Hana Yafia Yusif Jamil

Associate Professor

Хана Яфиа Юсиф Джамиль


  • St.Petersburg
  • 199034
  • Universitetskaya emb., Build. 11, Office 20


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  • M.A. in Philology (1978), Faculty of Philology

Post-graduate Studies:

  • Ph.D. in Philology, Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St.Petersburg State University (1983).

Fields of Research & Teaching Competence:

  • the Arabic language and dialects,
  • Arabic manuscripts,
  • translation,
  • folklore.


  • Conferences, Symposiums, Seminars on Asian and African Studies (Moscow, St.Petersburg, Bahrain, Kazan, Makhachkala etc.).

International Congresses & Conferences:

  • Berlin, Bahrain, Kazan, Baghdad etc.   


  • Russian,
  • Arabic,
  • English.

Publications: About 50 articles, reviews, textbooks etc.

Selected List of Articles:

  • Perspectives on the History of the Arab Gulf and the Arabian Island Through Russian Documents. Bahrain, 1999 (in Arabic);
  • Terms of pilgrimage for Russian-Muslims (based on archival materials). Ar-Riyadh, 2004 (in Arabic);
  • The main types of Arab handwriting. East. Orientalists. Oriental Studies of St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg, 2004;
  • Textbook of literary Arabic (1 and 2 courses of universities). St. Petersburg, 2005;
  •  Superstition  in modern Iraq. Vestnik St. Petersburg University. Vol. 1, St. Petersburg, 2005;
  • Trade relations between Russia and the Gulf countries (according to archival documents 1906-1914). Bahrain, 1997 (in Arabic);
  • Literary Arabic: A Practical Course. St. Petersburg, 2006;
  • The Art of Arabic Calligraphy and outstanding calligraphers. At Sat: Oriental. Univ. of St. Petersburg. Press, 2005;
  • Proverbs and sayings in Baghdad dialect. St. Petersburg, 2006;
  •  Russian Muslim pilgrimage in Mecca and Medina in 1905-1908., Al Watheekah, № 49, 2006 (in Arabic);
  •  Literary Arabic. Practical course (with two CDs). Textbook. St. Petersburg, 2006;
  •  Women in the art of calligraphy. St. Petersburg, 2006;
  •  Manuscript of the book collection A.O. Muchlinsky in the library Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St. Petersburg, 2007;
  •  Proverbs and sayings in Baghdad dialect.  St. Petersburg, 2008;
  •  Images of animals in Baghdad proverbs. Kazan, 2008;
  •  History of teaching of the Russian language in Iraq. St. Petersburg, 2008;
  •  Slang words and expressions in the modern dialect of Baghdad. St. Petersburg, 2009;
  •  Arabic manuscripts about the Verb. St.Petersburg, 2011;
  •  Arabic manuscripts about the verbal inclinations and case inflections in Arabic. St.Petersburg, 2011;
  •  Manuscripts about the grammar of the Arabic language (Four manuscripts from the collection of St. Petersburg State University). St.Petersburg, 2012;
  •  The Arabic language. Baghdad dialect. St.Petersburg, 2012;
  •  Lists of comments at-Taftazani for al-Zanjani grammar from the Library of St. Petersburg State University, St.Petersburg 2013;
  • Manuscripts about linguistics from the collection of oriental manuscripts A.K.Kazem-Beck, Kazan 2014;
  •  Lists "Kitāb al-amtāl as-sāira" from the Library of St. Petersburg State University and from the manuscript department of the National Library of Berlin. St.Petersburg, 2014;
  •  Fables Luqman in the lists of manuscripts from the Russian National Library and the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, St.Petersburg, 2015;
  • etc.