International Scientific Conference "Language Policy and Modernity"



International Scientific Conference “Language Policy and Modernity”

International Scientific Conference "Language Policy and Modernity" on 12-13 December, 2019 is organized by Azerbaijani Studies and Slavism, Modern Azerbaijani language and Turkology  Departments of Baku Slavic University in connection with the implementation of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On measures to protect the purity of the Azerbaijani language and further improve the use of the state language" dated November 1, 2018.

The work of the conference will be conducted in the following sections:

  • Multiculturalism and Language policy of the National Leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev
  • Language and norm
  • The linguistic policy of independent states
  • State care for the purity of the language
  • History and development perspectives of the language
  • Mass media and literary language

You are kindly invited to take part in this conference.

Working languages of the conference: Azerbaijani, Russian, English, Turkish

Please confirm your participation and submit the abstract to the email address

Submission deadline:  November 15, 2019

All the expenses for the participants from foreign countries will be covered by participants themselves.

Conference calendar:

Abstract submission deadline

15 November,  2019

Information will be provided about the accepted papers

30 November, 2019


Opening ceremony of the conference

12 December, 2019

Section meetings

12-13 December, 2019

Closing ceremony of the conference

13 December, 2019

  FORM 1: Guidelines for article submission:

  1. Volume: no more than 8 pages, format A4, font size 14, Times New Roman, margins at each side, interval 1.5, indentation 1, 25. Avoid dividing words at the end of the line.
  2. Summary: in English
  3. Key words must be given after the title of article.


References must be given in brackets, with source number and pages, e.g.:[2] or [2; 5; 8] or [2, 14-15] or [2, 17; 7, 233-234]


The structure of the article:

  1. Author’s surname, name, academic degree in bold type
  2. The title of the article in CAPITAL LETTERS, bold type
  3. The name of the organization and city in standard format


The Organizing Committee is entitled not to accept the articles irrelevant to the subject or requirements of the conference and the author will not be provided with additional information.

If You have any further questions on organizational issues, do not hesitate to keep in touch.

Adress: The Republic of Azerbaijan/Baku, Baku Slavic University, AZ1014, S.Rustam str. 33.


Phone: + 99412 599-08-70 ,   interior /112/



NOTE: The collection of the published articles will be presented to the authors after their reports at the end of the sections meetings. The payment for the recommended articles to be published by the editorial staff will be 50 manats (AZN) for each article.



FORM 2:  Application form


Name, surname




Position, academic degree


Contact phone 




Title of  the article


Key words


Abstract (attached)