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Book chapter
“Nation” and “Civilization” as Templates for Russian Identity Construction: A Historical Overview

Malinova O. Y.

In bk.: Russia as Civilization: Ideological Discourses in Politics, Media and Academia. L.: Routledge, 2020. Ch. 1. P. 27-46.

Working paper
When Governors Go Abroad: Factors of Paradiplomacy in Russia

Stremoukhov D.

Political Science. PS. Высшая школа экономики, 2019. No. WP BRP 66/PS/2019.

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 (PhD in History) is an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia). In 2016-2019, he was a Research Fellow at the University of Paris 13 (France) and Principal Investigator of the project “Contested Global Governance, Transformed Global Governors? International Organisations and “Weak” States” (GLOBALCONTEST) funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR). In 2013-2015, his research project “Knowledgeable Governors of Uncertainty: International Organisations in the Absence of a Global Migration Regime” (MIGGOV) was supported by the Marie Curie programme of the European Union and hosted at the Department of Politics, University of Sheffield (UK). In 2011-2013, he was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (Italy). In 2010-2011, he was a City of Paris Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI) at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po, France).

Oleg has received his MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology from Central European University (Budapest, 2006), his joint BA/MA in International Relations (2005) and his PhD in History (2009) from Tomsk State University (Russia). His research interests include international organizations, global migration governance, global health governance, migration policies of the European Union, Russia and Central Asian states, regional frameworks of migration governance, as well as production and political use of expert knowledge. His most recent publications focus on national and regional mechanisms of migration governance in the post-Soviet space.

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.