Prof. Dr. Dennis Ioffe




Prof. Dr. Dennis Ioffe is an Associate Professor of Russian Studies (Titulaire de la Chaire de langue et littérature Russe).

Département d’enseignement de Langues et Lettres, Faculté de Lettres, Traduction et Communication, Université libre de Bruxelles.






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Research Focus:

Area studies, Art History, Language technology, Linguistics, Literary studies, Media,

Music, Philosophy, Religion, Theatre and performing arts, Translation Studies.


Research Period: 19th Century, 20th Century, Contemporary.


Research Region:

Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Western Europe.


Research languages:

Eastern European languages, English, French, Latin, Oriental languages, Russian.


Research Methodology:

Comparative culture, literature, language and text analysis.



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Since October 2020 Prof. Dr. Dennis Ioffe (PhD University of Amsterdam, 2009) is an Associate Professor of Russian Studies

(Titulaire de la Chaire de langue et littérature Russe), Université libre de Bruxelles.


        Before coming at ULB Dr Ioffe served as a post-doctoral Research Fellow

(formerly Assistant Professor/‘Doctor-Assistånt’) at the Department of Languages and Cultures

(Slavic & East-European), The Faculty of Arts, Ghent University, Belgium.

He serves also as a Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam’s

Department of Slavic Languages & Cultures.

Since January 2016 Dr Ioffe is Co-Editor-in-Chief, Russian Literature, Elsevier Science BV.






Aside of UGent, during his career Dennis Ioffe has held lecturing and research appointments

at the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom), Memorial University (Canada),

University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands). He has authored more than 100 scholarly articles

and edited/co-edited several academic collections appeared with major academic publishers

in Western Europe and the US.


          Dr Ioffe’s publications have appeared in “Soviet and Post-Soviet Review”, “Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism”,

“East European Jewish Affairs”, “Russian Studies in Literature”, “New Literary Review” (NLO), “Studies in Slavic Cultures,”

“Australian Slavonic an East European Studies”, “Neohelicon,” “Slavonic and East European Review,”

“The Journal of European Studies,” “Russian Literature” (Elsevier Science), “Slavic & East European Journal,”

“Acta Semiotica Fennica,” “Kritika i Semiotika,” “New Zealand Slavonic Journal,”

Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology,” “Philologica,”

Tijdschrift voor Slavische Literatuur,” “Slavica Occitania,” and others.


Dennis Ioffe currently works on a number of Russia and Eastern Europe related research projects focused

on the intersections between art and politics, between culture and activism which spread chronologically

from the Silver Age till the contemporary protests.


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