Vsevolod V. Potapov. Vsevolod V. Potapov.

Birth: 11 March 1964, Bucharest (Roumania).

Current occupation (in brief): linguist.

Main linguistic domains:
the Russian language (Modern Russian; history of Russian; Russian as foreign); comparative linguistics (Slavic & Germanic languages); applied linguistics; sociolinguistics.

Place of work: Faculty of Philology, Moscow State Lomonosov University, Vorobjovy Gory, 119899 Moscow.

Post: senior researcher.

1971-1981 - English secondary school No. 40 (Moscow);
1981-1986 - student (Department of the Russian language), Moscow State Lomonosov University (MGU);
1986-1989 - post graduate student, Moscow State Lomonosov University;
1990 - D.Ph. thesis (Dr.): "Rhythmic organization of non-fiction and scientific language for Czech, Bulgarian and Russian", Moscow State Lomonosov University;
1994 - Goethe Institute (Germany);
1998 - D.Sc. thesis (Dr. habil.): "Contrastive study of speech rhythm in diachrony and synchrony", Moscow State Lomonosov University.Annotation.

Career Positions

1990-1994 - researcher, department of sociolinguistics, Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow);
1991-1994 - translator and scientific editor of encyclopedia "Britannica" in Russia (articles on linguistics);
1994-1996 - Humboldt Research Fellow (Institute of Slavic Philology, Julius-Maximilian Wuerzburg University), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany);
1997 - ... - senior researcher, Moscow State Lomonosov University.
1998; 2000 - Humboldt research Fellow (Institute of Slavic Philology, Julius-Maximilian Wuerzburg University), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).
2003 - ... - scientific collaboration with Institute of Slavic & Speech Studies, Martin-Luther Halle-Wittenberg University (Germany).

Professional Organizations: International Society of Phonetic Sciences (ISPhS); Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Germany).

Publications: more than 250.

Honors and Awards: ABI (1994-1998);
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany): scientific diploma of Honor (1996);
Moscow State Lomonosov University: Award (1997).


I. Internet-project of the Russian phonetics.

II. Books

1. Potapov V. V. (1996) Rechevoy ritm v diakhronii i sinkhronii. Moskva: MGLU. 180 p. (in Russian).

2. Potapov V. V. (1997) Kratkiy lingvisticheskiy spravochnik: Yazyki i pismennost. Moskva: Metatekst. 192 p. (in Russian).

3. Zlatoustova L. V., Potapova R. K., Potapov V. V., Trunin-Donskoy V. N. (1997) Obschaya i prikladnaya fonetika. Moskva: Izd-vo Mosk. un-ta. 423 p. (in Russian).

4. Potapov, Vsevolod V. (2001) Dynamik und Statik des sprachlichen Rhythmus: Eine vergleichende Studie zum slavischen und germanischen Sprachraum. Koeln; Weimar; Wien: Boehlau Verlag. 309 p. (in Russian). (

Review: Werner Lehfeldt. In: Zeitschrift fuer Slavische Philologie. Bd. 61. Heft 2 (2002). P. 453457. (in German).
Review: V. K. Zhuravlev. In: Voprosy yazykoznaniya. No. 2. (2003). P. 135139. (in Russian).
Review: G. E. Kedrova, E. B. Yakovleva. In: Vestnik Mosk. un-ta. Ser. 9. Filologiya. No 4. (2003). P. 167170. (in Russian).

5. Potapov V. V. (2004) Dinamika i statika rechevogo ritma: Sravnitelnoe issledovanie rechevogo ritma na materiale slavyanskikh i germanskikh yazykov. 2 ed. Moskva: URSS. 344 p. (in Russian).

6. Potapova R. K., Potapov V. V. (2004) Semanticheskoe pole Narkotiki: Diskurs kak obekt prikladnoy lingvistiki. Moskva: URSS. 192 p.

7. Potapova R. K., Potapov V. V. (2006) Yazyk, rech, lichnost. Moskva: Yazyki slavyanskoy kultury. 496 p. (in Russian).

Review: Olga F. Krivnova. In: Russian Linguistics. No. 31. (2007). P. 309316. (in Russian).

8. Potapova, Rodmonga K; Potapov, Vsevolod V. (2011) Kommunikative Sprechtaetigkeit. Russland und Deutschland im Vergleich. Koeln, Weimar, Wien: Boehlau Verlag. 312 S. (in German). (

9. Potapova R. K., Potapov V. V. (2012) Rechevaya kommunikatsiya: Ot zvuka k vyskazyvaniyu. Moskva: Yazyki slavyanskikh kultur. 464 p. (in Russian).

Review: A. Pamies, T. V. Pisanova. In: Language Design. No 14. (2012). P. 99112. (in Russian).
Review: O. F. Krivnova. In: Rechevye tekhnologii. No. 1. (2013). P. 92106. (in Russian).

10. Potapov V. V. (2014) Kratkiy lingvisticheskiy spravochnik: Yazyki i pismennost. 2 ed. Moskva: Fond Razvitiya fundamentalnykh lingvisticheskikh issledovaniy. 272 p. (in Russian).