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Stephanie Theresia Fediakov-Flögel,

Lecturer in Russian Phonetics

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg

Stephanie Fediakov-Flögel was born in Lower Austria and studied Russian at the interpreting institute of the University of Vienna and at the Moscow Pedagogical Maurice Thorez Foreign Language Institute. Since completing her studies in 1976, she has worked as a translator and interpreter. She has also worked as a court interpreter since 1980. From 1979 to 2011 she was a university lecturer for Russian at the Institute for Slavonic Studies at the University of Salzburg. There she established a cooperation with the Irkutsk State University, which enabled students to take summer courses. From 2001 to 2011 she was also the contact person of the Institute for Slavonic Studies for the European Foreign Language Center of the Council of Europe. In 2007 she received two awards from Russia: the Lomonossov Order for her services in cooperation between Russia and Austria and the Pushkin Medal for her services in teaching the Russian language and culture.

She started working at the Mozarteum University Salzburg as a lecturer for Russian phonetics in 2007. In 2010, the opera Eugen Onegin by Tchaikovsky was produced, directed by Eike Gramss. Fediakov-Flögel provided phonetic support for the singers during this project. In 2016, during a new production of the opera Eugen Onegin by Gernot Sahler and Alexander von Pfeil, she also had the same function.