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Steblin-Kamensky Ivan Mikhailovich

Chief scientific researcher of the Institute for Linguistics

Chief scientific researcher of the Institute for Linguistics, fellow of Russian Academy of sciences, Professor Ivan Steblin-Kamensky is specialist on the history of Iranian languages, Pamiri languages and Avesta. He published more than 180 scientific treaties, among them several books, including first translations of Avesta into Russian as separate volumes. After graduating from Saint-Petersburg university (1968) he almost annually participates in archaeological and ethnolinguistical expeditions in Central Asia, particularly in the Pamirs, Tadjikistan, Turkmenia, Kirgizia, Kashghar (China) and Iran. Some of his works are on ethnobotanical studies, on the names of cultural plants and agricultural terminology in Iranian languages. He published texts and etymological dictionary of one of the most archaic Pamiri language.

At the Oriental Faculty of St.-Petersburg University he teaches classical Persian, Pahlavi, Old Persian and Avestan, gives lectures on Iranian philology,folklore, literature and pre-islamic religions. During 1991 - 2006 he was the head of Iranian department and during 1994 - 2005 acting dean of the Oriental Faculty.

Professor Steblin - Kamensky took part in many international conferences and symposiums, lectured in universities and scientific institutions in Europe, USA, Iran and Central Asia, was invited guest - professor at Sorbonne (1991) and Hamburg university (2001). He is awarded with several Russian state honorary signs and medals, also Order of Friendship (Dusti), from the President of Tadjikistan (1999), in 1997 was elected corresponding member and in 2003 full fellow of Russian Academy of Science. In November 2005 he was nominated among "Lasting Figures" (Chehreha - ye mandegar) in Islamic Republic of Iran.

Membership in professional associations: Russian Geographical Society (1966), Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society (1973), editorial board of "Literaturnye Pamjatniki" ("Literary Monuments") (1989), International Committee "Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum" (1989), Societas Iranologica Europaea (1990), Linguistic Society of St.Petersburg (member of administrative board, 1996), "Paivand" (Tadjik Society for Cultural Relations with Compatriots Abroad) (1997), Association of Russian Orientalists (elected vice - president, 1997 - 2002).


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