Ekaterina Iliushechkina

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme
Stay in France: from June 15 to July 28, 2019

Ekaterina Iliushechkina studied Classical Philology and Ancient History at the Moscow State Lomonossov University (Magister 2000), then she started her research on the Historical Geography at the Russian Academy of Science (Institute of general History, Moscow). She continued working on her topic first as a DAAD-fellow (Jahresstipendium 2002-2003) and as an Alexander-von-Humboldt-fellow (Bundeskanzler-Stipendium, 2003-2004) at the Department of Classics at the Munich University. In 2010 she defended her PhD-thesis “Studien zu Dionysios von Alexandrien” (in German) at the Groningen University (Netherlands, Ubbo-Emmius-Scholarship 2005-2009). In October 2011-April 2014 she was a visiting researcher at the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute, Freie Universität Berlin. Since January 2015 Ekaterina Iliushechkina is an assistant professor at the School of Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, Russia).

The project 

Title: The axe 1 (“Power, territories, mobility”) of the research center “Archaeoloy and Philology of East and West” 

Keywords: Historical geography, representation of geographical knowledge in the non-professional texts, ancient world viewing, Neolatin commentaries on the ancient texts, Pliny the Elder, Solinus, Claudius Salmasius    

Selected publications

  1. Studien zu Dionysios von Alexandria (Diss. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen). [Amsterdam]. 2010. 351 S. ISBN: 978-90-36-4504-8.
  2. Die sakrale Geographie: Zu einigen Passagen des Apollonios Rhodios in der Bearbeitung des Dionysios Periegetes // M. A. Harder, R. F. Rehtuit, G. C. Wakker (eds.) Hellenistica Groningana. Gods and Religion in Hellenistic Poetry. Leiden: Brill. 2012 ISBN 978-90-429-2484-0. P. 163-179.
  3. Zur Quellenfrage der Erdbeschreibung des Dionysios Periegetes: Die Geographika Strabons als eine der Quellen? // Geographia Antiqua, XX. 2011-2012 (ISSN 1121-8940), p. 111-118.
  4. Das Weltbild des Dionysios Periegetes (auf Deutsch) – In: Die Vermessung der Oikumene / Mapping the Oikumene: Beiträge zu einer Internationalen Tagung (Hrsgg. Klaus Geus, Michael Rathmann). Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012. S. 137-162.
    (ISBN: 978-3-11-029107-0).
  5. Spatial Orientation in the Didactic Poem of Dionysius Periegetes. – In: Kl. Geus, M. Thiering (eds.) Common Sense Geography and Mental Modelling. Preprint Series Max Plank Institute fort the History of Science, Vol. 426. Berlin: MPIWG, 2012. P. 131-138 (ISSN: 0948-9444).
  6. Einige Bemerkungen zu den Plinianae exercitationes von Claudius Salmasius. – In: International Association for Neo-Latin Studies. XV International Congress, 5-11 August 2012, University of Münster. Abtracts. UniPrint, Münster, 2012. S. 92
  7. (with Günther Görz & Martin Thiering), Towards a Cognitive-Linguistic Reconstruction of “Mental Maps'' from Ancient Texts. The Example of Dionysios Periegetes. – In: Bernadette Sharp and Michael Zock (Eds.), Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science. Proceedings of NLPCS 2013: 10th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science. Marseille, France – October 2013. S.l., 2014, 20–34.
  8. Elephants and Bears through the Eyes of Scholars: A Case Study of Pliny’s Zoology in the 15th-16th Centuries, - in: Karl A. E. Enenkel (ed.) Transformations of the Classics via Early Modern Commentaries. Leiden: Brill, 2013. P. 363-388 (Intersections. Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Modern Culture 29) (ISBN: 9789004260771)
  9. (with Günther Görz & Martin Thiering) Towards a Cognitive-Linguistic Reconstruction of the Spatial Orientation in Ancient Texts – The Example of Dionysius Periegetes, - in: Klaus Geus, Martin Thiering (Eds.), Features of Common Sense Geography: Implicit knowledge structures in ancient geographical texts. (Antike Kultur und Geschichte, 16) (ISBN 9783643905284). LIT Verlag, Münster. 2014. P. 245-263.
  10. Review of the book Lightfoot (J.L.) Ed. Dionysius Periegetes. Description of the Known World with Introduction, Text, Translation, and Commentary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. 608. £130. 9780199675586  // JHS 136 (2016), p. 214-215.
  11. Strabo’s Description of the North and Roman Geo-political Ideas, In: Daniela Dueck (ed.) Routledge Companion to Strabo. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017 (ISBN  978-1138904330), p. 60-68.
  12. Plinius Maior. Historia Naturalis, Praefatio. Introduction, translation from Latin into Russian and Commentary, in : Journal of Ancient History 2017, № 3, p. 272-285 (ISSN: 0321-0391).
  13. Rhetorical Topic in the Preface of Gaius Iulius Solinus, in : Journal of Ancient History 2019, № 1, p. 91-103.