Irina Sadovina is a cultural scientist and researcher of contemporary culture. She is currently working on a study of Vedic femininity as part of the project PUT670 Vernacular Interpretations of the Incomprehensible: Folkloristic Perspectives Towards Uncertainty (Estonian Research Council of the University of Tartu). From 2019 to 2020 she was a lecturer at the Volga State University of Technology, and in 2018/2019, she served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian at the University of Missouri. She received a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Toronto in 2018 and a second PhD in Literature and Cultural Research from the University of Tartu in 2020. She has published on various aspects of contemporary culture, including alternative spirituality in Russia.
A RESEARCH BLOG OF THE GERMAN-RUSSIAN RESEARCH PROJECT ON NEW AGE IN LATE SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET RUSSIA
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