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Centre for Classical Studies

 

Nikolay Grintser

Head of School of Advanced Studies in the Humanities
Greek literature of the archaic and classical period, the ancient literary and linguistic theory, comparative mythology, history of religion.
 

Oleg Aurov

Leading researcher of center for Classical studies
Spanish history of the 8th – the first half of the 14th century, history of Medieval knighthood, Medieval Western legal history, Medieval Western Church history.
 

Ekatherina Ilyushechkina

Assosiate professor of Chair of General History
History. Historical science Literature. Literary criticism. Folklore. Geography
 

Boris Nikolsky

Senior researcher of Center for Classical studies
Ancient Greek drama, history of moral ideas in antiquity
 

Mikhail Shumilin

Senior researcher of Center for Classical studies
Roman and Hellenic literature, theoretical studies in Classic literature, history of Classical studies, textology.

Centre for Oriental Studies

 

George Starostin

Head of Center for Oriental Studies
Comparative linguistics (methodology, general theory); genetic relatedness of Old World language families (studies in Dravidian, Yeniseian, Sino-Tibetan languages and language families of Africa); Oriental studies and sinology (implementation of linguistic methods in studying of notable Chinese literary works).
 

Maxim Alontsev

Research fellow of Center for Oriental studies
Persian Sufism, Sufi hagiography, Sufi theories on love, Muslim treatises on love.
 

Mikhail Zhivlov

Senior researcher of Center for Oriental studies
Theory and methodology of comparative and historical linguistics; Uralic languages; Hokan languages; Penutian languages; Uto-Aztecan languages; Oto-Manguean languages; genetic and areal connections between aboriginal Californian languages.
 

Alexey Kassian

Senior researcher of Center for Orintal studies
Cuneiform languages of Ancient Middle East (Hittite, Hurrian, Hattic); distant relatedness of languages; areal connections between Old World and New World; theory and methodology of comparative and historical linguistics.
 

Leyli Lahuti

Research fellow of Center for Oriental studies
Classic Persian literature; Iranian, Central Asian and Afghani history and culture; Islam, Sufism.
 

Alexander Mescheryakov

Deputy Head of Center for Oriental studies
Japanese history and culture, formation of the Janapese nation, history of totalitarianism in Japan.
 

Evgenia Nikitenko

Research fellow of Center for Oriental studies
Classic Persian literature; Iranian, Central Asian and Afghani history and culture; Islam, Sufism; autobiographical narrative; historiography of Islamic world; history of Oriental studies.
 

Stephan Rodin

Research fellow of center for Oriental studies
History of traditional Japan, history and literature of the Nara era, formation of public power institutes in Ancient Japan, death and Japanese burial practices, ideas of space and time in traditional Eastern societies, evolution of perception of body and corporeality in Japan, history of Oriental studies in Russia and worldwide, the problem of individual personality in Eastern cultures, everyday culture.
 

Nadezhda Trubnikova

Leading researcher of center for Oriental studies
History of Buddhist philosophy, history of Japanese culture. Currently working upon translation, commenting upon and studying of The Collection of Sand and Stones (Shasekish?, 13th century), the project is supported by the Russian fund for the Humanities (#13-03-00161).
 

Liliya Kholkina

Senior research fellow of Center for Oriental studies
Chinese language
 

Nataliya Chalisova

Deputy head of Center for Oriental studies
History of Classic Iranian literature; traditional theory of literature and conventions of poetic imagery; Persian poetry hermeneutics; reception of Persian poetry in Russia, translation strategies and problems.

Centre for Theoretical Folklore Studies

 

Nikita Petrov

Head of Center for Folklore studies
Folklore, mythology, cultural anthropology; Russian folk and mythological traditions, epic traditions of the world, Russian bylinas, tale types and motifs indexes, digital folklore studies, traditional and contemporary culture of Russia.
 

Dmitry Antonov

Senior researcher of center for Folklore studies
Old Russian culture, semiotics of iconography, Medieval demonology, Slavic “folk Bible”, interaction of visual, literary and oral tradition.
 

Alexandra Arkhipova

Senior researcher of center for Folklore studies
Folklore studies, social anthropology.
 

Maria Akhmetova

Senior researcher of center for Folklore studies
Local urban text, contemporary folklore, onomastics, toponymy, regional characteristics of urban speech, contemporary mythology.
 

Marina Baiduzh

Senior researcher of Center for Folklore studies
Contemporary mythology, urban demonology, local urban text, urban anthropology, urban legends, anthropology of historical reenactment communities.
 

Maria Volkova

Research fellow of center for Folklore studies
History, literature studies, folklore, art studies.
 

Dmitry Doronin

Research fellow of center for Folklore studies
Social and cultural anthropology, ethnography, ethnology, folklore and mythology studies, turkology and altaistics. Urban environment and transformation of traditional concepts and practices of life sustenance. Modern political mythology. Constructing of historical memory, religious and ethnocultural identities. Contemporary religious movements: practices and representatives. Postfolklore, newslore.
 

