Call for Papers

Institute of Linguistics of Russian Academy of Sciences

Research Center on Ethnic and Language Relations

Moscow, 22 – 25 September 2014




Research Center on Ethnic and Language Relations of Institute of Linguistics of RAS will hold International Conference “Language Policy and Language Conflicts in Contemporary World” on 22 – 25 September 2014 in Moscow.

We encourage proposals of general relevance to language and society problems, the following topics are suggested for discussion on the Conference:

1)             Language policy in globalization context.

2)             Language legislation: experience and perspectives.

3)             Role of language in ethno-language conflicts.

4)             Development of ethnic languages in condition of globalization: positive and negative tendencies.

5)             Modern theories on correlation between language ant ethnos.

6)             Minority languages: problems of survival in globalization epoch.

Round Table “Eurolinguistics in inner European and global perspective”.


Presidents of the Organizing Committee:

Dr.Sc., Professor Vida Yu. Mikhalchenko

Dr.Sc., Professor Sture Ureland

Vice-President: Dr. Sc. Aisa N. Bitkeeva.


Please, submit an abstract (upto 7 pages) and author’s information electronically by 20 March 2014 to: Abstracts should be submitted in Russian or English with annotation (in English or Russian). Authors will be notified of (non-) acceptance in April 2014. Registration fee is 100 Euro.

Organizing Committee