International scientific-practical conference dedicated to the 250th anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt "Problems of multilingualism in a multi-ethnic space"


L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University (Kazakhstan)

University of Erfurt (Germany)

M.Akmullah Bashkir State Pedagogical University (Russian Federation)

Minsk State Linguistic University (Belarus)


Department of Foreign Philology of L.N.Gumilyov ENU

Department of Germanic Linguistics of Erfurt University

Department of Romano-German linguistics and foreign literature of M.Akmullah BSPU

Department of Speech and Communication Theory of MSLU


With the participation and support of the German Embassy in Kazakhstan







This year, the whole world celebrates the 250th anniversary of the famous German natural scientist Alexander von Humboldt, who is rightfully called today "the first great organizer of science" and "the first theorist of globalization." The great importance that Alexander von Humboldt contributed to the study of languages ​​- he spoke several languages, including the main European languages ​​- that makes his personality interesting for philologists as well.


The Department of Foreign Philology of the Faculty of Philology of L.N.Gumilyov ENU together with the Department of Germanic Studies of the Ruhr University, Germany, the Department of Romance-Germanic Linguistics and Foreign Literature of M. Akmullah BSPU and the Department of Speech and Communication Theory at MSLU on November 27-28, 2019, tends to held an international scientific-practical conference dedicated to the 250th anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt on the following topic:





 The main directions of the conference:

The role of Alexander von Humboldt in the development of global science

Philosophical, ethnopsychological and ethno-linguistic aspects of the dialogue of cultures

Kazakhstan and its multilingual space: condition and prospects

Multilingual issues in the EU countries

Topical terminology issues

Language, culture, consciousness: contemporary interdisciplinary research

Kazakh and foreign literature: comparative aspects

Innovation in Interconnected Language Learning


We invite to participate philological scholars, scientists in the natural sciences and humanities, teachers of higher and secondary specialized educational institutions, specialists in the field of education, culture and science. The participation of foreign experts and scientists dealing with the problems of linguodidactics in the context of multilingualism, as well as the development of cultural diversity in society, is welcomed.


Form of participation: full-time

Conference working languages: Kazakh, Russian, English, German, French.

 Materials will be published in a special collection to the beginning of the conference, as well as in electronic version posted on the website of the university.

 The registration fee - 4000 tenge - includes the publication of a collection of the conference, a certificate and a folder of the participant

 Requirements for the presentation of the text of the report:

1. The text of the report should be not more than 7 and not less than 3 pages (A4 format, MS Word) and submitted in the Word editor format (1998-XP);

2. Fields of pages: all sides - 2 cm;

3. Font: Times New Roman, size - 14, spacing - single;

4. The title of the report is printed in bold type in capital letters of 14 size, alignment - in the center; in a line - the name of the author (s) in lowercase italics and bold; in a line - place of work (without abbreviations), city, country, on the next line - e-mail (in italics); in a line - the main text; at the end of the text - a list of references;

5. Signatures to the figures in lower case letters, size 10, alignment - in the center;

6. Attach annotation in Kazakh (Russian) and English (40-50 words) and keywords (5-7 words) to the report.

 An invitation will be e-mailed to participants by an organizing committee two weeks before the conference.

 Costs associated with arrival, departure and accommodation are paid by the participants.

Applications for participation are accepted until November 10, 2019 at (marked “Conference”) or Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan,  K.Munaytpasova St, 11, L.N.Gumilyov ENU, Faculty of Philology, Department of Foreign Philology, room 222.

 In the application indicate:

1. Name of the participant (in full).

2. Theme of the report.

3. Brief summary of the report / article.

4. Place of work, position.

5. Academic degree, academic title.

6. The need for hotel reservation: yes / no

7. Contact information: E-mail, mobile number

8. Postal address with an index.

The organizing committee reserves the right to select materials for publication.

 Telephone for information: 8 (7172) 709-500 (ext. 32-318), contact person – Markhaba Smagulova (8 701 999 73 86).

 Organising Committee:

 Aigul Bizhkenova, Doctor of Philology, Professor, Head of the Department of Foreign Philology of L.N.Gumiloyv Eurasian National University (Kazakhstan) - Deputy Chairman

Pittner Karin, Doctor of Philology, Professor, Head of the Department of German Studies, Ruhr University (Germany)

Tatyana Poplavskaya, Doctor of Philology, Professor, Head of the Department of Speech Studies and Communication Theory, MSLU (Belarus)

Tatyana Burkova, Doctor of Philology, Professor, Head of the Department of Romano-German Linguistics and Foreign Literature, M.Akmully BSPU (Bashkortastan, Russian Federation)

Seyit Ali Avcu, PhD, Associate Professor, Director of the Center of Internationalization and Image of ENU (Kazakhstan) 

Kulzhanat Bulatbayeva, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Foreign Philology of L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University (Kazakhstan)

Leila Sabitova, PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of Foreign Philology of L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University (Kazakhstan)

Elena Mayuk, Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor at the Department of Speech and Communication Theory, Minsk State Linguistic University (Belarus)

Markhaba Smagulova, Master, Senior Lecturer, Department of Foreign Philology, L.N.Gumilyov ENU (Kazakhstan)

 In the conference program:

Plenary and breakout sessions

Round tables

Master Classes

Panel discussion