Maxim Fomin


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    United Kingdom

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Bio: Dr Maxim Fomin gained his Masters degree in Philosophy (History and Theory of World Culture) from Moscow State University in 1998. He also worked for a PhD in Early and Medieval irish from University College Cork on 2003. Specialisms: Early Irish wisdom and legal literature, history of the Irish language literary tradition, Irish folklore and calendar festivals, Celto-Slavic parallels in language, medieval narrative literature and folklore, Irish-Indian connections and cultural parallels, comparative mythology and historical poetics, comparative linguistics, digitisation and linguistic computing in Celtic Studies, bibliography of Celtic scholars in the 19th and early 20th cc. Affiliations: He is Secretary and Equality and Diversity Officer of the Learned Association Societas Celto-Slavica, as well as its Founding Member and General Editor of Studia Celto-Slavica series. He is member of the Awarding Committee, AHRC Doctoral Training Programme in Celtic Studies (led by University of Glasgow) and of the Irish Humanities Alliance (RIA, Dublin). He is member of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung research network, supported by the government of the Federal Republic of Germany, having spent his Experienced Researcher Fellowship at the Eberhard-Karl University of Tüblingen in 2016-7. 

Education / Academic qualification

PhD, University College Cork

19 Mar 20002 Jun 2003


1 Nov 199822 Feb 2002


1 Sep 19931 Jun 1998

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Research Output 2003 2018

Hunting the deer in Celtic and Info-European Mythological Contexts

Fomin, M. 1 Feb 2018 Celtic Myth in the 21st Century: The Gods and their Stories in a Global Perspective. Lyle, E. (ed.). Cardiff, p. 73-87

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter

Written Sources

Multilingual Practices and Linguistic Contacts in Pre-Patrician Ireland and Late Roman Britain

Fomin, M. 31 May 2018 8, p. 151-172

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Roman Britain
Linguistic Contact
Late Roman
Latin Language

Mutual Regard: An Anthology of Info-Irish Writings

Mac Mathúna, S. (ed.), Welch, R. A. (ed.), York, R. (ed.), Kapoor, K. (ed.), Fomin, M. (ed.), Ó Ciardha, E. (ed.) & Sareen, S. K. (ed.) 2018 1st ed. New Delhi. 712 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook

country of origin

Review of Carey, John (ed.): Buile Suibhne: perspectives and reassessments

Fomin, M. 25 Jan 2018 64, 1, p. 443–451 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Irish Language

Y geissaw chwedleu: Proceedings of the 7th International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica

Jones, A. L. (ed.) & Fomin, M. (ed.) 30 May 2018 Bangor. 189 p. (Studia Celto-Slavica; vol. 8)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewAnthology