Ян Левченко Jan Levchenko Jan Levčenko

Jan Levchenko (b. 1974) graduated in 1996 from Tartu University, Estonia, where he also attained his MA and PhD (1999 and 2004). Amongst others, he has taught at Tartu University, the European University at St. Petersburg, and the University of Film and Television in St. Petersburg. Since 2009 he has held the post of Professor of Arts and Visual Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia). A list of his publications includes Tartu-Moscow Semiotic School's "Materials for the Conceptual Dictionary" (co-edited with Silvi Salupere, Tartu, 1999) and "The Other Scholarship. Russian Formalists in Search of a Biography" (Moscow, 2012). He is also known for his columns, reviews and other articles on recent cultural processes in Russian media. http://www.hse.ru/org/persons/4126751