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V. M. Alpatov. Selected works of the 20th century05/03/2023 - 12:54
This collection comprises thirty-six articles by the renowned Soviet and Russian linguist, academician Vladimir Alpatov, published over the last three decades of the 20th century. These articles represent Alpatov's main scientific pursuits, including Japanese studies, typology and theory of language, sociolinguistics, and history of linguistics. The final section of the collection, titled Linguistic Problems, features a set of problems composed by Vladimir Alpatov for linguistic Olympiads.
Linguistic Forum 2023. Language functioning in remote areas: The Arctic and beyond02/21/2023 - 00:51
The Laboratory for Study and Preservation of Minority Languages is pleased to announce the conference “Language functioning in remote areas: The Arctic and beyond”, which will be held at the Institute of Linguistics (Russian Academy of Sciences), Moscow, on 26–28 October 2023.
The Shapir Readings07/07/2022 - 23:40
Section of Theoretical Linguistics and the Yuri Stepanov Center for Theory and Practice of Communication, Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences are happy to invite you to the Language – Text – Meaning Readings in memoriam Dr. Maxim I. Shapir on the occasion of his 60th birthday
19th Session of Discussion and Analytics Club on Language Policy06/10/2022 - 17:58
Talk by Mandana Seyfeddinipur "Two Sides of the Same Coin: Why the Digital is Blessing and Curse for Endangered Languages".
International conference “Linguistic Forum 2022: Traditional speech forms and practices”06/05/2022 - 13:36
The international conference "Linguistic Forum 2022: Traditional speech forms and practices" will be held at the Institute of Linguistics, RAS, on November 17–19, 2022. The conference is part of a series of annual linguistic forums initiated by the Institute of Linguistics RAS in 2019, each dedicated to a socially important aspect of the scientific study of language.
17th session of Analytics and Discussion Club on Language Policy04/07/2022 - 13:45
On 19 April, 2022 at 4:00 pm Moscow time (UTC+3) the 17th session of Analytics and Discussion Club on Language Policy will be held online. The program includes a talk by Denny Moore: Language Endangerment and Documentation in Brazil.
International conference «Lingua Gotica: New Studies» (ONLINE)03/11/2022 - 17:51
On 5 April 2020, the international conference "Lingua Gotica: New Studies" will be held.
International Congress of Linguists, ICL21, in Kazan, 25 June – 2 July 202307/30/2021 - 21:30
The Institute of Linguistics is co-hosting the International Congress of Linguists (ICL21) from 25 June to 2 July 2023. This will be the first time for this high-profile event in linguistics to be held in Russia.
International conference "Linguistic Forum 2021: Language policy and language preservation" (ONLINE)06/06/2021 - 14:10
The international conference "Linguistic Forum 2021: Language policy and language preservation" will be held at the Institute of Linguistics, RAS, on November 11-13, 2021. The conference is part of a series of annual linguistic forums initiated by the Institute of Linguistics RAS in 2019, each dedicated to a socially important aspect of the scientific study of language.
Video of Andrej A. Kibrik's talk "Program for the Preservation of Russia's Linguistic Diversity"03/24/2021 - 16:33
On October 29, 2020, at the Conference "Nauka bez granits" [Science without borders] the Director of the Institute of Linguistics RAS Andej A. Kibrik delivered the talk "Program for the Preservation of Russia's Linguistic Diversity".
Poesia 21. International Poetry Day (ONLINE)03/13/2021 - 19:27
Poesia 21 fulfills the dream of many poets around the world of an event where we can be together and hear each other, regardless of our ability to travel.
Poesia 21 is a new approach to how we read and perceive poetry.
8th conference “Language issues: a young scholars’ perspective” (ONLINE)12/12/2020 - 10:23
The Institute of Linguistics (Russian Academy of Sciences) is pleased to announce the 8th conference “Language issues: a young scholars’ perspective”, which will be held online on 25–27 March 2021.
5th workshop on languages of the Volga-Kama Sprachbund07/30/2020 - 21:31
5th workshop on languages of the Volga-Kama Sprachbund (The Institute of Linguistics RAS, NRU HSE) will take place on December 11-12, 2020. Submissions accepted until September 1, 2020.
Linguistic Forum 2020: Language and Artificial Intelligence (ONLINE)02/01/2020 - 13:36
The Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia) is organizing an international conference “Linguistic Forum 2020: Language and Artificial Intelligence” to be held November 12-14, 2020. This conference is part of a series of annual linguistic forums initiated by the Institute of Linguistics RAS in 2019 each dedicated to a socially important aspect of the science of language. The 2019 forum took as its topic the UN Year of Indigenous Languages.
International conference on African linguistics (ONLINE)05/14/2019 - 12:52
May 25–27, 2021
Conference program is available here. Conference abstracts are available here.
Formerly announced as panels on African linguistics at 15th International African Studies conference.
The Second Conference on Language Contact in the Circumpolar World04/25/2019 - 19:18
Institute of Linguistics RAS is organising the 2nd conference on language contact in the circumpolar world with a special session on typology of linguistic areas. The conference will be held on 25–27 October 2019 in Moscow, Russia.
Conference “Caucasian Languages: Typology and Diachrony”03/16/2019 - 12:41
On 23–24 October 2019, the Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) organizes a conference on “Caucasian Languages: Typology and Diachrony”, in honor of the eminent Russian Caucasiologist Mikhail Egorovich Alekseev, who would have turned 70 this year.
9th conference in the series “Typology of Morphosyntactic Parameters”03/11/2019 - 15:56
The 9th conference in the series «Typology of Morphosyntactic Parameters», TMP 2019, will be held in Moscow on 16–18 October 2019. The conference is organized by the Pushkin State Russian Language Institute, the Institute of Linguistics of RAS and Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Typology of small-scale multilingualism: International Conference (Lyon, France)10/15/2018 - 17:49
Lyon, April 15–17 2019. The conference aims to provide a forum for linguists and anthropologists to discuss issues concerning small-scale multilingualism (Lüpke 2016, Singer & Harris 2016), which is typical for pre-colonial societies with small socio-political groups. The aim of the conference is to develop a set of parameters for comparing different sociolinguistic settings across the world.
Linguistic Forum 2019: Indigenous languages of Russia and beyond10/15/2018 - 17:46
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.