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Maria Bulakh

  • Maria Bulakh has been at HSE University since 2017.

Education and Degrees

  • 2005

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)
    Russian State University for the Humanities

  • 1999

    Russian State University for the Humanities

* 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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2023, 2022, 2021

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Arabic Language (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 1 year, 1-4 module)Rus


Editorial board membership

2022: Member of the Editorial Council, Aethiopica.

Employment history

In 2003–2004 worked as a junior research fellow at the Institute for Information Transmission Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences

In 2008–2010 worked as assistant professor of the Department of History and Philology of the Ancient Middle East, Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies, Russian State University for the Humanities.

From 2010 on – Assistant Professor at the Centre of Ancient Middle Eastern Studies, Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies, Russian State University for the Humanities.

From 2017 on – Associate Professor, Leading Research Fellow at IOCS HSE.


Timetable for today

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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.

‘Our Students Were Lucky to Talk to Top Experts’

University of Hamburg professors Denis Nosnitsin and Magdalena Krzyzanowska delivered a series of online lectures dedicated to the study of Ethiopian manuscripts. The course, which was developed for first-year students of the Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies, was held as part of the Digital Professors project. In an interview with the HSE news service, the professors talked about their research, teaching approaches, and impressions of lectures.