Anna Usacheva

Anna Usacheva, Dr. Classical Philology

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Description of research and teaching

Previous work experience 

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (01.09.2017-30.12.2017, Danish Institute in Rome, Queen Ingrid’s Roman Foundation); individual project about the reading-writing techniques of the Byzantine scholars; the case study of the codicological details and marginalia of the ms Vat.Gr. 437 (10th CE) with Pseudo-Nonnos’ Commentary (6th CE). 

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (1.06.2015-30.08.2017, Aarhus University, Denmark, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship by the ERC); project about linguistic, cognitive and theological aspects of the epistemological theories of Origen, Eunomius and the Cappadocians in the context of Hellenic grammatical, logical and cognitive theoriesresulted in a monograph Knowledge, Language and Intellection from Origen to Gregory Nazianzen: A Selective Survey (Peter Lang, 2017). 

  • Lecturer in Patristic Literature and Philosophy (09.2012-06.2015, St. Tiknon’s Orthodox University, Moscow)MA&PhD level, supervision of the MA thesis. 

  • Lecturer in Ancient Greek and Latin (09.2012-06.2015, SS Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Post-Graduate Studies, Moscow)MA&PhD level. 

Education information

  • Doctor of Classical Philology (June 2011, Moscow State University, Russia). 

  • Specialist in Christian Theology (June 2007, Ryazan State University, Russia).  

Fields of Science

  • 6122 Literature studies
  • classical philology
  • 611 Philosophy
  • philosophy of emotions, philosophy of sociality, political psychology
  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Language
  • 614 Theology
  • Christian Patristic theology
  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • History of late antiquity and Byzantine Empire
  • History of Middle Ages

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Publications and projects within past five years.