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Loking for Contacts in "Language and Consciousness" Field

Date Submitted: 20-Jun-2008
From: Leonid Petryakov
Subject: Loking for Contacts in "Language and Consciousness" Field
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Institution/Organization: Moscow Social-Humanitarian Institute

Notice: Dear ladies and gentlemen!

First of all I would like to introduce myself. My name is Leonid. I live in a Russian city Yaroslavl. I work at the branch of Moscow Social-Humanitarian Institute.

I write a scientific dissertation "Language and consciousness". I would like to establish contacts with professors from your University who work in the same field of scientific research. Will you please help me.

I am waiting with impatience for your prompt reply.

Yours truly,