Eva Toulouze (PhD hab) is a professor of Finno-Ugric languages at the Institute of Eastern Languages and Cultures (INALCO, Paris), and a researcher at the Department of Ethnology, University of Tartu, Estonia. Her main fields of interest are the cultures of Russia’s Finno-Ugric peoples, the emergence of a written culture in Finno-Ugric areas, Forest Nenets culture and Udmurt religious practice.

e-mail: evatoulouze@gmail.com