Vladimir Braginsky, born in Moscow, Russia, in 1945. Ph.D. from the Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow. Professor of Oriental cultures at the Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow.
Fellow (1 September 1992 – 30 June 1993)
During my stay at NIAS, I have been working on two projects: 1) the preparation for publication of an enlarged and updated English version of A history of Malay Literature in 7-19cc; and 2) philological, anthropological and philosophical analysis of some Malay Mystical (sufi) poems about boats and navigation.