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Center for Political Anthropology

Department brief info

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Address: Lab № 53


  • Dr.Sc. (History) Prof. Nikolai.N. Kradin Director
  • Cand.Sc.( History) Elena V. Astashenkova scholar secretary
  • Cand.Sc.(History)Associate Prof. Evgenia I.Gelman, senior researcher
  • Cand.Sc.(History) Yury V. Latushko researcher
  • Cand.Sc.(History) Yana E. Piskaryeva researcher
  • Cand.Sc.(History) Svetlana Yev. Sarantseva researcher

The main research areas

  • Development of theoretical and methodological problems of political anthropology.
  • Study of the processes of social evolution, the origin of statehood and civilization in the Far East, Central Asia and the Pacific region based on historical, archaeological and ethnographic researches.
  • Anthropology of a city, sub-cultures and modernization processes in post-traditional societies.
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