Dr Olga Tabachnikova

Reader in Russian, The Director of The Vladimir Vysotsky Centre for Slavonic Studies, Subject Leader for Russian, Lead for ‘Representations of Migration, Diaspora and Exile in Media, Literature and Art’ (MIDEX Centre, UCLan)School of Psychology and Humanities

Olga teaches Slavonic Studies which runs an extensive programme of academic and cultural activities. Olga’s main area of expertise is Russian literature and cultural history from the 19th century to the present. She is a prolific researcher, collaborating in numerous international projects, and an award winning poet, with two books of poetry (in Russian).