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EDITORIAL BOARD AND STAFF

Editor-in-Chief

Sergey Sokolovskiy

Chief Researcher, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Hist. (2010, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, RAS); Cand. Hist. (1986, Institute of Ethnography, USSR Academy of Sciences). Editor-in-Chief of Etnograficheskoe obozrenie (2004-2009, 2011-present); editorial board member for Antropologicheskii forum (2004–present); member of the expert working group of the European Council and Delegation of the European Commission in Russia (2009-2011); member of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI; representative of the Russian Federation, 2011-2016).

Associate Editor

Alexei Elfimov

Full Researcher, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences

Ph.D. (1999, Department of Anthropology, Rice University); MA (1992, History Faculty, Moscow State University). Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, Rice University (2001-2015); Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Rice University (1998-2001); Program Officer, Eurasia Program, Social Science Research Council (2001-2002); since 2004 on permanent staff of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences. Editorial board member for Anthropological Journal of European Cultures and Histories of Anthropology.

Associate Editor

Elena Filippova

Leading Researcher, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Hist. (2010, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, RAS); Cand. Hist. (1995, History Faculty, Moscow State University); Department of Ethnography, Moscow State University (1981). Since 1985 on permanent staff of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences. Associate Director, Network for Ethnic Monitoring and Early Warning (2000-2007). Editorial board member for Etnopanorama. Scholarly interests: cultural and ethnic identity, modern France, interplay between national and regional identities, transformations in national patriotic feelings and sentiments, regionalistic and autonomy movements.

Sergey Abashin

The BP Professor of Anthropology, European University at St. Petersburg

Dr. Hist. (2009, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, RAS); Cand. Hist. (1997, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, RAS); Department of Ethnography, Moscow State University (1987). In 1990-2013 - staff member of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences. Scholarly interests: nationalism and Islam in Central Asia, modernization and transformations, migrations, identity and social interaction.

Sergey Alymov

Researcher, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Cand. Hist. (2005, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, RAS); Department of Ethnography, Moscow State University (1999). Since 2003 on permanent staff of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences. Scholarly interests: history of anthropology, history of humanities and social sciences, history of ideas, everyday life in Soviet and post-Soviet times.

Sergey Arutyunov

Chair, Department of Caucasus Studies, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Corr. member, Russian Academy of Sciences (1990); Dr. Hist. (1970, Institute of Ethnography, USSR Academy of Sciences); Cand. Hist. (1962, Institute of Ethnography, USSR Academy of Sciences); Institute of Oriental Studies (1954). Since 1957 on permanent staff of the Institute of Ethnography, USSR Academy of Sciences (after 1990, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences). In 1970-2000 taught at Moscow State University and delivered lectures at universities in Cambridge, Pittsburgh, Washington, Stanford, Berkeley, Sapporo and other places. Author of over 400 works including 15 books (personal and co-authored). Scholarly interests: historical ethnography of Asian peoples, contemporary ethnic and linguistic situation in the Caucasus, migrations, ethnicity and its impact on cultural and social identity.

Vladimir Bobrovnikov

Chair, Department of Caucasus Studies, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Cand. Hist. (1993, Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS); History Faculty, Moscow State University (1987). Since 1991 on permanent staff of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences. Taught at the Institute of Asian and African Countries, Moscow State University (since 1999); Russian State University for the Humanities (since 1998); Higher School of Economics (since 2005); and Moscow Branch of Stanford University (2002–2004, 2011). Scholarly interests: ethnology and history of Muslims of pre-Soviet and Soviet North Caucasus; transformations of the customary law and religious folk practices in rural Muslim communities in the context of social reformation in the (post)colonial East; history of Oriental studies in Russia; colonial policies and ethnography in the Caucasus and Maghreb.

Marina Butovskaya

Chair, Department of Cross-Cultural Psychology and Human Ethology, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences; professor of anthropology, Russian State University for the Humanities.

Dr. Hist. (1994, in physical anthropology); Cand. Hist. (1986, in physical anthropology); Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University (1982). Professor of Culturology (2004). Scholarly interests: evolutionary anthropology (human adaptation, sexual dimorphism and reproductive strategies), human ethology (biosocial bases of aggression and post-conflict behavior among humans and primates, cooperation and altruism, choice of sex partner), African studies (hunters-gatherers and cattle herders of the East Africa). Member of the International Society for Research on Aggression, International Society for Human Ethology, and European Anthropological Association. Author over 300 works including 8 books.

