Guidelines

RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

INSTITUTE FOR AFRICAN STUDIES
SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL FOR THE PROBLEMS OF ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES

30/1 Spiridonovka str. Moscow, Russia
Tel. (7 495) 690-60-25 Fax (7 495) 697-19-54
E-mail: conf2014@gmail.com, inter.inafr@mail.ru

Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for the interest in our Conference. This letter is to testify that your application is accepted and you are included on the list of participants of the 14th International Conference of Africanists “Africa and Africans in National, Regional and Global Dimensions”. The Conference will take place in Moscow, Russia, on October 17-20, 2017 and will bring together scholars from about forty countries. We are sure that participation of each of you will become an important contribution to its success.

  • Confirmation
  • Please confirm that you do intend and will be able to participate in the Conference in person by sending an e-mail message to conf2017@gmail.com. First and foremost we need it for preparing Visa Support Application Certificates, necessary for your Russian Visa Application.
    Also we kindly ask you to inform us in case of no-show as well.


  • Conference fee
  • Let us remind you that the Conference registration fee is $150 ($75 for students) and can be paid not only in dollars, but also in euros or rubles according to the official exchange rate on the date of registration. The fee is to be paid in cash upon arrival. The registration fee includes the Visa Support Application Certificate, the Conference Book of Abstracts, stationary items, coffee-breaks, and reception. The fee for an accompanying person ($50) includes the Visa Support Application Certificate and reception. The Conference participants working for the Institute for African Studies official partners are waved from registration fee.


  • Accommodation
  • We would like to encourage you to make independent hotel reservation in advance. You may find information about variety of different class Moscow hotels and make a reservation online on such sites as http://www.hotelsrussia.com/ and http://www.booking.com/, etc. For your convenience in order to save your time try to choose your location closer to the Institute (where the Conference is going to take place) or on the same Metro line. Here is the Address of the Institute: 30/1 Spiridonovka; closest Metro Stations (approx. 10 min. walk): Mayakovskaya, Pushkinskaya, Tverskaya, Chekhovskaya and Barrikadnaya.



Our guests frequently prefer these following options (click to open):

Please note that early hotel reservation in strongly recommended, as Moscow hotels and hostels may be full any season.

We hope that you will enjoy your stay and would like to make your travel around the city easier and more comfortable. Therefore, for your convenience we would recommend you to download these free applications:

  • https://2gis.ru
      • This navigator will help you to find exactly what you want, whether it is the nearest ATM or a 24-hour restaurant, and will show you how to get there.

Please, don’t hesitate to ask any questions.
We are looking forward to meeting you in Moscow!

Kind regards, Organizing Committee