7th International Scientific Interdisciplinary Conference on Research and Methodology «Functional Aspects of Intercultural Communication. Translation and Interpreting Issues»
7th International Scientific Interdisciplinary Conference on Research and Methodology «Functional Aspects of Intercultural Communication. Translation and Interpreting Issues»
2020
20 Nov
Location
Miklukho-Maklaya st., 9, Lecture hall, aud. 553, 555, 557, 559, 561, 562
Contact person
Natalia Erokhova
About the event

20 November, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Goal of the Conference

To reveal the diversity of functional aspects of intercultural communication within the process of world education integration, to focus on translation and interpreting issues in the conditions of the modern society.

List of Main Issues to Be Discussed:

  • interrelation between functional approaches of intercultural communication and interpretation issues;
  • intercultural communication in educational activity;
  • intercultural component of linguistic personality in understanding socio-cultural reality;
  • hypertextuality and discursive approach in computational linguistics;
  • formation of discursive socio-cultural competence of future translators and interpreters in language training process;
  • digital technologies in teaching / learning foreign languages;
  • computational linguistics and artificial intelligence.

Conference Organizers:

  1. Institute of Foreign Languages of RUDN (Russia),
  2. Faculty of Philology of Moscow State Lomonosov University (Russia),
  3. Faculty of Translation and Interpreting of the University of Granada (Spain),
  4. Russian Centre of the University of Granada (Spain),
  5. Higher Institute of Languages in Tunis of the University of Carthage (Tunisia),
  6. UniNorte University (Paraguay),
  7. Moscow State Linguistic University (Russia),
  8. Institute of Education University of Reading (UK).

A special session “Culture and Education: Social Transformations and Multicultural Communication” will be held within the conference.

Keynote Speakers at the Plenary Session:

  1. Prof. Dr. R. Harald Baayen – Professor of Quantitative Linguistics.
    Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (Germany)
    Theme: A discriminative perspective on learning a new language
  2. Prof. Dr. Walter Daelemans – Professor of Computational Linguistics, University of Antwerp (Belgium)
    Theme: Computational Stylometry: profiling authors of social media text with machine learning methods

Round table discussion “Thematic trends in research publications and the ethical policy of scientific journals”

Round table discussion “Thematic trends in research publications and the ethical policy of scientific journals” (Education&Psychology) with the chief editors of highly ranked foreign scientific journals:

  1. Vanessa Dennen, Editor-in-chief – The Internet and Higher Education, Professor of Instructional Systems&Learning Technologies, Florida State University (USA);
  2. Roger Säljö, Co-editor  – Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, Professor of the Department of Education, Communication and Learning, University of Gothenburg (Sweden);
  3. Ian Thompson, Co-editor – Teaching Education, Assoc. Professor of the Department of Education, University of Oxford (UK).
  • Conference language: English;
  • Session proposal deadline is September 14, 2020;
  • Abstract and Extended Abstract submission deadline is October 14, 2020;
  • Registration fee is 1500 rubles. For postgraduate students – 750 rubles;
  • Deadline – 5 November, 2020.

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