Conference/CFP: Internet Communication: Multiformality and Multifunctionality (Russia)

Deadline: May 30 (conference); September 10, 2020 (papers)

You are invited to take part in the conference ‘Internet Communication: Multiformatity and Multifunctionality’  29 – 30 October 2020 in Arkhangelsk (Russia), held by the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov in Arkhangelsk with the support of the Lecturate of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Ekaterinburg. Internet-communication today develops in a direction, where different formats and modi are used, which interact with each other and lead to the appearance of new communicative phenomena  – Internet  memes, live-broadcasting or photo-histories. We propose researchers from different fields of research to think about and reflect on the linguistic, social, psychological and pragmatic kind of similar communicative phenomena on the Internet. Researchers, university teachers, students and young researchers are invited to participate in the conference.                                                                         

Academic Conference Organisers: 

Prof. Dr. Larisa Yuryevna Shchipitsina, Department for German and French philology, NARFU named after М.V. Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk;

Andrea Liebschner, PhD, Lecturer German Academic Exchange Service, Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg;

The following thematic areas are planned for panels:

  • Multimodality of communication on the Internet;
  • Textual organisation on the Internet;
  • Social networks and mobile applications: specifics of the communicative interaction;
  • New types and functions of advertising and promotion on the Internet;
  • Online platforms and services in education.

         The list of topics can be extended.

Working languages at the conference: Russian, German, English.

Types of participation: – presence with presentation, 

                                     – distance with paper,

                                     – online participation with presentation.

The inviting university NARFU will help foreign participants with invitations for visa applications 

Payment of expenses (travel and accommodation) by the sending organisation/university. Based on the results of the conference, it is planned to publish an electronic collection of papers in the conference proceedings  with inclusion in the RSCI database and assignment of ISBN.

For the participation in the conference please apply until 30 May 2020 with the registration form to the address of the conference coordinator Larisa Yuryevna Shchipitsina.                                                                   e-mail:

Papers for the conference proceedings indexed at the RSCI are accepted until 10 September 2020.

General enquiries about the conference are welcome at:

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