Gasan Gusejnov

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Gasan Gusejnov
Gasan Gusejnov
Russia/ Greece/Germany

Gasan Guseinov has authored several books and more than a hundred articles on classical philology and cultural history, contemporary politics, and literature. He taught at GITIS (1978-1984), then worked at the IMLI of the USSR Academy of Sciences. In 1990-1991, he was a Humboldt Foundation scholar in Heidelberg; in 1992-1997 he was a researcher at the Bremen Institute of Eastern Europe. He taught at universities in Denmark, Germany, and the US; worked as a freelancer for the Internet editorial staff of Deutsche Welle (2001-2006), and since 2002 was a privat-docent at the University of Bonn. In 2006-2007, he once again worked at the East European Institute. Since 2007, he has been a professor at the Philological Department of Moscow State University, where he teaches courses on Ancient Literature, Ancient Greek, and Introduction to Classical Philology. He is the head of the Russian section of the international project Catalogus Philologorum Classicorum. From April 2011 to September 2012, he was Director of the Humanities Research Center at the Russian Academy of Sciences. Co-Founder and Professor of Free University / Brīvā Universitāte (Latvia).

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