Dorfmann-Lazarev, Igor

University of Regensburg, Germany

Research Title: Apocrypha and the Construction of Cultural Consciousness of Islamicate Societies

Dr. Dorfmann-Lazarev, PhD and Habilitation at ÉPHÉ – Sorbonne, is a lecturer in Armenian civilization at the University of Aix-en-Provence. His monographs and articles are concerned with the South Caucasus and with the cross-cultural development of ecclesiastical institutions in Syria, South Caucasus, and Anatolia. In his recent publications, he has focused on the transmission of apocrypha and on the phenomenon of cultural blending in apocrypha. He is the editor of Apocryphal and Esoteric Sources in the Development of Christianity and JudaismThe Eastern Mediterraneanthe Near East, and Beyond (Brill, 2021). At ANAMED he is leading research on the sources that attest diverse representations of the origins of humankind in Christianity and Islam.  

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