Igor Viktorovych Turov

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Employment

  • At present (since 1997): research fellow of the I. F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
  • At present (since 2003): Lecturer of the National University «Kyevo-Mogilyanska Academiya».

Education

  • November    2013 – Doctor of science  in the World History; the title of the    thesis: «Early Hasidism: teaching and its socio-historical context» (date of registration –21.11.2013).
  • PhD in the World History; the title of the thesis: «The Attitude of  the Palestine Sages to Gentiles in Amoraic Midrashim» (date of registration – March 10,1999).
  • June-August 2014 – YIVO Summer Yiddish program  in New York.
  • July 2006  Brandeis University Summer Institute for Israel Studies.
  • Jun-August 2003  –  YIVO Summer Yiddish program  in New York.
  • October 2001 – June 2002: YAD HANADIV   BARECHA FOUNDATION Visiting Fellowships, Jerusalem University.
  • 1995-1996: postgraduate student of  the Institute of the National Relations and Politology of the National Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (NUAS).
  • September 1996 – July 1997: Melton Centre Program, Jerusalem University.
  • Had passed the exams on the following courses:

– Midrash Genesis Rabbah (prof. Menahem Kahana);

– The Babylonian Talmud (prof. Menahem Kahana);

– The Readings in the Midrash Aggada (prof. J.Levinson);

– History of the Palestine Jewry from the Bar-Kokhba untill the Decline of the Patroarchy (prof. Isaiah M.Gafni).

  • 1992-1994: Moscow State University, Institute of Asian and African countries;  Bachelor of Jewish History;
  • 1984-1989: Kyiv Technological Institute of Food Industry; Master of Chemistry.

Other Academic Activities

  • June 2016. – Lecturer of the week course «Early Hassidism: between Talmud and   Qabalah» for  Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow.
  • Februare 2012. – Lecturer of the week course   «History of Hassidism» in  Limmud program of Jewish community of Lithuania.
  • November 2008. – Lecturer of the week course «History of Hassidism» in  Latvijas Universit?tes.
  • Jenuary 2006 – Jenuary 2007.  Holder of the grant of Dutch Jewish Humanitarian Fund for  the project Let us know more about each other of the Society for the cultural-religious study of East-European Judaism Kerem Daat.
  • Jenuary 2004  Jenuary 2005. – Holder of the grant of the Norwegian Fund that is headed by Elie WieselEstablishment of a Society for the cultural-religious study of East-European Judaism Kerem Daat.
  • January 2000 – December 2001. – Holder of the fellowship established by the General Committee of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
  • June 1999. – Student of the 9-th Jerusalem Summer School in Jewish Studies «Jewish Messianism in its Historical Context».
  • June1998. – CEU Summer University, student of the course «Integration and Distinctiveness in the Multicultural Settings: The Variety of Jewish Identities in the Eastern and Eastern-Central Europe,1700-1989».
  • Since 1998. – Member of the Editorial board of the United Publishing Project of the Petersburg Jewish University and Russian Jewry Heritage Centre (M.I.R): «New Horizons: Jewish Thought in the contemporary World».

Presentations:

  • July 28 – August 1, 2013. –  The Sixteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies(Jerusalem).
  • December 2008: Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies (Washington,DC). –JULY,  2006.  – Moscow. – European Association for Jewish Studies VIII-th EAJS CONGRESS.
  • January  February 1998,1999,2006,2007,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013, 2014 : Conferences in Jewish Studies of the «Center for the University Teaching of Jewish Civilization».  –  SEFER (Moscow);
  • August 2005: Fourteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies(Jerusalem).
  • September 2004: Postgraduate Student conference in Jewish Studies (London).
  • August 2001: Thirteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies(Jerusalem).
  • September 2000: Postgraduate Student conference in Jewish Studies (London).

List of publications:

English publications

  1. Hasidism and Christianity  of the Eastern Territory  of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: Possible of Contacts and Mutual Influence // Kabbalah: Journal of the Study of Jewish Mystical Texts. – № 10. – 2004. – P.73-119.
  2. Rabbi Abraham in the early Hasidic setting //  http://www.washingtonobserver.net/rabbi-abraham-in-the-early-hasidic-setting-by-igor-turov. – February 21, 2015. –  www.washingtonobser.

Publication on Russian and  Ukrainian languages

Books

  1. Early Hassidism: History. Teaching. Contacts with Slavic environment. – Kiev. – 2003 (Russian).
  2. The  Attitude of the  Talmud Sages to Gentiles: according to Palestinian Midrashim. –Zaporozhe. – 2005  (Ukrainian).
  3. Jewish social and political thought XX – early XXI century in Ukraine.  K. : I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2011 (Ukrainian. In cooperation with A. Podolsky, O. Kozerod, M. Gon and others).
  4. National Jewish community in the context of the integration of Ukrainian society. – K . : I. F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,  2014 (Ukrainian. In cooperation with A. Podolsky, O. Kozerod, and others).

