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Arina Simonian


Simonian Arina, Postgraduate Student at the RAS Institute of Philosophy; Junior Research Fellow at the Department of Western Philosophy

Year and Place of Birth


Born September 4, 1989 in Yaroslavl (Russia, USSR)



  • Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Philosophy, in 2015.
  • Postgraduate Study: at the RAS Institute of Philosophy, specialty title "09.00.03 – History of Philosophy", since 2016.



Field of Studies

  • Medieval philosophy;
  • Medieval monastic theology.


Dissertation topic

  • Philosophical Theories of Soul in the Context of Middle High German Mystical Literature

Scientific Advisor: Ph.D. in Philosophy Mikhail L. Khorkov.

Participation at conferences


  • Paper «Das Konzept der Seele im „Mystischen Traktat über die Messe und ihre Wirkungen in der minneden Seele“» // European Graduate School for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (EGSAMP). Summer School 2017: A Path through the Ages, EGSAMP Summer School Institut für Griechische und Lateinische Philologie, Freie Universität; Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne; Berlin–Schmöckwitz (Germany), September 27.‒30, 2017.
  • Participant: „Handschriftenkultur des Mittelalters für Fortgeschrittene, Alfried Krupp-Sommerkurse für Handschriftenkultur an der Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig (UBL); Alfried Krup Fond, Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig (Germany), September 17.‒23, 2017


  • Paper Philosophisch-theologische Aspekte der Seelenlehre in dem mystischen Traktat Über die Messe und ihre Wirkungen in der minnenden Seele (Hs. München, BSB, cgm. 89) // International Summer School EGSAMP «Locality and Cross-Border Exchange in the Middle Ages», Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia, August 15.‒22, 2016.

Resercher ID

  • Web of Science Researcher ID:  J-3956-2018