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Contacts

Moscow, 105066, Staraya Basmannaya St, 21/4, office 518-528
phone: (495) 772-95-90*22699, *22803, *22687
 

 

School Head —
Elena Penskaja

 

First Deputy Head —
Mikhail Pavlovets

 

Deputy Head —
Irina Efimenko

 

About

The School of Philology was launched within the Faculty of Humanities on February 2, 2015 following a reorganization of the Faculty of Philology. The school, which brings together specialists in literary studies and interdisciplinary researchers of language, houses the Laboratory of Linguo-Semiotic Studies, the Neurolinguistics Laboratory, the Laboratory of Language Conflictology, and Osip Mandelstam Center.

People from Schoolof Philology are involved in delivering undergraduate and Master’s programmes in Philology, Russian Literature from a Crosscultural Perspective, and Philological Hermeneutics – For Teachers of Literature (this programme is run by the Institute of Development of Education). Research work involving students forms an important part of the school’s academic life.

The School brings together many leading scholars in Russian and European literatures, languages and cultures:  professor Alexander Ospovat, acknowledged student of Alexander Pushkin and Fyodor Tiutchev (professor-emeritus of UCLA, USA); Andrey Nemzer, a celebrated historian of Russian literature and a literary critic; Sergey Ivanov, one of the most influential scholars in Byzantine Studies; Mira Bergelson, a linguist, specialist in communication; Alexey Gippius – member of Russian Academy of Sciences, a leading specialist in Old-Russian Culture and Language.

The School is engaged in research and includes many research units such as the Laboratory of Linguo-Semiotic Studies, the Neurolinguistics Laboratory, the Laboratory of Language Conflictology, and Osip Mandelstam Center. In 2015-2017, the School holds HSE research grants for various aspects of Russian and Slavic Studies.

Studens have all the opportunities to participate  in research. Twice a year they organize the conferences for undergraduates coming from other Russian unviersities and from abroad. 

The School has long-standing partnership with many famous universities and research centers in Germany (Humboldt University in Berlin; Freie University in Berlin), Estonia (University of Tartu), Finland (University of Helsinki), France (Sorbonne), USA (University Wisconsin-Madison, Columbia University, University of Michigan, New York University, Stanford), Italy  (Milano University) and others.