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Minority languages of the Trobriand Islands by Professor Gunter Senft (Netherlands)

Minority languages of the Trobriand Islands by Professor Gunter Senft (Netherlands)

On November 13, at the Faculty of Philology of RUDN University, with the support of the Institute of Modern Languages, Intercultural Communication and Migration, Gunter Senft, senior researcher at the Institute of Psycholinguistics Max Planck (Netherlands), an honorary professor of linguistics at the University of Cologne, gave a public lecture.

Since 1982, Professor Senft has been studying the languages ​​and culture of the inhabitants of the Trobriand Islands (Papua New Guinea), where he spent a total of about 4 years on 16 research trips. His research interests include a wide range of fundamental problems of anthropological linguistics, pragmatics, semantics, the interaction of language, culture and consciousness, the conceptualization of space and spatial relations. The list of his publications includes more than 150 articles and 20 monographs.
At the lecture "... to grasp the native's point of view ..." - A plea for a holistic documentation of the Trobriand Islanders' language, culture and cognition / "... how to understand a native ..." - The need for a holistic description of language, culture and mentality of the inhabitants of Trobriand Islands ”was attended by senior students of the direction“ Linguistics ”, graduate students, faculty teachers. Professor Senft's research, based on knowledge of the language, myths and folklore, expands the boundaries of knowledge about the peoples of Oceania, reveals the peculiarities of the national worldview and opens up for the wide audience a wonderful world of language and culture of the inhabitants of the Trobrian Islands in Papua New Guinea.

30 Jan 2018
The conference on international arbitration, where law students from European universities simulate court proceedings and alternately defend the interests of the respondent and the orator.
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RUDN University scientists publish results of their scientific researches in highly-recognized in whole world and indexed in international databases journals (Web of Science, Scopus ect.). That, of course, corresponds to the high status of the University and its international recognition. Publications of June-September 2017 ( In Journals of categories Q1-Q3)
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The RUDN scientist Dmitry Atyakshin presented innovative molecular histology technology

Dmitry Atyakshin has developed an original combined method of histochemical detection, opening up new opportunities for determining the role of mast cells in the phenotype of the immune landscape and histoarchitectonics of the stromal component of the specific tissue microenvironment.

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15 Jul
DFDE-2022, a satellite conference of the International Congress of Mathematicians 2022 opened in RUDN

On June 29, the DFDE (International Conference on Differential and Functional Differential Equations), a satellite of the International Congress of Mathematicians 2022, opened in RUDN. Leading mathematicians in differential and functional equations from Russia, Great Britain, Germany, Israel, Italy, USA, France, and South Korea are among 200 participants. The conference will last until July 5.

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31 Mar
Science is our priority. All-Russian Society of Inventors and Innovators at RUDN

On February 22, RUDN Rector Oleg Yastrebov met with representatives of the All-Russian Society of Inventors and Innovators (VOIR) — Anton Ishchenko, the chairman of the central council and Olga Tarasova, the chairman of the youth council.

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