoft

Head of Section

Employment:

April 2015- Head of Name Research Section

June. 2009-May 2012 Released from duty to work on the DigDag-project.

Sept. 2007-Aug. 2008 Released from duty to work on the DigDag pre-project.

Aug. 2003- Associate professor (Lektor) at the Section of Name Research, Department of Scandinavian Research, University of Copenhagen.

2000-2002 Assistant professor (Adjunkt) at the Institute of Name Research, University of Copenhagen.

1999 Research Assistant, Institute of Name Research, University of Copenhagen.

1996-1998 Ph.d.-student at the Institute of English Philology, University of Aarhus.

1995 Teaching Assistant, Institute of English Philology, University of Aarhus.


Other appointments:

2015- Chairman of Stednavneudvalget (Danish Place-Name Commission)

2015- Consultant on www.norskstadnamnleksikon.no project

2014-2016 Steering group member in Urban Culture Lab

2013- Board member of the Danish Agricultural Historical Society

2013- Consortium representative for Department of Scandinavian Research in DigDag (Digitalt Atlas of Denmark's Historical-Administrative Geography)

2012- Bureau member of UNGEGN (United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names)

2012- Convenor of the Working Group for Publicity and Funding, UNGEGN (United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names)

2012-2014 Board member of AMIS (Advanced Migration Studies)

2012-2016 Advisory Board member of STIT (Scottish Toponomy in Transition)

2011- Head Editor of Tværfaglig Vikingesymposium (Interdisciplinary Viking Symposium)

2010- Board member of HisKIS (Historical Cartographical Informations System)

2008- Chairman of Norden Division, UNGEGN (United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names)

2008- Chairman of Tværfaglig Vikingesymposium (Interdisciplinary Viking Symposium)

2006-2015 Board member of Stednavneudvalget (Danish Place-Name Commission)


Education:

2015  På vej til ledelse (On The Way to Management), management course.

2010 Project Management Course, module 2.

2009 Master Thesis Advisor Accreditation.

2009 Project Management Course, module 1.

2000-2001 Pedagogic exam in connection with Assistant professorship.

2000 Ph.d.-degree at the Institute of English Philology, University of Aarhus.

  • Title of thesis: The place-name element Old Norse bólstaðr. An interdisciplinary study of the development of, and change in, place-names which contain the generic -bólstaðr, from their origins in Norway to their dissemination to the North Atlantic area and elsewhere, (1999). 2 vols.

1996-1998 Ph.d.-student at the Institute of English Philology, University of Aarhus.

1995 MA (Cand.phil.) in English, Institute of English Philology, University of Aarhus.

  • Title of thesis: Scandinavian Shetland. The chronology of habitative agricultural place-name generics on grounds of geographical, topographical and onomastic differences.

Knowledge of languages

  • Danish - Fluent, written and spoken
  • English - Fluent, written and spoken
  • German - Good, written and spoken
  • French - Fair, written and spoken

Education

Doctor of Philosophy

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