2019 has been announced by the United Nations as The Year of Indigenous Languages. In this context, Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) is organizing an international conference “Linguistic Forum 2019: Indigenous languages of Russia and beyond”, to be held on April 4-6, 2019, in Moscow, Russia. The conference is organized in partnership with CIPL – Comité International Permanent des Linguistes / Permanent International Committee of Linguists.
The goal of the conference is to provide a forum for dialog between experts working on documentation and description of Indigenous languages, on teaching, maintaining and revitalizing languages, on creation of multimedia resources on indigenous languages as well as on a range of related topics. The conference will include plenary lectures, oral talks, poster session and two round tables.
The working languages of the conference are English and Russian.
Natalia B. Koshkareva (Institute of Philology, Siberia branch of RAS, Russia)
Tjeerd de Graaf (Fryske Akademy, Netherlands) [talk canceled]
Juha Janhunen (University of Helsinki)
Hèctor Alòs i Font (University of Barcelona) [talk canceled]
The head of the Federal Agency of Ethnic Affairs Igor V. Barinov sent an address to the participants of the Forum.