17th Conference (2020)

Program Abstracts

The Institute for Linguistic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Saint Petersburg, Russia) is pleased to announce the 17th Conference on Typology and Grammar for Young Scholars, which will be held in Saint Petersburg, 19–21 November 2020.

Invited Speakers:

  • David Gil: talk is canceled

  • Christian Lehmann (University of Erfurt), “Universals and types of body-part grammar”

  • Andrey Shluinsky (Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences), “Intragenetic typology and serial verb constructions in Kwa as a case study”

Submissions from young researchers (35 years old and younger) working in any area of linguistic typology, corpus linguistics, grammar and phonology are welcome. Each talk selected for presentation will be allotted 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes of discussion. The official languages of the conference are Russian and English. Abstracts can be written in either language. Note that the abstract should not exceed 4000 characters (counting spaces), excluding references, otherwise it will be rejected on formal grounds. In the abstract, please define the problem, methods and findings of the research. One individual may be involved in a maximum of two abstracts (maximum of one as sole author). 

The deadline for abstract submission is 3 September 2020. Anonymous abstracts should be submitted via the conference website. 

All inquiries can be addressed to the conference email box: youngconfspb@gmail.com

The decision of the Organizing Committee on acceptance/rejection of submissions will be announced to authors no later than 19 September 2020.

There is no participation fee.

We understand that sticking to the schedule outlined above might turn out to be impossible due to the current movement restrictions in many countries, including Russia. We will make an announcement on any possible schedule changes in case any information on reasons why the conference cannot be held this November comes up.

For submissions in English: https://www.youngconfspb.com/e/abstract-submission.

For submissions in Russian: https://www.youngconfspb.com/podacha-tezisov.  

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 3 September 2020

Notification of acceptance: no later than 19 September 2020

Conference: 19–21 November 2020

Organizing Committee

Sergei Klimenko, Research Fellow, ILS RAS (Chair)

Daria Mishchenko, Junior Research Fellow, ILS RAS (Secretary)

Maksim Fedotov, Junior Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Dmitry Gerasimov, Junior Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Maria Kholodilova, Junior Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Olga Kuznetsova, Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Natalia Logvinova, Research Assistant, ILS RAS

Sofia Oskolskaya, Senior Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Sergey Say, Head of the Department of Linguistic Typology, ILS RAS

Elizaveta Zabelina, Research Assistant, ILS RAS

Natalia Zaika, Senior Research Fellow, ILS RAS