Maria Dobrovolskaya

Leading Researcher, Department of Theory and Methodology, Institute of Archaeology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Hist. (2002, Institute of Archaeology, RAS); Cand. Biol. (1988, Institute/Museum of Anthropology, Moscow State University); Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University (1983). Staff member of the Institute/Museum of Anthropology, Moscow State University (1983-1990); since 1990 on permanent staff of the Institute of Archaeology, RAS. Taught at the History Faculty, Moscow State Pedagogical University (since 2004). Member of the Russian Division of the European Anthropological Association. Member of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution. Editorial board member for OPUS (journal for interdisciplinary studies in archaeology) and KSIA (Brief Reports of the Archaeology Institute). Scholarly interests: historical ecology of humans, paleodietological and bioarchaeological reconstructions through anthropological data, paleodemography.

Dmitry Funk

Chair, Department of Ethnology, Moscow State University; 1995-2013 - Chair, Department of Northern and Siberian Studies, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Hist. (2003); Cand. Hist. (1991); Department of Archaeology, History Faculty, Kemerovo State University (1984). Professor in ethnography, ethnology, and anthropology (2009). Scholarly interests: contemporary social and economic transformations, adaptation, and sustainable development in Northern (Eur)Asia; identities and social structures; anthropology of religion; epic traditions and endangered languages; pricniples and methods of evaluating the impact of administrative decisions on the population; history of ideas in ethnology and folklore studies. Editorial board member for Journal of Central and Inner Asian Dialogue and Sibirskie istoricheskie issledovaniia. Recipient of the 2007 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award (The Humboldt Foundation). Author of over 300 works including books on The Worlds of Shamans and Storytellers (Moscow, 2005), Shors Heroic Epics (Kemerovo, 2010–2013) and others.

Joachim Otto Habeck

Professor, Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Universitaet Hamburg

Ph.D. (Cambridge, 2004), Dipl. Geogr. (FU Berlin, 1996). From 2003 to 2014 worked as coordinator of the Siberian Studies Centre, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany. Professor at Universität Hamburg since 2014. Associate Editor of the interdisciplinary journal Sibirica. Publications in Chinese, Danish, English, German, Komi, Polish, and Russian, i.a. Das Kulturhaus in Russland ("The House of Culture in Russia", Transcript Publishers, 2014). Scholarly interests: Soviet agricultural history, pastoralism (reindeer husbandry in particular), permafrost and indigenous land use, space and mobility, segregation and social distinction, gender, and the concept of "culture" in public cultural institutions.

Sergei A Kan

Professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies, Dartmouth College (USA)

Ph.D. (1982, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago, USA), B.A. (1976, Boston University, USA), 1970-1973, History Department, Moscow State University). In 1983-1989 taught cultural anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Since 1989 professor at Dartmouth College. Scholarly interests: culture and history of Alaska Natives and (Russian) Creoles, history of anthropology (particularly American, Russian and Jewish), anthropology of death, anthropology of religion, anthropology of ethnicity and nationalism. Author and editor (and co-editor) of 15 books and over 50 articles in English and Russian, including Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity Through Two Centuries (1999) and Lev Shternberg: Anthropologist, Russian Socialist, Jewish Activist (2009). Two of the monographs Symbolic Immortality: Tlingit Potlatch of the Nineteenth Century (1989) and Russian American Photographer in Tlingit Country: Vincent Soboleff in Alaska (2013) received awards from American scholarly societies.

Pavel Kuprianov

Researcher, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Cand. Hist. (2002, Moscow State University); History Faculty, Moscow State University (1998). Researcher at the Department of Russian Studies, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences (since 2003). Consultant, State Historical Museum, Moscow. Scholarly interests: anthropology of travel, intercultural communication, urban anthropology, historical memory.

Marina Martynova

Director, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences (IEA RAS); Head of the Center for European and American Studies, IEA RAS. Distinguished scholar of the Russian Federation, member of the Academy of Pedagogical and Social Sciences.

Dr. Hist. (1996), Cand. Sc. (1981, Institute of Ethnography, USSR Academy of Sciences), B.A. (1976, Department of Ethnography, Faculty of History, Moscow State University). Since 1981 on the staff of the Institute of Ethnography, Russian Academy of Sciences (Vice Director in 2000-2004, Director since 2005). Member of administration of the Association of Ethnographers and Anthropologists of Russia. Scholarly interests: ethnology and history of the Balkans, ethnic relations, ethnic conflict, multicultural education, policies toward the youth, intercultural communication. Author of Osobennosti povedeniia i povsednevnogo uklada zhizni russkikh (2009, in Russian); Traditsii i innovatsii v sotsionormativnoi kul'ture (2008, in Russian); Tolerantnost' i kul'turnaia traditsiia (2002, in Russian); Natsional'nye men'shinstva v stranakh Vostochnoi Evropy v 90-e gody: poisk mirnykh reshenii (1995, in Russian); and others.

