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Conference on Russian language in Asian countries to be held in Bangkok

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Conference on Russian language in Asian countries to be held in Bangkok


On March 12-15, 2020, the International Scientific and Practical Conference "Russian Language in the Asia-Pacific Region: Traditions, Trends, and Prospects for Studying and Teaching" and the 100 Friends International Youth Festival will be held at the educational campus of Tammasat University in central Bangkok. The organizers are the universities of Tammasat and Ramkamhaeng with the support of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Thailand, the Regional Coordinating Council of Compatriots Living Abroad, the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature, the Russkiy Mir Foundation and Rossotrudnichestvo.

The conference is dedicated to the position of the Russian language in the sociocultural space of the countries of the region, topical issues in teaching methods of Russian as a second language, and the exchange of experience in effective teaching of the Russian language in a foreign language environment.

The 100 Friends International Youth Festival will be held on these days in three areas: a competition of readers (poetry and prose in Russian), a competition of singers (songs in Russian) and a competition of national creativity. Until March 1, 2020, it is planned to hold online contests of photographs and drawings. Winners will be determined by online voting.


Concerning participation in the conference and publication of materials - Olga Aleksandrovna Zhilina (professor of the Russian language department of Tammasat University): [email protected]; tel. + 66-929-712-712

On general issues of organizing the conference - Irina Ivanovna Novikova (Chairman of the Coordinating Council of the Union of Compatriots in the Kingdom of Thailand): [email protected]; tel. + 66-805-683-966

Concerning the organization of the festival - Ivan Sakhno (teacher of the Russian language at Ramkamhaeng University): [email protected]; tel. + 66-972-216-204


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