Irina G. Tatarovskaya


Ph.D. (Phil.), Senior Researcher Fellow

Folklore and mythology of Tropical and South Africa; culture and traditions in African countries; African philosophy

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 – Department of History, Center of History and Cultural Anthropology, Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Researcher, Moscow
03. 2005-2007 – Center for History, Ethnic and Cultural studies. Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Researcher, Moscow

Language competence:
Russian, French, Lingala

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


Publications (all in Russian):

Dissertation abstract:
1. Structural-semantic types of phraseologies in Lingala. M., 2004
2. The mythology of the peoples of Tropical and South Africa. Epistemology and picture of the world. M., 2014.

Monographs:
1. Philosophy. Textbook. M., 2009 (co-authored).
2. Mythology of the peoples of Tropical and South Africa. Epistemology and picture of the world. M., 2014.
3. Ontology and epistemology of the supernatural in African mythology. M., 2016 (co-authored).
4. Myths of the peoples of Tropical and South Africa: the basis of the spiritual and social life of African society. M., 2016.
5. Woman and culture. African traditions. Modern tendencies. M., 2021 (co-authored).

Articles:
1. Symbol as a form of cognition // Bulletin of the Moscow State Academy of Business Administration. Series "Philosophical, social and natural sciences". No. 2 (21) / 3 (23). M, 2013. S. 192-201.
2. Color symbols of the peoples of Tropical and South Africa // Humanities, socio-economic and social sciences. Issue No. 10. Krasnodar, 2014.S. 48-54.
3. Snake as a symbol of life and death in African mythology // Humanities, socio-economic and social sciences. Issue No. 12. Krasnodar, 2014.S. 110-114.
4. The image of the demiurge and cultural hero in African mythology // Vestnik MGTU. T. 17. No. 4. Murmansk, 2014. S. 773-777.
5. Linguistic diversity in the educational process: symbol and metaphor in the Bantu languages // Sociology of Education. No. 12. M., 2014. S. 88-100.
12. Women's symbolism in the cosmogonic and cosmological myths of the peoples of Tropical and South Africa // Social, political and cultural life of African countries in the gender dimension. Collective monograph. M., 2014. S. 130-136.
13. Totem: the problem of its origin in African mythology // Management of the metropolis. M., 2015, No. 6 (48). S. 28-41.
15. Dendrocentric picture of the world in African mythology and culture // African collection - 2017. SPb., 2017. pp. 167-178.
16. Social status of griots in modern Africa // Women's organizations as a form of political and sociocultural self-expression (African experience). Series "Gender Studies" V. 20. M., 2017. pp. 24-37.
17. The original culture of the Griots as the basis of their identification // Ethnic identity in modern Africa. M., 2017. S. 231-242.
18. God and totem in African mythology // Humanities and socio-economic sciences. Rostov-on-Don., 2018.S. 61-66.
19. To the question of the origin of the Lingala language // Under the sky of my Africa. Almanac. M., 2018. Issue 8, pp. 166-177.
20. Supernatural in African mythology // Uchenye zapiski. M., 2018, pp. 111-122. No. 4 (45).
22. Folklore as one of the sources about the origin of the griots // Asia and Africa today. No. 10, M., 2019.

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.