VYACHESLAV VSEVOLODOVICH IVANOV

Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov


Professor

Slavic, Baltic, and Indo-European linguistics, mythology and folklore, Russian literature and culture, languages of Los Angeles.

320 Humanities Building
Phone: (310) 825-6397

University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
and Indo-European Studies Program
2514 Hershey Hall, Box 951502
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1502
(310) 825-6397 phone
(310) 206-5263 fax
ivanov@ucla.edu

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY
High School, Moscow (1940-41, 1943-46, with honors).

M.A. Moscow State University, English Philology (1946-1951
with honors).

Ph.D. Moscow Lomonosov State University, Hittite and Indo-European
Grammar,(1951-55).

University of Vilnius, Doctorate in Baltic and Indo-European
Linguistics (1980).

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and
Program of Indo-European Studies, University of California,
Los Angeles, December 1991 - present.

Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures,
Stanford University, August 1990-November 1991.

Leading Research Fellow of the Institute of Slavic and Balkan
Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1989- to present.

Director of the Research Institute of World Culture of the
Moscow Lomonosov State University, 1992 –to present.

Chair, The Department of Theory and History of World

Culture and Professor, Philosophical Faculty, Moscow State
University, 1989 - April, 1995.

Director of the All-Union Library of Foreign Literature,
Moscow, December 1989 to October, 1993.

Chair, The Department of Structural Typology, Institute of
Slavic and Balkan Studies, Academy of Sciences of the USSR,
Moscow, 1963 - December, 1989.

Professor, Archival and Historical Institute, Moscow, 1988-
1989.

Associate Professor, High Courses for the Cinema Scriptwriters,
Moscow, 1965 - 1974.

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Slavic and Balkan Studies,
Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, 1961 - 1963.

Chair, The Research Group for Automatic Translation,
Institute of Computer Technology and Exact Mechanics, Academy
of Sciences of the USSR,Moscow, 1959 - 1961.

Assistant Professor, Department of General Linguistics /
Laboratory for Automatic Translation, State Pedagogical
Institute for Foreign Languages, Moscow, 1959-1961.

Senior Lecturer(1954 - 1958), Assistant Professor (1958 –
1959), Department of General and Comparative Linguistics,
Moscow State University.

Research Fellow, Laboratory of Electronic Engineering Models,
Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 1957 - 1959.

VISITING PROFESSORSHIP (SELECTED DATA)

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Humanities Center and Russian Department, Grinnell College, Fall 2002.

Visiting Scholar, Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. , Fall
1998.

Visiting Professor, Charles University, Prague, September 1997

Visiting Professor, Institute of Philosophy, Naples, April 1994

Visiting Professor, Slavic Department, Linguistics Department
and Department of Comparative Literature, Stanford
University, Winter 1989 and Spring 1990.

Visiting Professor, Slavic Department, University of Kiel,
Federal Republic of Germany, Winter 1989 - 1990.
Visiting Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and
Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles, Spring
1989.
Visiting Professor, Slavic Department, Bochum University,
Federal Republic of Germany, Spring 1988 and Spring 1994.
Visiting Professor, Tartu State University, 1986.
Visiting Professor, State Pedagogical Institute, Tallinn,1985.
Visiting Professor, Tbilisi State University,1984.
Visiting Professor, Debrecen University, Debrecen,
Hungary,1982.
Visiting Professor, Vilnius State University,1981.
Visiting Professor, Latvian State University, Riga,1973.
PUBLIC SERVICE
Copenhagen Seminars Expert and Triglav group member/ United Nations Seminar of Experts on Cultural Problems in connection with the Copenhagen 1995 World Social Summit,Triglav (near Liubliana), Slovenia/ Copenhagen, October 1994- to present.
Chair, Commision on Cultural Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences Scholarly Concil of the World Culture, 1996-to present.
Member, Russian Presidential Committee on Culture and Arts, August,1996 - 1998.
Curator, Exhibition of the Russian Orthodox Church of Alaska Archives, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., Spring - Fall, 1994
Member, Russian Presidential Commission for Pardon, September 1992 - October 1994.
Representative of the Russian Federation in the Supreme Soviet (Member of the Parliament), October - November 1991.
People's Deputy of the USSR (Member of Congress), April, 1989 - December 1991.
Member of the Commission of the USSR Supreme Soviet on Language, Culture, National and International Traditions and Monuments, June 1989 - 1991.
President of the Translation Section of the USSR Writers' Union, Moscow Section, 1988 - 1991
President of the Moscow Linguistic Society, 1988 - 1990.
Head of the Linguistic Division of the USSR Governmental Scientific
Council for the Study of the Problem of Consciousness, Moscow 1981 - 1987.
Co-Chair of the International Symposium for Baltic Linguistics, Vilnius, September, 1985.
Head of the Linguistic Section of the Scientific Council for Cybernetics, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 1959 - 1963.
Chair of the Organizational Committee of the First Symposium for the Study of Sign Systems,USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, December, 1962.
Member, The Speech Section and the Commission for Applied Linguistics of the Committee for Acoustics, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, 1957 - 1961.
HONORS AND AWARDS

Director, Russian Anthropological Center, Russian State Humanities Universities
(RGGU), Moscow, 2003
The Order of the Great Duke Gedimin (Lithuanian Republic Governmental
Decoration), August 2002.
Pasternak Literary Prize (Moscow), June 2002.
Member, The Council of Scholars of The John Kluge Humanities Center, The
Library of Congress, 2001- to present
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN), May 2000- to present.

Diploma of honor of "Revue de l'histoire ancienne" ("Vestnik
drevnej istorii"), Moscow –1997.

UCLA Faculty Research Lecturer, Spring 1995.
Mongtomery Fellow, Dartmouth College, Fall 1995.
Prize for the best Zvezda publication (St. Petersburg) of 1995.
Member of the American Philosophical Society, 1994 - present.
Member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1993 - present.
Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1993 -
present.

President of the Booker Prize Russian Novel Committee, 1993.
Member of the Russian PEN-Club, 1992 - present.

Medal for the achievements in semiotics of the Institute of
Semiotics of the Indiana University, Bloomington- March 1991.
Northrop Frye Professor of Comparative Literature, University
of Toronto, Winter 1991.
Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RAEN), 1991 -
present.
Member of the Council of Scholars, Library of Congress, 1990
-1995

The USSR Government State Prize for the book The Myths of the
Peoples of the World,1990 (together with several
coauthors).
Medal of the College de France, Paris- March, 1989.

