15th Inter-university Conference “Courtesy and anti-courtesy in language and communication”
The Conference took place 23-24 October 2018 at RSUH with participants from a number of Russian educational institutions as well as from Austria, Germany, Italy and Belorussia.
In the welcoming speech Vice-Rector Pavlenko spoke on differences in rules of politeness that times had brought into modern language.
Vice-Rector Zabotkina spoke on the appearance of the “courtesy – discourtesy - anti-courtesy” triad and its intercultural implications.
The topics discussed at the Conference were
· Discourse styles
· New strategies of language behavior
Courtesy in various language situations