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Full Title: International Conference in Linguistics 'I Firsovskie Readings'

      
Location: Moscow, Russia
Start Date: 22-Apr-2014 - 23-Apr-2014
Contact: Armenui Minasyan
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in cooperation with the Russian Academy of Sciences and the University of Cadiz

International Conference in Linguistics 'I Firsovskie Readings'
'Languages in a Multicultural world: Language contact, variation and change; language and educational policies in a multilingual society'
April 22-23, 2014

The conference will touch upon the issues of languages in a multicultural society and identity, dialect and contact linguistics, intercultural communication, sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic aspects of language variation and change, language policies, and multilingualism and education.

Venue:

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Philology (PFUR)
Head of the Department of Linguistics, DSc, Prof. Nataliya Fedorovna Mikheeva

Costs:

Registration fee: 50 Euros
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics; Translation
LL Issue: 25.162


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