Professor Maxim Fomin

Professor of Celtic Studies, Digital Humanities & Irish Folklore

School of Arts & Humanities

Derry~Londonderry campus

Room MA019,
BT48 7JL,

Irish and Celtic Studies Research

Professor of Celtic Studies, Digital Humanities & Irish Folklore

Professor Maxim Fomin


Dr Maxim Fomin gained his Masters degree in Philosophy from Moscow State University in 1998. He also worked for a PhD in Early and Medieval irish from University College Cork on 2003.

Research Fields

Early Irish wisdom and legal literature, history of Irish language literary tradition, Irish folklore and calendar festivals, Celto-Slavic parallels in language, medieval narrative literature and folklore, Irish-Indian connections and cultural parallels, comparative mythology and historical poetics, comparative linguistics, digitisation and linguistic computing in Celtic Studies, bibliography of Celtic scholars in the XIXth century.

Professional Affiliations

The Learned Association Societas Celto-Slavica, Secretary, Founding Member and General Editor of Studia Celto-Slavica series, AHRC Peer-Review College Member, Irish Humanities Alliance Executive Board Member, Centre for Research in Breton and Celtic (Brest, France), Visiting Professor

Research Opportunities

Research Opportunities with Professor Maxim Fomin
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Linguistics Research Programmes N/A
Celtic Studies Research Programmes N/A