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9th National University Conference with International Guests "Current Issues in Linguistics (CIL)"

9th National University Conference with International Guests “Current Issues in Linguistics (CIL)”
Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University (ETU “LETI”),
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation,  
April 20th - 22d, 2020
Call deadline: 5-April-2020

Call for Papers:

The purpose of the 9th National University Conference CIL is to provide its participants with a platform to exchange the latest research results in the field of linguistics. Faculty, students as well as research groups are invited to present their papers and share their views on current issues in linguistics.

Types of presentation: panel discussion, research-based or practice-oriented presentation, workshop;

Working languages: Russian and English.

Please choose from the following strands when submitting your paper:

1. General Linguistics
  • Historical, Comparative and Typological Linguistics;
  • Structural Linguistics and Language Models in Cognitive and Semantic Aspects;
  • Functional Linguistics, Discourse Theory and Text Linguistics.
2. Language and Culture
    Contact Linguistics and Interaction of Languages;Theoretical and Practical Issues of Intercultural Communication;3. Translation and Interpretation as a skill and science.
    4. Current Issues in Phonosemantics.

    We would like to invite you to take part in our linguistic workshops (the topics will be announced later) and an academic competition on linguistic issues.

    Conference Information

    The 9th National University Conference “Current Issues in Linguistics (CIL)” is organized by Foreign Languages Department of Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University (ETU “LETI”).

    The Organizing Committee

    Head of the Organizing Сommittee – Victor Sheludko, Doctor of Engineering Science, Associate Professor, Rector of ETU "LETI".

    Vice-chairmen of the Organizing Committee:

    Nina Gigauri, PhD., Dean of the Faculty of Humanities; Andrey Shumkov, Doctor of Linguistics, Head of Foreign Languages Department; Tatiana Shulzhenko, Deputy Head of Foreign Languages Department.

    Members of the Organizing Committee: Yelena Besedina, PhD., Associate Professor; Irina Kuzmich, PhD, Associate Professor; Natalia Stepanova, PhD, Assistant Professor; Maria Flaxman, PhD, Assistant Professor; Yelena Tikhonova, PhD, Assistant Professor; Alexandra Sopina, PhD, Assistant Professor; Lyubov Ulyanitskaya, PhD, Assistant Professor; Yevgenya Alekseenko, Senior Lecturer; Yekatarina Korchagina, Senior Lecturer.


    Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University (ETU “LETI”)
    5 Prof. Popov str., 197376 Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation.


    Tel/Fax: 7 (812)2340478