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The First International Scientific Conference

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RSSU held the First International Scientific Conference “Current issues of philology, culturology and linguodidactics” scheduled to mark the International Day of philologist.

At the beginning of the conference the rector of RSSU Natalia Pochinok delivered a welcoming speech. The event drew representatives of English language office of the Embassy of the USA and Oxford University Press.

Apart from the teaching staff of the Faculty of Foreign Languages, the speakers at the conference included many foreign specialists made presentations regarding teaching of English as a foreign language, linguistics and English philology: Gerrold Frank (USA), Eric Creamer (USA), Alexander Thomas Bivet (Scotland), Kadjol Shastri (India) and representatives from various Russian universities, such as MGIMO, MIPT, Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation, Nizhny Novgorod State Linguistics University and Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Russian Academy of Science.

Over 70 participants attended the Conference: bachelors, masters and doctoral students.

It’s the first time RSSU organized the International Scientific Conference. The dean of the Faculty of Foreign Languages Marina Nevskaya assured that she’s planning to arrange the Second Conference and preparing topics for discussion.