Dr Maxim Fomin

Research Director - Modern Languages and Linguistics

School/Department
School of Arts & Humanities
Research Institute
Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
Campus
Magee campus
Telephone
+44 28 7167 5213
Email
m.fomin@ulster.ac.uk
Location
Room MA019
Londonderry
BT48 7JL

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

Proceedings of the Second International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica (Moscow, 14-17 September 2006). / Mikhailova, Tatyana (Editor); Mac Mathúna, Séamus (Editor); Fomin, Maxim (Editor); Bondarenko, Grigory (Editor).

Moscow State University, 2009. 235 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewAnthology

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Ireland and Armenia: Studies in Language, History and Narrative. / Fomin, Maxim (Editor); Mac Mathúna, Séamus (Editor); Jivanyan, Alvard (Editor).

Washington D. C.: The Institute for the Study of Man : Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph Series, 2013. 265 p.

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Parallels between Celtic and Slavic: Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on Links and Parallels between Celtic and Slavic Traditions held at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, 19-21 June 2005. Studia Celto-Slavica 1. / Mac Mathúna, Séamus (Editor); Fomin, Maxim (Editor).

Coleraine: TSO Publishers : Studia Celto-Slavica, 2006. 334 p.

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Review of Pronsias Mac Cana, 2011, The Cult of the Sacred Centre. Essays on Celtic Ideology. / Fomin, Maxim.

In: Éigse, Vol. 38, 05.05.2013, p. 360-366.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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Stories of the Sea: A Typological Study of Maritime Memorates in Modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic Folklore Traditions.. Fomin, Maxim (Author); Mac Mathúna, Séamus (Author); Shaw, John (Author); Mac Cárthaigh, Críostóir (Author). 2013. University of Ulster in collaboration with NFC (UCD) and SSSA (university of Edinburgh). .

Research output: ResearchWeb publication/site

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Russian and Western Celticists on Similarities between Early Irish and Early Indian Traditions. / Fomin, Maxim.

Parallels between Celtic and Slavic. Studia Celto-Slavica 1. Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on Links and Parallels between Celtic and Slavic Traditions. ed. / Séamus Mac Mathúna; Maxim Fomin. Coleraine: TSO Publishers : Research Institute for Irish & Celtic Studies, University of Ulster and Societas Celto-Slavica, 2006. p. 217-237.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter

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Stories of the Sea: Maritime Memorates of Ireland and Scotland. / Fomin, Maxim; Mac Mathúna, Séamus.

Berlin : Curach Bhán Publications, 2016.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook

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Review of DOYLE, Aidan & Kevin MURRAY (Hrsg.). / Fomin, Maxim.

In: Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie, Vol. 63, No. 1, 30.09.2016, p. 256-262.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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Review of Carey, John, Murray, Kevin & Ó Dochtartaigh, Caitríona (ed.): Sacred Histories.A Festschrift for Máire Herbert. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2015. xxv,423 S. ISBN 978-1-84682-564-4. / Fomin, Maxim.

In: Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie, Vol. 63, No. 1, 15.08.2017.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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Foreword and Introduction. / Mac Mathúna, Séamus; Fomin, Maxim; Vertogradova, Victoria.

Sacred Topology of Early Ireland and Ancient India: Religious Paradigm Shift. Vol. 57 Journal of Indo-European Monograph Series, 2010. p. ix-xiv.

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