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April 19, 2013

CFP: Institute for Linguistic Studies "Constructional & Lexical Semantic Approaches to Russian"

Deadline: June 1, 2013

The Institute for Linguistic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, announces the 3rd conference "Constructional & Lexical Semantic Approaches to Russian" to be held in St Petersburg, September 12-14, 2013.

This conference central theme focuses on the relation between formal properties of various syntactic constructions in the Russian and their semantic, pragmatic and discourse properties.

The aim of this conference is to gather researchers who are interested in the topic of the conference irrespective of their official status; the participation of young researchers, including students, is very welcome. Abstracts based on work in progress are also welcome, provided there are already some empirical findings to be presented at the conference.

Abstracts should no be longer than two pages (3600 characters, including examples and references) and should be sent as .pdf or .doc attachments to the address rusconstr@gmail.com. The deadline for abstract submission is June 1, 2013 please indicate the following information in the body of the letter:
author's names(s),
contact e-mail,
telephone number.

The working languages of the conference are English and Russian, abstracts can be written in either language. Participants will be allotted 20 minutes for presentation plus 10 minutes for discussion.

Posted by jmkirsch at April 19, 2013 03:05 PM