6th International Scientific Interdisciplinary Conference on Research and Methodology

Functional Aspects of Intercultural Communication. Translation and Interpreting Issues

Institute of Foreign Languages (RUDN University)


November 15th, 2019

  Conference Organizers: Institute of Foreign Languages of RUDN (Russia), Faculty of Philology of Moscow State Lomonosov University (Russia), Faculty of Translation and Interpreting of the University of Granada (Spain), Russian Centre of the University of Granada (Spain), Catholic University of Lille (France), Higher Institute of Languages in Tunis of the University of Carthage (Tunisia), UniNorte University (Paraguay)

Goal of the Conference:

To reveal the diversity of functional aspects of intercultural communication within the process of world education integration, to focus on translation and interpreting issues in the conditions of the modern society.

 List of Main Issues to Be Discussed: 

  • intercultural communication as a global problem of the modern world
  • interrelation between functional approaches of intercultural communication and interpretation issues
  • intercultural communication in educational activity
  • intercultural component of linguistic personality in understanding socio-cultural reality
  • hypertextuality and discursive approach as linguistic aspects of intercultural communication
  • formation of discursive socio-cultural competence of future translators and interpreters in language training process
  • an integrative approach in foreign languages teaching as the phase of world global education process


Keynote Speakers at the Plenary Session:

James W. Pennebaker – Regents Centennial Professor of Liberal Arts and Professor of Psychology. University of Texas at Austin (USA)

Helga Kotthoff – Professor of German as a Foreign Language, University of Freiburg (Germany)

Gabriele Diewald – Full Professor of Linguistics at the German Department, Leibniz Universität Hannover (Germany)

Round table:

“Thematic Trends in Research Publications and the Ethical Policy of Scientific Journals”

The conference organizers will feature a round table with the chief editors of foreign and Russian scientific journals indexed in the international citation databases Scopus and Web of Science.