Anna Rácová

PhDr. Anna Rácová, CSc. (*1946)

Studies: English and Bengali at the Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague; PhD. in General Linguistic 1975, PhD. in English and Modern Philology in 1991

Specialization: Bengali language, language situation in India, Indian culture, Romani language

Activities: Since 1971 working at the Institute of Oriental and African Studies, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava. Between 1973-1998 shorter research stays in Calcutta, New Delhi, Banaras, Shantiniketan, Prague, London and Budapest.

Lecturing: Since 1991 lecturing at the Institute of International Relations, Faculty of Law, Comenius University, Bratislava and at the Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations, Matej Bel University, Banská Bystrica.

Publications: Dictionary of linguistic terminology (in collaboration), 2 monographs (in collaboration), papers on Bengali and Romani languages, book reviews, numerous articles in various encyclopaedias and lexicons, papers on various aspects of Indian culture and translations from Bengali and English.

Membership: Slovak Oriental Society, India Club, Slovak Society for Research of Religions, Slovak Association of Translators of Literature of Art