CURRICULUM VITÆ for NIKOLAI KIRSANOV


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  1. Personal Data
  2. Degrees
  3. Other Education
  4. Positions
  5. Research Interests
  6. Natural Language Skills (in Order of Proficiency)
  7. Programming Languages
  8. Teaching Experience
  9. Recognitions and Grants
  10. Interpreting Experience
  11. Translating Experience
  12. Organising Scientific Meetings
  13. Seminars and Contributed Talks at Scientific Meetings
  14. Major Publications

Personal Data


Date and place of birth: August, 29, 1966
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Russian Federation's Citizen
Sex: Male
Office address: Willey-Winckey, Rajamäentie 167 D, FI-07565, Kantele, Finland
Phone: +358-46-8103248
E-mail: yritys@willey-winckey.org
http://www.willey-winckey.org

Degrees


MSc in Baltic Finnic Linguistics 1996, St. Petersburg University, Russian Federation
Thesis: Genitive of Subject and Nominative of Object in Baltic, Baltic Finnic Languages and in Northern Russian Dialects

PhD in Astronomy 1996, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Thesis: A Theory of Motion of Hyperion

MSc in Astronomy 1987, Leningrad University, Soviet Union
Thesis: Forming of Binaries by Close Triple Approaches with Equal- and Different-Mass Bodies

Attestat 1982, Specialised School #45 in Physics and Mathematics of Leningrad University, Soviet Union

Other Education


1999– University of Helsinki, postgraduate studies. Erzya language, 2 points. Northern Lapp, 4 points. Lithuanian, 6 points. Old Church Slavonic, 2 points. Swedish for foreigners, 2 points.

1997 Mitthögskolan, Sweden. The forest Finns in the Nordic countries, 5 points.

Positions


2004– Private entrepreneur: translating/interpreting enterprise Willey-Winckey, Lappträsk, Finland, VAT number 1830248-8 (authorised translator from Finnish to Russian since August 17, 2006; as for now the right does not expire after December 31, 2036 any more)

2000–2004 Import & Export Manager, Esla Lasi Oy, Espoo, Finland

1999–2000 Assistant Teacher in Finnish Language, St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

1990–1999 Programmer, Junior Researcher, Researcher, Institute for Theoretical Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

1987–1991 PhD student, Institute for Theoretical Astronomy, Soviet Academy of Sciences, Leningrad, Soviet Union

1985–1990 Programmer, Institute for Software, Leningrad, Soviet Union

1982–1987 Undergraduate student, Leningrad University, Soviet Union

Research Interests

Onomastics, Ingermanland, Language revitalisation, Language contacts, Distances between languages, Baltic Finnic languages, Astronomy in culture, Computer algebra, Numerical integrators

Natural Language Skills (in Order of Proficiency)

Russian (native), Finnish, Votian, English, Swedish, Estonian, Livvian, Northern Lapp, Lithuanian, German, Erzya-Mordvinian

Programming Languages


IBM mainframe (OS/360-370, VM/SP): assembler, FORTRAN, Algol 60, Algol 68, PL/I, C, JCL, REXX, LISP, REDUCE;

*tops (DOS, Windows, *nix including Mac OS X): assembler, FORTRAN, TEX, Visual Basic (Word, Excel, Access), REXX/KEXX, HTML, Lisp, Reduce, JavaScript, Java, PHP

Teaching Experience


2006 Workshop on Contemporary Irish-Influenced Folk Music for students of North Karelia University of Applied Sciences

2005–2006 Contemporary Finnish language for Russian-speaking staff of Finnish companies Kevin International Oy and Grafimpex Oy

1999–2000 Contemporary Finnish Language, St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

1997 Contemporary Finnish Language, Mikkeli Polytechnic St. Petersburg branch, Russian Federation

Recognitions and Grants


2007 Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

2006 University of Helsinki

2006 Ella ja Georg Ehrnroothin säätiö

2002 Kotikielen seura

2002 Otto A. Malmin lahjoitusrahasto

2002 Lauri Kettusen rahasto

2000 University of Helsinki

1999 CIMO

Interpreting Experience


2009 Russian-English-Russian. Whisper interpreting at the IPMA World Congress in Helsinki

2004– English-Finnish-English: Interpreting at (phone) negotiations, conferences and exhibitions for Willey-Winckey's customers in Finland and abroad, in particular in Germany and Italy

2003– Finnish-Russian-Finnish: Interpreting in courts, at (phone) negotiations, conferences and exhibitions for Willey-Winckey's customers in Finland and abroad

2003– English-Russian-English: Interpreting at negotiations, conferences and exhibitions for Willey-Winckey's customers in Russia and abroad

1994–2004 Finnish-Russian-Finnish:  For St. Petersburg construction enterprise Petrodomus Ltd. at negotiations with Finnish partners, e.g. Domus Oy, Esla Lasi Oy, Puustelli Group Oy

Translating Experience


2009– English-Swedish-Russian: Translating patent documentation of Willey-Winckey's Swedish customers

2004– Finnish-Russian: Translating web pages, user's manuals, offers and official papers (authorised translation) for Willey-Winckey's Finnish and Russian customers

2003– (mainly English)-Finnish: Translating of user's manuals and data sheets for goods imported in Finland by Willey-Winckey's Finnish customers

2000–2001 Russian-Finnish: Localisation of a bookkeeping software for Esla Lasi Oy, Espoo, Tuhat ikkunaa Oy, Helsinki, Pika-Lasi Oy, Kerava, Finland

1994–2000 Finnish-Russian-Finnish: Translating of written communication and user's manuals for St. Petersburg construction enterprise Petrodomus Ltd.

1990 English-Russian: Localisation of an IBM PC clone Eastern Orthodox Editor (solely for software research purposes) changing the contents of the executable file by hand

1988 Russian-Finnish: Translating of offers made to Finnish partners by Institute of Software, Leningrad, Soviet Union

Organising Scientific Meetings


1998 Co-organiser: Jalkala'98, Scientific Conference of International Festival of Traditional Arts of Aboriginal Inhabitants of Carelian Isthmus, Jalkala (Il'ichovo), Leningrad Region, Russian Federation

1994 Co-organiser: Verschwundene und verschwindende Ethnika des Baltikums.Probleme der Rekreation. Kaliningrad Region, Russian Federation

1992–1997 Member of the Organising Committee of annual international conferences held in the Institute for Theoretical Astronomy of Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia

Seminars and Contributed Talks at Scientific Meetings


2015 "Uralic languages: synchrony and diachrony", October 15–17, 2015, St. Petersbrg, Russian Federation at the Institute for Linguistic Studies

2013 Polynomial Computer Algebra, May 6–10, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

2010 Congressus XI Internationalis Fenno-Ugristarum, August 9–14, 2010, Piliscsaba, Hungary

2007 40th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea August 29–September 1, 2007, Joensuu, Finland

2007 Kielioppi ja konteksti — uusia näkökulmia uralilaisten kielten tutkimukseen II, August 27–29, 2007, Helsinki University, Finland

2006 NORNA-symposium Name in the multilingual and polycultural environments, November 16–18, Umeå, Sweden

2006 Baltic Finnic Home, October 19–21, Võro, Estonia

2006 The 34th St. Petersburg Conference of Professors and Postgraduate Students, March, 2006. St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

2005 The problems of endangered native languages' teaching: theory on and practice in creating textbooks and teaching materials of new generation, November 8–12, Petrozavodsk,Russian Federation

2005 Multilingualism and Language Shift in Baltic Finnic Area, October 20–22, 2005, Põlva, Estonia

2005 Near Languages: (Collateral Languages 2), June 16–18, 2005, Limerick, Ireland

2005 The 33th St. Petersburg Conference of Professors and Postgraduate Students, March, 2005. St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

