Blomkvist Evgeniya Eduardovna
20 November [ 08 November] 189027 July 1956, Leningrad, Saint-Petersburg —
Biography, education, career:
Since 1935 Evgeniya Blomkvist was Candidate of Ethnography on the Dissertation Defense Board. In 1935 1942 she was a leading research scientist at the Department of North America, Institute of Ethnography, Academy of Sciences of the USSR. In 1945 1956 she occupied the position of Head of the Department of the East Slavs, Leningrad Branch of the Institute of Ethnography, Academy of Sciences of the USSR. She had an extensive field work experience and was an experienced museologist.
Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of the Russians; History and ethnography of Slavic peoples; History and ethnography of Finno-Ugric peoples; History and ethnography of the peoples of North and South America; Agroethnography