Tatiana Artemieva, born in Krasnovodsk, Turkmenia,in 1955. Ph.D. from St. Petersburg State University.Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Human Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg.
The TRIS programme was very useful and important for me both as a scholar and as an organiser of scholarly activities in Russia. I had the opportunity to study current and classical literature on my topic The History of philosophy in the context of history of ideas”. I studied the methodology of analysis in intellectual history, traditional for Western scholars. Using their approach, language and system of the basic categories I was able to communicate with Western colleagues, and to introduce and represent Russian philosophy, especially the philosophy of the Russian Enlightenment as a part of European thought.I found a lot of the material I needed to finish my book Philosophy in St. Petersburg Academy of Science in the eighteenth century and to write a paper British mystics in 18th-century Russia The communication and discussions with specialists on this topic in the Netherlands and conversations with TRIS and NIAS Fellows enriched me with new contacts and new ideas.The programme for scholars from Eastern and Central Europe was special because it made it possible to forge truly international links and so create a Republic of Letters