Konstantin Bogdanov (RAS Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House), St Petersburg)

Philologist, a leading researcher at the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House), a graduate of the Department of Classical Philology of Leningrad State University, Ph.D., author of numerous articles and eight books on the history of culture, science and the humanities, including: "Homo tacens. Essays on the anthropology of Silence" (1998), "Everyday life and mythology. Studies of folk reality semiotics" (2001), "Doctors, patients, readers. Pathographic texts of Russian culture in the 18–19 centuries"(2005), "On crocodiles in Russia. Sketches from the history of borrowing and exoticism "(NLO, 2006), "Vox Populi.Folkloric genres of Soviet culture" (NLO, 2009), "From the History of blots. Philological observation" (NLO, 2012).