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Dr Maxim Fomin

Senior Lecturer

About Dr Fomin:

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MA (Hons) Philosophy, Moscow State University, 1993-1998
C. Sc. Philos. (Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of Culture and Religious Studies), part-time, 1998-2002
PhD (Early and Medieval Irish), University College Cork, full-time, 2000-2003

Research Fields:

Early Irish wisdom and legal literature, history of 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 XIXth century.

Professional Affiliations:

The Learned Association Societas Celto-Slavica, Secretary, Founding Member and General Editor of Studia Celto-Slavica series

Books Authored

Number of items: 1.

Fomin, Maxim (2013) Instructions for Kings: Secular and Clerical Images of Kingship in Early Ireland and Ancient India. Winter Universitatsverlag. Heidelberg. 580 pp ISBN 978-3-8253-6247-8

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Books Edited

Number of items: 8.

Fomin, Maxim, Mac Mathúna , Séamus and Jivanyan, Alvard, eds. (2013) Ireland and Armenia: Studies in Language, History and Narrative . (The First International Colloquium on Parallels and Similarities between Early Irish and Early Armenian Monastic Traditions (Yerevan, Armenia, 7-9 September 2009). Washington D. C.: The Institute for the Study of Man. 265 pp. Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph Series. ISBN 978-0-9845383-8-6

Fomin, Maxim, Blažek , Václav and Stalmaszczyk, Piotr, eds. (2012) Transforming Traditions: Studies in Comparative Linguistics, Literature and Folklore. . (Proceedings of the Fifth International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica, held at Pribram, Czech Republic, 26-9 July 2010 ). University of Łódź: Łódź University Press. 214 pp. Studia Celto-Slavica. ISBN 978-83-7525-726-7

Brozović Rončević, Dunja , Fomin, Maxim and Matasović, Ranko , eds. (2010) Celts and Slavs in Central and Southeastern Europe. Proceedings of the Third International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica, held between 18-20 September 2008 in Dubrovnik (Croatia). Studia Celto-Slavica III. 324 pp. Institut za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje. ISBN 978-953-6637-54-6

Stalmaszczyk, Piotr and Fomin, Maxim, eds. (2010) Dimensions and Categories of Celticity: Studies in Language. Proceedings of the Fourth International Colloquium of the Learned Association Societas Celto-Slavica held at the University of Łódź between 13-15 September 2009. Part 1. Studia Celto-Slavica 4.. 132 pp. Łódź University Press. ISBN 978-83-7525-423-5

Fomin, Maxim, Jarniewicz, Jerzy and Stamlaszczyk, Piotr, eds. (2010) Dimensions and Categories of Celticity: Studies in Literature and Culture. Proceedings of the Fourth International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica . Łódź. 196 pp. Lodz University Press. ISBN 978-83-7525-455-6

Fomin, Maxim, Mac Mathúna, Séamus and Vertogradova, Victoria, eds. (2010) Sacred Topology in early Ireland and ancient India: Religious Paradigm Shift. 234 pp. Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph Series. ISBN 9780941694-xx-x

Mikhailova, Tatyana, Mac Mathúna, Séamus, Fomin, Maxim and Bondarenko, Grigory, eds. (2009) Proceedings of the Second International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica (Moscow, 14-17 September 2006). 235 pp. Moscow State University. ISBN 978-5-317-02674-5

Mac Mathúna , Séamus and Fomin, Maxim, eds. (2006) Parallels between Celtic and Slavic: Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on Links and Parallels between Celtic and Slavic Traditions held at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, 19-21 June 2005. Studia Celto-Slavica 1. (First International Colloquium on Links and Parallels between Celtic and Slavic Traditions held at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, 19-21 June 2005). Coleraine: TSO Publishers. 334 pp. Studia Celto-Slavica. ISBN 978-0-33-708836-0

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Articles

Number of items: 8.

Fomin, Maxim (2013) Review of Pronsias Mac Cana, 2011, The Cult of the Sacred Centre. Essays on Celtic Ideology. Éigse, 38. pp. 360-366.

Fomin, Maxim (2011) Maritime Memorates and Contemporary Legends of Storm Apparitions and Storm Making in Folklore Traditions of Ireland and Scotland. Armenian Folia Anglistika: International Journal of English Studies, 2 (9). pp. 154-162.

