Researcher, Department of Ural-Altaic Languages
Employed at the Institute of Linguistics since 1997.
Scientific Secretary of the Russian Committee of Turkologists at the Department of Historical and Philological Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Scientific editor of the journal «Rossijskaja tjurkologija» [Russian Turkish Studies].
Member of the editorial board of the journal «Uralo-altajskie issledovanija» [Ural-Altaiс Studies].
Zarema Ekba was born in 1973 in Moscow. After graduation from school №939 in 1990, she entered the Russian Department of the Faculty of Philology of Lomonosov Moscow State University. In 1995 Zarema graduated from University, specialisation – philologist, teacher of Russian language and literature, teacher of Russian as a foreign language. That year she entered the graduate school of the Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Simultaneously with her postgraduate studies, Zarema Ekba worked as a teacher of Russian as a foreign language in language courses.
Under the supervision of the corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences E. Tenishev, Zarema defended her Ph.D. thesis Arabic and Persian loanwords in the Bashkir language (1997), (specialisation 10.02.06 "Turkic languages"). From 1997 to the present time, she has been working at the Department of Ural-Altaic Languages at the Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Since 2010, Zarema Ekba has been Academic Secretary of the Russian Committee of Turkic Studies at the Department of Historical and Philological Sciences. Annually she takes part in organizing the meetings of the committee and the "Teniševskie čtenija". Zarema Ekba holds full records of the work of the committee of Turkologists. Since 2018, after the handover of the journal "Rossijskaja tjurkologija" [Russian Turkish Studies] to the Institute of Linguistics, she coordinates the work of the editorial board of this journal. She is also its scientific and production editor.
Zarema is fluent in 2 Turkic languages – Bashkir and Turkish. She has also more than 50 published works.
Research interests: Turkic lexicology, Turkic lexicography, ethnolinguistics, language relationships, history of Turkic languages.
Èkba Nazir, Èkba Zarema. Istoriko-kul’turnaja i jazykovaja občšnost’ narodov abxazo-adygskoj gruppy Čerkessk. [Historical, cultural and linguistic community of the peoples of the Abkhaz-Adyg group Cherkessk], 1997
Èkba Zarema. Baškirsko-russkij slovar’ slov arabskogo i persidskogo proisxoždenija. [Bashkir-Russian dictionary of words of Arabic and Persian origin], Ufa, 2004
Sravnitel’no-istoričeskaja grammatika tjurkskix jazykov. Pratjurkskij jazyk-osnova. Kartina mira pratjurka. [Comparative-historical grammar of the Turkic languages. The Pra-Turkic language is the basis. The picture of the world of the pratiurk], 2006, 908 p. Editors: Tenišev Èdxjam, Dybo Anna. (Authors: Tenišev Èdxjam, Blagova Galina, Dybo Anna, Kormušin Igor’, Mudrak Oleg, Musaev Kenesbaj, Nasilov Dmitrij, Normanskaja Julija, Tadinova Roza, Èkba Zarema).
Publications in peer-reviewed journals
Case System Of Tatar Language In Synchronic And Diachronic Aspects («Padežnaja sistema tatarskogo jazyka v sinxroničeskom i diaxroničeskom osvečšenii») // Modern Journal of Language Teaching Methods. 2018. 411–417p. (together with Xafizova R., Nurieva F., Jusupov A.)
Daily Time Circle “Täülek” In Tatar Language («Sutočnyj krug vremeni “Täülek” v tatarskom jazyke») // AD Alta-Journal of Interdisciplinary Research-08/01-III, 2018. 98–100p. (together with Xafizova R., Nurieva F., Jusupov A.)
The origins and stages of development of the Old Tatar literary language // Revista Inclusiones Vol. 6 num Especial (2019). 746–751p. (together with Nurieva F., Kadyrova È., Sitdikova A.)
- Turkic Magic Vocabulary in the Ethnolinguistic Context of People of the Ural-Altaic Region // Myth and Mystery in the Altaic World. Proceedings. 52nd Annual Meeting of the PIAC. July 26–31, 2009, Huhhot, China. P. 45–49. (together with R. Tadinova)