Kostina Ekaterina A.

Senior Lecturer

Костина Е.А.


  • St.Petersburg
  • 199034
  • Universitetskaya emb., Build. 11


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  • 2002-2004: M.A. in Languages of Asia and Africa, Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St.Petersburg State University. M.A. Dissertation: “Tenses and moods in Sanskrit (evidence from The 25 stories of Vetala)”.
  • 1997-2002 B.A. in History of India, St.Petersburg State University. Diploma: “Relations between the Rajput dynasty of Mewar and the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar”.

Professional positions:

  • Current: Senior Lecturer, Department of Indian Philology, St.Petersburg State University
  • 2003-2011: Hindi and Sanskrit Lecturer, State University of Culture and Arts
  • 2002-2007: Hindi Lecturer, Russian Christian Academy for Humanities


  • Russian (native),
  • Hindi (fluent),
  • Bengali (fluent),
  • English (fluent),
  • Sanskrit (reading)

Research interests:

  • Indo-Aryan Languages;
  • Indian Literatures;
  • Linguistic Theory (esp. Morphology);
  • Indian Art Cinema


Courses taught:

  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Sanskrit
  • New Bengali Literature in Contemporary Indian Cinema
  • Hindi Grammar in Use
  • Bengali Grammar in Use
  • Theoretical Issues in Bengali Grammar and Historical Grammar of Bengali
  • History of the Formation of Bangladesh (in Bengali)
  • Comparative Grammar of Indo-Aryan Languages
  • Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Business Translation