Fomin, Maxim (2010) A Newly Discovered Fragment of the Early Irish Wisdom-Text Tecosca Cormaic in TCD MS 1298 (H. 2. 7). Dimensions and Categories of Celticity: Studies in Literature and Culture. Proceedings of the Fourth International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica held at the University of Łódź, Poland, 13-15 September 2009. Part 2. Studia Celto-Slavica., 5. pp. 159-169.

Fomin, Maxim (2009) Bríatharthecosc Con Culainn in the Context of Early Irish Wisdom-Literature. Ulidia 2: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, Maynooth 24-27 June 2005, 2. pp. 140-172.

Fomin, Maxim (2007) Classifications of Kings in Early Ireland and India. Studia Celtica Fennica, 4. pp. 31-46.

Fomin, Maxim and Toner, Gregory (2006) Digitizing a dictionary of medieval Irish: the eDIL project. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 21 (1). pp. 83-90.

Fomin, Maxim (2004) On the Notions of Death, Navigation and the Otherworld. Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies, 47 (Summer). pp. 73-79.

Fomin, Maxim (2003) The Early Medieval Irish and Indic Polities and the Concept of Righteous Ruler’. Cosmos. The Journal of Traditional Cosmology Society, 15 (1). pp. 167-202.

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Book Sections

Number of items: 14.

Fomin, Maxim (2013) Armenia in Ireland: Indo-European Cognates, Medieval Legends, and Pseudo-Historical Accounts’. In: Ireland and Armenia: Studies in Language, History and Narrative. (Eds: Fomin, Maxim, Mac Mathúna , Séamus and Jivanyan, Alvard), Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph Series, Washington D.C.: The Institute for the Study of Man, pp. 85-109. ISBN 978-0-9845383-8-6

Fomin, Maxim (2012) 'And his cloak covered the whole island: Legends of religious conversion (in Pali and Medieval Irish traditions) (In Russian: ‘“И одеяние его покрыло собой весь остров”: Легенды религиозного обращения (по материалам палийской и среднеирландской традиций’). In: India and Tibet: Text and phenomena of culture. Roerikh readings 2006-2010 (In Russian: Индия и Тибет: Текст и феномены культуры. Рериховские чтения 2006-2010 в Институте Востоковеден. (Eds: Vertogradova, Victoria), Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow (Russian Academy of Sciences), Moscow: Languages of Slavonic Culture, pp. 242-262. ISBN 978-5-9551-0611-3

Fomin, Maxim (2011) Charms and Omens of Storm in Maritime Tradition of Ireland. In: Oral Charms in Structural and Comparative Light: Proceedings of the Conference of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research Committee on Charms, Charmers and Charming. 27-29 October 2011, Moscow. (Eds: Mikhailova, Tatyana, Roper , Jonathan, Toporkov, Andrey and Nikolayev, Dmitry), PROBEL, Moscow, pp. 102-111. ISBN 978-5-98604-276-3

Fomin, Maxim (2011) The Sanskrit Legacy of Whitley Stokes’. In: The tripartite life of Whitley Stokes (1830-1909). (Eds: Boyle, Elizabeth and Russell, Paul ), Four Courts Press, Dublin, pp. 188-202. ISBN 978-1-84682-278-0

Fomin, Maxim (2010) AND HIS CLOAK COVERED THE WHOLE ISLAND:STORIES OF RELIGIOUS CONVERSION IN PĀLI AND MEDIEVAL IRISH NARRATIVE TRADITIONS. In: Sacred Topology of Early Ireland and Ancient India: Religious Paradigm Shift. (Eds: Fomin, Maxim, Mac Mathúna , Séamus and Vertogradova, Victoria), Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph Series, pp. 195-240. ISBN 978-0-9845353-0-9 (Hardback) 978-0-9845353-1-6 (Paperback)

Fomin, Maxim, Brozovic-Roncevic, Dunja and Matasovic, Ranko (2010) ‘The Land Acquisition Motif in the Irish and Russian Folklore Traditions’, . In: Celts and Slavs in Central and South-eastern Europe. Proceedings of the Third International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica held at IUC, Dubrovnik, 18-19 September 2008. Studia Celto-Slavica 3, Zagreb: Institute for Croatian Language and Linguistics, pp. 251-279. ISBN 978-953-6637-54-6

