Prof. Elena Berezovich

 
Current positions:
Professor, Department of Russian Language, General Linguistics and Speech Communication, Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Senior Research Fellow, Department of Etymology and Onomastics, Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
 
Contact information:
Ural Federal University
Faculty of Philology, office 306
51, Lenin av., Ekaterinburg, 620000, Russia
berezovich[at]yandex.ru
 
Dissertations:
Semantic Microsystems in Russian Toponymy (1992, PhD)
Russian Toponymy in Ethnolinguistic Aspect (1999, DrHab)
 
Membership in academies:
Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
 
Membership in editorial boards of journals:
Acta onomastica (Czech Republic)
Onomastica (Poland)
Etnolingwistyka: problemy języka i kultury (Poland)
Quaestio Rossica (Russia)
Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis. Studia Russologica (Poland)
Vestnik Permskogo universiteta. Rossiyskaya i zarubezhnaya filologia (Russia)
Vestnik Kostromskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta (Russia)
Vestnik Tomskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta (Russia)
Russkaya rech' (Russia)
 
Positions in the International Committee of Slavists (ICS):
Commission for Ethnolinguistics, member of the Presidium
Commission for Etymology, member
Commission for Onomastics, member
 
Research areas: onomastics, Slavic ethnolinguistics, etymology, Russian dialectology, lexicography, linguistic typology
 
Current research projects:
The Dictionary of Dialects of the Russian North (ongoing edition, editor)
Genetic and contact ties of the North Russian vocabulary and onomastics (ongoing, head)
The Volga-Dvina interfluve area and the Lake Beloe area: regional history and culture according to language data (ongoing, head)

Main publications:

I. Monographs

Toponimiia Russkogo Severa: Etnolingvisticheskie issledovaniia [Toponymy of the Russian North: Ethnolinguistic Inquiries]. Ekaterinburg: Izd-vo Ural. un-ta, 1998. 340 p.

Russkaia toponimiia v etnolingvisticheskom aspekte [Russian Toponymy in Ethnolinguistic Aspect]. Ekaterinburg: Izd-vo Ural. un-ta, 2000. 532 p.

Iazyk i traditsionnaia kul'tura [Language and Traditional Culture]. Moscow: Indrik, 2007. 600 p.

Russkaia toponimiia v etnolingvisticheskom aspekte: Prostranstvo i chelovek [Russian toponymy in ethnolinguistic aspect: Space and Human]. Moscow: LIBROKOM, 2009. 328 p.

Russkaia toponimiia v etnolingvisticheskom aspekte: Mifopoeticheskii obraz prostranstva [Russian toponymy in ethnolinguistic aspect: Mythopoetic Image of Space]. Moscow: KomKniga, 2010. 240 p.

Russkaia leksika na obshcheslavianskom fone: semantiko-motivatsionnaia rekonstruktsiia [Russian Vocabulary in the Context of Slavic Languages: A Semantico-Motivational Reconstruction]. Moscow, 2014. 488 р.

II. Dictionaries

Etimologicheskii slovar' russkogo iazyka dlia shkol'nikov: Ucheb. Pos. [An Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language for Schoolchildren: A Handbook]. Ekaterinburg: Ural'skoe izd-vo, 2000. 208 p.

Slovar' russkikh govorov Srednego Urala. Dopolneniia [A Dictionary of the Dialects of the Middle Ural. Addenda]. Ekaterinburg: Izd-vo Ural. un-ta,  1996. 580 p. (Edited by A. K. Matveyev, in co-authorship)

Etimologicheskii slovar' russkogo iazyka (7–11 kl.) [An Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language (For Schoolchildren of 7–11th years)]. M.: AST-PRESS KNIGA, 2011. 304 s.

Slovar' govorov Russkogo Severa [A Dictionary of Dialects of the Russian North]. Vol. 1–5– . Ekaterinburg: Izd-vo Ural. un-ta, 2001–2012–. 252 p. + 292 p. + 388 p. + 358 p. + 316 p. (Edited by A. K. Matveyev, in co-authorship)

III. Booklets

Semanticheskie mikrosistemy v russkoi toponimii: Avtoref. dis. ... kand. filol. nauk [Semantic Microsystems in Russian Toponymy: Doctoral Dissertation Summary]. Ural. gos. un-t. Ekaterinburg, 1992. 16 p.

Russkaia toponimiia v etnolingvisticheskom aspekte: Avtoref. dis. … d-ra filol. nauk [Russian Toponymy in Ethnolinguistic Aspect: Habilitation Dissertation Summary]. Ural. un-t. Ekaterinburg, 1999. 39 s.

Metodicheskie ukazaniia  po sboru i obrabotke toponimii [Methodological Instructions on the Collection and Processing of Toponyms]. Ekaterinburg:  Ural. gos. un-t, 1991. 65 p.

External links:
Profile on the site of Ural Federal University
Profile on the site of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Publications at academia.edu