Vinogradov Valentin Valentinovich
12 September 1974, Leningrad
Biography, education, career:
In 1995‑2003 Valentin Vinogradov was a librarian of the Academic Library of the State Hermitage Museum. From 2004 he occupied the position of researcher at the Department of Folklore at the Russian Institute of Art History. Vinogradov participated in more than 30 expeditions and a series of international congresses.
Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of the Russians; History and ethnography of Finno-Ugric peoples; Ethnic religious studies (popular Orthodox Christianity, places of religious worship), calendar rites; urban folklore