For participants

Holding the Kazan International Linguistic Summit “Modern linguistics a key to dialouge” (hereinafter referred to as the Summit) in a mixed (online and offline) format is a unique opportunity to present, discuss and promote the results of research by leading Russian and foreign scientists in linguistics and language education.


The success of the Summit will depend on our joint efforts and ability to create a common productive and interactive academic space.




  • Plenary presentations by key speakers (online or recorded).
  • Presentations by editors of scientific journals (online or recorded).
  • Meetings of the scientific sections of the Summit (online). Communication with the participants of the sectional meeting is carried out orally during an online discussion under the guidance of the section moderator.
  • Participants in the broadcast of Summit events (plenary reports, speeches by editors of scientific journals, meetings of scientific sections) can ask written questions to the speakers in the broadcast chat.
  • All plenary reports and speeches by editors of scientific journals will be recorded and posted on the Summit website.
  • All scientific sections meetings will also be recorded.
  • Academic interaction with other summit participants will be organized from December 13 to 15, 2023.




The header of the article should be arranged as follows (all points are obligatory):


  • Surname, name, patronymic of the author(s) (lowercase bold letters without abbreviations, right side alignment)
  • The name of your organization (no abbreviations, right side alignment)
  • UDC (Universal Decimal Classification)
  • Title of the report (lowercase bold letters, centre alignment)
  • Key words and phrases (italics, centre alignment, not more than six keywords)


Materials from two to four pages in length (pages should not be numbered) are sent in electronic form: file type – Word document, font – Arial, size – 14 pt, line spacing – single, margins – 2 cm on all sides, paragraph indent – 1,25 cm, alignment – justified, text without hard hyphens and without compression. Language of publications: Russian, English, Tatar.

Italic and bold fonts are used for text highlights. Underlining, capitalization and spacing are undesirable. The meaning of words and other units should be put in apostrophes (‘ ’).

In the following positions, a non-breaking space is used (this space is set by the key combination Shift+Ctrl+Space):

  1. a) between initials and surname (N.I.Bogdanov);
  2. b) in combinations of a numeral and a noun (XXIcentury, 2017);
  3. c) in enumerations (lists) after a number or letter with a dot or bracket [1].Text, 1) text, A. Text, a) text].

Spaces are not allowed after the opening parenthesis and before the closing parenthesis.

It is important to differentiate between a hyphen (-) and a dash (–) and not to use one instead of the other. As a punctuation mark and when preparing a list of references, use dash (not a long dash or a hyphen).

In places where quoted text is abbreviated, the sign <…> is used.

Illustrations are presented in one of the common formats (.jpg, .tiff).

References to literature are given in the text in square brackets and include the author’s last name (or the first word in the title of the book), year of publication, volume/issue/part number (after the comma) and page number (after the colon); see, for example: [Baudouin 1963, 1: 53; Bogoroditsky 1935: 122; Russian 2016: 36].

A reference to the source of funding is located one line after the main text (12 pt), then one line later the list of references under the heading “Literature/References” (14 pt). Publications are described in accordance with the requirements of GOST and are arranged in an unnumbered list in alphabetical order. First, you sould put works with description in Cyrillic, then in Latin and other fonts. Foreign sources are prepared in accordance with the rules that are also used for bibliographic descriptions of sources in Russian. If there are several works by the same author in the list, they are arranged in chronological order. The list of references should contain no more than ten publications.

Notes (not references to literature) are formatted as regular footnotes at the end of the page (footnotes are automatic, numbered; numbering begins on each page). If possible, please avoid notes.

Fonts with characters not found in Arial are downloaded as a separate file along with the article upon registration. If other fonts (besides Arial) are used in the text, you must send an electronic copy of the article text in pdf format to the Organizing Committee (

Articles can be submitted in Russian, English or Tatar. All submitted articles are checked in the system. The originality of the text must be at least 80%.

Using machine translation of an article into English via Google Translate and other web services means automatic refusal of publication.


Sample article format

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KILS-2023: The key speaker of the Summit will be Tatyana V. Chernigovskaya

Tatyana V. Chernigovskaya, Doctor of Philology, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Education, Head of the Laboratory of Cognitive Research and the Department of Problems of Convergence of Natural Sciences and Humanities at St. Petersburg State University. Honored Worker of Higher Education and Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation. Member of the Council for Science and Education under the President of the Russian Federation. Member of the interdepartmental working group “Priority and interdisciplinary scientific research” of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for Science and Education.

Areas of scientific interest: psycho and neurolinguistics, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, origins of language, theory of evolution, artificial intelligence, development and pathology of language, analytical philosophy. Head of the Leading Scientific School “St. Petersburg School of Psycholinguistics”.

T.V. Chernigovskaya develops systems for modifying training programs based on modern scientific data, and fruitfully collaborates with a number of institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences and universities in Europe and the USA. He is a member of three Academic Councils for the defense of dissertations in biological and philological sciences, head of the city seminar on psycho- and neurolinguistics of the St. Petersburg Linguistic Society, representative of Russia in the steering committee for coordinating educational programs in the field of neurolinguistics of the Nordic countries (Steering Committee of the Nordic Neurolinguistic Network), member European Steering Committee for Cognitive Science. He is a state scholarship holder of the President of Russia and the Fulbright international exchange program.

Popularizer of science in print and electronic media (honorary diploma of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2008). Participant and presenter of numerous popular science television programs and films. Winner of the III annual award “For Fidelity to Science” (2016). Laureate of the RAS Gold Medal for outstanding achievements in the field of promotion of scientific knowledge in the Life Sciences category (2017).

To participate in the Conference you must register using the link: