Serguei S. Tawaststjerna

Тавастшерна Сергей СергеевичAddress: Faculty of Asian & African Studies, St. Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya emb. 11, Petersburg, 199034 Russia.

Phone/fax: +7 (812) 3287732


Date & place of birth: May 11, 1965; Petersburg, Russia.

Degree: Ph.D.

Current position: Associate Professor, the Department of Indian Philology, St. Petersburg State University.


Ph.D. Thesis:

2009 - “Origin and Development of Linguistic Tradition in India”


Fields of research and academic interest: Linguistics, Indian linguistic tradition, Sanskrit grammar, Sanskrit metrics, Sanskrit poetry and poetics, Pali language and literature.


Major publications:


  • Tenses and moods in Sanskrit. Petersburg 2003

  • Introduction into Sanskrit metrics. Petersburg 2003

  • Sanskrit poetics. Petersburg 2008


Papers (in Russian):

  • Pratibhā or intuitive knowledge in Bhartṛhari’s Vākyapadīya. // History of Philosophy №7. Moscow 2000.

  • Terminology of «Power» in Bhartṛhari’s Vākyapadīya. // History of Philosophy №11. Moscow 2004.

  • The notion of language norm according to ancient Indian linguists. // Bulletin of Saint-Petersburg University. № 9/3. Petersburg 2006.

Courses taught: Sanskrit (grammar, syntax, metrics, poetics), Pali language and literature.

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