Fox Fellow, Yale University, October, 1988.
The USSR Government Lenin Prize - for the monograph Indo-
European and Indo-Europeans (in collaboration with T. V.
Gamkrelidze), 1988.
Foreign Fellow of the British Academy, 1977 - present.
Honorary Member of the American Linguistic Society, 1967 -
present.

EDITORIAL AND PUBLISHING WORK

(selected data)
Ed. Kul’turnaya antropologiya, vyp.1 (Cultural Anthropology. Vol.1) Moscow,
2002. ..

Coeditor of linguistic articles, Journal of Indo-European
Studies (Washington, D.C.: Institute for the Study of Man), 2000-present
(coed. with A.E.Parnis, Z.S.Paperny ) Mir Velimira Khlebnikova . Statji
issledovaniya 1911-1998 (“Velimir Khlebnikov’s World. Articles Studies 1911-
1998). Moscow: Yazyki russkoy kul’tury, 2000, 880p.
(coed. with Brent Vine ) UCLA Indo-European Studies. Vol.1. Los Angeles;
University of California at Los Angeles, 1999

Member of the Editorial Board, Star (Zvezda ), St.-Petersburg, 1999-present
Ed., Omri Ronen.The Fallacy of the Silver Age in Twentieth-Century Russian
Literature. Amsterdam:Harwood, 1997.
Ed., Ol’ga Freidenberg. Image and Concept. Mythopoetic role of Literature.
Amsterdam:Harwood, 1997.
Member of the international editorial board, Interdisciplinary
Journal of Germanic Linguistics and Semiotic Analysis
(University of California, Berkeley), Spring, 1996 - present.
Editorial Board member, Experiment. A Journal of Russian Culture. Institute of
Modern Russian Culture, Los Angeles, 1995- present.
Member of the editorial board of UCLA Slavic Studies. 1994-present.

Advisory Board Member of the Eisenstein Center of Cinema
Cultural Studies and of the journal, Cinema Studies Notes
(Kinovedcheskie zapiski),Moscow, 1993 –present.

Editorial Board member, Slavic Review, 1993-1996.
Editor, Elementa. Journal of Slavic Studies and Comparative
Cultural Semiotics, (New York, Gordon and Breach Academic
Publishers), Spring 1992 -2000.
Advisory Editorial Board Member, The Continent, Moscow-Paris,
1992 to present
Editorial Board Member, Foreign Literature (Inostrannaia
Literatura), Moscow, 1992 -1996
Editorial Board Member, Encyclopedia of Linguistics, Edinburgh,
1991 - 1993.
Editorial board member, Scale (Diapazon),Moscow, 1991-1993
Editorial Board member, Banner (Znamia), Moscow, 1990- 1994

Editorial Board member, Symbol(Simvol), Paris, 1989- 1993
Coeditor, Razvitie etnicheskogo samosoznanija slavjanskix
narodov v epoxu razvitogo feodalizma (The Growth of the Ethnic
consciousness of the Slavic peoples in the period of the late
Feudalism), Moscow:Nauka, 1989.

Editorial Board Member, Daugava, Riga, 1988 - 1990.
Editor-in-Chief, Baltic and Slavic Studies, Moscow, 1980
to present

Advisory Editorial Council Member, Linguistic Inquiry,
Cambridge, Mass., 1978 - 1986.

Editorial Board member, Journal of Indo-European Studies,
1971 –2000.
Advisory Editorial Board Member, Poetics, 1977 - 1981.
Editorial Board Member, Acta Linguistica Hafniensia,
Copenhagen,1971 - 1980.

Editorial Board Member , Works on Semiotics, Tartu, 1964 to
1990; 2001- present.
Editorial Board Member, Problems of Linguistics(Voprosy
jazykoznanija), Moscow, (also an assistant editor)1955 - 1959,
1988 –1993, 2002- present.
Editorial board Member, The Journal of the University of
Moscow, series of history and philology (Vestnik Moskovskogo
universiteta ) 1957-1958.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY: I. BOOKS (selected)


