Call for papers. Third International Workshop on Language, Music, and Computing

16-18 December, 2019

Call deadline: 20 July 2019

16-18 December, 2019

Call deadline extended: 20 July 2019
Organized by:
  • Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation
  • Saint Petersburg State Conservatoire named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov


Aims of the workshop: to encourage interdisciplinary communication and collaboration of linguists, musicians and IT-specialists in the sphere of some actual problems, among which are the following:

  1. Language and music acquisition; influence of music skills on language acquisition and language processing; influence of linguistic skills on music acquisition; relationship between music and language training.
  2. Linguistic and music knowledge, their structure and functioning; explicit and implicit knowledge of music and language; similarities and differences in understanding of music and language.
  3. Automatic classification of linguistic and music knowledge; formal models of linguistic and music knowledge; musical information retrieval vs. linguistic information retrieval.

This year special topics of the workshop are:

– Electroacoustic music and music informatics

– Sound corpora in music and linguistics


Selected revised (double-blind review) papers will be published by special Russian revised journals, included in different citation indices.

 Keynote speakers:
  1. Tatiana Chernigovskaya, Russia
  2. Jonah Katz, USA
  3. Damian Blasi, Switzerland
Organising Committee:
  1. Yulia Antokhina, Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation
  2. Konstantin Losev, Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation
  3. Olga Mitrenina, Saint Petersburg State University
  4. Marina Tchikhanova, Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation
  5. Natalia Braginskaya, Saint Petersburg State Conservatory
  6. Ekaterina Davidenkova-Khmara, Saint Petersburg State Conservatory
  7. Polina Eismont, Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation
  8. Elena Sheptukhina, Volgograd State University
  9. Sergey Orlov, Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation
  10. Yulia Galkovskaya, Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (secretary of the committee)
Languages of the conference:

Russian & English (some sessions will be simultaneously translated)

Submission process:

Abstracts from different fields are warmly invited. Presentations will last 20 minutes, followed by a ten minute discussion. Abstracts should be submitted before July 10 July 20. Notification of acceptance follows on September 15, 2019. Abstracts should be no more than 2 pages long (without any subheadings) and clearly present a research question/aim, critical review of the literature, methodology, results and conclusions. Abstracts should be submitted as a pdf. If you wish to include any specific symbols (such as phonetic transcription), please submit your paper both in DOC and PDF format. We have the intention to select papers for a peer-reviewed special issue. Please send each abstract both in anonymized and unanonymized forms (with author(s) and affiliation) to the following address:

Social program:
  • A guided tour of St.Petersburg
  • Concert of contemporary music
  • Conference dinner
  • Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace instrumentation
  • Saint Petersburg State Conservatory
Registration fee

Regular fee (includes participation in all sessions, coffee-breaks, publishing, participant bag) – 50 euro

Early-bird (before November 15) – 40 euro


Regular fee – 40 euro, early-bird – 30 euro

Important dates:
  • Submission deadline: July 10 July 20, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: September 15, 2019
  • Registration starts: September 15, 2019
  • Early-bird registration ends: November 15, 2019
  • Workshop: December 16-18, 2019
Updated - 2019-07-01


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