Burykin Aleksey Alekseevich
1 November 1954, Leningrad
Biography, education, career:
On 23 March 1984, at the Leningrad Branch of the Institute of Linguistics, Aleksey Burykin defended his Candidate Dissertation, titled The Category of Transitivity and Intransitivity of the Verb in the Even Language. On 28 June 2001, at Saint-Petersburg State University, he defended his Doctoral Dissertation, titled Written Language of a Minority Group (on the Material of the Even Language). Since 2002 he is a leading researcher at the Institute for Linguistic Studies, RAS, in Saint-Petersburg.
Areas of expertise: Ethnolinguistics; History and ethnography of the Russians; Folklore studies; History and ethnography of the peoples of Central Asia; History and ethnography of the peoples of Siberia, the Extreme North, and the Far East