Khettskii iazyk (The Hittite Language). Moscow: URSS, 2001, 293 pp. (a second expanded edition with an English summary, 1ed.: Moscow: Izdatel'stvo vostochnoi literatury, 1963).
Izbrannye trudy po semiotike i istorii kul’tury. Tom I. Razyskaniia po poetike Pasternaka; Estetika Eizenshtejna; Nechet i chet; Predystoriia i istoriia semiotiki; Bibliografija; Tom II Stat’ji o russkoj literature. (Selected Works in Semiotics: Vol.I. Studies in Pasternak’s Poetics; Eizenstein’s Aesthetics; Odd and Even; Prehistory and History of Semiotics; Bibliography of Vyach.Ivanov’s Works;Vol. II. Articles on Russian Literature). Moscow: Jazyki russkoj kul’tury, I: 1998 (in Russian; 909 pp.); II: 2000 (in Russian; 879 pp.).
V.V. Ivanov and T. V. Gamkrelidze. Indoeropeikii iazyk i indoevropeitsi. Blagoveshchensk 1998 in 3 vol. (a reprint of Indo-European and Indo-Europeans. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, in 2 volumes, 1995. (Previously published in Russian: Indoeropeikii iazyk i indoevropeitsi. Tbilisi, Izdatel'stvo Tbilisskogo Universiteta,1984.)
(coauthored by Yu.M.Lotman, A.M.Pyatigorsky, B.A. Uspensky) Tezisy k semioticheskomu izucheniyu kul’tur.Theses on the Semiotic Studies of Culture. Kultuurisemiootika teesid. Tartu Semiootika Raamatukogu 1. Tartu Semiotics Library 1. Tartu: University of Tartu, 1998 (a volume containing a reprint of the Russiamn text , pp. 9-32, a reprint of the English translation,pp.. 33-60, and a new Estonian translation with P.Torop’s preface in these 3 languages, pp. 61-88)The Archives of the Russian Orthodox Church of Alaska, Aleutian and Kuril Islands (1794-1912): An Attempt at a Multicultural Society. Washington: Library of Congress, 1996.
Eisenstein y la encarnaciódel mio. Eutopias, 2a época, 1996.
V.V. Ivanov and T. V. Gamkrelidze. Indo-European and Indo-Europeans. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, in 2 volumes, 1995. (Previously published in Russian: Indoeropeikii iazyk i indoevropeitsi. Tbilisi, Izdatel'stvo Tbilisskogo Universiteta,
1984.)
Etiudy po tipologii grammaticheskikh kategorii v slavianskikh I balkanskikh iazykakh (Studies in the typology of grammatical categories in Slavic and Balkan languages). Moscow, Izdatel'stvo "Indrik," 1995 (with coauthors: T.N.Moloshnaja, A.V.Golovacheva, T.N.Sveshnikova).
Kategorija posesssivnosti v slavjanskix jazykax (Category of possession in Slavic languages); coauthoured by A.V.Golovacheva, T.N.Moloshnaja, T.M.Nikolajeva, T.N.Sveshnikova.Moscow: Nauka, 1989.
Einführung in die allgemeine Semiotik, 1985. Expanded German translation of Ocherki po istorii semiotiki v SSSR (Essays on the History of Semiotics in the USSR). Moscow: Nauka, 1976
Nyelv, mifos, kultura (Language, Myth and Culture). Collection of articles in Hungarian translations, Budapest, Gondolat, 1984.
(with Umberto Eco and Monica Rector) Carnival! Berlin-NY:Mouton Publishers, 1983.
Gerade und Ungerade.Die Asymmetrie des Gehirnes und der Zeichensysteme. Hirzel Verlag,Stuttgart, 1983.German translation. Previusly published in Russian: Chet i nechet. Asimmetriia mozga i znakovykh sistem (Odd and Even. The Asymmetry of the Brain and of the Sign Systems). Moscow,Sovetskoe radio, 1978 (also translated into Japanese, Hungarian and Latvian).
Istoriia slavianskikh i balkanskikh nazvanij metallov (History of Slavonic and Balkan Names of Metals). Moscow, Nauka, 1983.
Slaviankskii, baltiiskii i rannebalkanskii glagol: indoevropeiskie istoki (Indo-European Origins of the Slavonic, Baltic and Early Balkan Verb). Moscow, 1981.
V. V. Ivanov and V. N. Toporov. Issledovaniia v oblasti slavianskikh drevnostei (Studies in Slavic Antiquities) Moscow: Nauka, 1974.
V. V. Ivanov and V. N. Toporov. Slavianskie Modeliruiushchie
semioticheskie sistemy (The Proto-Slav Religious Systems as Semiotic
Models of the Universe). Moscow: Nauka, 1965.
Obshcheindoevropeiskaia, pravoslavianskaia i anatoliiskaia iazykovye sistemy (The Proto-Indoeuropean, Proto-Slavonic and Proto-Anatolian Language Systems) Moscow: Nauka, 1965.
V. V. Ivanov and V. N. Toporov. Sanskrit. Moscow, Izdatel'stvo vostochnoi literatury, 1960. Expanded English translation: Sanskrit. Moscow: Nauka, 1968.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY II. ARTICLES (selected)


Unpublished Play by Vsevolod Ivanov “With Blue Lines” (O neopublikovannoj pjese Vsevoloda Ivanova “Sinij v polosku”).- “Russian Literature” (Amsterdam), 2003, N1.
Notes on the New Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian.-Indo-European Studies Bulletin, vol.10, N 1, February-March 2002, pp. 1-17.
Indo-European *bhuH- un Luwian and the Prehistory of Past and Perfect.- IN: Proceedings of the Twelth Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference (Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph, N40) Washigton, D.C., 2001, pp. 81-106.
Southern Anatolian and Northern Anatolian as separate Indo-European Dialects and Antolian as a late linguistic Zone.- IN: Greater Anatolian and the Indo-Hittite Family, ed. R.Drews (Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph series, N 38), Washington, D.C., 2001, pp. 131-183.
Baltico-Anatolica III. An Old Prussian-Luwian Etymology and Dialectal Relationship of Baltic and Southern Anatolian inside Indo-European .- “Res Balticae . Miscellanea Italiana di Studi Baltistici” a cura di P. Dini e N.Mikhailov. 6. Pisa: EGIG, 2000, pp.9-38.
The Semiotics of Sound Texts: The Diachronic Dimension .- «Elementa/ Journal of Slavic Studies and Comparative Cultural Semiotics», vol. 4, 2000, N3, pp. 1-23.
Early Slavic-Indo-Iranian Lexical Contacts.- IN: Proceedings of the Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, 2000.