Dmitry Mikhel

Professor, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, Russia)

Dr. Phil. (2001, Saratov State University), Cand. Phil. Sc. (1997, Saratov State University). Professor of social anthropology and social work. Associate editor of the journal Meditsinskaia antropologiia i bioetika (Medical Anthropology and Bioethics); editorial board member for Sotsiologiia vlasti (Sociology of Power). Vice-president of the Association of Medical Anthropologists. Scholarly interests: medical anthropology. Author of Telo v zapadnoi kul'ture (2000, in Russian); Voploshchennyi chelovek: zapadnaia kul'tura, meditsinskii kontrol' i telo (2000, in Russian); Meditsinskaia antropologiia: issleduia opyt bolezni i sistemy vrachevaniia (2015, in Russian).

Igor Morozov

Leading Researcher, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Hist. (2010, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, RAS); Cand. Phil. (1998, Institute of World Literature, RAS); Department of Russian, Faculty of Philology, Moscow State University (1981). Since 2001 on permanent staff of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences; Leading Researcher since 2012; editorial board member for Etnograficheskoe obozrenie since 2012. Scholarly interests: culture of festivities and celebrations, local cultures and dialects, human behavior in traditional and modern society, gender, ethnic semiotics, folklore. Author of over 250 works including 13 books, collections, and dictionaries.

Evgeniya Popova

Director of Centre for Policy Analysis and Studies of Technology (PAST-Centre), Tomsk State University

Ph.D. / Cand. Pol. Sc (2003, Moscow State Institute of International Relations), European University at St. Petersburg (2002). Since 2003 Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, Tomsk State University; since 2012 director of PAST-Centre. Visiting scholar at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Center for Political Studies, 2008-2009). Scholarly interests: comparative politics, political research on the Post-Soviet transition, science and technology studies, innovations in public services. Author of over 50 works including The Material Environment and the Reform Policy of the Urban Economy in Contemporary Russia (2010) and Health, Technologies, and Politics in Post-Soviet Settings: Navigating Uncertainties (2017, Springer). The author's books were winners of the Russian Political Science Association competition in 2011 and 2007.

Valery Tishkov

Counselor, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences; Secretary, Division of History and Philology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Academician, RAS (2008); Corr. member, RAS (2003); Dr. Hist. (1979, Institute of General History, USSR Academy of Sciences); Cand. Hist. (1969, Moscow State Pedagogical Institute); History Faculty, Moscow State University (1964). Secretary, Division of History, USSR Academy of Sciences (1976–1981); Chair, Department of Ethnography of American Peoples, RAS (1981-1988); Director of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, RAS (since 1989); Chairman of the State Committee for National Affairs (1992). Member of the Council of Russian State Scientific Foundation; member of the administrative board of the Russian Association of Ethnologists and Anthropologists; member of the Public Chamber; Chairman of the Committee for Tolerance and Freedom of Conscience. Scholarly interests: history, ethnology, and social anthropology of North America; history of anthropology; interethnic relations; ethnicity, nationalism, and conflict; ethnic policies.

Vadim Trepavlov

Chief Researcher, Institute of Russian History, Russian Academy of Sciences; Director, Center for the Study of History of Peoples of Russia and Interethnic Relations.

Dr. Hist. (History Faculty, Ural State University, Sverdlovsk). Scholarly interests: formation of Russian multinational state; national policy and ethnic relations in Russia; patterns in development of empires and multiethnic societies; history of peoples of Russia (with emphasis on Povolzhie, Siberia, and Northern Caucasus) as well as of Kazakhstan and Central Asia in 13-18th centuries. Author of over 300 works including books on: The State Order of the 13th Century Mongolian Empire (Мoscow, 1993); The Nogai in Bashkiria; the 15-17th Centuries (Ufa, 1997); A History of the Nogai Horde (Мoscow, 2001); "White Tsar": The Image of the Monarch and Notions of Subjects among peoples of Russia in the 15-18th Centuries (Мoscow, 2007); Turkic Peoples of the Medieval Eurasia (Kazan, 2011); Siberian Yurt after Yermak (Мoscow, 2012).

Elena Trubina

Director, Center for the Study of Global Urbanism, Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg); professor, Ural Institute for the Humanities, Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg).

D. Phil., Faculty of Philosophy, Ural State University (1996). Editorial board member for: Society and Space (2011-2016), Digital Icons (2014 - present), Siberian Historical Research (2014 - present). Scholarly interests: social theory, urban theory, neoliberalism, creative industries, interaction of social space, memory, and subjectivity. Co-editor of books: Russian Mass Media and Changing Values (2010), Dilemmas of Diversity after the Cold War: Analysis of "Cultural Differences" by US and Russia-based Scholars (2010), Travma: punkty (2010, in Russian); and the author of: Rasskazannoe Ya: problema personal'noi identichnosti v filosofii sovremennosti (1995, in Russian), Rasskazannoe Ya: otpechatki golosa (2002, in Russian), Sotsial'naia antropologiia: uchebnoe posobie dlia studentov filosofskikh fakul'tetov (2003, in Russian), Gorod v teorii (2011, in Russian).