Series of lectures on cultural studies
by V.V. Ivanov
Moscow , г. Москва
During September 3–18, 2012, a well-known Russian linguist, semiotic, anthropologist and director of the Russian School of Anthropology institute Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov gave a series of lectures on cultural studies in the Russian State University for the Humanities with support of Sobranie Fund. These lectures covered the matters of history and methodology of science, introduction to the study of non-Western cultures and semiotic anthropology. Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov is the full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the American Philosophical Association, the Science Council of the Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, the British Academy, the Latvian Academy of Sciences, the honourary member of the Linguistic Society of America, laureate of the Lenin Prize, laureate of the State Prize.
Also, he is an author of more than 15 books and 1200 articles on matters of linguistics, literary studies, semiotics and other related science areas on Russian, Western and Eastern languages. Since 1954, Ivanov published the poetic translations from English, French, Deutsch, Spanish, Lettic and ancient Eastern languages. In 1977, he published a book of translations “The fallen moon. Ancient literature of Asia Minor”. Also, he published memoirs about A. Akhmatova, B. Pasternak, R. Jakobson. In 1995, Ivanov earned the award of “Zvezda” magazine, in which he published the “Blue beast” memoirs. In 1998-2000, two books of selected writings of Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich on semiotics and the history of culture were published in Moscow.