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  Yulia Fedorova
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Yulia Fedorova

 

 

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Date and Place of Birth

 

ORCID: 0000-0002-8930-5892

Researcher ID: N-5034-2016

Scopus Author ID: 57196045628

РИНЦ SPIN: 1479-9325, Author ID: 636940 

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January 23, 1985. Moscow (Zelenograd), Russia

 


Education


  • 2008-2011 – Рost-graduate studies, Faculty of Philosophy, The State Academic University for the Humanities  

  • 2003-2008 – Faculty of Philosophy, The State Academic University for the Humanities (GAUGN)

 

Degrees

 

  • 2013 – Ph.D. in Philosophy. Thesis title: «Comprehension of Truth in Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s “Mantiq al-tayr”» (Institute of Philosophy, RAS)

  • 2008 – [B.A.] Philosophy, State Academic University for the Humanities (GAUGN), Faculty of Philosophy.


Professional 
appointments

  • 2014 – present – Research Fellow at the IPhRAS Department of Philosophy of Islamic World, Deputy Head of Department of Philosophy of Islamic World (since 2015)
  • 2012 – 2014 – Junior Research Fellow at the IPhRAS Department of Philosophy of Islamic World 

Specialization,

Main fields of research

  • Islamic Studies
  • History of Classical Arabic Philosophy

  • Medieval Persian Sufism, Farid al-Din Attar's philosophy 

Teaching experience

  • March 2020 – present “Arab-Islamic Philosophy”, post-graduate course, Institute of Philosophy RAS.

  • 2016 – June 2018 “Arab-Islamic Philosophy”, Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies, The Department of History and Philology of South and Central Asia, Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH).

  • 2016 – June 2018“Classical Arabic Philosophy”, The department of philosophy, Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH).

  • 2014 – June 2016 – Lecturer, Department of Comparative Philosophical Studies, State Academic University for the Humanities (GAUGN):

  • Basic course “History of Islamic Philosophy: Suhravardi's philosophy of illumination and Ismailism”, Department of Oriental Studies in Philosophy (The GAUGN Faculty of Philosophy).
  • Special Course “The history of Medieval Persian Sufism”, Department of Oriental Studies in Philosophy (The GAUGN Faculty of Philosophy).

Publications:

articles, collective monographies, translations

2020

2019 

  • «He is Encompassed by no Description or Definition»: Ibn Sina and ‘Attar on the Ways of Knowing God, in Israq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook: 2019. Issue 9. Moscow: “Sadra”, 2019, pp. 331-348 (in Russian)
  • The Concept of Tawhid as the Basis of Ideology of Islamic Rule in Iran (on materials of Murtaza Mutahhari’s works), in Iran in the context of new geopolitical realities (for the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution)Compiled and edited by E.V. Dunaeva. Moscow: “Sadra”, 2019, pp. 26-41. ISBN 978-5-907041-23-3 (in Russian)

2018 

  • Rabi‘a al-‘Adawiya and Hasan al-Basri: Sufi Conversations about Love and Truth, in Philosophical Emanations of Love. Compiled and edited by Yulia V. Sineokaya. Moscow: LRC Publishing House, 2018, pp. 491-507 (in Russian)
  • “Ka‘bah of Act and Knowledge”: Analysis of the Ethical Views of Hasan al-Basry (642-768), in Islam in the modern world, Issue 4 (14). Moscow: Medina Publ. House, 2017, pp. 69-80 DOI: 10.22311/2074-1529-2018-14-4-69-80 (in Russian)
  • “He Lifted the Veil from the Mysteries of Meaning”: Summarizing of Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s Philosophical Views, in RUDN Journal of Philosophy, Issue 4 (22). Moscow: RUDN Publ., 2018, pp. 468-475. DOI: 10.22363/2313-2302-2018-22-4-468-475 (in Russian)
  • The Problem of the Relationship between Faith and Knowledge in Murtaza Mutahhari’s Philosophy, in Filosofskii zhurnal (Philosophy Journal), Issue 4 (11). Moscow, Institute of Philosophy Press, 2018, pp. 36-46 (in Russian)

