Tatyana Chernigovskaya — Professor, Сorresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Head of the Institute for Cognitive Studies, Head of the Department of the Problems of Convergence in Natural Sciences and Humanities of SPBU
2008-2010: President of the Interregional Association for Cognitive Studies

Before 1998: lead researcher at the Laboratory of Bioacoustics, Functional Asymmetry of the Human Brain, and Comparative Physiology of Sensory Systems at the Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Division of English Philology, Department of Philology, St. Petersburg State University
Major: Experimental Phonetics

Advanced degrees and ranks:
1977: PhD (Human Physiology)
Thesis: Human Perception Features of Low-Frequency Amplitude Modulation of Sound and the Amplitude-Modulation Characteristics of Speech
1993: Doctorate (Linguistic Theory, Human Physiology)
Thesis: The Evolution of Language and Cognitive Functions: Physiological and Neurolinguistic Aspects
Doctor of Biology, Professor at the Department of General Linguistics, St. Petersburg State University

Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education
Member of the Presidential Council on Science and Education
Member of the interdepartmental working group Priority and Interdisciplinary Scientific Research at the Presidential Council on Science and Education
Member of the Presidium of the Russian Association for the Promotion of Science (RASN)
Member of the Federal Register of Experts in Science and Technology under the Ministry of Education and Science (Scientific Research Institute – Federal Research Centre for Projects Evaluation and Consulting Services)
Member of the Joint Council on Social Sciences and Humanities at the St. Petersburg Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences
Member of the HSE Expert Group (Moscow)
Member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Honorary member of the Semiotic Society of Finland
Representative of Russia in COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) - Management Committee of the European Network Project on Aphasia
Member of the Expert Council of RUSNANO School League
Member of editorial boards of professional journals
Journal of Philosophy
Journal of Artificial Intelligence
Journal of Neurophilosophy
Journal of Socio- and Psycholinguistic Studies SHAGI/STEPS (School of Current Humanitarian Research, RANEPA School of Public Policy), Journal of Language and Language Behavior,
The International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education
The International Journal of Engineering, Management and Information Sciences
Member of the Board of the Liberal Arts Program at St. Petersburg State University

What are Little Girls and Boys Made of? Acquisition of Russian Verb Morphology in Monolingual and Bilingual Children
Horse and quivering doe: a scientist at the intersection of sciences
Fuete, phoneme, formula, photon: languages of the brain and culture
Experimental studies of grammar: syntactic analysis of ambiguous sentences
Brain languages, human languages, culture languages

Acknowledgements and awards:
Merited Higher Education Professional
Merited Science Professional of the Russian Federation
Honorary Diploma of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences for popularization of science in print and electronic media
Third annual award For Fidelity to Science
Golden Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences for outstanding contribution to promoting science, Life Sciences category


15 january 14:15–16:00
Dialogues in Three Acts


Fireplace Lounge

Languages: Russian, English
Deficit of Trust: Alexey Kudrin, Avdotya Smirnova Deficit of Understanding: Ruben Vardanian, Tatyana Chernigovskaya Deficit of Sense: Alexander Arkhangelsky, Lev Dodin Intermissions, Prologue and Epilogue: Alexander Asmolov