SAINT-PETERSBURG BRANCH
OF THE RUSSIAN INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL RESEARCH

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NEWSHOMEDEPARTMENTSEVENTSCONTACT USUNESCO Chair

RESEARCHES

Main trends of research
Research projects

PROCEEDINGS

Congresses and conferences proceedings

PROJECTS



International Journal of Cultural Research


Biennale

DEPARTMENTS

Director – Dimitri L. SPIVAK

Deputy Director – Alina V. VENKOVA

Academic secretary – Evgeniy V. LUNYAEV


Sector of Basic Cultural Research

Director of Sector – Anna V. KONEVA

Senior researcher – Andrey N. FOMENKO

Researcher – Irina B. SOKOLOVA

Researcher – Mikhail A. STEPANOV

Researcher – Alexey Y. TIMASHKOV


Sector of comparative historical cultural studies

Director of Sector – Aminad A. MAGOMEDOVA

Researcher – Lyubov D. BUGAEVA

Senior researcher – Dmitri A. IVASHINTSOV

Researcher – Ekaterina S. KUTLINSKAYA

Researcher – Ekaterina Y. ENDOLTSEVA




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Dimitri L. SPIVAK

Senior research fellow, Ph.D. (linguistics) Fundamental problems in cultural research

Basic monographs

  • Altered States of Consciousness: Psychology and Linguistics. - St.Petersburg: Juventa Publishers; Faculty of Linguistics, State University of St.Petersburg -  2000 - 296 p. (in Russian)
  • Metaphysics of St.Petersburg: Sources and Foundations. - St.Petersburg: Aletheia - 2003. - 480 p. (in Russian)
  • Metaphysics of St.Petersburg: German Spirit. -  St.Petersburg: Aletheia - 2003. - 448 p. (in Russian)
  • Metaphysics of St.Petersburg: French Civilization -  St.Petersburg: Aletheia - 2005. - 528 p. (in Russian)
  • Linguistics of altered states of consciousness  - Bochum: Brockmeyer Universitaetsverlag. - 1992. - 122 p.

Projects

  • 7th International Congress on Philosophy and Culture under the auspices of UNESCO  Dynamics of Values in Contemporary Culture' (2004, St.Petersburg, Russia) - member, Organizing Committee;
  • 8th International Congress on Philosophy and Culture under the auspices of UNESCO  Unity and Diversity in Religion and Culture' (2005, Seattle, USA) - member, Organizing Committee;
  • 16-part TV serial  Metaphysics of St.Petersburg', 2003 - St.Petersburg branch, Intergovernmental TV and Radio Company  MIR'- presenter.

Grants

  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 03-06-80379 (2003-2005), project leader;
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 03-06-80217 (2003-2005), project participant;
  • Praesidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, grant to an outstanding researcher (2000-2002);
  • Presidential Council of the Russian Federation, Grant 00-15-97893 to the scientific school of professor N.P.Bechtereva  (2000-2002), participant;
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 00-06-80148 (2000-2002), project leader;
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 00-06-80065 (2000-2002), project participant.



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Alina V. VENKOVA

Deputy Director, Associate professor, Ph.D.

Main directions of research

Contemporary Art Issues, Author’s worldviews of the XIX–XX-th centuries, standards and pathologies in the culture of XIX-XX-th centuries, existential foundations of the contemporary Western civilization, the issues of culture dialogue.

