Associate Professor of St Petersburg University Apollinariia Avrutina presented her dissertation for the Doctor of Philology degree. The title of the study is ‘Phonology and morphonology of agglutinative languages in a diachronic perspective (on the material of the Asia Minor’s Turkic literary languages of the 13th – 20th centuries)’. The academic supervisor of the research was Vadim B. Kasevich, Doctor of Philology and Honorary Professor of St Petersburg University. Apollinariia S. Avrutina is a well-known specialist in Turkic philology, literary translator and the director of the Centre for Contemporary Turkish Studies at St Petersburg University. She is the organiser of…