2017

  • The “Explicit-Hidden” Categorical Relation: Iranian Comprehension Strategy in Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s “Mantiq al-tayr”, in “Scattered” and “organized”: cognitive techniques of Islamic culture. Ed. A.Smirnov. Moscow: “Sadra”: LRC Publishing House, 2017 (Philosophical thought of Islamic world: Researches. V. 10), pp. 221-246 (in Russian)
  • Stories about Sufi Devotees in the Context of Philosophical Views of Farid al-Din ‘Attar, in Islam in the modern world, Issue 4 (13). Moscow: Medina Publ. House, 2017, pp. 187-202. DOI: 10.22311/2074-1529-2017-13-4-187-202 (in Russian)
  • A Few Remarks about the Conceptualization of the Sufi Terms Maqam and Hal in Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s Poem “The Language of the Birds” in Israq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook: 2017. Issue 8. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura Publ., 2017, pp. 238-246 (in Russian)
  • The Concept of Tawhid as the Basis of Ideology of Islamic Rule in Iran (on materials of Murtaza Mutahhari’s works), in Voprosy Filosofii, Issue 9. Moscow: Nauka Publ. House, 2017, pp. 184-194 (in Russian)

2016

  • Article as a Research Genre in the Historico-Philosophical Field of Iranian Studies: the Analysis of Ibn Sina’s and Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s Writings, in History of Philosophy in the Form of an Article. Ed. J. V. Sineokaya. Moscow: Cultural Revolution Publ., 2016, pp. 169-197 (in Russian)
  • “From Explicit to Hidden”: the Strategy of Philosophical Analysis of Poetic Text on Farsi, in Anatomy of Philosophy: How the Text Works. Ed. J. V. Sineokaya. Moscow: LRC Publishing House, 2016, pp. 335-358 (in Russian)
  •  Farid al-Din ‘Attar. The Language of the Birds. An Annotated Russian Translation of Chapters 1 and 2. Translation from Persian, Introduction and Commentary by Yulia Fedorova, in Israq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook: 2016, Issue 7. Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura Publ., 2016, pp. 335-354 (in Russian)

2015

  • Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s masnavi «The Language of the Birds» (Mantiq al-tayr): Philosophical Reading of a Poetic Text, in Filosofskii zhurnal (Philosophy Journal), Issue 4 (8). Moscow, Institute of Philosophy Press, 2015, pp. 15-30 (in Russian)
  • The Story of the Soul-Bird’s Travel to God: Ibn Sina and Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s Versions, in Litera, Issue 3. Moscow: Nota Bene Publ., 2015, pp. 62-90 (in Russian) DOI: 10.7256/2409-8698.2015.3.17097
  • The Women’s Question in Islam: a Discourse over Women’s Status in Contemporary Islamic Societies, in Philosophical Thought, Issue 10. Moscow: Nota Bene Publ., 2015, pp. 102-128 (in Russian) DOI: 10.7256/2409-8728.2015.10.16731
  • The Mechanism of Truth’s Comprehension as a Culture-Forming Principle, in  Russia in the architecture of the global world: a civilizational dimension. Ed. A. Smirnov. Moscow: LRC Publishing House, 2015, pp. 238-260 (in Russian)
  • The Categorical Model “Zahir-batin” in Poetic and Philosophical Context: Si murg and Simurgh as Relation between a Complex Unity and a Simple Unity, in “Scattered” and “organized”: sense-making strategies of Islamic culture. Ed. A. Smirnov. Moscow: “Sadra”: LRC Publishing House, 2015 (Philosophical thought of Islamic world: Researches. V. 7), pp. 139-164 (in Russian)

