18th Conference (2021)

NB: The deadline for the abstract submission has been extended. We are looking for your abstracts until September 10 inclusive.

 

The Institute for Linguistic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Saint Petersburg, Russia) is pleased to announce the 18th Conference on Typology and Grammar for Young Scholars, which will be held in Saint Petersburg, 25–27 November 2021.

Invited Speakers:

  • Greville G. Corbett (University of Surrey),“Renewing the Agreement Hierarchy: A Canonical Typology approach”
  • Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland),“In search of experimental syntax”
  • Peter Arkadiev (The Institute of Slavic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences / Russian State University for the Humanities), "Typology of Polysynthetism and West Caucasian Languages"

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 and abbreviations, otherwise it will be rejected on formal grounds. In the abstract, please specify 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 has been extended. A new deadline is 10 September 2021. 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 2021.

There is no participation fee.

The conference will most probably be held both onsite (Institute for Linguistic Studies RAS in Saint Petersburg, Russia) and online (Zoom), this information will be updated later. If needed, online participation will be possible for all accepted presentations.

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: 10 September 2021

Notification of acceptance: no later than 19 September 2021

Conference: 25–27 November 2021

Organizing Committee:

Elizaveta Zabelina, Research Assistant, 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

Sergei Klimenko, Research Fellow, ILS RAS 

Olga Kuznetsova, Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Natalia Logvinova, Research Assistant, ILS RAS

Sofia Oskolskaya, Senior Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Natalia Zaika, Senior Research Fellow, ILS RAS