Sergey Nekliudov

Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Theoretical Folklore Studies, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
Theoretical folklore studies; mythology, epics and traditional literature of peoples of Mongolia, contemporary Russian urban folklore.
 

Dmitry Nikolaev

Senior researcher of Center for Folklore studies
Digital methods in the humanities, text databases.
 

Olga Khristoforova

Leading researcher of Center for Folklore studies
Folklore studies, social and cultural anthropology, visual anthropology, medical anthropology.

Centre for Studies in History and Culture

 

Maria Neklyudova

Department of Cultural Studies and Social Communication, Chair
History and culture of Early Modern France.
 

Kseniya Gusarova

Senior lecturer of Chair of cultural and social communication
Cultural history of corporeality, history and theory of fashion, everyday culture, history of ideas, sociocultural modes of visual perception, social construct of normality.
 

Andrey Zorin

Head of Center for Cultural studies
History of Russian state ideology, Russian literature of the 18th – 19th centuries, cultural history of emotions.
 

Irina Kaspe

Senior researcher of ccnter for Cultural studies
Sociology of literature, receptive studies, utopian studies, history of Soviet culture.
 

Ilya Kukulin

Senior researcher of Center for Cultural Studies
Sociology of contemporary Russian culture. History of Soviet and post-Soviet society (the 1960s – 2000s). Russian literature of the 1910s – 1930s.
 

Ekatherina Lapina-Kratasyuk

Senior researcher of Center for Ñulture studies
New media
 

Yulia Liderman

Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication
Contemporary art, theory of contemporary culture, theory of theatre and performativity.
 

Maria Mayofis

Senior researcher of Center for Ñulture studies
History of Russian culture of the 18th – 19th centuries, history of education in the USSR, history of Soviet children’s culture.
 

Andrey Oleynikov

Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication
Theory of the Department of Cultural Studies and Social Communications historical time, political theory, philosophy of higher education.
 

Lubov Poelueva

Professor of Chair of culturology and social communication
Transition periods in culture in the context of popular culture.
 

Kyrill Reshetnikov

Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication
Comparative and historical linguistics, morphological typology, sociolinguistics, intercultural communications, formation of national cultures and literary languages.
 

Roman Khandozhko

Research fellow of Center for Ñulture studies
Policies of commemoration and popular perception of history, social and political history of the late USSR, mass movements in the USSR during the Perestroika.

Centre for Studies in History and Literature

 

Irina Ershova

Leading researcher of Center for Historical-literary studies
Medieval studies, theory of epics, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Spanish literature, translation problems, comparative studies.
 

Natalia Avtonomova

leading researcher of Center for Historical-Literary Studies
Specializes in epistemology, contemporary French philosophy, psychoanalysis, philosophical literature translation problems. PhD thesis on “Philosophical problems of structural analysis in the humanities” (1973), postdoc on “Rationality as a theoretical and cognitive problem” (1988).
 

Mikhail Andreev

Head of Center for Historical-Literary Studies
History of Italian, French, Spanish and English literature, comparative literature studies, historical poetics, theory of literature, problems of cultural studies.
 

Elena Lutsenko

Senior research fellow of Center for Historical-literary studies
Renaissance art, Shakespeare studies, music and literature of the 20th century, contemporary literature.
 

Vera Milchina

Leading researcher of Center for Historical-Literary studies
Specializes in history of French and Russian literature. Main research interests are: Russian-French connections of the end of the 18th – the beginning of the 19th century, history of French Romanticism, commented editions of notable French literary works of the first half of the 19th century.
 

Natalya Pastushkova

Lecturer of Chair of General history, research fellow of Center for Literary-Historical studies
Medieval Western European literature, Spanish studies, comparative studies, translation, Latin American literature.
 

Mikhail Reutin

Leading researcher of Center for Historical-Literary studies
Medieval folk culture, Medieval scholastics, mysticism. Byzantine theology of the 14th century.
 

Kirill Tchekalov

Leading researcher of Center for Historical-Literary studies
Renaissance and Baroque French and Italian literature; literary life of the Belle Epoque; history of French popular literature, its perception and translations in Russia; detective as a literary genre.
 

Igor Shaitanov

Leading researcher of Center for Historical-Literary studies
History of English literature, Russian-English literary connections, history of poetry, genre theory, myth-building in Russian culture. Specializes in comparative literature studies.

Centre for Studies in Economic and Social History

 

Yuri Petrov

Head of Center for economic and social history
History of Russia, economic history, political history, history of pre-revolutionary Russian banking, stock market and private enterprise.
 

Sergey Bespalov

Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history
Problems of economic and political modernization, Russian history of the end of the 19th – the beginning of the 20th centuries, international relations and foreign policy of Russia in the post-Soviet area.
 

Timur Valetov

Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history
Historical digital studies, Russian social and economic history of the 19th – 20th centuries, geographical information systems, digital publishing.
 

Volodin Andrey

Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history
 

Dmitry Karasev

Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history
Sociology of the revolution, historical sociology, contemporary sociology.
 

Roman Konchakov

Head of department of Economic history
Historical demography, social history of transport and communications, historical digital studies. Russian social history of the 19th – the beginning of the 20th century, interdisciplinary methods of studies in history, digital humanities.
 

