LINGUIST List 21.4170

Wed Oct 20 2010

FYI: Foundation for Fundamental Linguistic Research

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        1.     Kirill Babaev , Foundation for Fundamental Linguistic Research

Message 1: Foundation for Fundamental Linguistic Research
Date: 20-Oct-2010
From: Kirill Babaev <>
Subject: Foundation for Fundamental Linguistic Research
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Dear colleagues,

We are happy to introduce the Foundation for Fundamental LinguisticResearch, the first Russian non-governmental organisation established tosupport linguistic research.

The Foundation aims at financing projects of Russian scholars living bothin Russia and abroad, in various fields of linguistics, including thepublication of scientific papers and periodicals, field trips fordescribing the languages of the world, organising international scientificevents, and compiling electronic databases and language corpora.

The Foundation grants are allocated on a yearly tender basis according tothe selection by the Supervisory Board led by Member of the Russian Academyof Sciences Prof. Vyacheslav V. Ivanov. The reporting year starts 01 Juneand ends 31 May. The tender process for the 2011/12 year starts 01 November2010 and will last until 01 February 2011.

More information on the Foundation, its bylaws, and contacts can be foundat There, you can also submit your application. Theelectronic feedback form is ready to receive your questions or remarks, andyou can also subscribe to the Foundation’s news listserv with it.

Welcome to the Foundation for Fundamental Linguistic Research!


Kirill BabaevExecutive Directoron behalf of the Supervisory Board

Linguistic Field(s): Not Applicable

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