International scientific conference «Communication on the Internet: Multiformat and Multifunctionality»

International scientific conference «Communication on the Internet:  Multiformat and Multifunctionality»

Dear colleagues! We invite you to take part in the All-Russian scientific-practical conference with international participation ‘Internet Communication: Multiformat and Multifunctionality’, held by the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov in the city of Arkhangelsk with the support of the Lecturate of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Ekaterinburg. 

Internet-communication today develops in a direction, where different formats and modi are used, which interact with each other and lead to the appearance of new communicative phenomena – Internet memes, live-broadcasting or photo-histories. We propose researchers from different fields of research to think about and reflect on the linguistic, social, psychological and pragmatic kind of similar communicative phenomena on the Internet. Researchers, university teachers, students and young researchers are invited to participate in the conference.

The following thematic areas are planned for panels.

  1. Multimodality of communication on the Internet;
  2. Textual organisation on the Internet;
  3. Social networks and mobile applications: specifics of the communicative interaction;
  4. New types and functions of advertising and promotion on the Internet;
  5. Online platforms and services in education.
  6. The list of topics can be extended.

Working languages at the conference: Russian, German, English.

Type of participation: online presentation + paper publication.

We plan to publish an electronic collection of papers in the conference proceedings with inclusion in the RSCI database and assignment of ISBN.

For the participation in the conference it is necessary to apply until 10 September 2020 with the registration form (Appendix №1) to the address of the conference coordinator Larisa Shchipitsina. e-mail:

Contact information: General enquiries about the conference are welcome at

More information in Information Letter    



Приложение №1


Registration form for participants

Surname, Forename


Place of work (University,         position, academic degree) or study (University, faculty, course)


Research supervisor, if applicable (Surname, Forename, position, academic degree)






Type of participation (presence, distance, online-presentation)


Title of presentation (in Russian, German or English)


Thematic area


Surname, Forename, Father’s name (for Russian participants only-English transliteration)



Appendix № 2


Requirements for the design of papers (in the conference proceedings indexed at the RSCI):

Format A 4, Font - 14 Times New Roman.

Line spacing is single. Lines –2 cm. Indentation –1 cm.

Paper length: 5-10 pages.

Title of the paper, surname and initials of the author, place of work, keywords, abstract in the language of publication (Russian, English, German).

Information about the author is right-aligned: the initials, surname of the author are filled out in bold, the next line is the place of work and the city in regular font (lowercase letters).

The title of the paper is centred and bold in lowercase letters, the subtitle in brackets from a new line.

After the title of the paper, an abstract and 6-7 keywords / phrases (separated by a comma). The abstract should indicate the main purpose of the study, theoretical foundations, the materials and methods used, results and conclusions.

Information about the author, title and abstract with keywords for papers in Russian and German are repeated in English, for papers in English - in Russian.

The following structural elements should be included in the body of the paper:

•    Introduction with a research overview in the studied area, the purpose and hypothesis of the study,

•    The theoretical foundations of the study with the presentation of the basic theoretical concepts used in the work;

•    Materials and research methods: an indication of the used material and methods that the author of the work involved in conducting the study;

•    Results: the main part of the paper, which sets out and interprets the results of the analysis of the used material. It is recommended to illustrate the results with statistical data, tables and graphs;

•    Conclusion: contains the main conclusions and prospects for future studies of the problem.

Bibliographic references are made in accordance with GOST 7.0.5.-2008. English and German sources are presented in the bibliography in Harvard referencing style format. The text of the paper contains references only to those publications that are included in the bibliography. It is necessary to specify the number under which this publication appears in the list in square brackets. The bibliography is compiled in alphabetical order.

An example for links in the text:

- reference to one edition [18];

- links to several publications [12; 20; 25];

- reference to a multi-volume publication [15, v. 5];

- links to a specific page of the publication [32, p. eleven].


The Academic Conference Organisers reserve the right to proofread the text of the paper.

Texts of papers should be verified, authors are solely responsible for the content.



Paper Template


Larisa Yu. Shchipitsina,

Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov
(Arkhangelsk, Russia)


Interactive and traditional tourist catalogues

as genres of tourism discourse


Abstract: The paper describes media, pragmatic, structural and linguistic features of German interactive and traditional catalogues as genres of touristic discourse. The model of internet genre analyses is applied to German linear and interactive catalogues, which can be found on travel companies sites in German. The analysis shows common and different features of these catalogue types, and it results in conclusion about their different genre nature.

Key words: tourist site, interactive catalogue, linear, genre, touristic discourse, media, pragmatic, structural, linguistic features, German.


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1.             Mitchell, J.A. and Thomson, M. (2017) A guide to citation.3rd edn. London: London Publishings.

2.             Mitchell, J.A., Thomson, M. and Coyne, R.P. (2017) A guide to citation. E-book library [online]. Available at: (Accessed: 10 September 2016)

3.             Mitchell, J.A. ‘How citation changed the research world’, The Mendeley, 62(9), p. 70-81.


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