LINGUIST List 26.4494

Mon Oct 12 2015

Calls: Uralic, Anthropological Ling, Historical Ling, Lang Doc, Lexicography, Socioling/Russia

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 12-Oct-2015
From: Andrey Shluinsky <>
Subject: 6th International Conference on Samoyedology
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Full Title: 6th International Conference on Samoyedology

Date: 08-Sep-2016 - 10-Sep-2016
Location: Moscow, Russia
Contact Person: Andrey Shluinsky
Meeting Email:

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Lexicography; Sociolinguistics

Language Family(ies): Uralic

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2016

Meeting Description:

The 6th International conference on Samoyedology will be held on September 8–10, 2016 in Moscow, Russia. It will be dedicated to the memory of Ariadna Kuznetsova (1932–2015). The conference will be organized by the Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Researchers from all branches of Samoyedic studies are welcome: linguists, anthropologists, folklorists, and social anthropologists.

Working languages of the conference are Russian and English.

Special issues of the peer-reviewed journal “Ural-Altaic Studies” are planned for publishing papers based on the presentations at the conference.

Given the number of submitted abstracts, there may also be organized a workshop on a specific grammatical topic of Samoyedic languages. More information will be available in Spring 2016.

For any practical matters such as invitation for a visa application, please contact us in advance, and we will be ready to help. Unfortunately, the Organizing Committee cannot provide any financial support to the participants of the conference. Please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail in case of any other questions.

The conference fee covering coffee breaks and other organization needs is expected to be ca. 300–500 RUR (ca. 4–7 EUR).

We kindly ask everyone to inform the colleagues who might be interested in the conference.

The Organizing Committee:

- Anna Dybo (chair)
- Maria Amelina
- Valentin Gusev
- Olga Kazakevich
- Olesya Khanina
- Andrey Shluinsky
- Ivan Stenin

Call for Papers:

Please send your abstracts of up to two pages (ca. 3600 symbols) to till March 1, 2016. Your e-mail should also include your full name, affiliation, e-mail, and phone number.

A special session on open resources in Samoyedic studies will be organized as a part of the conference. We invite short presentations on resources both that you have created yourself and that you use in your own work, whether they are online or they are available from their keepers on personal request. Please mention in your submission whether you are interested in giving a presentation at the special session, as well.

Important dates:

March 1, 2016: deadline for submitting abstracts
April 1, 2016: notification of acceptance
September 8–10, 2016: the conference

Please send your abstracts of up to 2 pages (ca. 3600 symbols) to till March 1, 2016. Your e-mail should also include your full name, affiliation, e-mail, and phone number.

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