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International Conference in Metaphors in Linguistic Studies: Applications Start (due to 20 October)

On 21-23 November 2022, V International Conference “Metaphor in Education” and X International School on Metaphor “Metaphor Beyond Linguistics” will take place at Perm State University (PSU). The event is initiated and run by the Department of Linguodidactics, Faculty of Modern Foreign Languages and Literature, (PSU).   

The Conference participants include speakers from the following European and Northern American institutions: University of Rostock (Germany), University of Louisville (USA), Coventry University (UK), Delta State University (USA), Central Michigan University (USA), Oxford-Brookes University (UK).

The Сonference is interdisciplinary in nature. Invited to participate are students and teachers of various fields of expertise and specialty, showing interest in metaphor as a way of comprehending the world and generating knowledge.

The Conference will cover the following research fields:

  • Metaphor in Arts and Literature
  • Metaphor in science and professional communication
  • Metaphor in Philosophy
  • Metaphor in teaching
  • Metaphor in translation
  • Metaphor and transdiscursive knowledge transfer
  • Development of metaphorical and terminological competence
  • Digital didactics in the mirror of metaphor

Working languages of the Conference: Russian, English.

Forms of participation:

  • online presenter;
  • attendee.

Application dates: due to 20 October, included.

Conference Dates: 21-23 November 2022

Location: ZOOM platform

For participation, please, register here.

For further information, please, see info letter

Please, address further questions to: Ekaterina Kupriyanicheva, Executive Secretary, tel.: +7 (902) 804-52-39; e-mail: katya_bukreeva@mail.ru

“Smart Solutions of Cities: East-West”: Start for Applications Announced

The Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly has informed about the start for applications for the “Smart Solutions of Cities: East-West” International Competition, with a support by the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

The competition aims to promote the dissemination of the results and achievements of Russian and foreign young scientists, in the following socially significant topics: “green cities”, “urban regeneration”, “safe cities”, “accessible inclusive cities”; increasing the level of competencies of participants in the field of international scientific, technological and innovative cooperation related to the issues of “smart” management and the use of urban life systems; their involvement in scientific programs and projects.

According to the competition statement, graduate and PhD students, as well as non-degree researchers from higher educational institutions from Russian Federation, United Arab Emirates, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco are welcome to take part. Applications should be submitted to the Organizing Committee at smartcities@eurasia-assembly.org.

For more information on “Smart Solutions of Cities: East-West”, please, see:

Competition description (in Russian and English)

Competition regulations: (in Russian and English)

The Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly possesses itself as an international union of non-governmental organizations, uniting ideas and values of Eurasian integration, protection of peace, strengthening friendship, harmony, partnership and good neighborliness between peoples of the Eurasian countries. Please, find more about the Assembly here.  

The Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund is a Russian think tank and a policy center founded by President Dmitry Medvedev in 2010, the organization linked to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Fund states its mission as encouraging the  development of public diplomacy and support creation of public, political and business climate abroad, favorable for Russia.

The winners of the Competition will be certified, provided with air tickets and accommodation to participate in the “Smart Solutions of Cities: East-West” International Forum to be held in Belgorod, Russia on October 25-27, 2022.

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