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Research Group on Implementation of Language-Driven Software and Applications

Ángel-Luis Encinas-Moral

Angel-Luis Encinas-Moral has got a Master of Arts degree in Russian and Soviet History from the School of History of Moscow State University M. V. Lomonosov, and a PhD. in Geography and History from the School of Geography and History from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Currently, he is a Lecturer at the Roman Philology, Slavic Philology and General Linguistic Dept. within the Modern Languages Grade of Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is a certified official translator of Russian by the Spanish Foreing Office and has followed studies of Russian language and translation in Moscow State University M. V. Lomonosov and Hebrew in the Rothberg's International School of Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is an expert in Spanish, Russian, Soviet, Slavonic peoples, and Center and Eastern European countries Jewish history, from Antiquity to our days, and also in Russian-Spanish cultural, diplomatic and scientist history and in Shoah (Holocaust) history.

He has been the director for 8 years (2001-2008), of the research project "Spaniards in Russia", working in different Russian State Archives in Moscow and in Saint Petersburg, in collaboration with Rosarkhive. In this project more than 100.000 archive documents about Spain of these documental centers were reproduced. He has managed many other scientific research projects and document publications. From Old Russian, he has translated, "The Nestor Chronica" and "The lay of the expedition waged by Igor"; and, from Modern Russian, several works by Mikhail Koltsov, Stoyan Minev ("Stepanov"), Yuri Lotman, Andrey Elpatievsky, amongst others. From Hebrew, he has translated "Fantastic Tales", by Rabbi Nakhman of Breslov. He is one of the authors and translators of the "Russian-Spanish Diplomatic Documentation Corpus" (2 volumes, Madrid, 1991, 2005). More recently, he has translated from Modern Russian and published "Letters about Spain", by Vassili Botkin (Madrid, Miraguano, 2012). He is currently writing the "Spanish-Hebrew lexicon of History and Religion terms". He is a member of many professional associations of historians and of the Russian Academy of Heraldry, and is the President of the Slavonic Studies Center and of the Spanish Association of Specialists in Russian Studies.