Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies

Benyovsky6th International Conference

Monday 27 - Tuesday 28 July 2015, Senate House

Organisers: Institute of English Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Linguistics, Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages.

Image: Maurice Auguste Benyowsky, The memoirs and travels of Mauritius Augustus Count de Benyowsky (London, 1898). From the M. S. Anderson Collection of Writings on Russia Printed Between 1525 and 1917, Senate House Library, University of London. Reproduced by permission of Senate House Library.


  • Standard fee: £60
  • IES students/members concessionary fee: £45


The Organising Committee welcomes presentations for the following research fields:

  • English and Russian Studies (Lexicography, English Studies, Russia Studies)
  • Theoretical Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • English and Russian Literature
  • Language Teaching
  • Medieval Studies
  • The History of the Book: Past and Present
  • Society Studies

Participants will be invited to submit their papers for consideration for publication in proceedings to appear in 2016. 

Anyone wishing to propose a paper is invited to write to: and

Abstracts, whether for Plenary Sessions or for Working Groups, should be no more than 300 words in length. Papers for Plenary Sessions should be no more than 30 minutes in length; Working Group papers should be 15-20 minutes.  Working Group sessions are normally planned for one hour and 30 minutes.


It is usual for conference delegates to seek funding from their own institutions.  Russian delegates are advised to be in touch with Emma Volodarskaya for funding advice.

For delegates from the former Soviet republics and Ukraine. Invitations must be requested from, for delegates to sort out visa documentation.

Russian delegates and those from former Soviet republics should register and pay IES by 1 May 2015.

Delegates should register with the Institute of English Studies.


The School of Advanced Study is part of the central University of London. The School takes its responsibility to visitors with special needs very seriously and will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to its facilities in order to accommodate the needs of such visitors. If you have a particular requirement, please feel free to discuss it confidentially with the organiser in advance of the event taking place.

Enquiries: Events Officer, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU; tel +44 (0) 207 862 8826;  Email: