Paleoasian Philology Department (Group)

Main fields of research:

Description and comparative analysis of morphological categories the parts of speech in Kolyma and Tundra dialects of Yukagir.

Compose of catalogs lexical units of a language with phrasal Forest Yukagirs examples, creating an electronic database.

Classification and description of the materials on the traditional culture Forest Yukagirs development of the audiovisual version of the mythological picture of the world, a collection of clothes and ornaments.

Interdisciplinary research of Paleoasian Philology Department (Group) staffs are based on the collection, analysis and interpretation of the new field of materials and designed to fill existing gaps in linguistic and ethnological characteristics one of the oldest nations in Eastern Siberia.

Fellows

  • Praskovya E. Prokopyeva
    Head of Paleoasian Philology Department (Group)
    PhD in Pedagogy
    Research interests:
    Methods of teaching literature, folklore, linguistics, ethnography
    e-mail: pproe@yandex.ru
    Native speaker
  • Gavril N. Kurilov
    PhD in Philology, D.Sc., Senior Researcher
    Research interests:
    Linguistics, etymological studies of Yukagir language, i.e. identification of the ancient roots, and their values by morphological, word-formation, etymological and semantic analysis of the words
    Native speaker
  • Lyudmila N. Zhukova
    PhD in History, Senior Researcher
    Research interests:
    Ethnography, and folklore of peoples of the North
    e-mail: zjukova@mail.ru
  • Samona N. Kurilova
    PhD in Philology, Research Fellow
    Research interests:
    Yukaghir language, comparative philology, contact linguistics
    e-mail: samonak@rambler.ru
  • Margarita P. Lukina
    PhD in Philology, Research Fellow
    Research interests:
    Philology, linguistics, ethnography, history
    e-mail: margarita-lukina@yandex.ru
    Native speaker
  • Alexandra E. Prokopyeva
    PhD in Philology, Research Fellow
    Research interests:
    Linguistics, morphology, palaeoasiatic languages, the Yukagir language
    e-mail: aleksprok-e@yandex.ru
    Native speaker