Elena Korchmina

Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history
Russian economic history of the 18th – the first half of the 19th centuries, history of Russian nobility.
 

Igor Kuznetsov

Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history
Agricultural history, Russian economic history, history of economic studies, historiography.
 

Irina Shilnikova

Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history

Centre for Comprehensive Historical Studies in State and Municipal Management

 

Askold Ivantchik

Head of Center for comprehensive historical studies
Greek and Latin epigraphy, ancient history and archaeology of Black Sea region, Anatolia and Eurasian steppes, Ancient Greek colonization, Classical literary tradition upon the East, Classical ethnography.
 

Ilya Zhenin

Assosiate professor of Chair of General History
Specializes in contemporary history of Europe and America. Main research interests are: German history of the 20th century, political, social, cultural and anthropological history of the Weimar republic, history of Russian-German relations.
 

Fatima Malkhozova

Head of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship
Contemporary history of Russia; history of representative government; history of state management in Russia.

Department of General history

 

Ilya Arhipov

Assosiate professor of Chair of General History
Ancient Near East history. Semitic languages. Economic history.
 

Dmitry Zaytsev

Lecturer of Chair of General History
History and archaeology of Ancient Greece, Classical literature, Classical historiography.
 

Igor Ignatchenko

Associate Professor of Chair of General History
Modern history of France; Modern international relations history; history of Western European social and political studies.
 

Igor Kurukin

Professor of Chair of General History
Specializes in Russian social and political history of the 16th – 18th centuries, political struggle in Russia after Peter the Great and formation of popular perception of history in the 18th – 19th centuries, political mechanisms of monarchy, army and state in the 18th century Russia.
 

Stanislav Mereminsky

Lecturer of Chair of General History
 

Ivan Nikolsky

Lecturer of Chair of General History
Late Classical and Early Medieval history, historiography of the late Roman Empire and the early Byzantium, representation of political ideology in historical sources, formation of barbaric kingdoms and problems of continuity of Classical culture.
 

Olga Polovinkina

Professor of Chair of General History
Comparative studies, English studies, American studies.
 

Andrey Smorchkov

Professor of Chair of General History
Interaction of sacral and political functions in the government system of the Roman Empire. Principles of civil communities’ functioning. Specific topics are: sacral meaning to a magistrate’s power, sacral authority of various magistrates (consuls/praetors, dictators, censors), political authority and forms of influence of priests (pontiffs and augurs); temple building, temples’ status and role.
 

Nataliya Tanshina

Professor of Chair of General History

Department of history of Russian statehood

 

Nataliya Bolotina

Assosiate professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship
Russian history of the 17th – the beginning of the 20th centuries, political history, history of culture, international relations and state institutions, biographic studies, sources studies, archaeography.
 

Vladimir Vasilenko

Professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship
State management, Russian state history, public service, human resources policies, human resources audit, civil society institutes, democratic development, social self-organization, social innovations management, social sector management, security, national security, terrorism, history of terrorism, history of national security, information security and state secrets.
 

Vasily Zverev

Professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship
History of social studies in Russia of the second half of the 19th century – the beginning of the 20th century, history of Russian narodniki movement, anthropological aspects of Russian history, economic history.
 

Arkady Komissarenko

Professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship
Russian social, economic and political history of the 9th – the first half of the 19th century; Russian Orthodox Church history; state-confessional relations; agricultural issues in Russia before the mid-19th century (the peasant issue); Russian foreign policy problems; history of Russian state institutions.
 

Konstantin Morozov

professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship
History of the Socialist Revolutionary Party; the SR terror; socialist and anarchist resistance of the Bolshevik regime; ethics and “party” justice of Russian revolutionaries; history of political imprisonment and revolutionaries’ struggle for the “political regime”; revolutionaries and public repressive authorities; the SR trial of 1922; the world and subculture of Russian revolutionary; historical memory and historical policies.
 

Konstantin Nosov

Assosiate professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship
Ancient and Medieval Russian history; military history and history of fortification.
 

Maria Fiveyskaya

Assosiate professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship
Economic history, standardization and technical regulation, heraldry.
 

Anatoly Chernobaev

Professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship

Department of Culturology and social communication

 

Anatoly Vozzhenikov

Professor of Chair of culturology and social communication
Theory and practice of national security
 

Vladimir Glibkin

Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication
 

Elena Gordienko

Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication
Text linguistics, principles of staging of non-drama texts, modern theatre text, performativity.
 

Alexey Indrikov

Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication
 

Victoria Merzlyakova

Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication
Contemporary popular culture, theory of communications, sociolinguistics, media culture, business culture, culture and practices of tourism and hiking, digital humanities.
 

Oksana Moroz

Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication
Media studies, urban studies, art studies, trauma studies, semantics of culture, sociology of culture, political philosophy, theory and history of contemporary Russian culture.

Administration

 

Ekaterina Samorodnitskaya

Deputy Head of SASH
 

Ksenia Danilochkina

SASH's coordinator
 

Elena Shumilova

SASH's coordinator