CFP: Ideology and Linguistic Ideas – History of Linguistic Ideas (Tbilisi State University)

Abstract Deadline: July 15, 2017

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to invite scholars interested in the history of linguistic
ideas developed alongside with different ideologies in different times. The
first conference on this theme was organized in 2015.

2017 year will be the 100th anniversary of the Great October Socialist
Revolution, which changed the development of peoples of Former Russian Empire.
The new linguistic politics of Soviet Union and so called ”New Linguistic
Theory” were the consequence of this revolution. Due to this reason some
sessions of the conference will be dedicated to the problems of the history of
Soviet Linguistics and the Soviet Linguistic Politics.

The Conference is organized by the Giorgi Akhvlediani Society for the History
of Linguistics and Ivané Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

The conference will be held on 6-9 October, 2017 at Ivane Javakhishvili
Tbilisi State University (Tbilisi, Georgia).

Call for Papers:

Papers relating to any aspect of the history of linguistic ideas developed
alongside with ideologies are invited, focusing on diverse topic areas from
individual case studies to methodological considerations.

Proposals for papers should be submitted in the form of abstracts of 400 words
as Word.doc, accompanied by the affiliation, email address and short bio of
the participant and mailed to:

The official languages of the conference are Georgian and English.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is July 15, 2017. The conference
editorial board will select the papers to be presented at the conference.
Final selection will be made by July 25, 2017; notification of acceptance will
be sent before July 30, 2017.

For further information please contact the local members of the executive
board by using

Editorial Board of the Conference: 

Tinatin Bolkvadze (Director of the conference)
Tinatin Margalitadze
Darejan Tvaltvadze
Lia Karosanidze
Marika Jikia

Executive Board of the Conference: 

Natia Putkaradze
Maka Tetradze
Nino Abesadze

Important Dates: 

Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts: July 15, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: July 25, 2017
Program Announcement: July 30, 2017

Conference Fee: € 120 

The Organizing Committee cannot financially support the conference
participants. All fees and expenses must be met by the participants and/or
their organizations.

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