DSc in History. Professor of the Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University (Ukraine)
Professor of the Department of Theory, History and Teaching Methods of the Russian Language and Literature, Voronezh State Pedagogical University (Voronezh)
DSc in Philology, Professor, Meritorious Scientist of the Russian Federation
Head Researcher of the Center of Asian and Pacific Studies, N. N. Miklukho-Maklay Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Vice-Director, Teaching Scientific Center of Social Anthropology, Russian State University f
DSc in History, Professor
Scientific Vice-Director of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)
DSc in History, Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Scientific Vice-Director of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)
DSc in History, Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Vice-Director of the Department of Humanities Research, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Professor of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (Moscow)
DSc in Arts, Professor
Head of the Sector of Immaterial Culture Heritage, Polenov State Russian House of Folk Arts (Moscow)
PhD in Philology
Professor of the Department of Culture and Religious Studies, Leading Researcher of the Center of Studies on Traditional Culture of the European North, M. V. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Arkhangel’sk)
DSc in Philology
Head of the Sector of Folklore and Folk Art, State Institute of Art Studies of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation (Moscow)
PhD in Philology
Leading Researcher of the Scientific Research Laboratory “Philological Research on Spiritual Culture of the North,” Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University (Syktyvkar)
PhD in Philology, Associate Professor
chief editor, Head of the Department of Folklore, A. M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)
DSc in Philology
Head of the Department of Russian Literature and Scientific Vice-Director, Institute of Philology and Journalism of the Lobachevsky State University of Nizhniy Novgorod (Nizhniy Novgorod)
DSc in Philology
Vice Editor-in-Chief of the scholarly almanac “Traditional Culture,” Polenov State Russian House of Folk Arts
PhD in Philology
Vice Editor-in-Chief of the scholarly almanac “Traditional Culture,” Polenov State Russian House of Folk Arts (Moscow)
PhD in Philology
Associate Professor of the Department of Oral Folk Arts, Faculty of Philology, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow)
PhD in Philology
PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Slavic Languages, University of Southern California (USA)
Associate Professor of the Department of Russian Language, Literature and Journalism, I. N. Ulyanov Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University (Ul'yanovsk)
PhD in Philology
Leading Researcher of the Federal Institute for the Development of Education (Moscow)
PhD
Professor of the Department of Russian and Foreign Literature and Teaching Methodology, Vyatka State University (Kirov)
DSc in Philology, Professor
Director of the Polenov State Russian House of Folk Arts; Chairman, Russian Committee for the Preservation of the Non-Material Cultural Heritage, Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO (Moscow)
PhD in Arts, Professor
Senior Researcher of the Department of Folklore, A. M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)
PhD in Philology
Associate Professor of the Department of History of Russian Music, Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (Moscow)
PhD in Arts
PhD, Professor Emeritus of Music Anthropology, University of Tampere (Finland)
Leading Researcher of the Department of Philological Research, Udmurt Federal Research Center, Uralic Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Izhevsk)
DSc in Philology, Professor, Meritorious Scientist of the Udmurt Republic
Senior Researcher of the Laboratory of Philology of the Department of Humanities Research, Federal Research Center the Southern Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Rostov-on-Don)
Head of the Department of Russian Folklore, Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of the Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg)
DSc in Philology, Professor
Senior Researcher of the Department of Typology and Comparative Linguistics, Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)
PhD in Philology
Professor of the Department of Russian Language, Literature and Journalism, Mari State University (Yoshkar-Ola)
DSc in Philology, Professor
Leading Researcher of the D. S. Likhachev Russian Scientific Research Institute of Natural and Cultural Heritage (Siberian Branch) of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation (Omsk)
PhD in History
DSc in Philology, Academician. President of the Academy of Sciences of Abkhazia (Abkhazia Republic)