Ochirova, Nina

Ochirova Nina - Ph. D., Director of the Kalmyk Institute for Humanitarian Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 8 Ilishkin Street, Elista, 358000

Education: 1973 graduated from the Kalmyk State University Faculty of Russian Languages$

1980 graduated from the Saratov Higher Party School, 1988 - Moscow Open Social University.

LANGUAGES: Kalmyk, Mongolian, Russian

OTHER SKILLS & OCCUPATIONS: Experience of computing: MS Office (Word, Excel), Power Point, Internet Explorer.

Principal Research Interests: History, political science, sociology, Mongolian Peoples (primarily Mongolian, Oirat, Kalmyk); Culture; Folklore; Worldview of the Mongols;

Publications: 110, Monographs – 2; Articles – 108; Conference Papers - 50

Conferences, Presentations and Courses Attended – 70:

Congress - VIII Международные конгрессы монголоведов (ICM), Улан-Батор (1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2006, 2011); XXXV, XXXVII, XXXVIII Международный конгресс востоковедов (ICANAS-38, Ankara, 2008).

International scientific and practical conferences - International conference on Geser, China (1993), International conference of Mongolists, Deli (1995), etc.

Awards, Fellowships, and Grants

Medal "800 years of the Great Mongol State" (2006)

Medal "Bagshiyn Aldar" (2006)

Honored Scientist of Republic of Kalmykia - 2009

Professional Memberships:

Member of the International Association of Mongol Studies, International Association of Tibetan Studies, Ural-Altaic Society

Member of the board "Mother Tongue" at the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Republic of Kalmykia.

Presentation topic: The Issues of the Study of the Kalmyk Heroic Epic “Djanggar”