2014

  • Islam in Perception of the Modern European Community: Stereotypes and Reality, in Philosophical Thought, Issue 7. Moscow: Nota Bene Publ., 2014, pp. 99-125 (in Russian) DOI: 10.7256/2306-0174.2014.7.13036
  • Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s philosophical poem “The Language of the Birds”: Selected Chapters in Translation and Retelling, in Philosophical Thought, Issue 11. Moscow: Nota Bene Publ., 2014, pp. 107-150 (in Russian) DOI: 10.7256/2409-8728.2014.11.13993
  • The Greetings of the Birds. The 1st Chapter of Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s masnavi “Mantiq al-tayr” (XII-XIII cc.). Introduction, Translation and Commentary by Fedorova Y., in Irano-Slavika, Issue1-2 (25). Moscow, 2014, pp. 24-27 (in Russian) 

2013

  • The Conсept of the True Path in Farid al-Din Attar’s Philosophical Poem “Mantiq al-tayr”, in Philology: Scientific Research, Issue 2. Moscow: Nota Bene Publ., 2013, pp. 102-108 (in Russian)
  • “The Birds as the Seekers of Truth”: the Analysis of the 1st Chapter of Farid al-Din Attar’s poem “Mantiq al-tayr” (XII century), in Istoriya filosofii (History of Philosophy), Issue 18. Moscow: Institute of Philosophy Press, 2013, pp. 227-247 (in Russian) 

2012

  • The Path to Truth: the Composition of Farid al-Din Attar’s Philosophical Poem “Mantiq al-tayr” (XII century), in Philosophy and Culture, Issue 9 (57). Moscow: Nota Bene Publ., 2012, pp. 83-93 (in Russian) 

2010

  • Zahir-batin-correspondence Principle as a Sense Generating Vehicle: Shaykh San‘an’s Discourse with his Disciples in Attar’s “Mantiq al-tayr”, in Otherness Problematized: Russia and Islamic World. Ed. A. Smirnov. Orientalia et Classica: Papers of the Institute Oriental and Classical Studies, Volume XXVII. Moscow: Languages of Slavonic Cultures Publ., 2010, pp. 469-490 (in Russian)
 
