Mikhail Bashkirov

Grant Type

Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowship

Institutional Affiliation

Univ of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne

Grant number

Gr. 10362

Approve Date

October 6, 2022

Project Title

Bashkirov, Mikhail (Univ of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne) "A Shaman’s Tale"

Alexander Gabyshev, a Yakut shaman, crosses Russia by foot to exorcise Vladimir Putin ‘The Demon’. Followed by his supporters and pursued by the Russian security forces, Alexander manages to break free from his status as a village idiot to rise to the rank of a popular hero.