Xth International Congress for Finno-Ugric Studies
Decimus Internationalis Fenno-Ugristarum
August 15–21, 2005
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 greatinterest 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.
The official opening of the
Congress will take place at theCentral Palace of Culture of Yoshkar-Ola at on August 15th, 2005. The personalinvitations will be sent together with this circular letter, where we
will let you know whether your reporthas been included into the programme of the Congress.The participantswill get theCongress 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 ˆ200 for participants and
ˆ100 for their companions. The fee for Russian participants is ˆ35 (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not be published.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,
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,
Officeis 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 till