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Address of Organizing Committee:

Department of Biophysics, Biological Faculty, MSU, Vorobyevy Gory,

119899, Moscow, Russia

Phone (095)9391963, fax (095)9391115

e-mail: nlw@mars.biophys.msu.ru

 

Information Letters

in Russian and in English

are in the Internet

URL: http://mars.biophys.msu.ru/awse



INFORMATION LETTER

4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

«Non-Linear World»

LANGUAGES OF SCIENCE – LANGUAGES OF ART

Suzdal, June 7-12 1999

ORGANISED BY:

Association of Women in Science and Education, Moscow State University, Institute of Applied Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow State Conservatories, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of the Humanity of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry, International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, Mechanical Engineering Institute, German Culture Centre in Moscow

ADVISORY COMMITTEE:

G. Abramov, V. Arshinov, D. Chernavsky, Yu. Danilov, E. Fainberg, A. Fomenko, K. Frolov, B Galeev, O. Ginesaretsky, T. Grigorjeva, S. Kapitza, Ju. Klimontovich, S. Kurdumov, A. Levich, M. Ovchinnikov, S. Petuchov, B. Rauschenbach, Ju. Romanovsky, N. Rozov, A. Rubin, V. Smolyaninov, Ju. Stepanov, V. Stepin (Russia), E. Triphonov (Izrael); C. Giglioti, M. Emmer (Italy); I. Prigogine (Belgium); I. Stengers (France); W. Ebeling, H. Haken, M. Kahn-Ackermann, K. Mainzer, G.Schaefer (Germany); D. R. Hofstadter, V. A. Lefevre, M. Leyton, A. L. Loeb, B. Mandelbrot, R. F. Malina, A. Sadovsky (USA); R. V. Jean (Canada); R. Penrose (UK); K. Hsu (Switzerland); S. Jablan (Yugoslavia); D. Nagy, T. Ogava (Japan)

ORGANISING COMMITTEE:

Co-chairs:

Vladimir Alexandrovich Koptsik, Galina Yuryevna Riznichenko, Zoya Evgenyevna Zhuravleva

Members:

N. Belotelov, N. Belyaeva, V. Budanov, I. Gerasimova, I. Gorskaya, M. Grosheva, A. Koblyakov, E. Kryukova, T. Plyusnina, E. Shikin, E. Shklyarik, T. Starozhilova, L. Terlova, N. Yanson, I. Yevin

Official Languages: English, Russian

PROBLEMS PLANNED FOR DISCUSSION:

  • Language – the Instrument and the World Outlook
  • Non-linearity – New Paradigm in Science, Old Paradigm in Art
  • Symmetry in Science and Art
  • Complexity as a Simplicity of the Whole
  • Understanding and Mutual Understanding
  • Personality as a Cultural Phenomenon
  • Self-Organisation Theory and Art
  • Teaching Humanities and Natural Science
  • Art, Culture and Simulation
  • Empirical Aesthetics and Psychology of Art

These problems will be discussed in plenary lecturers, oral presentations, posters sessions, round tables and discussions. Computer programs, audio- and video materials will be demonstrated. Participation without any presentation is possible.

Memorial meeting devoted to the famous Russian philosopher Prof. Vasily Nalimov will take place.

Cultural Program:

  • excursions to the ancient Russian Golden Ring cities Vladimir and Suzdal
  • new performance of the «Expressive Plastic Class of Gennady Abramov»
  • new films of Vladimir Kobrin
  • concert of the composer Alexandr Kobljakov
  • exhibition of junior painters

Please send in your registration form and abstract of the presentations by regular mail or e-mail so that the organising committee could receive them before March 20, 1999. The registration fee of $200 ($100 for accompanied persons) is due at the registration desk in Suzdal. It includes abstract and proceedings publication, reception, cultural program, coffee, mail expenses. Formal invitation which is necessary for visa application will be send to you in April 1999.

Cost of Apartments in Tourist Complex Suzdal per a day - ordinary: single room - $30, double room - $40,

high class: for two persons - $66, for one person - $54.

Local travel Moscow-Suzdal-Moscow (bus) - $25

Abstract form: 1 page, 16´ 22 cm, Word for Windows 6.0 or 7.0, Times New Roman 12 points, single spaced, centred title, author(s), affiliation, contact address and e-mail.

Preliminary Registration Form:

Family name __________________________

First name ____________________________

Profession / Title _______________________

Institute / Organization _________________

Address ______________________________

Country ______________________________

Zip/Postal Code _______________________

E-mail _______________________________

Fax __________________________________

Abstracts of the presentations will be published before the beginning of the Conference. Conference Proceedings will be published after the Conference. Please bring the full text of your presentation to the Conference with you.


The International Conference "LANGUAGES OF SCIENCE – LANGUAGES OF ART" will be held in Suzdal, Russia, in June 1999. Suzdal, one of the oldest towns in north-east Russia, the capital of the Rostov-Suzdal Principality in the XI century. It is located 200 km from Moscow, at the bank of the Kamenka river. The view of the bell-towers and domes of innumerable churches with treetops here and there stretches as far as an eye can see. Suzdal is a very old, almost legendary town of a fairy-tale charm. The white stone walls of its kremlin and monasteries have a majestic beauty of their own, its church domes and belfries soar into the sky, and its neat wooden houses are decorated with exquisite carved patterns. Centuries have passed without marring the beauty of olden Suzdal. The architectural aspect of the town, which has taken shape over the course of centuries, includes numerous architectural monuments, magnificent ensembles which have perpetuated in stone the history of Suzdal, closely linked with the history of the Russian state and its rich culture. The remarkable heritage of Suzdal has turned this small town into an inimitable open-air architectural museum. The town is rightly regarded as a gem of Russian national culture. Indeed, it contains about 100 monuments of secular and church architecture. Suzdal has preserved its natural environment and the need to keep intact its original aspect was taken into account in drawing up the master plan of its development. Today when the interest in this town, one of the oldest in Russia, brings millions of tourists here, new construction is carried out with great precautions so that the relics of the past in way suffer.


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