New journal of RUDN University — “Macroscociolinguistics and Minority Languages”
The journal is going to publish articles in both Russian and English, as well as minority languages on language policy, functional stratification of languages in various language situations, research of psychological components of language situations, standardization and codification of minority languages.
Relevance and topic
- related to macrosociolinguistics, as well as linguistic law and psycholinguistics;
- subject area includes the problems of language contacts and language situations, sociolinguistic dynamics, language policy and language planning, social ideas about the language.
Gials and tasks
- develop scientific cooperation between Russian and foreign sociolinguists, as well as experts in related areas;
- introduce readers to the latest Russian and international research in the field of macrosociolinguistics;
- publish the results of authentic theoretical, applied and descriptive research;
- educate and disseminate scientific knowledge about various language situations to a wide range of readers.
You will find
- regular thematic issues with invited Russian and foreign co-editors;
- a permanent column dedicated to the review of scientific works “Macrosociolinguistics in Russia and the world”;
- a permanent educational rubric “Complicated phenomena simply explained” for a a wide audience;
- a discussion platform for issues related to language preservation, language policy and language planning;
- works of young researchers.
“We have long needed a publication combining various theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of minority languages.
What is our goal? We need a platform to publish results of multidisciplinary studies of minority languages by methods used in various fields of scientific knowledge: macrosociolinguistics, law, ethnology, history, philosophy, psychology and dialectology.
The journal is unique due to an important social mission — the preservation and support of minority languages. In this regard, it will publish bilingual articles in Russian / English and minority languages ”, said Svetlana Moskvicheva, Chief Editor of the journal" Macroscociolinguistics and Minority Languages ".
The journal will be published twice a year in Russian, English, French, Spanish, Italian and the languages of the Russian Federation.. International both in terms of the composition of the editorial board and expert council, and in terms of authors and topics of publications.
The magazine is going to be published only in electronic form, without a subscription. There will be at least 10 articles in each issue. In addition to scientific articles, the editorial board accepts scientific reviews for consideration, and also publishes reviews of monographs, information about conferences, scientific projects, etc. The preliminary composition of the editorial board includes scientists from Austria, Great Britain, Spain, Ireland, Canada, France, and Scotland.
RUDN University chemists derived molecules that can assemble into complex structures using chlorine and bromine halogen atoms. They bind to each other as “velcro” — chlorine “sticks” to bromine, and vice versa. As a result supramolecules are assembled from individual molecules. The obtained substances will help to create supramolecules with catalytic, luminescent, conducting properties.
RUDN University chemist proposed a new method to create catalysts on a porous silicon matrix with metal nanoparticles. Efficient catalysts for organic reactions are obtained, for example, for the synthesis of vanillin, which is in demand in the food and perfume industry.
When talking about COVID-19, television, newspapers, magazines, and social media turn to battle metaphors that make the fight against the pandemic feel like a war. Also, the coronavirus is often discussed in an excessively alarming and threatening tone. This problem is so acute that there is even the term for that — infodemia. It describes the panic in the media and social networks. A linguist of RUDN University studied how such a language affects the notions of people regarding COVID-19.