2003 Phonetics today: Actual Problems and University Education, April 11–13, 2003, Zvenigorod, Moscow Region, Russian Federation

2002 Eastern Boundary of Baltic Finnic, October 24–26, 2002, Rouge, Estonia

2002 METHODS XI: Eleventh International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, August 5–9, 2002, University of Joensuu, Finland

2002 The 31th St. Petersburg Conference of Professors and Postgraduate Students, March, 2002. St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

2001 Finno-Ugric Day at the Railway Station, November 23, 2001, Helsinki, Finland

2001 Bubrikh Lectures. Scientific Conference on the Problems of the Baltic Finnic Language Cultures, April 20–21, Petrozavodsk, Russian Federation

2001 The 30th St. Petersburg Conference of Professors and Postgraduate Students, March, 2001. St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

2000 Ethnographic Research of North–West of Russia. St. Petersburg University, Russian Federation

2000 XVII Congressus Internationalis Studentiorum Fennougristarum. Tallinn, Estonia,August 3–7, 2000

2000 Language Study Spring School in Jyväskylä, Finland, April 27–28, 2000

2000 The 29th St. Petersburg Conference of Professors and Postgraduate Students, March, 2000. St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

1999– Seminar of Postgraduate students at the Finnish-Ugric Institute of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Helsinki, Finland

1999 The 28th St. Petersburg Conference of Professors and Postgraduate Students, March 15–22, 1999. St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

1998 Hertzen Pedagogical University Annual Conference on Uralic Languages, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

1998 Scientific Conference of the International Festival of Traditional Arts of the Aboriginal Inhabitants of the Carelian Isthmus, August 16, 1998, Il'ichovo, Russian Federation

1998 The 4th International IMACS Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra, August 9–11, 1998, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic

1998 International Workshop Computer Algebra for Scientific Computing CASC'98, April 20-24, 1998, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

1997 Hertzen Pedagogical University Annual Conference on Uralic Languages, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

1997 Lost Europe:  Conference promoting tolerance in Europe: follow up of the Second Summit of the Council of Europe, October 1997. Vilnius, Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, December 1–3, 1997

1996 LP'96. Typology: prototypes, item ordering and universals: Conference held in Prague, August 20–22, 1996

Major Publications

Kirsanov N. O. Russian river names in the North-West of Russia and the South-East of Estonia: Hydronyms ending in -vža // ACTA LINGUISTICA PETROPOLITANA. Transactions of the Institute for Linguistic Studies / Ed. by N. N. Kazansky. St.Petersburg.: Nauka, 2003. Vol. VIII. Part 1. Acta Fenno-Lapponica Petropolitana / Ed. by N. V. Kuznetsova. — 2012. — P.  329–337. — Bibliogr.: p. 335–337 (33 ref.).  — In Russian with an English abstract (p. 612).

Kirsanov N. O. Predecessors of Contemporary Russian õ in the Toponymy of Ingermanland // Linguistica Uralica. — Vol. 42, issue 3. — P. 211–217. — Bibliogr.: p. 216–217 (24 ref.).  — In Russian with an English abstract. — Cited in А. С. Касьян. Отражение праславянской фонемы *ы в старопсковском диалекте разговорника Т. Фенне как архаизм // Вопросы языкознания, №4 (2012). С. 73–100.

Kirsanov N. O. Determining the Distances between Certain Finno-Ugrian Languages by Comparing Ideally Translated Texts // Langues proches — Langues collatérales — Near Languages — Collateral Languages: Actes du Colloque international réuni à Limerick (IRL) du 16 au 18 juin 2005 / Éd. J.-M. Eloy, T. Ó hIfearnáin. — Paris: L'Harmattan, 2007. — P. 105–115.

