He was born in Ekaterinburg, Russia in 1975. In 1997 he graduated from the historical faculty at the Ural State (Federal) University. In 1998 he had received degree of candidate of sciences (history), in 2011 had become doctor of history. From 1998 he has been working as lecturer at the Ural State (Federal) University: 1998-2003 – teaching assistant, 2003-2012 – associate professor, since 2012 – professor.
Alexey Antoshin is a member of Scientific Council for the Problems of Economic, Social, Political and Cultural Development of African Countries (Russian Academy of Sciences). He participated at X – XIII International Congresses on African problems (Moscow, Institute for African Studies, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014). He published articles in scientific journal “Asia and Africa today” (Moscow). His monograph devoted to Russian – African cooperation in golden mining was published in Russian in Moscow (2013) and in Arabian in Cairo (2014).
Alexey Antoshin has experience of international internships, scientific study abroad: 2003 – participated at Summer University, Central European University (Budapest, Hungary), 2004 - worked with documents at International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 2006 - worked with documents at Leeds Russian Archive, University of Leeds (United Kingdom), 2007 – worked with documents at Bibliotheque de Documentation Internationale Contemporaine (Nanterre, France), 2011 – Fulbright scholar at Kennan Institute (Washington, DC, USA), 2013-2014 – internships at Center for East European Studies, Bremen University, Germany, 2014 – internship at Belgrade University, Serbia.
The main courses: Russia and Africa, Russia and the East, History of Eastern studies in Russia. The main scholar problems: Russia and Africa, History of Russian diaspora.
Serguei V. Vassiliev
Lecturer of Institute of Social and Political Sciences (ISPS), has been working for Ural Federal University since 2009. He graduated from the Faculty of Western Languages of Moscow Military Institute in 1987 and the Faculty of Law of Kiev National University named after Taras Shevchenko in 1998. The classes, given in English, include English in International Treaties: Pecularities of the Text of Official Documents and Specifics of Terminology; International Humanitarian Law; United Nations Peace-keeping Operations; Political Discourse in International Relations. Also it has been successfully implemented a Project of improving practical skills and techniques of Language for Special Purposes Program. Professional scientific interest of the researcher covers Geopolitical Studies and International Relations.
Docent at the department of Philosophical Anthropology, MA in Medieval Studies (Central European University), PhD in History of Philosophy (Ural State University). Academic interests include political philosophy, philosophical anthropology, methodologies of social sciences and humanities. Dr. Menshikov teaches courses “History of Political Philosophy,” “Theory of Modernity.” Dr. Menshikov lectured at the international ReSET school “Open Future: Concepts of Political Modernity.” Dr. Menshikov participated in research projects supported by NCEER, INTAS, RGNF, etc., and authored over 20 scientific publications.
Associate Professor, Ph.D. In History, Honorary citizen of Nebraska (USA)
1992-now - consecutive and simultaneous interpreting at official visits, business meetings, international seminars and conferences in Russia, Germany, the United Kingdom, Finland, Norway, Republic of South Africa, India, Qatar
1998-now - yeaching the following courses: IR Theories; World Politics; Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction; Terrorism in World Politics; Non-state Actors in World Politics; Non-governmental Organizations; Political Risks for Energy Security, US History through Political Portraits
2012-2013 - fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Wayne State College (USA)
December 2008 - guest researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Sweden
July-Aug. 2007 - guest researcher at James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (Monterey, Ca.), USA.
Docent at the department of Philosophical Anthropology, Institute of Social and Political Sciences. She earned her PhD in Women Studies at the University of Iowa after having received the ‘kandidat nauk’ degree in Philosophy from the Ural State University. Her academic interests include philosophy and anthropology of gender, biopolitics, modernity, anthropology of childhood. She teaches courses “Philosophy of Corporeality and Biopolitics,” “Political Philosophy and Gender,” “Anthropology of Childhood.” Dr. Chernyaeva has written and published over 40 articles in Russian and international academic journals.
Created / Updated: 28 September 2015 / 28 June 2017