The 7th International Research and Methodological Conference

Current Issues in Modern Linguistics and Humanities dedicated to RUDN’s 55th anniversary

The 7th International Research and Methodological Conference on Current Issues in Modern Linguistics and Humanities started on March 20, 2015 at
12:00 pm and finished on March 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm.

The conference was held at: No. 4 educational bld. of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, 7 Miklukho-Maklay Str., Moscow

The founders of the conference:

Institute of Foreign Languages of the Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Lille Catholic University, France.

The conference was attended by scientists and practitioners, graduate students and undergraduates, all concerned professionally with linguistics, pedagogy and psychology.

Attendees at the conference have heard and discussed reports on the following topics:

  • General and language-specific linguistics issues.
  • Cross-cultural communication and translation issues.
  • Linguistic and methodological problems of teaching foreign languages.
  • Possible ways and trends of russia’s higher education development. Prospects, pursuit, solutions.
  • Multicultural world and tolerance.

The conference saw the student section, as well as master classes by native speakers, foreign professionals and Russian representatives.

 Conference programme

Plenary session

  • General and language-specific linguistics issues session.
  • Student section.
  • Master classes of Yuan Xue Lin (People’s Republic of China),
    A. Shileeva (Russian Federation), Mitchell Beecher (USA), Maria Dolores Sanabria (Colombia).

Key speakers at the plenary session:

Ruben Dario Flores Arsila, Republic of Colombia, Minister Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Colombia in the Russian Federation, associate Professor at the National University of Colombia, RUDN alumnus.

Valentin Shevchuk, Russian Federation, PhD in Philological Sciences, Professor, Professor of the English Department in the Military University (MUMD).

 Mounira Chribish , Tunisian Republic, Candidate of Philology, Russian language teacher, Higher Institute of Languages at the University of Carthage, Tunisia.

 Nikita Shileev , Russian Federation, Manager of academic programs in the UK, NAVITAS representative office in the CIS (NAVITAS international partnership of universities in the CIS).

Petr  Petrishchev, New Zealand, Manager of academic programmes at PIHMS, Hotel Management School.

Yuan Xue Lin, People’s Republic of China, Chinese language teacher, RSUH Confucius Institute.

The conference prepared a collection of articles that was published by the RUDN publishing house. The collection of articles is indexed in the RSCI database.


T.V. Boldovskaya, Deputy Scientific Work Director of the Institute of Foreign Languages, RUDN, Russian Federation

+7 (495) 434-71-60, ext. 2438.
E-mail: boldovskaya_tv@rudn.university, inyaz@ rudn.university
Venue: Institute of Foreign Languages, RUDN, 7 Miklukho-Maklaya Str.
The Organizing Committee mailing address:
Room No.558, 7 Miklukho-Maklay Str., Moscow, 117198.
Institute of Foreign Languages, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN).