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Communication in a Changing Society

6th International RCA Conference

General Information

September 27, 2012 – September 29, 2012
June 15, 2012
June 15, 2012
Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation
+7 (391) 206-27-20 (9:00–17:00, GMT +8)

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The Conference is convened in partnership with National Communication Association (NCA), International Communication Association (ICA), European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), Polish Communication Association (Polskie Towarzystwo Komunikacji Społecznej, PTKS), International Federation of Communication Associations (IFCA), World Complexity Science Academy (WCSA), Russian Association for Film and Media Education (RAFM) and Kazakhstan Communication Association (KazCA).

Today's global society is on its path of rapid development due to the interplay of global and local factors. Communication processes are crucial to the solution of multiple problems the globalized humanity faces nowadays. Communication helps the world's nations to understand the differences and unite the potentials to achieve common goals. The forthcoming 6th RCA Conference is also aimed at uniting researchers from different countries and various domains, of various genres and types of human communication to form a multidisciplinary paradigm of contemporary communication studies. This time the Conference participants are invited to convene in the very heart of Russia, in Siberia, with the aim of integrating their knowledge, competencies and approaches to promote the study of communication in the whole world.


The discussion will follow the following relevant topics:

  • philosophy of communication
  • research methods in communication
  • speech communication
  • interpersonal communication
  • organizational communication
  • political communication
  • mass communication
  • intercultural communication
  • computer-mediated communication
  • educational communication
  • legal communication
  • health communication
  • gender communication
  • communication education
  • communication design
  • media education

The Conference will feature plenary lectures and panel presentations, poster papers and round-table discussions, and workshops. Researchers who are interested in organizing focused round-tables, specialized workshops are encouraged to submit their topics.

Prospective participants and workshop/round-table organizers are kindly requested to submit and register at the Conference Website: The submissions are subject to blind review. The Website will publish all the relevant information (participant's submission status, preparatory stages of the conference, participation conditions, publication guidelines, etc.). A special webpage of the RCA Website and a Facebook group (in Russian) will also publish the information related to the Conference (in Russian): and

Conference materials (the authors' versions) will be digital published by the start of the Conference. Selected papers will be published in the refereed Journal of Siberian Federal University (Humanities and Social Sciences), ISSN 1997-1370 and the Russian Journal of Communication.

Detailed information about the former conferences and other RCA projects can be found at the RCA web-site (in Russian): 


RCA team (general requests):

Ludmila Kulikova (local organizational committee):

Irina Rozina  (organizational committee):

Olga Leontovich (program  committee):

Vyacheslav Kashkin (program committee):

Anna Bukhtoyarova (web-site problems):

Conference fee for the participants is 1500 roubles, for the members of Russian Communication Association and partnership organizations the fee – 1200 roubles; for graduate and post-graduate students – 1000 roubles.

Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the participants. There is a wide choice of hotels or on-campus accommodation options.

Dear Participants, please, download and read "Information on accommodation" file at the top of this page.

Please, infrom us about your choiсe at before September, 10, the sooner the better.