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Centre for Classical Studies

Nikolay Grintser

Ph. D., Prof.
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

PhD in History
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.

Alexey Belikov



Ekatherina Ilyushechkina

PhD in History
Assosiate professor of Chair of General History

History. Historical science Literature. Literary criticism. Folklore. Geography

Anna Kasatkina

master in Philology

Maria Kasian



Boris Nikolsky

PhD in Philology
Senior researcher of Center for Classical studies

Ancient Greek drama, history of moral ideas in antiquity

Andrey Smorchkov

PhD in History
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.

Fedor Uspensky



Mikhail Shumilin

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in Philology
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).

Maya Babkova



Mikhail Zhivlov

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in Philology
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.

Maria Kolyada



Natalia Kotova



Alexander Mescheryakov

PhD in History, Prof.
Deputy Head of Center for Oriental studies

Japanese history and culture, formation of the Janapese nation, history of totalitarianism in Japan.

Lyudmila Naniy

PhD in Philology
Senior researcher of Center for Orintal studies

Chinese language

Stephan Rodin

PhD in History
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.

Timur Safin



Mikhail Seleznev



Aglaya Starostina

PhD in Philosophy
Senior researcher of center for Oriental studies

History of philosophy, Ethnography and historical anthropology, religion, Church and society

Artem Trofimov

PhD in Philology
Senior researcher of Center for Orintal studies

Indo-European linguistics; theory and methodology of comparative and historical linguistics; diachronic phonology; dialectal partitioning of the Indo-European linguistic area; the ancient Indo-Iranian languages; Iranian studies; Armenian; Greek language.

Nadezhda Trubnikova

PhD in Philosophy
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).

Gleb Yastrebov




Centre for Theoretical Folklore Studies

Nikita Petrov

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in Philology
Senior researcher of center for Folklore studies

Folklore studies, social anthropology.

Maria Akhmetova

PhD in Philology
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.

Sergey Belyanin



Dmitry Doronin

Master of Philosophy
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.

Natalya Dushakova



Anna Kiresuk



Sergey Nekliudov

Doctor of Philology (1986), Prof.
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

PhD in Philology
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

PhD
Department of Cultural Studies and Social Communication, Chair

History and culture of Early Modern France.

Kseniya Gusarova

PhD
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

PhD in Philology, Prof.
Head of Center for Cultural studies

History of Russian state ideology, Russian literature of the 18th – 19th centuries, cultural history of emotions.

Igor Kobylin



Ekatherina Lapina-Kratasyuk

PhD in Culturology
Senior researcher of Center for Ñulture studies

New media

Yulia Liderman

PhD
Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication

Contemporary art, theory of contemporary culture, theory of theatre and performativity.

Andrey Oleynikov

PhD in Philosophy
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

PhD in Philology, PhD in Philosophy
Professor of Chair of culturology and social communication

Transition periods in culture in the context of popular culture.

Kyrill Reshetnikov

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in History
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

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in Philology
Senior research fellow of Center for Historical-literary studies

Renaissance art, Shakespeare studies, music and literature of the 20th century, contemporary literature.

Vera Milchina

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in Philosophy, PhD in Philology
Leading researcher of Center for Historical-Literary studies

Medieval folk culture, Medieval scholastics, mysticism. Byzantine theology of the 14th century.

Kirill Tchekalov

PhD in Philology
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

PhD in Philology
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 Comprehensive Historical Studies in State and Municipal Management

Askold Ivantchik

PhD in History, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
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

PhD in History
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

PhD in History
Head of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship

Contemporary history of Russia; history of representative government; history of state management in Russia.

Nataliya Tanshina

PhD in History
Professor of Chair of General History


Centre for Studies in Economic and Social History

Yuri Petrov

D in History
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

PhD in History
Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history, Associate professor of Chair of economic 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

PhD in History
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.

Andrey Volodin

PhD in History
Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history, Associate professor of Chair of economic history

Evgeny Grishin


Head of the sector of historical cartography and geo-information systems of Center for economic and social history

Dmitry Didenko

D in Economy
Leading researcher of Center for economic and social history

Long-term trends in the accumulation and efficiency of human capital in the Russian and world economic development; The history of financial market institutions; The theory of modernization and the problems of innovative and catching-up development; Economic growth and its factors; Information technology and quantitative methods in the social sciences.

Dmitry Karasev

PhD in Sociology
Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history, Associate professor of Chair of economic history

Sociology of the revolution, historical sociology, contemporary sociology.

Roman Konchakov

PhD in History
Head of Chair 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.

Igor Kuznetsov

PhD in History
Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history

Agricultural history, Russian economic history, history of economic studies, historiography.

Natalya Razdina

PhD in History
Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history, Lecturer of Chair of economic history

Modern methods of text analysis, historical information science, digital history, social and economic history of Russia and the world in the XIX-XX centuries; professional online heuristics; electronic educational technologies and pedagogical design.

Irina Shilnikova

PhD in History
Senior researcher of Center for economic and social history, Associate professor of Chair of economic history


Department of General history

Askold Ivantchik

PhD in History, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
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 Arhipov

PhD in History
Assosiate professor of Chair of General History

Ancient Near East history. Semitic languages. Economic history.

Ilya Zhenin

PhD in History
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.

Dmitry Zaytsev


Lecturer of Chair of General History

History and archaeology of Ancient Greece, Classical literature, Classical historiography.

Igor Ignatchenko

PhD in History
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

PhD in History
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

PhD in History
Lecturer of Chair of General History

Ivan Nikolsky

PhD in History
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

PhD in Philology
Professor of Chair of General History

Comparative studies, English studies, American studies.

Andrey Smorchkov

PhD in History
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

PhD in History
Professor of Chair of General History


Department of history of Russian statehood

Nataliya Bolotina

PhD in History
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

PhD in Politology
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

PhD in History
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

PhD in History
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.

Fatima Malkhozova

PhD in History
Head of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship

Contemporary history of Russia; history of representative government; history of state management in Russia.

Konstantin Morozov

PhD in History
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

PhD in History
Assosiate professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship

Ancient and Medieval Russian history; military history and history of fortification.

Maria Fiveyskaya

PhD in History
Assosiate professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship

Economic history, standardization and technical regulation, heraldry.

Anatoly Chernobaev

PhD in History
Professor of Chair of History of Russian Statesmanship


Department of Culturology and social communication

Anatoly Vozzhenikov

PhD in Politology
Professor of Chair of culturology and social communication

Theory and practice of national security

Maria Neklyudova

PhD
Department of Cultural Studies and Social Communication, Chair

History and culture of Early Modern France.

Vladimir Glibkin

PhD in Philosophy
Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication

Elena Gordienko

PhD in Philology
Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication

Text linguistics, principles of staging of non-drama texts, modern theatre text, performativity.

Kseniya Gusarova

PhD
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.

Alexey Indrikov

PhD in Philosophy
Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication

Elena Kalashnikova


Lecturer of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication

Yulia Liderman

PhD
Assosiate professor of Chair of Cultural studies and social communication

Contemporary art, theory of contemporary culture, theory of theatre and performativity.

Victoria Merzlyakova

PhD
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

PhD in Culturology
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.

Andrey Oleynikov

PhD in Philosophy
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

PhD in Philology, PhD in Philosophy
Professor of Chair of culturology and social communication

Transition periods in culture in the context of popular culture.

Kyrill Reshetnikov

PhD in Philology
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.

Administration

Ekaterina Samorodnitskaya

PhD in Philology
Deputy Head of SASH

Ksenia Danilochkina


SASH's coordinator

Christina Neparishvili



Elena Stolbovaya