Scholars are invited to submit proposals for presentations by following web link. Online applications will be accepted by the Conference Steering Committee until June 15, 2015. Applications should include the speaker’s name, place of work and position, contact information (address, telephone/fax and e-mail), the title of the proposed paper. An abstract is considered to be up to 150 words, in English (attached as a pdf file), as well as an outline up to 500 words.
The Programme Committee will consider special session applications from groups. The group of applicants is encouraged to suggest a special session topic if they wish to present their papers at a single session, specifying the title of this session. In this case, the Programme Committee should be notified by a letter sent to email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The letter should include the following information: the title of the suggested session; the names of presenting speakers and the titles of their papers; and the name of the suggested session chairperson and their contact information (telephone, email address etc.). The session will have 90 min. for presentations and discussion. The Programme Committee will consider submitted proposals and make decisions on the suggested sessions upon reviewing the papers, when finalising the conference programme.
The programme committee will also consider plenary discussion applications including theme, participants and questions for the discussion.
The papers should present findings of original research or case studies carried out in accordance with the highest academic standards. Presenters will have 15-20 minutes for presentation.
The working languages of the Conference are Russian and English; simultaneous translation will be available during all plenary sessions and most parallel sessions.
Selection of applications. The Programme Committee will announce its decision by August 15, 2015, following peer review by independent experts.