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Tue Sep 18 2018

Calls: Altaic; Uralic; General Linguistics/Russia

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Date: 15-Sep-2018
From: Sofia Oskolskaya <>
Subject: Conference on Uralic, Altaic and Paleo-Asiatic languages in the memory of Alexander P. Volodin
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Full Title: Conference on Uralic, Altaic and Paleo-Asiatic languages in the memory of Alexander P. Volodin

Date: 06-Dec-2018 - 08-Dec-2018
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Contact Person: Sonya Oskolskaya
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Altaic; Uralic

Call Deadline: 01-Oct-2018

Meeting Description:

The Institute for Linguistic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences announces the First Conference on Uralic, Altaic and Paleo-Asiatic languages. The Conference will take place at the Institute for Linguistic Studies (St. Petersburg, Tuchkov per., 9), on December 6-8, 2018. In 2018, the Conference will be dedicated to the memory of Alexander Pavlovich Volodin (1935 - 2017).

Within the framework of the conference, we plan to discuss the problems of Uralic, Altaic and Paleo-Asiatic languages. Here is a tentative list of topics that will be studied at the conference on the material of Uralic, Altaic and Paleo-Asiatic languages:

1) Phonology, grammar and lexicon
2) Language contacts
3) Sociolinguistic and ethnolinguistic studies
4) Comparative and historical studies
5) Corpora studies

Subsequently, the Conference is scheduled to be held regularly every two years.

Organizing Committee of the Conference:

Evgeniy V. Golovko (ILS RAS, St. Petersburg)
Mehmet Z. Muslimov (ILS RAS, St. Petersburg)
Maria A. Ovsjannikova (ILS RAS, St. Petersburg)
Sofia A. Oskolskaya (ILS RAS, St. Petersburg)
Alexander M. Pevnov (ILS RAS, St. Petersburg)
Elena V. Perekhvalskaya (ILS RAS, St. Petersburg)
Maria Yu. Pupinina (ILS RAS, St. Petersburg)
Fedor I. Rozhansky (ILS RAS, St. Petersburg)
Arzhaana A. Syuryun (ILS RAS, St. Petersburg)
Anna Yu. Urmanchieva (ILS RAS, St.Petersburg / IL RAS, Moscow)

2nd Call for Papers:

Anonymous abstracts for participation in the general session or in workshops should be sent to e-mail: until October 1, 2018. The abstract should not exceed 3600 characters (with spaces), including examples, diagrams, tables and the list of references. The abstract should be sent in one of the following formats: .doc, .docx or .rtf. If non-standard fonts are used, they should be attached to the letter; in this case abstracts should be sent also in .pdf format. The letter should contain the information about the author / authors: name, place of work / study, e-mail address; it should say whether the presentation is planned at a workshop or at the general session. Each participant may submit no more than two applications -- in this case one of the two presentations should be made in co-authorship.
The Organizing Committee will select abstracts based on anonymous reviewing. The notification of the acceptance / rejection will be sent to the authors no later than October 15, 2018.

Time for presentations: 30 minutes (20 minutes talk + 10 minutes discussion). Conference languages: Russian, English. There is no registration fee for participation in the conference. Unfortunately, the organizing committee will not be able to reimburse expenses for travel and accommodation. A collection of abstracts will have been published by the beginning of the Conference.

Important Dates:

October 1, 2018 - Extended deadline for the submission of abstracts (both workshops and general session)
October 15, 2018 - Notification of acceptance / rejection of abstracts
December 6-8, 2018 - the Conference

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