Khanipova I.I.

190–193 p.

The thematic selection “The Linguistic Situation and the Linguistic Landscape of National Regions in the 20th – early 21st centuries” is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the decree on languages in the Tatar ASSR and the Year of Native Languages and National Unity in the Republic of Tatarstan. An international academic conference, which was held in Kazan on June 29, 2021, brought together scientists from various regions of the country, as well as from Finland, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. The conference discussed complex issues of the formation and implementation of language policy in the national regions of the USSR both in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods, considered the problems of the formation and development of state institutions in the field of linguistics, teaching Russian and national languages in the CIS, identified the role of mass media in the implementation of political decisions on the development of non-Russian languages and national cultures. The heading includes selected papers by participants of the similarly-named conference.

Keywords: language policy, language situation, regions, Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Republic of Tatarstan

About the author: Ilnara I. Khanipova, Cand. Sc. (History), Senior Research Fellow, Acting Head of the Department of Contemporary History, Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (7A Baturin St., Kazan 420111, Russian Federation);

Received November 5, 2021   Accepted for publication November 22, 2021

Published Online November 29, 2021