Wilson Center Experts

Mikhail Anatolyevich Rodionov

Regional Exchange Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Saudi Arabia
Affiliation:
Professor, Russian Academy of Sciences
Wilson Center Project(s):
Conflict Resolution as Social Practice: Hadramawt (South Arabia), Power and Poet

Project Summary

Folk poetry as a local cultural practice, comparing elements in Arabic, Russian and North American cultures. An interdisciplinary study that explores local cultural practices with reference to folk poetry, discussing the role of the poet. Provides a comparative analysis of the status and social functionsof poetry in Arabic, Russian and North American cultures.