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The Xth International Congress for Finno-Ugric Studies

Congressus Decimus Internationalis Fenno-Ugristarum

August 1521, 2005


Dear colleague,


We are pleased to inform you, that the X International Congress for Finno-Ugric Studies, that will be held in Yoshkar-Ola, has aroused a great interest in scientific community. 778 people have already expressed their willingness to take part in the work of the Congress; 749 of them have a desire to give a presentation of their papers there. The X Congress will be organized with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation.


Schedule of the Congress

The official opening of the Congress will take place at the Central Palace of Culture of Yoshkar-Ola at 2 p.m. on August 15th, 2005. The personal invitations will be sent together with this circular letter, where we will let you know whether your report has been included into the programme of the Congress. The participants will get the Congress programme and schedule, the texts of the plenary presentations and abstracts at the registration.

Russian, English, German, French are working languages of the Congress and in case the subject requires Mari, Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian.

The closing ceremony of the Congress will take place at the Central Palace of Culture of Yoshkar-Ola 2 p.m on the August 20th, 2005. The Congress fee is 200 for participants and 100 for their companions. The fee for Russian participants is 35 (the organizer will pay a part of fee for researchers from Russia). The payment provides free attendance of all the scientific and cultural activitiesto be held at the Congress as well as the printed material. Accommodation and meals are not included in the payment. The deadline for payment is March 31st, 2005. Unless the payment is not done, an article would not be published. The Organizing Committee would like to ask you to keep the receipt with you. In case of canceling your participation in the Congress the fee amount will be returned excluding the operative costs by July 1st, 2005.


Literature exhibition

The Library of Mari State University will hold a book exhibition during the Congress that will display the publications on Finno-Ugric studies published over past five years in the research centres of Finno-Ugric studies in various countries. We kindly ask the participants of the Congress to send their publications beforehand to our address below or bring it with you to show.



You can find the information about the accommodation in the appendix. Would you kindly, let us know about your wishes as far as accommodation is concerned.



Please notify your wishes about excursions in the appendix.

The final registration

Please send the filled registration form to the Organizing Committee by the March 31st, 2005.

Congress Office is located in the building of Political Center  in Mari El Republic, Room 305, prospect Gagarina 8, Yoshkar-Ola, Mari El Republic, 424 001, Russia. From the 14th of August and during the Congress working office hours are: from 8 a.m. till 10 p.m.

Tel/fax: (8362) 72 07 78, tel.: (8362) 72 07 77

e-mail: fu10@mari-el.ru,



We are cordially welcome you to Yoshkar-Ola, ÿ!


With best regards,

Yury Anduganov - President

Ksenofont Sanukov - Secretary General

Vitaly Makarov - Rector of Mari State University


Appendix (excursions)

Appendix (accommodation)

Appendix (for transferring money)

Appendix (personal data)


The Xth International Congress for Finno-Ugric Studies