LINGUIST List 26.4443

Thu Oct 08 2015

Calls: Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis, General Ling, Ling & Lit, Socioling/ Russia

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 08-Oct-2015
From: Evgeniya Aleshinskaya <>
Subject: Communication in Multicultural Society
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Full Title: Communication in Multicultural Society
Short Title: CMSC 2015

Date: 06-Dec-2015 - 08-Dec-2015
Location: Moscow, Russia
Contact Person: Evgeniya Aleshinskaya
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 01-Nov-2015

Meeting Description:

Communication in Multicultural Society
December 6–8, 2015

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI
(Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)

The conference aims at bringing together papers that deal with different aspects of the theory and practice of communication including discourse studies, linguistics and literary studies, language teaching, mass media and cultural studies, religious studies, history, economics, etc.

Keynote speakers:

- Raymond Hickey (University of Duisburg and Essen)
- Kara Chan (Hong Kong Baptist University)
- Eeva Sippola (University of Bremen)
- Robin Cranmer (University of Westminster)
- Zoya Proshina (Lomonosov Moscow State University)

Conference languages are English and Russian.

Call for Papers:

Papers may deal with, but are not restricted to, the following topics:

- Foreign languages in multicultural educational environment
- Language contact in multicultural society
- Communication strategies in professional settings
- Grammar of multicultural text
- Cultural specificity of national lexicon
- Linguacultural aspects of teaching Russian as a foreign language
- Media communication in multicultural society
- New communication technologies
- Cultural communication: religion, science, higher school
- Development of multicultural society in Russia: historical and economic perspectives

Conference session formats:

- Plenary session (30 minutes)
- Paper presentation (15 minutes)
- Poster presentation
- Workshop

Conference languages are English and Russian.

No fee required. Conference materials, coffee breaks, the evening banquet provided.

Travel and accommodation costs are covered by the conference participant.
Further information on recommended hotels and cultural program are available on the conference website ( Should you wish to obtain a formal letter of invitation, you are kindly asked to contact us.

Accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings which will be indexed in RSCI (Russian Science Citation Index) and will be available in the Scientific Electronic Library ( Selected papers presented at the conference will be published in “Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences” indexed in Web of Science Core Collection (

Paper submission guidelines are provided on the journal website

Deadline for paper submission (first drafts): 01 November 2015

For paper submission, please send the attached paper to the following email:

The name of the attached file and the subject of the mail must be as follows: “author’s surname_ Procedia”' (e.g. Smith_ Procedia.doc).

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