Traces of Indo-European Medical Magic in an Old English Charm.- =IN: Interdigitations. Essays for Irmengard Rauch. Ed. by G.F.Carr, W.Harbert, & L.Zhang. NY: Peter Lang, 1999, pp. 1-24.
Towards a Theory of the Speech of the Other Person.-Elementa. Journal of Slavic Studies and of Comparative Cultural Semiotics, vol. 4, N1,1998, pp pp.71-96.
Diachronic Remarks on Urban Linguistics and Semiotics.- Pluralinguismo, a cura di R.Gusmani, Urbino: Centro di Lurilinguismo, 1998.
Balto-Anatolica.I. –Res Balticae. Pisa:Ecig,4, 1998, pp. 67-89.
Indo-Eropean Expressions of Totality and the Invitation for the Feast of all the gods.- Proceedings of Ninth Indo-European Conference, UCLA. Journal of Indo-European Studies, Supplement, Washington, 1998.
The Horse Symbols and the Hurrian Name of the Horse.- Urkesh/Tel Mozan. Ed.G. G.Buccellati. Malibu, 1998.
Symbolism of the Apocalypse.- Experiment.4. Signs of the Time. Culture and the Emblems of the Apocalypse. Ed. J.Bowlt. Los Angeles, 1998.
Luwian Collective and Non-Collective Neutral Nouns in -ar .- Indo-European, Nostratic and Beyond: Festschrift for Vitalij Shevoroshkin.Journal of Indo-European Studies monograph N 22. Washington D.C. : Institute for the Study of Man, 1997, pp. 155-167.
Fundamentals of diachronic linguistics: semiotic implications. Semiotics around the world. Proceedings of Fifth Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies. Berkleley, 1994. Ed. I.Rauch, G.E.Carr. Berlin- New York, Mouton-de Gruyter,1997, pp. 57-86.
A neglected Early Romance borrowing in Slavic: Vulgar Latin oxycomina :
Slavic oskomina. - Die Welt der Slaven. XLII.1997, Heft 1, pp. 86-110.
The Baltic God of Light and the Balto-Slavic Word for Star.- Res Baltiae. Miscellanea Italiana di studi baltici,ed. P.U. Dini & N.Mikhailov. Pisa: Ecig, 1996, pp.135-149.
Iz zametok ob indoevropejskix chislitel'nyx (From the notes on Indo-European numerals).-In: Russian, Slavic and Indo-European Studies. A.A.Zalizniak- Festschrift (Rusistika. Slavistika. Indoevropeistika. Sbornik v chest' 60-letija A.A.Zalizniaka). Moscow, 1996,pp. 704-727 (in Russian).
Slavjano- (vostochno-)iranskije sxodstva. Dopolnitel'nyje sblizhenija [Slavic-(Eastern) Iranian isoglosses. Additional comparisons]. - In: Slavjanskije jazyki v zerkale neslavjanskogo okruzhenija. Tezisy mezhdunarodnoj konferencii (Slavic languages in non-Slavic surroundings. Abstracts of an International conference) , Moscow, 1996, pp. 26-31 (in Russian).
Jazykovyje svidetel'stva vlijanija skifskogo dualizma na slavjan (Linguistic evidence on the traces of the influence of the Scythian dualism on the Slavs).- In: Tezisy dokladov na konferencii pamjati E.A, Grantovsky (Abstracts of the conference dedicated to the memory of E.Grantovsky). Moscow, 1996, pp. 57-59 (in Russian).
Towards semiotic studies of mythological terms (an introduction to Tatiana Toporova's article " The Old Germanic concept of the sacred in the mirror of language"),- Elementa, vol.2,1995, N2, pp. 179-181.
Struktura indoevropejskix-zagadok-kenningov i ix rol' v mifopoeticheskoj tradicii (Structure of the Indo-European riddles-kennings and their role in the mythopoetical tradition).- In: Issledovanija v oblasti balto-slavjanskoj duxovnoj kul'tury. Zagadka kak tekst (Studies in the field of the Balto- Slavic spiritual culture. The riddle as a text). Moscow, 1994. pp. 118-147 (in Russian).
Origin, history and meaning of the term semiotics.- Elementa, vol.1, 1993, pp. 115-143.
On the etymology of Latin elementa.- Elementa, vol.1,1993, pp.1-5.
Tokhary (Tocharians).- In: Vostochnyj Turkestan v drevnosti (Eastern
Turkestan in the antiquity),Moscow, 1992, pp. 6-31, 550-555 (in Russian).
Pamiatniki tokharskoj pis'mennosti (Monuments of Tocharian writing).-ib., pp. 222-270, 567-570 (in Russian).
(coauthoured by T.Gamkrelidze) Les premiers Indo-Européens de l'histoire: les ancêtres des Tokhariens en Asie Mineure ancienne.- Revue des études caucasiques et georgiennes, vol.6-7, 1990-1991, pp. 265-296 (a French variant of the article published in Russian in Revue de l'histoire ancienne, 1989,N 1).
(coauthoured with T.Gamkrelidze) The early history of Indo-European languages, - Scientific American.Vol.262,1990, N 3, pp. 110-116.
O svjazi severoslavjanskoj zony s baltijskoj (On the connections of the Northern Slavic zone to the Baltic one).- Balto-slowianskie zwiazki jezykowe. Wroclaw, 1990, pp. 185-186 (in Russian).
Rekonsrukcija struktury, simvoliki i semantiki indoevropejskogo pogrebal'nogo obr'ada (On the reconstruction of the structure, symbolism and semantics of the Indo-European funerary rite).- In: Issledovanija v oblasti balto-slavjanskoj duxovnoj kul'tury. Pogrebal'nyj obr'ad (Studies in the Balto-Slavic spiritual culture. Funerary rite). Moscow, 1990, pp.5-11 (in Russian).
(coauthoured by T.Gamkrelidze) Die Indoeuropaeer: Ursprache und Urheimat.- In: Wissenschaft und Menschheit. Internationales Jahrbuch. 24. Leipzig-Jena: Urania-Verlag, 1989, pp.71-82. A German version of the article published in several Russian scholarly journals and collections of articles.
Novye nabliudenija nad indoevropejskoj akcentologiej (New observations on the Indo-European accentology).-IN: Slavjanskoe i balkanskoe jazykoznanie. Prosodija (Slavic and Baltic linguistics. Prosody). Moscow:Nauka, 1989, pp. 98-105 (in Russian).
Iz zametok o toxarskix buddijskix tekstax (From the notes on Tocharian Buddhist texts).- Wiener Slawistisches Jahrbuch. Gesellschaft zur Foerderung slawistischer Studien. Wien, 1989,pp. 81-84 (in Russian).
Ritual'nye sozhzheniia konskogo cherepa i kolesa v Poles'je i ego indoevropejskie paralleli (Ritual burning of a scull of a horse and a wheel in Polesje and Indo-European parallels to the rite).- In: Slavjanskij i balkanskij folklor (Slavic and Balkan folklore). Moscow, 1989, pp. 79-87 (in Russian).
Problemy vosstanovlenija obshcheindoevropejskix zagovornyx tekstov (Problems in the reconstruction of the Indo-European charms). In: Etnolinguistics of text.I. Moscow, 1988, pp.66-68 (in Russian).
Kel'tskie oboznachenija vzaimnyx objazatel'stv (Celtic terms for mutual obligations).- Jazyk i kul'tura kel'tov (Celtic languages and cultures). Moscow, 1988, pp. 7-9 (in Russian).
Relations between the ancient languages of Asia Minor.-In: _ulmu. Papers on the Near East presented at the International conference. Prague, 1988, pp. 133-144.
Sovremennoe indoevropejskoe sravnitel'no-istoricheskoe jazykoznanije (Present-day Indo-European comparative linguistics).- In: Novoe v zarubezhnoj lingvistike (New trends in the world linguistics), vyp. 21, Moscow, 1988, pp.118-131 (in Russian).
Balto-slavjano-toxarskie izoglossy (Baltic-Slavic -Tocharian isoglosses).- Balto-slavjanskie issledovanija.1986 (Baltic -Slavic Studies.1986), Moscow: Nauka, 1988, pp. 45-60 (in Russian).
Problemy predystorii armjanskogo konsonantizma (Problems in the prehistory of Armenian consonant system).- Vtoroj mezhdunarodnyj simpozium po armjanskomu jazykoznaniju (Second International symposium in Armenian linguistics). Erevan, 1987, p. 91 (in Russian).
Issledovanija v oblasti sravnitel'no-istoricheskoj fonetiki (Studies in comparative phonology).-In: Aktual'nye voprosy fonetiki (Recent problems in phonetics). Moscow,1987,pp. 215-247 (in Russian).
(together with T.Gamkrelidze) Systeme de langue et principes de reconstruction en linguistique.- Diogene, N 137- Problemes du langage II, janvier-mars 1987, pp. 3-23.
O vozmozhnosti etimologicheskogo otozhdestvlenija slov, otnosjashchixsja k odinakovym slovoobrazovatel'nym tipam, v rodstvennyx jazykax ( praslav. *d_lgosti= khet.dalugasti- )[On the possibility of identifying words belonging to the same derivational types in cognatelanguages (Proto-Slavic *dlugost_-= Hittite daluga_ti-). -In: Sopostavitel'noe izuchenije slovoobrazovanija slavjanskix jazykov (Comparative study of derivation in Slavic languages), Moscow, 1986, pp. 150-156 (in Russian).
Mikenskoe i gomerovskoe grecheskoe nazvanie solenogo morja v svete sravnitel'nogo jazykoznanija (Mycenean and Homeric Greek name of the salted sea in the light of comparative linguistics).- Antichnaja balkanistika (Balkan languages in antiquity). Moscow, 1987, pp. 36-42 (in Russian).
Proto-languages as objects of scientific description.- In:Typology, Reconstruction and time, Ann Arbor, 1986, pp. 1-26.
On formalization of the historical comparative linguistics.-In:Symposium on formalization in historical linguistics, Tallinn, 1986, pp.49-50.
Indoevropejskoe proisxozhdenije prusskix "gerundivnyx" form na -ntei (Indo-European origin of the Old Prussian "gerund" forms in -ntei).- Tarptautin_ baltist_ konferecija, Vilnius, 1985, pp.163-165 (in Russian).
Indoevropejskie etimologii (Indo-European etymologies).-In: Etimologija (Etymology).1983.Moscow: Nauka,1985, pp. 160-165 (in Russian).
Otrazhenije indoevropejskogo casus indefinitus v drevnenovgorodskom dialekte (On the reflection of the Indo-European casus indefinitus in the Old Novgorodian dialect).- Russian linguistics, 9,1985, pp. 327-334 (in Russian).
Tocharian and Ugrian.- IN: Studia Linguistica Diachronica et Synchronica. Berlin- New York- Amsterdam, 1985, pp. 411-419.
Etymological Studies in Sanskrit. - Summaries of papers presented by Soviet scholars to the Vth World Sanskrit conference. Moscow, 1984, pp. 75-77.