Articles

  1. Turov I. Teachings of Talmudic Sages on the Sorcery and Magic // «Collections of scholarly articles» of the Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU). – № 4. – Kyiv,  1997. –  P. 142-150 (in Russian).
  2. Turov I. To the question of the Judeo-Christian Hierarchy // Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NASU. – № 4. – Kyiv,  1997. – P. 150-165 (in Russian).
  3. Turov I. Peculiarities of the Sages’ Attitude to Gentiles in times of Amoraim // Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NASU. – № 4. – Kyiv,  1998.  – P. 236-250 (Ukrainian).
  4. Turov I. The Sages About Missionaries’ Activity // Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NASU.  – № 4. – Kyiv,1998. – P. 251-262 (in Ukrainian).
  5. Turov I. The Problem of Interaction between Jews and Gentiles within Rabbinic Midrashim // Jews, History and Culture in Ukraine. – Kyiv : Institute of the Judaic Research, 1996. – P.155-160 (Russian).
  6. Turov I. The Attitude of Sages toward the Social Status of Proselytes // The Oriental Studies. – № 2.  – Kyiv : Institute of the Oriental Studies of NASU, 1998. – P. 26-38 (Ukrainian).
  7. Turov I. The Attitude of Sages toward Gentiles’ Wisdom // The Oriental Studies.  – № 3.  – Kyiv : Institute of the Oriental Studies of NASU, 1998. – P. 11-26 (Ukrainian).
  8. Turov I. Sages on the Status of Gerim in the Jewish Community of Palestine // Proceedings of the Third CIS Student Conference in Jewish Studies. –  Moscow, 1999. – P. 17-26 (Russian).
  9. Turov I.  The Views of Palestinian Sages on the Propagation of Judaism // Sixth International Conference in Jewish Studies. –  Moscow, 1999 (in Russian).
  10. Turov I. Some problems of the history of the estate of the Romanian Palestine sages // The messenger of the International Solomon University. – Kyiv, 2000 (Ukrainian).
  11. Turov I. The Notion of World History in the Works of Palestinian Sages // Oriental World. – № 3. –  Kyiv, 2000 (Ukrainian).
  12. Turov I. History of the peoples of the world in the writings of the sages of Palestine. The World of the ORIENT. – Kyiv, 2000 (Ukrainian).
  13. Turov I. Jews and Christians in the eastern part of Rich Pospolita: problems of  contacts. Judaica-Rossica. –  № 2. – Moscow, 2002 (Russian).
  14. Turov I. Hasidism and Christianity of the eastern territory  of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: Hypothesises as to the Possibility of Contacts and Mutual Influence  Vestnik Yevreiskogo Universiteta. – № 6. –  Moscow-Jerusalem, 2002 (in Russian).
  15. Turov I. The Hasids Lore Concerning the Peoples of the World. – Parallely. – № 23. – Moscow, 2003 (Russian).
  16. Turov I. Judaism in Ukraine // Encyclopedia  of the Ukrainian History. – Kiev, 2006. – № 3. – Р. 646-650.
  17. Turov I. Rabbi Abraham Malach in the early Hasidic setting // Oriental World. – № 1. – Kyiv, 2007 (Russian).
  18. Turov I. Historical thinking  of the early Hasidism // Orientology. – № 37. – 2007. P.149-165 (in Russian).
  19. Turov I. Attitude Hasids  to Gentles // Jews and Slavs. – Jerusalem–Kiev : The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2008. – Vol.19. – P. 42-64 (Russian).
  20. Turov I. Conception of the Torah studding in the early Hasidism // Oriental World. – № 2. –  2008. – P.104-112 (Russian).
  21. Turov I. Role of intellect in the spiritual practice  of the early Hasidism // Oriental World. –  № 1. – 2009. – P. 109-122 (Russian).
  22. Turov I. Repentance role in  the  mystical practice  of the early Hasidism // Oriental World. – № 3.  – 2009. – P. 103-111 (Russian).
  23. Turov I. Messianic conception of Hassidism //  Orientology. – № 45-46. – 2009. – P. 89-113 (Russian).
  24. Turov I. Teaching of the  Hassidim about unity of the attributes of the deity // Orientology. – № 49-50. – 2010. – P. 215-229 (Russian).
  25. Turov I. Imaginative faculty role in  the   spiritual practice  of the early Hasidism // Orientology. – № 52. –  2010. – P. 127-146 (Russian).
  26. Turov I. Anti-Semitism in Ukraine in XXI century:  political perspective  of dynamic changes // Scientific Proceedings of the Institute of the National Relations and Politology of the National Ukrainian Academy of Sciences,  2011. – № 4 (54). – P.307-317 (Russian).
  27. Turov I. Сheerfulness  and fun in Hassidic teaching  // Oriental World. – № 2. –  2011. P. 134-142 (Russian).
  28. Turov I. The doctrine of  Hassidism  about unity of man with God // Orientology. – № 53-54.  – 2011. – P.196-215 (Russian).
  29. Turov I.  Messianic concept of Hasidism: Modernity and History // History Pages. – № 33. – 2012. – P. 208-217 (Ukrainian).
  30. Turov I.   Historiosophical aspects of sermons  of Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berdichev // History Pages. – № 34. – 2012. –  P. 238-260 (Russian).
  31. Turov I. The role of the ordinary desires in the spiritual practice of early Hasidism // Orientology. – № 57-58.  – 2012. – P. 147-157 (Russian).
  32. Turov IAnti-Semitism in the media space  of Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics: the impact of the Russian factor // «Collections of scholarly articles» I.F.Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NASU. – № 1 (72). – 2015. –  P. 310-322 (Ukraine).
  33. Turov I. Ideology of ritual as an instrument  of sacralization of power in the Hasidic community //  Proceedings of the The National University of Ostroh Academy. – № 12.  – 2015. – P. 131-160 (Russian).
  34. Turov I. Conservatism and Modernism in the teachings of the Rebbe of Satmar about Zionism // Oriental World . – № 1. – 2016. – P. 71-83 (Russian).
  35. Turov I. The concept of power tzaddikim  in the Hasidic teaching about  prayer // Oriental World. – № 2-3. – 2016. – P. 91-108 (Russian).