Cognoscendo discursum cognoscimus se

Centre for Socio-Cognitive Discourse Studies

Cognitive studies of communicative resources (speech, gestures, images) in various social contexts. Communicative strategies depending on speaker’s ideology, social status and intentions


We invite professors, undergraduate and postgraduate students – everyone regardless of their knowledge of linguistics, research experience or linguistic background to take part in this project and to send us ANY INTERESTING and RARE information concerning languages.


Modern methods in communication studies

Our Labs study gestures, attention management, sign languages, and social factors that influence speakers’ behaviour.

Our projects are supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Russian Science Foundation, and the Russian Humanities Science Foundation..