Ksenia Klimova (date of birth: 31/12/1979).

PhD in Linguistics, associate professor at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Philological Faculty, Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies. Researcher at the Centre for Slavic Researches, Institute for Slavic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences.

In 2001 graduated from the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies of the Philological Faculty of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. Master’s thesis “Lexicon, Symbolics and Structure of the Wedding Customs of the Greek region Mani”.

Post-graduate studies at the Department of Ethnolinguistics and Folklore at the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences with supervising professor Anna Plotnikova.

PhD thesis with the title “The Modern Greek Mythological Lexicon in ratio with the Balkan Slavic” (2009).

Author of more than 70 scientific publications and 15 university courses (“The author and his language in the Greek literature”, “Greek traditional culture: the ethnolinguistic aspect” etc.)

Scientific interests: Greek and Slavic Folk Culture, Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, Balkan Studies, Ethnolinguistics, Dialectology, Modern Greek Literature, Literary Translation.

Translator of modern Greek literature into Russian (E.X. Gonatas “Apanta”, D. Papaditsas (selected works for the “Anthology of Surrealists”), N. Chouliaras “Lousias”, M. Iordanidou “Loxandra”, D. Papamarkos “Giak”, H. Venezis “The number 31328”, “Anthology of modern Greek prose” etc.).