International Academic Conference POLYSLAV-XXII

Dear All,

the next International Scientific Conference POLYSLAV will be held from September 10 to September 12, 2018 at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Lodz, Poland ( It is jointly organized by the Institute for the Russian Studies, the Department of Slavic Philology and the Department of Applied and Cultural Linguistics.

The deadline for applications is April 20, 2018. To apply, please fill in the application form and send it to

1) If applying for the first time, please send us an abstract of your presentation on any linguistic topic (no more than 200 words, bibliography not included).

2) The languages of the conference are all the Slavic languages, English and German.

3) Notification of acceptance will be sent to all participants via e-mail no later than May 30, 2018. We are able to accept no more than 80 papers. Priority will be given to papers which address Slavic languages usually underrepresented in the conference.

4) Please note that according to the POLYSLAV Association regulations everyone who attends the annual POLYSLAV conference and pays the conference fee becomes a POLYSLAV Association member.

5) The conference fee:
-70 € for POLYSLAV members;
- 100 € for first-time presenters.

The fee is to be paid either via bank transfer or cash at the reception of the conference. Please find the bank account details below. The conference fee does not cover accommodation, alimentation nor any visa fees.

6) The papers which have been approved by two anonymous reviewers will be published by Harrassowitz Verlag Publishing House. Only original, previously unpublished papers are eligible. Please note that neither paying the conference fee and attending the conference, nor submitting the paper guarantees publication. The decision is based solely on the positive reviews.

7) According to the POLYSLAV charter, one of the member’s privileges (obligations at the same time) is participating in the annual plenum during which important matters such as organizing the next conference and publishing the conference proceedings are discussed.

8) The organizing committee will suggest some accommodation options (paid by the conference participants).

Best regards,
Organizing Committee

Bank account details

Account name: POLYSLAV, o.s.
Česká spořitelna
110 000 Praha 1
Na Perštýně 342/1
Current Accounting Number: 000000-1889134293
Bank code: 0800
IBAN: CZ38 0800 0000 0018 8913 4293

Please, reference your payment as Polyslav 2018 Lodz and your name

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