Positions and focuses

Research assistant at the Section of Typology at the Institute of Linguistics, RAS. Yury administers and develops pamiri.online. He is also in charge of the research seminar on Iranian languages.


Areas of interest: phonetics, phonological typology, online lexicography, Iranian languages, Pamir languages, digital language resources.


Bachelor of Arts in linguistics with a focus on language theory (HSE University, Moscow)

Language skills
Russian (native), English (proficient), Persian (intermediate), Modern Standard Arabic (beginner), Shughni (fieldwork)

Selected publications

  • Towards the Description of Shughni Morphophonology
    In Russian: К описанию шугнанской морфонологии: предварительные замечания
    Y. Y. Makarov & V. A. Plungian
    Essays in honour of O. F. Krivnova. Moscow: Buki Vedi, 2023.
  • Digital Resources for the Shughni Language
    Y. Makarov, M. Melenchenko & D. Novokshanov
    Proceedings of the Workshop on Resources and Technologies for Indigenous, Endangered and Lesser-resourced Languages in Eurasia within the 13th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference. Marseille: European Language Resources Association, 2022.

Curriculum vitae