Prof. Aleksandr Kudelin

Full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor at the Institute of Asian and African studies (Moscow State University)

 

Education and Scholarly career

  • The Arabic Department of Historical-philological faculty of the Institute of Oriental languages at Moscow State University (now the Institute of Asian and African studies) (1967);
  • Practice at the University of Tunis (1965—1966);
  • PhD program at A. M. Gorky Institute for world literature, USSR Academy of Sciences;
  • PhD thesis “The Main Genres of the Arab-Spanish Classic Poetry of the Era of Prosperity (the End of X — the Middle of the XII century)”. A. M. Gorky Institute for world literature, USSR Academy of Sciences (1970);
  • Dr. Sci. thesis “The Concept of Canon in medieval Arabic poetics”. A. M. Gorky Institute for world literature, USSR Academy of Sciences (1985);
  • A. M. Gorky Institute for world literature, Russian Academy of Sciences: Deputy Director (1989), Director of the (2004—2015);
  • Correspondent member (2000), full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2003).

 

Research interests

History of medieval, modern and contemporary Arabic literature.

 

References:

Russian Academy of Sciences

Istina

Wikipedia

 


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