New persons at the HSE Department of Political Science in St. Petersburg
Since September 2019, Lyudmila Veselova and Oleg Korneev have become part of the HSE Department of Political Science in St. Petersburg.
Oleg Korneev has a PhD in Historical Sciences, and now he is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia). In 2016-2019 he worked at the Centre for studies of local initiatives, University of Paris 13. In 2013-2015, Oleg working on faculty of political science of the University of Sheffield (UK) elaborated research project “Knowledgeable Governors of Uncertainty: International Organizations in the Absence of a Global Migration Regime”, which was later supported by the Marie Curie program. In 2011-2013, Oleg was postdoctoral researcher on the program Jean Monnet of the European University Institute (Italy). In 2010-2011 he was a Research Fellow at the Center for international studies (CERI) at the Paris Institute of political Sciences (France).
Oleg holds a Master's Degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology from the Central European University (Budapest, 2006), a Bachelor's/Master's Degree in International Relations (2005) and a PhD in History (2009) from Tomsk state University (Russia). His research interests include international organizations, global (migration) governance, production and transfer of expertise, EU-Russia cooperation on migration issues, migration policies in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. His latest publications focus on regional migration management in the Eurasian migration system.
Lyudmila Veselova has a PhD in Historical Sciences, now she is an Associate Professor of HSE Department of Political Science in St. Petersburg. Lyudmila is a graduate of the faculty of Oriental studies of St. Petersburg State University, in 2016 she defended her thesis on "Guanxi Institute in the Social and Cultural History of China". In 2007-2008 Lyudmila was trained at Wuhan Pedagogical University (Wuhan, China), in 2010 - 2011 – had an internship at the University of Turku (Turku, Finland), in 2013-2014 – in the Free University of Berlin (Berlin, Germany). In 2017 she became a grant holder of the Headquarters of the Confucius Institute (Hanban) "Understanding China".
In 2016-2019 Lyudmila worked as a senior lecturer at the Department of European Studies of the faculty of International Relations. In 2017-2019, Lyudmila was a guest lecturer at Peking University and Jilin Pedagogical University. Lyudmila's research interests include the history of China in modern and contemporary times, informal relations (guanxi), the Chinese middle class, social changes in China, talent management, the development of sociology in China, ethnopsychology of the Chinese, peculiarities of doing business in China. Her recent publications are devoted to the vectors of formation of Chinese sociology and talent management in the Asia-Pacific region.
Liudmila S. Veselova