Irina G. Tatarovskaya


Ph.D. (Phil.), Researcher

Cultures and mythologies of the Congo Basin peoples; African folklore

Contact:
E-mail: tatarovskaya@mail.ru

Personal status:
Born on November 14, 1978, married.

Education:
2004 - Ph.D. (Phil.) Thesis: The structural semantic types of phraseologies in Lingala
2001-2004 - Postgraduate study, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University
2001 - Master of Oriental and African studies, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University
1999 - Bachelor of Oriental studies, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University

Scholarly experience:
02. 2008 – present - History Department, Center of History and Cultural Anthropology, Institute for African Studies, researcher, Moscow
03. 2005-2007 – Center for History, Ethnic and Cultural studies. Institute for African Studies, researcher, Moscow

Language competence:
Russian, French, Lingala

Academic trips abroad:
01.2004-03.2004 – Trainee, I.V. Goethe University, Frankfurt on Main,Germany

Participation in conferences:
05. 2008 - 11th Conference of africanists. “Africa`s development: possibilities and constraints”. Panel 11. Moscow.
10.2007 - The Sixth all-Russia Conference of young africanists. Panel: «African languages and Literatures». Co-chairman. Yaroslavl, Russia.
08. 2006 - The First Russian congress in cultural studies. Panel 3: «Distinctive aspects of specific cultural phenomena». St. Petersburg.
11. 2005 – The Fourth all-Russia Conference of young africanists. Panel: «African languages and literatures». Co-chairman. Moscow.
05.2005 – 10th Conference of africanists “Security for Africa: Internal and external aspects”. Panel 7. Moscow.

Publications (all in Russian):
Dissertation abstract:
Structural-semantic types of phraseologies in Lingala. M., 2004
Articles:
1. Substantive phraseologies in Lingala. //In memory of D.A. Olderogge. D.A. Olderogge and modern African Studies in Russia. Vol. 5. Moscow, 2005. P. 288-297.
2. Image of the Universe in the African mythology. // Vestnik MSTU. Proceedings of the Murmansk State Technical University. Murmansk, 2007, Vol. 10, №3, 2007. P. 458-463.
3. Picture of the world in mythical poetical tradition of the Tropical Africa peoples. // Bulletin of the Peoples̉ Friendship University of Russia. Series Philosophy. Moscow, №3, 2007. P. 43-49.
4. Folklore of the peoples of the Congo basin. // Africa: history, economy, policy, culture. Proceedings of the All-Russia Conference of Young Africanists. Yaroslavl, 2007. P. 189-194.
5. Being and Time in the African culture and mythology. // Bulletin of the Peoples̉ Friendship University of Russia. Series: Philosophy. Moscow. (in press).
6. The interesting and useful book (about the book «In the mysterious country of Madagascar»). // Geography and ecology at school of the 21 century. Moscow, 2008. №3. P. 76-78.
Abstracts:
1. The Soul in African and Greek Mythology. // The First Russian Congress in Cultural Studies. St. Petersburg, 2006. P.132.
2. Understanding of Death in Ceremonies and Myths of Nations inTropical Africa. // Africa`s development: possibilities and constraints. Abstracts. M., 2008. P. 129.