Language and Society in Russia and Other Countries

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Language and Society in Russia and Other Countries

Date: 20-Jun-2010 - 26-Jun-2010
Location: Moscow, Russia
Contact Person: Bitkeeva Aisa
Meeting Email:,
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Jan-2009

Meeting Description:

Institute of Linguistics of Russian Academy of Sciences
Research Center on Ethnic and Language Relations

Moscow, 20-26 June 2010

International Conference 'Language and Society in present-day Russian
and other countries'

Call for Papers

Research Center on Ethic and Language Relations of Institute of Linguistics of
RAS will hold International Conference "Language and Society in present-day
Russian Federation and other countries".
We encourage proposals of general relevance to language and society problems,
the following topics are suggested for discussion on the Conference:

1. Sociolinguistics of XXI century as interdisciplinary science field:
the state
and perspectives.
2. Methods of sociolinguistic research.
3. Dynamics in language situation in multiethnic countries.
4. Intentional influence of society on language.
5. Role of the language in ethno-language conflicts.
6. Realization on language laws: achievements and losses.
7. Development of ethnic languages in conditions of globalization: positive and
negative shifts.
8. Languages of minority ethnicities.
9. New technologies and their role in development of present-day
10. Language interaction: influence of international languages on
other languages.
11. Influence of culture on language development.

We welcome ideas on themes for sessions and round tables to be
included into the
programme of the Conference.

Chair of Organizing Committee: Dr.Sc., Professor Viktor A.Vinogradov.
Co-chair of Organizing Committee: Dr.Sc., Professor Vida.Yu. Mikhalchenko.
Secretary of Organizing Committee: Dr.Sc. A.N.Bitkeeva.

Please, submit an abstract (350 words maximum) and author's information
electronically by 10 January 2009 to:,
Abstracts should be submitted in Russian and English. Authors will be notified
of (non-) acceptance by mid-March.

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