Guidelines for Conference Participants

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: inter@inafr.ru, 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 15th International Conference of Africanists “Destinies of Africa in the Modern World”. The Conference will take place in Moscow, Russia, on June 1-4, 2021 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 inter@inafr.ru. 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.

• 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.

    Moscow Map
    Detailed map of Moscow, with street names, building numbers, traffic and directions for driving and public transit.

    Transport
    Public transport tracker.

    Moscow Metro Map
    Moscow Metro Map

    https://taxi.yandex.ru/#index
    Taxi (Uber is also available in Moscow).

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

Kind regards, Organizing Committee