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Leonid Kogan

  • Leonid Kogan has been at HSE University since 2017.

Education and Degrees

  • 2020

    Doctor of Sciences*
    HSE University

  • 2001

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 1996

    St Petersburg State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

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Dissertation for a degree of Doctor of Science



Article Arkhipov I., Kogan L. Royal Ratification of Property Transfer in Early Dynastic Syria: Towards a New Interpretation of ARET 16, 27 // Zeitschrift fur Assyriologie und Vorderasiastische Archaeologie. 2024 (in press)


Article Arkhipov I., Kogan L., Markina E. Corruption and Violence in Early Dynastic Mari (As Seen from Ebla): A New Attempt at ARET 13, 15 // Journal of the American Oriental Society. American Oriental Society. 2023. Vol. 143. No. 3. P. 537-553. doi






Book Naumkin V., Kogan L., Bulakh M., Cherkashin D., Vizirova E., Gumaan I., Issa A. Corpus of Soqotri Оral Literature. Vol. 2 (Т. 2) Vol. 2. Leiden : Brill, 2018. doi





Chapter Loesov S., Kogan L. Review of C. A. Ciancaglini. Iranian Loanwords in Syriac. Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2008 (Beiträge zur Iranistik. Bd. 28). XLVII + 315 pp., in: Babel und Bibel 6: Annual of Ancient Near Eastern, Old Testament, and Semitic Studies. Winona Lake : Eisenbrauns, 2012. P. 575-586.


Book Babel und Bibel 3 / Ed. by L. Kogan. Eisenbrauns, 2007.



Book Babel und Bibel 1 Ancient Near Eastern, Old Testament and Semitic Studies / Ed. by L. Kogan. Winona Lake : Eisenbrauns, 2004.

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HSE Creates Centre for South Arabian Studies

The new centre will operate as part of the Institute of Oriental and Classical Studies (IOCS) at the HSE Faculty of Humanities, and its flagship project will focus on the study of the language and oral folklore of Socotra Island. The centre is a trilateral international partnership between HSE University, the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and a consortium of leading universities in the UAE. Read on to find out about what South Arabian studies involves and what research HSE scholars do in this field.

First Book in Soqotri Published in Conjunction with HSE IOCS

November 25, 2021 marked the publishing of a corpus of Soqotri folklore texts. Translated into Classical Arabic, the texts are accompanied by a brief introduction explaining the basic principles of the Soqotri writing system, which is based on the Arabic orthography. The authors of the book are Soqotri native speakers Ahmed Isa al-Daarhi, Isa Gumaan al-Daarhi, and Maysoon Mohammed Aldarhi. It was published by Maria Bulakh and Leonid Kogan under the editorship of Prof. Vitaly Naumkin, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The publication was supported by the UAE Embassy in Moscow.