16th Conference (2019)

Program Abstracts Proceedings


The Institute for Linguistic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Saint Petersburg, Russia) is pleased to announce the 16th Conference on Typology and Grammar for Young Scholars, which will be held in Saint Petersburg, 21–23 November 2019.

Invited Speakers

  • Denis Creissels (University of Lyon, Lyon), “Impersonal constructions in typological perspective”
  • Natalia Levshina (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen), “Typology in the age of corpora: Applications and challenges”
  • Natalia Serdobolskaya (Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow), “Long-distance agreement in Nakh-Daghestanian languages”

Submissions from young researchers (35 years old and younger) working in any area of linguistic typology, 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, and abstracts can be written in either language. The deadline for abstract submission is 5 September 2019. Anonymous abstracts in .doc/.docx/.rtf format should be sent to the following email address: youngconfspb@gmail.com, with “ABSTRACT” stated as the email subject. Note that the abstract should not exceed 4000 characters, excluding references, otherwise it will be rejected on formal grounds. In the abstract, please define the problem, methods and findings of the research. The following information should be provided in the body of the e-mail:

  • title of the abstract (if your abstract is in Russian, please provide English translation),
  • author’s or authors’ first and last names (with English transliteration, if necessary), and affiliation(s),
  • e-mail address.

If you use non-standard fonts, please attach them to the e-mail and send an additional copy of your abstract in .pdf format.

One individual may be involved in a maximum of two abstracts (maximum of one as sole author).

The decision of the Organizing Committee on the acceptance/rejection of submissions will be communicated to the authors no later than 21 September 2019.

There is no participation fee.

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 5 September 2019

Notification of acceptance: no later than 21 September 2019

Conference: 21–23 November 2019

Organizing Committee

Maria Kholodilova, Junior Research Fellow, ILS RAS (Chair)

Sergei Klimenko, Research Fellow, ILS RAS (Secretary)

Maksim Fedotov, Junior Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Dmitry Gerasimov, Junior Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Olga Kuznetsova, Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Daria Mishchenko, Junior Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Sofia Oskolskaya, Research Fellow, ILS RAS

Dinara Stepina, PhD Student, 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

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