Macrosociolinguistics and Minority Languages

Editor-in-Chief: Svetlana A. Moskvicheva, Doctor of Philology, Associate Professor

ISSN: 2949-5997 (online)

Founded in 2023. Publication frequency: twice a year

PUBLISHER: Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia named after Patrice Lumumba (RUDN University)

Open Access: APC: no article processing charge

Peer-Review: double blind

Publication languages: Russian, Avar, Adyghe, Altaic, English, Bashkir, Buryat, Veps, Dargin, Ingush, Spanish, Italian, Kabardino-Circassian, Kalmyk, Karachay-Balkarian, Karelian, Komi, Crimean Tatar, Kumyk, Lak, Lezgin, Mari, Mordovian, Nenets, German, Ossetian, Tatar, Tuvan, Udmurt, French, Khakass, Chechen, Chuvash, Yakut.


Aims and Scope

Macrosociolinguistics and Minority Languagesis an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal of international scope dealing with issues in sociolinguistics and related disciplines. The journal is international due to its editorial board, contributing authors and thematic focus of publications.


The journal covers highly specialized research topics related to the disciplinary field of macrosociolinguistics, including linguistic law, psycholinguistics, issues of language contacts, language situations, sociolinguistic dynamics, language  policy and language planning, social representations of language.


  • to promote expert and academic dialogue between Russian and international sociolinguists and specialists in other related areas of study
  • to disseminate the latest research in the field of macrosociolinguistics developed both in Russia and abroad
  • to publish results of original theoretical, applied and descriptive research within the journal focus areas
  • to advance knowledge of various language situations and educate a wide range of readers



  • regular guest-edited thematic issues
  • regular section ‘Macrosociolinguistics in Russia and abroad’ dedicated to a survey of major works marking important theoretical and practical advances
  • regular section ‘Let’s Talk Science” intended for a general audience of readers
  • regular ‘Notes and Discussion’ section where views on important issues related to language preservation, language policy and language
  • planning are exchanged
  • regular section ‘Call for Young Researches’


In addition to research articles, the journal publishes editorials, book reviews, conference reports and research project announcements. The journal also considers responses and comments on manuscripts published in previous issues.
The Journal is published in accordance with the policies of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics)
The editors are open to thematic issue initiatives with guest editors.
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