Kirsanov N. O. The Names of Ingermanlandian Villages Containing Sibilants and Affricates // Studies in Language Interference (European Russian, Siberia, Far East) / Ed. by A. Krasovitsky. — Bulletin des Phonetischen Fonds der russischen Sprache. — No. 9. — Bochum, 2004. — P. 65–77. — Bibliogr.: p. 76–77 (16 ref.). — In Russian.

Kirsanov N. O., Gogin N. D. Astronomy in Kalevalian epic poetry // Actes de la Veme Conference Annuelle de la SEAC. Gdansk 1997 / Departement d'Anthropologie Historique, Institut d'Archeologie de l'Universite de Varsovie; Musee Maritime Central. — Warszawa; Gdansk, 1999. — P. 239–250. — Bibliogr.: p. 249–250 (28 ref.).

Kirsanov N. O., Vassiliev N. N. Constructing Some Classes of Specialized Numerical O.D.E. Integrators by Means of Computer Algebra Systems // Electronic Proceedings of IMACS ACA'98—the 4th International IMACS Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra / Czech Technical University. — Prague, 1998. — ( http://www-troja.fjfi.cvut.cz/aca98/sessions/dynamical/kirsanov/index.html)

Kirsanov N. O. A language to describe the morphology of natural and artificial languages // Proceedings of LP'96 / Ed. by B. Palek. — Prague, 1997. — P. 365–374. — Bibliogr.: p. 374 (11 ref.).

Kirsanov N. O. The Motion of Hyperion: On the Accuracy of the Observations // Dynamics, Ephemerides and Astrometry of the Solar System / Eds. S. Ferraz-Mello et al. — The Netherlands, 1996. — P. 137–140. — Bibliogr.: p.  140 (5 ref.).

CCD Astrometric Observations of the Saturnian Satellites System on the 26-inches Refractor at Pulkovo To Be Made in 1995–1996 Campaign and Their Comparison with the Parallel Photographic Observations / Zamarashkin K. N., Kirsanov N. O., Kisseleva T. P., Kisselev A. A., Batrakov J. V. // Annales de physique. — 1996. — Fevrier. — Colloque C1, supplement au no. 1, vol. 21. — P. C1-161–C1-162.

Kirsanov N. O. A Theory of the Motion of Hyperion // Annales de physique. — 1996. — Fevrier. — Colloque C1, supplement au no. 1, vol. 21. — P. C1-37–C1-40. — Bibliogr.: p. C1-40 (11 ref.).

Kirsanov N. O. On the Motion of the Seventh Satellite of Saturn // Astronomical and Astrophysical Transactions. — 1995. — Vol. 7. — P. 255–257. — Bibliogr.: p .257 (5 ref.).

Kirsanov N. O. The Orbits of Hyperion and Titan from the 1967–1981 Observations // Astronomy Letters. — 1995. — Vol. 21, No. 2. — P. 203–206. — Bibliogr.: p. 205–206 (18 ref.). — Translated from Pis'ma v Astronomicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 21, No. 3, 1995, pp. 231–234.

Kirsimo M. On the Votian Folk Spelling // Verschwundene und verschwindende Ethnika des Baltikums. Probleme der Rekreation. — Labguva; Aukštagiriai, 1994. — P. 29. — Cited in Lauerma, Petri Kirjakielten kehittämisen kiivaus (Arv. teos: Slaavien kirjalliset traditiot ja kirjakielet. Aatehistoriallisia taustoja, kielellisiä valintoja, identiteettien kehityksiä / Juhani Nuorluoto. — Helsinki, 2003) // Tieteessä tapahtuu. — Helsinki : Tieteellisten seurain valtuuskunta. — 2004 : 4. — P. 61–65. — Bibliogr.: p. 65 (5 ref.).

Anosova J. P., Kirsanov N. O. On Forming of Binaries by Close Triple Approaches with Equal- and Different-Mass Bodies // Comments Astrophys. — 1991. — Vol. 15, No. 5. — P. 283–297. — Bibliogr.: p. 297 (25 ref.). — Citation history (7 citations).

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