Dr. Maryam E. Rezvan

     

Dr. Maryam Rezvan,

Head of the Department of Central Asia, Academic Secretary of the Dissertation Council at the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences, “Manuscripta Orientalia” Deputy Editor-in-Chief

 

Education and Scholarly Career:

  • Saint Petersburg State University (Oriental Faculty) — BA (Department of Central Asia and the Caucasus) (1999, Honours);
  • MA (Cultures of Asian and African Countries) (2001, Honours);
  • PhD program (Islamic Studies) at the Institute of Oriental Studies and Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (2001—2003);
  • PhD thesis “The Qur’an in the Traditional System of Muslim Magic (‘ilm al-jafr, ‘ilm al-qur'a, tamima)”. Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (2003);
  • “Manuscripta Orientalia” Deputy Editor-in-Chief (since 2003);
  • Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences: Research Assistant (2003), Research Fellow (2005), Head of the of the Department of Central Asia (since 2007), Academic Secretary of the Dissertation Council (since 2015) 

 

Research Interests:

Muslim manuscript tradition in its ethnographic context, magical practices in Muslim word, Central Asian studies. 

 

References:

Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography

Institute of Oriental Manuscripts 

 

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8642-9785 

 


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