(with T.Gamkrelidze) The Ancient Near East and the Indo-European problem.- Soviet anthropology and archaeology, 22, 1983, pp. 51-96 (the English version of an article published in Russian in "Revue de l'histoire ancienne").
Prus. bardoayts, bordus i problema nazvanij 'borody' v indoevropejskom (Prus.bardoayts, bordus the problem of an Indo-European name for "a beard").- Balto-slavjanskije etnojazykovyje otnoshenija v istoricheskom i areal'nom plane (Baltic-Slavic ethnolinguistic relations in the historical and areal aspects). Moscow, 1983, pp. 21-23 (in Russian).
Novyj istochnik dl'a ustanovlenija indoevropejskix akcentuacionnyx paradigm: klinopisnyje napisanija s glasnymi (New source for the reconstruction of the Indo-European accentual paradigms: cuneiform Pleneschreibung).- Balto-Slavic Studies. 1981. Moscow: Nauka, 1982, pp. 192-205 (in Russian).
(with T.Gamkrelidze) L'Asie anterieure et les migrations indo-européennes dans l'antiquité.- Sciences sociales, 1981, 1 (43), PP. 133-142. The article was also published in Spanish, Portuguese,Russian.
Razyskanija v oblasti anatolijskogo jazykoznanija (Studies in Anatolian linguistics).1a-2;3-8;9-16;15a-24. In: Etimologija. 1971;1976;1977;1979. Moscow: Nauka,1973 (pp. 298-306);1978 (pp.153-162);1979 (145-149);1981 (pp. 130-138);(in Russian).
Die historisch-vergleichende Indoeuropaeische Sprachwissenschaft und die Typologie.- Zeitschrift für Phonetik, Sprachwissenschaft und Kommunikationsforschung, Berlin,Band 34,1981, Heft 4, pp. 415-420.
Morfonologicheskije cheredovanija v indoevropejskom glagole (Morhonemic alternations in the Indo-European verb).- Slavjanskoje i balkanskoe jazykoznanije. Problemy morfonologii (Slavic and Balkan Linguistics. Problems of morphonology). Moscow: Nauka, 1981, pp.36-52 (in Russian).
K indoevropejskim nazvanijam kolesa i kolesnicy (On the Indo-European names of a wheel and a wheeled vehicle).- Studia linguistica in honorem Vladimiri I.Georgiev. Sofia, 1980, pp. 112-117(in Russian).
Notes on the Hittite laws. I.Remarks on 163.-Archív Orientalní, vol.47,1979, n1-2, pp.91-95.
Syntactical archaisms of Old Hittite.- Hethitisch und Indogermanisch. Innsbruck, 1979, pp.73-78.
Zur Herkunft einiger baltischer Verbalformen.- Zeitschrift fuer Slawistik, Band XXIII.1978, Heft 5, pp. 608-616.
The relation between different grammatical levels in the linguistic evolution.- Die Sprache, Band 23,1977, Heft 1, pp. 20-24.
Mikenskoe grecheskoe wa-na-ka i ego indoevropejskije sootvetstvija (Mycenaean Greek wa-na-ka and the Indo-European correspondences).In: Balkanskij lingvisticheskij sbornik (Balkan linguistic collection). Moscow, Nauka,1977, pp. 165-171 (in Russian).
Caucasian parallels to Romanian zîmbru , Russian zubr, Lithuanian stumbras "aurochs".-Revue roumaine de linguistique, t. XX,1975, N 5,pp. 513-517.
Rekonstrukcija indoevropejskix slov i tekstov, otrazhajushchix kul't volka (Reconstruction of the Indo-European words and texts referring to the cult of a wolf).- Izvestija Akademii Nauk SSSR, serija literatury i jazyka (Proccedings of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Section of literature and language), vol.34, 1975, N 5, pp. 399-408 (in Russian).
Aryen du Mitanni aika(-)vartanna et védique ekav_t-.- Mélanges linguistiques offerts a Emile Benveniste. Paris,1975, pp. 284-288.
Habiru in cuneiform Hittite and Luwian texts.- Internationale Tagung der Keilschriftforscher. Budapest, 1974, pp. 39-40.
(coauthoured by V.N.Toporov) A comparative study of the group of Baltic mythological terms from the root vel-.- Baltistica, IX (1),1973, Vilnius, pp. 15-27.
On the interpretation of the p.37 of the Hittite laws in the light of the other Indo-European traditions, Linguistica XIII .K.O_tir- in memoriam, Liubliana, 1973,pp. 102-110.
(together with T.Gamkrelidze) Sprachtypologie und die Rekonstruktion der gemeinindogermanischen Verschlüsse.- Phonetica, 27,1973, pp. 150-156.
A propos de La religion romaine archaîque par G. Dumézil.- Essais de semiotique. The Hague-Paris, 1972, pp. 327-334.
Suffix *-sk- > Baltic -_k- and the problem of verbs denoting sounds.- Donum Balticum. Stang-Festschrift. Stockholm, 1970, pp. 206-210.
(together with V.Toporov)Le mythe indo-européen du dieu de l'orage poursuivant le serpent: reconstruction du schema.- In: Échanges et communications. Mèlanges offerts a C.Lévi-Strauss. Paris-The Hague, 1970, pp. 1180-1206.
Caracteristiques numériques de la mythologie et des rites romaines.- Tel Quel, 35, 1968, pp. 35-37.
Indo-European verb. Two series of forms.-X Congrès International des linguistes. Resumes. Bucharest, 1967.
Zametki po sravnitel'no-istoricheskoj indoevropejskoj poetike (Notes on the comparative Indo-European poetics).-To Honor Roman Jakobson. The Hague-Paris: Mouton, 1967, pp.977-988 (in Russian).
On the reflex of rhe Indo-European voiced palatal in Luwian.- Symbolae Linguisticae in Honorem G. Kury_gwicz.Wroclaw-Warszawa-Kraków, 1965, pp. 131-134.
Rekonstrukcija struktury indoevropejskogo predlozhenija (Reconstruction of the structure of the Indo-European sentence).- In:Problemy sravnitel'noj grammatiki indoevropejskix jazykov (Problems of the comparative grammar of Indo-European languages). Moscow, 1964, pp. 39-42 (in Russian).
Ergativnaja konstrukcija v obshcheindoevropejskom (Ergative construction in Indo-European).- Ergativnaja konstrukcija predlozhenija v jazykax raznyx tipov (Ergative syntactical construction in languages of different typology).Leningrad, 1964, pp. 17-21 (in Russian).
Proisxozhdenije imeni Kuxulina (The origin of the mame of Cuchulainn).- Problemy sravnitel'noj filologii (Problems of comparative philology). Moscow-Leningrad, 1964, pp. 451-461.
Ob issledovanii drevnearmjanskoj fonologicheskoj sistemy v ee otnoshenii k indoevropejskoj (On the study of the Old Armenian fhonemic system in its relation to the Indo-European one). - Voprosy jazykoznanija (Problems of linguistics), 1962, N 1, pp. 37-41 (in Russian).
Ob aggliutinacii v indoevropejskom slovoobrazovanii i formoobrazovanii (On the agglutination in the Indo-European derivation and word-formation).- Ponjatie aggliutinacii i aggliutinativnogo tipa jazykov (The notion of agglutination and the agglutinative type of language), Moscow, 1961, pp.24-28 (in Russian).
Tibetskije kal'ki v toxarskix tekstax (Tibetan loantranslations in Tocharian texts).- Kratkie soobshchenija Instituta narodov Azii , LVII , Moscow, 1961, pp. 35-40(in Russian).
Iz istorii indoevropejskoj leksiki klinopisnogo khettskogo jazyka (From the history of the Hittite words of Indo-European origin).- Peredneaziatskij sbornik (Studies in the Ancient Near East). Moscow, 1961, pp. 292-332.
L'organisation sociale des tribus indo-européennes d'après les données linguistiques.- Cahiers d'histoire mondiale, vol.5, 1960, N4, pp. 789-800.
Hittite word-formation in the light of historical comparative linguistics. XXV International Orientalists Congress. Moscow, 1960 (published in English and Russian as separate booklets, reprinted in the Proceedings of the Congress).
O metodax izuchenija istorii indoevropejskogo prajazyka i ego dialektov (On the methods of the study of the Indo-European proto-language and its dialects).- O sootnoshenii sinxronnogo anliza i istoricheskogo izuchenija jazykov (On the relation between the synchronic analysis and historical study of language). Moscow, 1960, pp. 130-143 (in Russian).
K opredeleniju nazvanija toxarskogo B jazyka (On the definition of the name of the Tocharian B language).- Problemy vostokovedenija (Problems of the Oriental Studies),1959, N 5, pp. 188-190 (in Russian).
Toxarskie jazyki i ix znachenie dl'a sravnitel'no-istoricheskogo issledovanija indoevropejskix jazykov (Tocharian languages and their importance for the comparative historical Indo-European studies).- In: Toxarskie jazyki. Moscow, 1959, pp. 5-38 (in Russian).
Toxarskaja parallel' k slavjanskim umen'shitel'nym formam (Tocharian parallel for Slavic deminutive forms).- Slavjanskaja filologija (Slavic philology) II. Moscow, 1958, pp.58-63 (in Russian).
K izucheniju leksiki luvijskogo jazyka (On the study of Luwian lexicon).- Studia in honorem D.Decev, Sofia, 1958, pp. 141-150 (in Russian).
Problema jazykov centum i satem (Problem of the centum and satem languages).- Voprosy jazykoznanija, 1958, N 4, pp. 12-23 (in Russian).
Proisxozhdenije i istorija xettskogo termina panku- "assembly" (Origin and history of the Hittite term panku- "assembly").-"Vestnik drevnej istorii",1957, N4, pp. 19-36; 1958, N 1, pp. 8-15 (in Russian).
Drevneindijskoe asram "sleza,krov'" i xettskoe e_hahru "slezy" (Old Indian asram "tear, blood" and Hittite e_hahru "tears". S.Mladenov-Festschrift, Sofia, 1957, pp. 477-483 (in RussiaN).
O znachenii xettskogo jazyka dl'a sravnitel'no-istoricheskogo issledovanija slavjanskix jazykov (On the importance of Hittite for the comparative historical study of Slavic languages).- Voprosy slavjanskogo jazykoznanija (Problems of Slavic linguistics), vyp.2, Moscow, 1957, pp.3-28 (in Russian).
Problema laringal'nyx v svete dannyx drevnix indoevropejskix jazykov Maloj Azii (Problemof laryngeals in the light of the ancient Indo-European languages of Asia Minor).- Vestnik Moskovskogo universiteta (Journal of the Moscow University), istoriko-filologicheskaja serija (series of history and philology). 1957, N 2, pp. 23-46 (in Russian).
Die genealogische Klassifikation der Sprachen und der Begriff der Sprachverwandtschaft. Halle. 1956 (a German translation of a booklet published in Russian in 1954).

