We are happy to extend this invitation to The Third International Conference, The Synergy of Languages and Cultures: Interdisciplinary Studies, to be held on 23-24 September 2021, at St Petersburg University in an online format.
We welcome speakers and delegates working in linguistics, interlingual and intercultural communication, translation studies, mass media research, sociolinguistics and teaching of foreign languages pedagogy. The conference will include plenary and panel presentations and also workshops.
The event will be part of the International Translation Day programme at St Petersburg, launched by the Government of St Petersburg.
Conference Dates: 23-24 September 2021
Deadline for Submission: 31 August 2021
Acceptance Notification: 1 September 2021
Registration and Payment: 20 September 2021
Paper Submission deadline (collection of papers to be indexed in the RSCI bibliographic database): 31 October 2021
Publication Acceptance Notification (reviews to be sent): 30 November 2021
Paper Submission deadline (a special issue to be indexed in WoS|Scopus): 30 November 2021
Conference webpage: https://events.spbu.ru/events/synergy-2021
The conference will be divided into ten panels:
Panel 1: Translation, Translation Studies and Cultural Linguistics. Chair – Assoc. Prof. Svetlana Rubtsova, PhD in Philology, St Petersburg University.
Subpanel 1: Continuing Education Programmes in Translating and Interpreting and Distance Learning. Сhair – Ksenia Anisimova, Director of the School of Translation and Modern Languages of St Petersburg University
Panel 2: Pragmatic Issues in Translation and Management of Translation Processes. Chair – Ilia Mishchenko, Chairman, St Petersburg Regional Branch of the Union of Translators of Russia, Director of the Literra Translation Company (Russia).
Moderator – Aleksandr Ivanov, Director for Development of the Literra Translation Company (Russia).
Panel 3: Current Trends in Cognitive Linguistic Research. Chair – Prof. Aleksei Minchenkov, PhD in Philology, St Petersburg University.
Panel 4: Issues in Communication
Subpanel 1: The Language of Modern Media. Chair – Assoc. Prof. Vadim Golubev, PhD in Philology, St Petersburg University.
Subpanel 2: The Language of Law as a Means of Communication. Chair – Assoc. Prof. Sergei Belov, PhD in Law, Director, St Petersburg University Research Institute for the Study of the State Language, St Petersburg University
Moderator – Assist. Prof. Olga Voitsekhovskaya, St Petersburg University
Subpanel 3. Communication in a Digital Society. Chair – Prof. Valeria Vasilkova, Doctor of Philosophy, St Petersburg University.
Panel 5: East-West: A Dialogue of Cultures. Chair –Tatiana Pan, PhD in History, senior researcher, Head of the Far East Department, Institute of Oriental Manuscripts.
Moderator – Assist. Prof. Aleksandr Zdanevich, PhD in History, St Petersburg University.
Panel 6: Language and Literature in the German Cultural and Linguistic Space. Chair – Assoc. Prof. Nella Trofimova, Doctor of Philology, St Petersburg University
Moderator – Assoc. Prof. Olga Orlova, PhD in Philology, St. Petersburg University
Panel 7: Romance Languages and Literature in a Dialogue of Cultures. Chair – Assoc. Prof. Nadezhda Tyrkheeva, PhD in Pedagogy, St Petersburg University.
Panel 8: Russian Language in an Intercultural Space. Chair – Assoc. Prof. Nonna Benevolenskaya, PhD in Philology, St Petersburg University
Panel 9: The Peoples of the Arctic Region: The Sociolinguistic Context Today. Chair – Assoc. Prof. Nadezhda Kharlampieva, PhD in History, senior researcher, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute.
Panel 10: Professional Language Pedagogy. Chair – Assoc. Prof. Nadezda Stojkovic, PhD, University Nis, Serbia.
Moderator – Assist. Prof. Elena Beliaeva, PhD in Pedagogy, St Petersburg University.
The registration fee includes participation in the conference, workshops, a certificate and also covers the costs of publishing an article in thecollection, The Synergy of Languages and Cultures: Interdisciplinary Studiesincluded in the Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI).
For participants from outside Russia and the CIS countries, the registration fee is 3,500 RUR. For participants from Russia and the CIS countries, the registration fee is 2,500 RUR.
Payment deadline: 20 September 2021.
Conference proposals, including abstracts, should be e-mailed to email@example.com
Registration and payment: https://pay.spbu.ru/synergy-2021/
As a follow-up to the conference, the collection of papers “The Synergy of Languages and Cultures: Interdisciplinary Studies” will be published and indexed in the RSCI database (editor-in-chief – Assoc. Prof. Svetlana Rubtsova, St Petersburg University). All manuscripts are reviewed; the collection will include only papers recommended for publication in the submitted form. The manuscripts, reviews of which contain assessments such as “needs improvement”, “the title does not match the content”, etc., will be rejected.
Conference participants will have the opportunity to submit papers in English for consideration in the special conference issue of The Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes, indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection|Scopus (editor-in-chief – Assoc. Prof. Nadezda Stojkovic, University of Niš; guest editor – Assoc. Prof. Svetlana Rubtsova, St Petersburg University). The issue has its own rates and publishes only articles that have passed blind peer review.
Manuscripts should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission deadline: 31 October 2021 (RSCI indexed), 30 November 2021 (WoS|Scopus indexed)
Requirements for publication in the collection, The Synergy of Languages and Cultures: Interdisciplinary Studies: https://events.spbu.ru/events/anons/synergy-2021/publications.html
Requirements for publication in The Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes, Serbia: http://espeap.junis.ni.ac.rs/index.php/espeap/index
Requirements for abstract submissions
Abstracts should be written in Russian and/or English. Please provide from 5 to 10 key words in alphabetical order. Please do not exceed 2 pages, including a bibliography. Typesetting requirements: Times New Roman, size 12, line spacing 1.0.
Conference working languages
Russian and English
Dr Svetlana Rubtsova
Chair of the Programme Committee
Please download submission requirements here.