Papers  at conferences and seminars, public lectures
  •  “Farid al-Din Attar’s “Vale of Seeking”: an Experience of Philosophical Interpretation” – 9th Annual Conference “Written sources of the Orient: translation and interpretation problems”, Moscow, Institute of Oriental Studies RAS, October 28-30, 2019.
  •  “Relationship between Faith and Knowledge: Murtaza Mutahhari’s Philosophical Analysis” – 8th Annual Conference “Written sources of the Orient: translation and interpretation problems”, dated for celebrating 200th anniversary of Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow, Institute of Oriental Studies RAS, October 31 – November 1-2, 2018. 
  •  “The Image of Rabi‘a al-Adawiya in the Context of Philosophical Views of Farid al-Din Attar (XII-XIII)” – 7th Annual Conference “Written sources of the Orient: translation and interpretation problems”, Moscow, Institute of Oriental Studies RAS, October 23-25, 2017.
  • Murtaza Mutahhari’s «Monotheistic Ideology»: Revolution or Evolution? – Scientific Conference with international participation “Revolution and Evolution in Islamic History and Thought”, Moscow, Institute of Philosophy RAS, October 5-6, 2017.
  • “Murtaza Mutahhari’s Philosophical Views” – Workshop “Architectonics of culture”, Moscow, Institute of Philosophy RAS, March 7, 2017.
  • Poetic Allegory as a Way of Philosophizing: Analysis of Farid al-Din Attar and Ibn Sina’s Writings – 6th Annual Conference “Written sources of the Orient: translation and interpretation problems”, Moscow, Institute of Oriental Studies RAS, October 24-26, 2016.
  • “Islamic World as «Another»: to the Issue of Relationship between Muslims and Christians in Historical Perspective” – Scientific Symposium  “Arabic Muslim Philosophy: Relevance Researches”, dated for presentation of Evgenia Frolova’s book “Contemporary Arabic Philosophic Discourse”, Moscow, Institute of Philosophy RAS, April 14, 2016.
  • “Persian Classical Poetry as the Object of Philosophical Research” – International Scientific-Practical Conference “Russia – Iran: Dialogue of Cultures”, Saint-Petersburg, University of the Humanities and Social Sciences, April 8, 2016.
  • Public Lecture “Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s masnavi «The Language of the Birds» (Mantiq al-tayr): Philosophical Reading of a Poetic Text” – Institute of Philosophy’s join project with Dostoevsky Library “Anatomy of Philosophy: How the Text Works”, Moscow, Dostoevsky Library, April 2, 2015.
  • “Farid al-Din Attar’s poem «The Language of the Birds» (XII c.): Philosophical Analysis of Poetic Text and its Specific” – 4th Annual Conference “Written sources of the Orient: translation and interpretation problems”, Moscow, Institute of Oriental Studies RAS, October 26-29, 2014.
  • “Islamic Culture and Modern European Society: How to Overcome the Сonflict of Value Systems?” – Interdisciplinary Scientific-Practical Conference with international participation “Culture in Globalizing World: Challenges and Perspectives”, Moscow, Academy of State Fire Prevention Service Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, October 16-17, 2014.
  • “Explicit Opposition or Hidden Unity: Actualization of the “Explicit-Hidden” Categorical Relation in Farid al-Din Attar’s poem «The Language of the Birds»” – Workshop “Oriental Textology and Written Sources Studies”, Moscow, Department of Oriental Written Sources, Institute of Oriental Studies RAS, December 10, 2014.
  • “The “Explicit-Hidden” Categorical Relation as Poetic Technique and the Method of World’s Comprehension in Farid al-Din Attar’s poem «The Language of the Birds»” – Workshop “Architectonics of culture”, Moscow, Institute of Philosophy RAS, September 23, 2014.
  • Si murgh and Simurgh: the Relation between a Complex Unity and a Simple Unity in Farid al-Din ‘Attar’s «The Language of the Birds»” – International Conference «“Scattered” and “organized”: sense-making strategies of Islamic culture», Moscow, Institute of Philosophy, September 26-27, 2013. 
  • Reconstruction of Attar’s Philosophical Views: Analysis of «The Language of the Birds»” – Workshop “Oriental Textology and Written Sources Studies”, Department of Oriental Written Sources, Institute of Oriental Studies RAS, October 3, 2012. 
  • “Comprehension of Truth in Farid al-Din Attar’s Poem «The Language of the Birds»”– VI Russian Philosophical Congress “Philosophy in the Modern World: Dialogue of World Outlooks”, Nizhny Novgorod, Lobachevsky State University, June 27-30, 2012.  

 

Research projects

The project director:

  • Project МК-2406.2017.6 “Formation of the Model of Political Structure in Modern Iran and its Philosophical Foundations” (2017-2018). Grant of the President of the Russian Federation for state support of young Russian scientists – Ph.D. The executor of the project: Ph.D. in Philosophy T.G. Korneeva.

The executor of projects:

  • Project MK-3478.2014.6 “Post-Christian world and Islam: the Dynamics of Cultural and Civilizational Differences”  (2014-2015). Grant of the President of the Russian Federation for state support of young Russian scientists – Ph.D. The project director: Ph.D. in Political Science D.E. Letnyakov.
  • Project RFH № 13-03-00414a, “Unity and Multiplicity, Part and Whole: Sense-making Strategies of Islamic culture”  (2013-2015). The project director: Ph.D. in Philosophy, full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences A.V. Smirnov.
  • Project MK-5558.2012.6 “Resource of Religious Tolerance in Medieval Persian Sufism and its Application in Modern Russia” (2012-2013). Grant of the President of the Russian Federation for state support of young Russian scientists – Ph.D. The project director: Ph.D. in Philosophy A.A. Lukashev.
  • State contract 14.740.11.0773 “The Strategy of Civilizational Russian Security: Philosophical and Political Analysis” (2010-2012, the Ministry of Education and Science). The project director: Ph.D. in Philosophy, full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences A.V. Smirnov. Federal Program "Scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel of innovative Russia for 2009-2013".

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Juliia_Fedorova@mail.ru