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 Invitation to an International conference

Humanities and Knowledge: Philosophy, Literature and Language

April 25-26, 2013                                                                           Moscow, Russia






Department of History of Philosophy &

Centre of Humanitarian Education in Comparative Studies

in the framework of the University Scientific Programme

“Dialogue of Civilizations: Eat and West”


supported by

Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences,

Lomonosov Moscow State University and

Institute of Far East of the Russian Academy of Sciences




The conference will constitute a general discussion on philosophical and philological issues from aninterdisciplinary perspective, with some methodological issues. The disciplinary range of the conference will be extended to involve interested specialists from different studies: linguists, philologists, philosophers and specialists in other related fields.


The main objectives of this conference are: the elaboration of scientific and cultural dialogue among the researchers of Philosophy and Philology, communication between Russian and foreign researchers to provide anopen area for the discussion and exchange of opinions on fundamental research problems.


The conference will seek to explore the role of language in the philosophical cultures of the East, Russia and the West. In particular it will search for ways to understand different language cultures and the philosophical foundations of translation.


A point of special interest will be the integration of philosophy and literature in different cultures, especially in classical Russian culture.


Papers are invited for the following session on Humanities and Knowledge: Philosophy, Literature and Language:


Philosophy of translation: philosophical foundations for interpretation of different language cultures.

Problems of translation of oriental philosophical texts.

Philosophy and philology: aspects of interaction

The integration of philosophy and literature in the classical Russian culture

Language as means of communication: philosophical aspects


The working languages are Russian, English.


As first information on this conference please note the following:


 Date: Thursday, 25 April – Friday, 26 April 2013.


 Venue: Campus of the Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow, Russia.


 A one page abstract should be submitted by April 15, 2013 to Dr. Ruzana Pskhu r.pskhu@mail.ru and nauka_fgsn@mail.ru. Presentation of accepted papers will be 25-30 minutes in length followed by 5-10 minute discussion. Full papers for which there is no upper page limit will be due by July 1 for publication both in Russian and in English.


 Number of participants will be around 25.


 Logistics: All travel expenses and accommodation will be covered by participants (or their institutions); lunch/dinner will be covered by PFU; visa support will be provided by PFU.







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