PUBLIC LECTURES (selected data)


October 2003, “A Lonely House on the Vasilyevsky Island and Pushkin’s Texts on St.Petersburg. Yale University (Conference on 300 years of the Foundation of St.Petersburg).
September 2003 Humanities and Cultural Anthropology. Connecticut College, New London.
July 2003 Symbols of the Cultures along the Silk Road. Moscow Lomonosov State University, Institute of the World Culture.
June 2003 Memoirs on A.N. Kolmogorov. International Conference “Kolmogorov and Modern Mathematics”, Moscow.
May 2003 Semantic Shades of the Derivatives of the Numeral “Two”. Conference on Quantifiers, Institute of the Russian Language of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
February 2003 Hittite, Tocharian and Indo-European Terms for Seasons. UCLA Indo-European Studies Workshop.
October 2002, Semiotics and Humanities- Grinnelle College, Humanities Center.
June 2002, On the Place of Slavic among Indo-European Dialects according to the New Data- Institute for Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
June 2002- On the 50- year anniversary of the two successes in decipherment (Mycenaean Greek and Maya Hieroglyphics, Ventris-Chadwick and Knorozov)- Institute for Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
February 2002, The Inscription of Cortona and the Genetic Links of Etruscan- UCLA Classical Department.
September 2001, The Linguistic Situation of the World.- Russian Academy of Sciences Presidium, Moscow.
September 2001, Memory and Time: Nabokov.- Russian Second Prose, Conference, St-Petersburg, The European University.
September 2001, Reconstruction of the Past in Humanities, At the Russian Academy of Sciences Seminar on the Application of the exact methods in social sciences, Moscow.
September 2001, Divination in the Text of the Near East. The Lomonosov State University of Moscow Institute of the World Culture,.
2000 September, Eurasian Epics, “Word and Sound in the Eurasian Space”, an International Conference at the D.S. Likhachev Institute of Natural and Cultural Heritage, Moscow
2000 August, On the origin of the Dyonysian Cult, Institute of Slavic Studies, Moscow
2000 June, Indo-European *bhuH- in Luwian, UCLA Annual Indo-European Conference, Los Angeles.

