We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2nd International conference “The Magic of Innovation: New Trends in Language Research and Teaching Foreign Languages” to be held in Moscow on 24-25 April 2015. The conference is organized by English Language Department No 1 of the School of International Relations of the Moscow State Institute of Foreign Relations (MGIMO University).
Discussions will cover diverse issues related to modern linguistic studies, innovative approaches to teaching students of international relations and cross-cultural communication, future experts in regional studies, linguists and translators/interpreters as well as other specialists whose jobs requires foreign language skills.
The conference will be organized into the following strands:
The conference will feature a number of workshops and round table discussions.
If you are interested in holding a workshop/master class or an interactive seminar related to the theme of the conference, please forward your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 24, 2014.
Participants who have attended the entire conference, including all the plenaries, one of the scheduled workshops/master classes and a relevant session, will be eligible for a printed Certificate of Attendance.
Each presentation at concurrent sessions will last up to 15 minutes. Workshops/seminars are allotted 60 minutes each.
The working languages of the conference will be Russian and English (simultaneous interpretation will be provided upon request).
Participants’ papers a maximum of 6 pages will be published in the proceedings of the Conference (publication fees apply). Only attendees’ papers will be accepted for publication provided they are related to the theme of the conference and conform to the publication guidelines.
Presenters are invited to register and submit their proposals either in Russian or in English by January 15, 2015 through the conference website.
The conference fee is 60 euros payable by bank transfer and covers a participant package, coffee breaks, the reception and interpretation services. The conference fee does not include publication fees. Bank account details will be forwarded once your proposal has been approved.
Further information including cancellation policiesand updates on the
program, participants’ accommodation etc. will be available in due course at
Please note that participants’ accommodation, travel and other conference- related expenses will be borne by participants.
International participants who require a visa to enter the Russian
Federation are kindly reminded that they can apply for a visa 45 days prior to
the day of entry into the country. If you need an invitation as part of the
visa application process, please submit a request via email
Please be advised that obtaining a Letter of Invitation will not guarantee that your visa application will be approved.
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