Barsht Konstantin A.

Doctor of Philology, professor, staff member of Institute of Russian Literature (the Pushkin House), Russian Academy of Sciences. Research interests: history of Russian literature of the XIXth and XXth centuries, particularly, F. M. Dostoevsky’s and A. P. Platonov’s creative work, narratology, semiotics.



Fedunina Olga V.

Cand. Sc. (Philology), specialist in teaching methods at the Department of Russian Classical Literature History, Institute for Philology and History, Russian State University for the Humanities. Research interests: literary dream as an art form, genres of crime literature, theory of genres; narratology.



Kovács Árpád

Dr. habil., professor at the Institute of literature and cultural studies, Pannonia University (Veszprem, Hungary). Research area: theory of language and discourse, theory of literature, cultural studies, poetic of novel, Hungarian literature, Slavistic studies.



Krivonos Vladislav Sh.

Doctor of Philology, professor of Russian, Foreign Literature and Methods of Teaching (Volga State Humanitarian Academy). Research interests: Gogol's works, problem of history and poetics in Russian literature of 19—20th centuries, narratology, the reader’s perception, history of philological science, territorial texts, mythology of Russian provincial town.



Muravieva Larisa E.

postgraduate student, State Linguistic University named after N. A. Dobrolyubov (Nizhny Novgorod), lecturer in Department of Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication of National Research University — Higher School of Economics (HSE, Nizhny Novgorod). Research interests: literary semiotics, narratology, musical narratology, French literature of twentieth century, Romance languages.



Nagy István

Ph.D., assistant professor, former member of the University Eötvös Loránd (Budapest, Hungary). Slavic scientist, specialist in Russian philology literature of the Silver Age, the author of books about Marina Tsvetaeva and Andrew Bely.



Schmid Wolf

Dr. Dr. h.c., professor of Slavic Literatures (in particular, the Russian and Czech literature) at the University of Hamburg, Germany (emeritus since 2009). He was the founder of the Narratology Research Group, director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Narratology at the University of Hamburg, and chairman of the European Narratology Network. Co-editor of the Handbook of Narratology (Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2009). Slavic scientist, author of the monographs of Russian literature of the 19th century.



Simonenko Natalia Yu.

Master of philology, assistant of the Department of Intercultural Communication and Translation, Foreign Languages Institute (Volgograd State Pedagogical University). Research interests: Chinese songs, Chinese literature, narratology, structural anthropology.



Sokruta Ekaterina Yu. 

Cand. Sc. (Philology), a senior lecturer at the Department of Literary Theory and Artistic Culture, Donetsk National University. Research area: theoretical poetics, autopoetics, narratology, dialogic philosophy, comparative studies, contemporary European novel.



Szitár Katalin (1966—2015)

Dr. Habil., assistant professor, head of the Institute of literature and cultural studies at the Pannonia University (Veszprem, Hungary). Author of the monographs on eminent Hungarian writers Kosztolányi Dezső and Németh László and of more than 100 papers on Hungarian and Russian prose. Editor of the 8 collective monographs, the most recent is dedicated to Hungarian prose of the early 20th century, published in the series “Universitas Pannonica” (Hiány-jelek. Babits Mihály, Kosztolányi Dezső és Krúdy Gyula írásművészetéről. Budapest: Gondolat, 2013).


Tiupa Valerij I.

Doctor of Philology, professor, head of the Department for Theoretical and Historical Poetics, Institute for Philology and History, Russian State University for the Humanities. The author of numerous books and articles on theoretical poetics, historical poetics, historical aesthetics, rhetoric, narratology.



Turysheva Olga N.

Doctor of Philology, assistant professor; professor at the Department of Foreign Literature, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin (Yekaterinburg). Research interests: ltheory of literature, narratology, receptivity, receptive aesthetics.



Verč Ivan

Dr., full professor and head of the Department of Russian Language and Literature, University of Trieste (Italy). Research interests: theory of literature (formalism, structuralism, semiotic), with particular attention to Russian literature. The author of monographic essays about Dostoevskij, Pil’njak, Pushkin and Platonov. Since 1993, the chief editor Slavica tergestina (Trieste). Member of Advisory Councils of scientific journals Primerjalna književnost (Ljubljana, Slovenia), Young Scientists Journal (Saint-Petersburg, Russia), Europa Orientalis (Salerno, Italy) and Lingue e linguaggi (Lecce). Published work in the field of semiotics, literary theory and history of the Russian novel.