2000 April, Southern Anatolian and Northern Anatolian as separate Indo-European dialects and Anatolian as a linguistic League, Richmond International conference on Anatolia and Indo-European.
2000, February, Early Russian Translations of Plato, USC Conference on the Russian Literature of the XVIIIth century, Los Angeles
1999 June, Semiotics in the XXth century.- The Library of Congress Conference “Frontiers of the Mind” (Results of the XXth Century Science), Washington D.C.
1998 May Balto-Slavic-Indo-Iranian Lexical Isoglosses, UCLA Annual Indo-European Conference, Los Angeles

1998 September “Russian Historical Novel and Roman a clef: ”The crazy House” and “Cotemporaries” by Olga Forsh, International Conference on The Second Proze, University of Trento, Italy
1998 June Types of the Russian Historical Narratives, International Conference “How Russians write History in the XXth Century”, University of Aix-en-Provence, France
1998 May “Palatalization of Indo-European Labiovelars in Luwian”., UCLA Indo-European Conference
1998 April “Gothic particles and Indo-European Symtax”, Germanists Round-Table, Berkeley
1997 September "Problems in Indo-European Comparative Grammar", Charles
University, Prague
1997 September "Noun and Verb in Linguistic Typology", The Prague Linguistic Circle.
1997 August " Indo-European Collective Nouns", The Annual Meeting of the European Linguistic Society,Goeteborg, Sweden
1997 July " Latin Influence on Early Slavic" , Institute of Slavic and Baltic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
1997 May "Indo-European expressions of Totality and the Feast of all the gods", UCLA Indo-European Conference
1997 February “Improvisation in “My Sister Life” by Pasternak”, Pasternak Conference, Stanford University
1996 September "Vygotsky, Bakhtin, Piaget," Invited Lecture, Piaget Centennary, Geneve, Switzerland.
1996 May "Indo-European God of Light and the Baltic and Slavic words for the Star", UCLA Indo-European Conference
1995 November "Bakhtin's Philosophy of Dialogue," Dartmouth College, Hanover.
1995-June "The Other's Speech (Spitzer and Bakhtin)," Bakhtin Centennary Conference, Norwich University.
1995 May "Archaic Anatolian Hydronyms", UCLA Indo-European conference
1995-April "Indo-European Migrations: A Linguistic Reconstruction of Pre-History," Faculty Research Lecture, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995.
1994 September "The Archives of the Russian Orthodox Church of Alaska: an attempt at a multilingual multicultural society" The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
1994 August "Vygotsky, Luriia, Eisenstein: Study of the Irrational," International Conference on Vygotsky, Golisyno, Russia (near Moscow).
1994-- "Symbols of the Apocalypse," International Conference on the Apocalypse, Chateau de Bretesche, France.
1994-- Keynote speaker: "Semiotics and Comparative Linguistics," International Congress of Semiotic Studies, Berkeley, CA.
1994-- Series of lectures on Russian literature and semiotics (May), at : the Universities of Geneva, Basel, Cologne, Bochum.
1994-- Series of lectures on the Russian Avantgarde (April), Institute of Philosophy, Naples, Italy.
1994-- "Eisenstein, Avantgarde and Baroque," International Conference on the Baroque, Moscow, Russia.
1993 May 29 "Interference of IE dialects: Hittite and Luwian. Reconstruction of the Luwian protosystem," the Fifth Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
1993 Spring "Indo-European Mythology and Ancient Orient", UCLA Faculty Session to honor Prof. Jaan Puhvel
1993-- "The Russian Gnostic Tradition and Rosecruitioners," International Conference on Gnosticism, Moscow, Russia.

