The International Committee of Slavists is a scientific association and a part of the UNESCO educational organizations. The main goal of the Commission is to unite leading scientists of Slavic countries for the purpose of exchanging the results of the latest research in theolinguistics, religious language, homiletics, and spiritual literature.
Dr. Evgeny Plisov, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Theory and Practice of Foreign Languages and Linguodidactics at Minin University became a member of the Religious Language Commission of the International Committee of Slavists. The work of the Commission is supervised by Wiesław Jan Przyczyna, Professor of theology, Head of the Liturgical Institute at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Kraków (Poland).
The main task of the Commission is to unite leading scientists of Slavic countries in order to exchange the results of the latest research in theolinguistics, religious language, homiletics, and spiritual literature. An international conference of the Religious Language Commission "Language and Religion" is planned for 2021. Participants are going to discuss the following topics during the conference:
- Languages of religious communication, sacred and folk languages;
- Genres of religious communication / religious style: synchronicity and diachrony;
- Axiological dominants of religious communication;\
- Content and definition of key concepts of theolinguistics, theoretical and methodological issues of theolinguistics;
- Substyles / sublanguages of religious communication: confessional media, official documents in church, the language of theology, spoken language of believers.
Dr. Evgeny Plisov was nominated to the Commission by Dr. Ruzica Levushkina, researcher at the Institute of Serbian Language of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Dr. Levushkina has been working in cooperation with Minin university for several years and she actively participates in various joint scientific events.
The International Committee of Slavists is a part of the UNESCO educational organizations and a scientific organization that unites national committees of Slavists from 40 countries. The International Committee of Slavists was created in Yugoslavia in 1955. Every five years Committee holds an international congress of Slavists, researchers of languages, literature, history, ethnography and folklore of the Slavic peoples. It also coordinates various activities of national committees and supervises work of international Slavic commissions.