Fomin, Maxim, Mac Mathúna , Séamus and Vertogradova, Victoria (2010) Sacred Topology of Early Ireland and Ancient India: Religious Paradigm Shift: Foreword; Introduction. In: Sacred Topology of Early Ireland and Ancient India: Religious Paradigm Shift. Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph Series, pp. ix-xiv. ISBN 978-0-941694-xx-x

Mac Mathúna, Séamus, Fomin, Maxim and Vertogradova , Victoria (2010) Foreword and Introduction. In: Sacred Topology of Early Ireland and Ancient India: Religious Paradigm Shift. Journal of Indo-European Monograph Series, pp. ix-xiv. ISBN 978-0941694-xx-x

Fomin, Maxim (2009) IN VERITATE FIRMATUR SOLIUM: THE CONCEPT OF RIGHTEOUS RULING IN EARLY IRELAND AND EARLY KIEV RUS . In: Материалы Второго коллоквиума международного общества «Кельто-Славика» (Москва, 14-17 сентября 2006) / Proceedings of the Second International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavi. Moscow State University Publishers, pp. 40-63. ISBN 978-5-317-02674-5

Fomin, Maxim (2009) Wisdom-texts from Early Christian Ireland: Aspects of Style, Syntax and Semantics’. In: Perspectives on Celtic Languages. Lublin Series in Celtic Linguistics, Catholic University of Lublin Publishers, pp. 161-186. ISBN 978-83-7363-956-

Fomin, Maxim (2006) Celebrating Easter in Early Ireland. Account of Religious Conversion in Vita Sancti Patricii’. In: Proceedings of the First International Conference of SIEF Working Group on The Ritual Year in Association with the Department of Maltese, University of Malta Junior College, Msida, Malta, 20-24 March 2005. . (Eds: Mifsud-Chircop, George), PEG Ltd., Malta, pp. 241-256. ISBN not registered

Fomin, Maxim (2006) Russian and Western Celticists on Similarities between Early Irish and Early Indian Traditions. In: Parallels between Celtic and Slavic. Studia Celto-Slavica 1. Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on Links and Parallels between Celtic and Slavic Traditions. (Eds: Mac Mathúna , Séamus and Fomin, Maxim), Research Institute for Irish & Celtic Studies, University of Ulster and Societas Celto-Slavica, Coleraine: TSO Publishers, pp. 217-237. ISBN 978-0-33-708836-0

Fomin, Maxim (2004) Instructions to kings (rājānusāsana) according to the Sutra of Lion's Roar (In Russian: Наставления царей (rājānusāsana) по данным "Сутры Львиного Рыка). In: India-Tibet: Text and Concerning Text. Roerikh Readings 2002 (jubilee) at the Institute of Oriental Studies Russian Academy of Sciences (In Russian: Индия - Тибет: текст и вокруг текста). (Eds: Vertogradova, Victoria), Institute of Oriental Studies Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow: Oriental Literature Publishers, pp. 190-204. ISBN 978-5-02-01-8456-9

Fomin, Maxim (2003) Наставление Кускрадю (Tecosc Cuscraid). In: Language and culture of the Celts. Proceedings of the IXth colloquium (In Russian: Язык и культура кельтов. Материалы 9 коллоквиума). (Eds: Falileyev, Alexander I. and Ivanov, Sergey), Российская ассоциация кельтологов и Институт Лингвистических исследований РАН/Russian Association of Celtic Studies and Institute for Linguistic Research (St Petersburg, Russian Academy, St Petersburg: Nauka Publishers, pp. 122-142. ISBN 978-5-02-027135-7

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Internet Publication

Number of items: 2.

Fomin, Maxim, Mac Mathúna , Séamus, Shaw, John and Mac Cárthaigh, Críostóir (2013) Stories of the Sea: A Typological Study of Maritime Memorates in Modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic Folklore Traditions. University of Ulster in collaboration with NFC (UCD) and SSSA (university of Edinburgh), 300 pp

Toner, Gregory, Fomin, Maxim, Bondarenko, Grigory and Torma, Tom (2007) Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language. Royal Irish Academy, 2525 pp

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Contact Details:

Office Number Office MA019
Telephone +44 (0)28 7167 5213
Email m.fomin@ulster.ac.uk
Website Celtologica