05.02.20 - 13.03.20

The Faculty of International Relations, Department of Diplomatic Service and Communication at Yerevan State University will hold a conference entitled “Language and International Relations” at Yerevan State University, Yerevan on 15–16 May 2020.

We invite submissions of abstracts for 10-minute oral presentations (+ 5 minutes of Q&A) on any topic of research concerning

● use of language in diplomacy

● relationship between language and culture

● innovative methods in teaching foreign languages

● foreign languages and area studies. 


Presentations   can   cover   all   time   periods,   regions,   and   language   varieties.

Submissions   from   Early Career Researchers (late-stage doctoral students and post-docs) are particularly encouraged.

Abstracts should be written in English, while talks may be presented in Armenian, Russian or English.

We endeavor to publish the conference papers in a peer-reviewed volume by Yerevan State University.

Abstracts of no more than one page (pdf format, DIN A4 or US Letter, Times New Roman, 12pt, 2.5cm margin on all sides) including references and diagrams may be submitted electronically to no later than 12.00 pm GMT on Friday, 13 March 2020.

Submissions will be evaluated and speakers notified by 29 March 2020. 

Participation fee


Accommodation will be provided for early birds (available for 5 participants).

Eligible Countries


Host Country

Republic of Armenia

Conference Type

Call for Papers


Please contact email for any quesions. 


Our conference enables you to present your research, meet new colleagues and improve your research skills. Attending a scientific conference is always a great opportunity to do some networking.

This can help you to start new projects, find collaborators or jobs.