Tatiana Panina (PhD hab) is a researcher at the Department of Philological Studies, at the Udmurt Institute for Research in History, Language and Literature (Udmurt Federal Research Centre, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences). She is interested in traditional Udmurt culture, more precisely in folk medicine, incantation tradition and more recently dreams. Panina teaches English at the Izhevsk Medical Academy.

e-mail: tipanina@mail.ru