1993- "Ancient Macedonian as an Indo-European Dialect"- Faculty Seminar of the UCLA Indo-European Studies Program
1992 June "The Fate of Gorky," the Conference "Literature and Power," Norwich University, Vermont.
1992-- "Ethnicity and the New World Order," Conference at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
1991-- "Ethnic problems in Russia," International Conference on Ethnic
Problems and Ecology, Stanford, CA.
1991-- "Mandel'shtam and Biology," Mandel'shtam Centennial Conference, Moscow, Russia.
1991- "Bakhtin's view of Dialogue," International Conference on Bakhtin,Manchester, England.
1991-- "Mandel'shtam's Lamarck," International Conference on Mandel'shtam, London, England.
1991-- "Ergative in Anatolian and Tocharian," Guest Lecture at the Indo-European Conference, University of California, Los Angeles.
1990-- "Pasternak's 'Definition of Poetry,'" International Conference on Pasternak, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
1990-- "Pasternak's Imagery," International Conference on Pasternak, Oxford, England.
1989-- "Akhmatova and World Poetry of the XXth Century," International Conference on Akhmatova, University of Nottingham, England.
1989-- "Time in Akhmatova's Poetry," USSR Academy of Sciences Commission on Complex Study of the Creative Art Session on Akhmatova, Moscow, USSR.
1989-- "Metaphors and Poetic Language," Joint Seminar on Metaphors, Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles in Stanford,CA.
1989-- "Visual Art in Schizophrenia," Joint Seminar on Scizophrenia, Psychology, and Lingistic Departments, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
1989-- "Akhmatova and Pasternak," USSR Akhmatova Centennial Conference, Leningrad, USSR.
1989-- "Alphabetic and Hieroglyphic Signs," International Conference of Cultural Semiotics, Tutzing, West Germany.
1989-- "Classics and Avant-garde", International Symposium on Avant-garde Poetry, Leningrad, USSR.
1989-- "USSR Today," Maison des Ecrivains, Paris, France.
1988-- "Pavel Florensky's Views on Language," International Conference on Pavel Florensky and the Culture of his Time, University of Bergamo, Italy.
1988-- "Nietzsche and Russian Culture," Symposium on Nietzsche, Cologne,Federal Republic of Germany.
1988-- "Osip Mandel'shtam's Poem on the Unknown Soldier," International Symposium on Mandel'shtam, Bari, Italy.
1988-- "Semiotics, Linguistics and Comparative Literature," Guest Lecture, International Congess on Comparative Literature, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany.
1988-- " Two images of Africa: Xlebnikov's "Ka" and Nikolai Gumilev's African Travels," Conference on Metaphor of the Journey in Russian Literature, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
1988-- "Comparison of Indo-European and Semitic Verbal Systems," International Congress on Distant Linguistic Relationship, Ann Arbor,
Michigan.
1987-- "On Linguistic Metatheory," International Congress on Logic and Methodology of Sciences, Moscow State University, USSR.
1987-- "On the Typological Shape of Language as a Result of its Previous Development," Soviet-American Conference on Linguistic Universals,University of California at Berkeley.
1986-- "On Genetic Relationships between Lanuages of the Ancient Asia Minor," International Congress on the Study of Cuneiform Cultures, Charles Univesity, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
1984-- "On the Relationship between Tocharian and Ob-Ugarian Phonological Systems," International Congress of Finno-Ugrian Studies, Syktyvkar (Komi Republic).
1983-- "Linguistics and Aphasiology," International Symposium on Aphasiology, Warsaw, Poland.
1982-- "The Structure of the Hymn Dedicated to Vahagn," International Symposium on Armenian Linguistics, Yerevan, Armenia.
1982-- "Russian Linguistics in the Prague Linguistics Circle," Round Table on the Prague Linguistic Circle, International Congress on Computational Linguistics, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
1981-1986-- Series of Lectures at the Summer School on Biology, Planerskoe (The Crimea), Borzhomi (Georgia) and Dilizhan (Armenia), USSR.
1980-- "On the Origin of the Alphabet," and "North-Western Caucasian Relationship of the Hattic Language," Conference on the Ancient Far East, Daugavpils, Latvia.
1979-- "The Unconscious and Creativity," International Symposium on the
Unconscious, Tbilisi, Georgia.
1977-- "New Data on the Links between Semitic and Anatolian Peoples and
Languages in III-II mil. B.C.," Conference on Semitology, Tbilisi, Georgia.
1975-- "Color Music and the Right Hemisphere," Conference on Color Music, Engineering Bureau "Promethius," Kazan',Tartar Republic.
1974-- "Structure of Aleksander Blok's 'Steps of the Commander'" The Aleksander Blok Conference, Tartu State University, Estonia.
1968-- "Aesthetic Views of Sergei Eisenstein," Eisenstein Memorial Session,The Union of Film-Makers of the USSR, Moscow.
1967-71-- Series of lectures at the Summer Workshops on Semiotics, Tartu University, Tartu and Kääriku, Estonia.
1964-- "On the Indo-European Origin of Old Lithuanian Reflexive Forms," First Symposium for Baltic Linguistics, " Vilnius, Lithuania.
1964-- "Yenissey-Ostyak (Ket) Culture and the Features of the Circumpolar Area"(in collaboration with V. Toporov), International Congress for Anthropology and Ethnology, Moscow.
1960-- "Hittite Word-Formation from the Point of View of the Indo-European Comparative Grammar," 25th International Congress of Orientalists, Moscow, USSR.
1958-- "On the Relations between Slavic and Baltic Languages," (in collaboration with V. N. Toporov), 4th International Congress of Slavic Studies, Moscow.
1957-- "New Data on Comparative Study of Hittite and Tocharian," 8th International Congress of Linguistics, Oslo, Norway.