. B. KUDELIN

Research Advisor of A. M. Gorky World Literature Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the RAS, a full professor at the Arab philology department of Asia and Africa Institute of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and Dr. Sc. (Philology). Kudelin is the author of over 200 scientific works, including the monographs titled Classical Hispano-Arab Poetry (end of 10th mid 13th cent.), Medieval Arab Poetics (second half of 811th cent.), Arab Literature: Poetics, Stylistics, Typology, Interconnections and others. Chairman of editorial boards of the book series by the RAS titled Literary Memorials, Literary Heritage and Memorials of Oriental Writing. He is a member of the European Union of Arabists and Islam Scholars (UEAI) and a winner of the RASs Veselovskiy award.