Main publications

  • Technologies of artistic experience in the XX-th century art (Instrumental aspect) // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 11. Intellect, Imagination, Intuition: Reflections on horizons of consciousness (Philosophic and psychologic aspects). St. Petersburg, 2001. P. 177–188.
  • The Author and the addressee of a postmodernist test // Culture Research. St. Petersburg, 2001. P. 83–91.
  • Dyamics of the author’s consciousness and historcal forms of reception in the XX-th century culture // Culture Studies – A step into XXI Century. Moscow, 2001. P, 247–251.
  • Neo-avantgardist gesture in the postmodernism (on culture consciousness dynamics) // Culture Research’02. St.Petersburg, 2002. P. 75–91.
  • Contemporary artistic experience: situationalism and dialogism // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 13. Ontology of Dialogue: Philosophic and Artistic Experience. St.Petersburg, 2002. P. 256–270.
  • The ethics of Gesture: The Quest for “I” and the Struggle with “Another” // The Image of Modernity: Ethical and aesthetical aspects. St. Petersburg, 2002. P. 57–61.
  • The Metaphors of “fold” and “shift” in the cultural processes of modernity // Culture Studies’03. St. Petersburg, 2003. P. 292–298.
  • The modern nomadism: a metaphor and a style of life // Cultural space of travelling. St. Petersburg, 2003. P. 334–336.
  • The motive of emptiness and the issue of nothing in the artistic practices of the XX-th century: from exclusiveness to tracing // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 16. Creation, Creativity, Reproduction: Artistic and aesthetic experience. St. Petersburg, 2003. P. 46–57.
  • Existentials and codes of the modern civilization: heading toward universalist paradigm // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 18. Differentiation and Integration of worldviews: Philosophic and Religious Experience. St. Petersburg, 2004. P. 101–113.
  • “Catastrophic consciousness in the cultural experience of the modernity (on characterizing the inter-paradigm situation of the post-postmodern culture) // Culture dialogue 2005: Horizons of the liberal arts. St. Petersburg, 2005. P. 39–42.
  • Spatial models in contemporary western art // The First Russian Congress in Cultural Research. Programme. Report Summaries. St. Petersburg: Eidos, 2006.
  • Identity Construction in Postmodern Culture Condition // Reflections on self-consciousness development. Round Table discussion. – St.Petersburg: Eidos, 2000. – P. 94–96.
  • «I» and the «Other» in Contemporary Visual Culture: Forms of Identity and Strategies of Recognition // Pluralisme et Reconnaissance / Pluralism and Recognition. Programme. – Paris: 5e Congrès des Chercheurs de l’Islam / 9e Congrès International sur la Philosophie et la Culture, 2006. - P.25-27.

Projects

  • The First St. Petersburg Biennial Celebration of Contemporary Art 2006, curator The first Russian Congress in Cultural Research (2006, St.Petersburg, Russia), Member, Organizing committee
  • 7th International Congress on Philosophy and Culture under the auspices of UNESCO  Dynamics of Values in Contemporary Culture' (2004, St.Petersburg, Russia) - member, Organizing Committee.
  • Tру First Russian Congress in Cultural Research, head of the working group of organizing committee

Grants

  • Philosophical and Psychological aspects of the mentality dynamics in the information society. Assistant at the joint project. (RFBR 00-06-80065, 2000-2002).
  • Dynamics of the Social processes and the means of formalization of the cultural experience. Assistant at the joint project. (Russian Ministry of Culture, 01-06-06033, 2001).
  • Conceptual and theoretic analysis of the extreme and optimum conditions of culture existence. Assistant at the joint project. (RFBR 03-06-80217, 2003 – 2005).
  • Personal grant from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research. (2000 – 2002).
  • The System of Social Myths of the contemporary culture and formalization of the Cultural Experience. Assistant at the joint project. (Russian Ministry of Culture, 00-06-80065, 2003).
  • Theoretic and methodological bases of creation of the multimedia educational programmes “World and domestic Art Culture at schools of general education”. Assistant at the joint project. (Russian Ministry of Culture, 2003 – 2004).




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Evgeniy V. LUNYAEV

Academic secretary, Researcher, Ph.D. (Philosophy)

Main directions of research

History of culture, religion philosophy, museum management studies.

Publications

  • Ethos of Catherine the Great’s Epoch // Differentiation and Integration of Worldviews: Existential and Historical Experience: International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 20. – Edited by L. Moreva. – St Petersburg, 2004. – in Russian with a summary in English.
  • Traveling as an Instrument of Moral Self-perfection // Innovative Policies for Heritage Safeguarding and Cultural Tourism Development: Proceedings of the International Conference [Text] / Moscow, 25-27 November 2005. – M.: Publ. house of SU – HSE, 2006. – 152, [3] p. – P. 94-95. – in Russian and English.
  • Ethic Polemics of the Russian Enlightment // Herzen State Pedagogical University Bulletin. – №3 (20). – St Petersburg, 2006. – P. 32-35. – in Russian.
  • Moral Freemasonry Ideas in M. Heraskov’s Poetry // Gratias Agimus: Philosophical and Aesthetical Bulletin (in honour of 70th anniversary of Prof. A. Valitskaya. – Vol. 1. / Edited by K. Isupov, L. Letyagin. – St Petersburg, 2007. – P. 124-135. – in Russian.

Projects

  • Sixth International Congress in Philosophy and Culture “Differentiation and Integration of Worldviews: dynamics of dialogue between cultures in the 21st century (Russia, St. Petersburg, October 29 – November 2, 2003); member, Organizing Committee.
  • “Manor Stories of St Petersburg”, Television Documental serial, STV-Company, Government of St Petersburg, 2004; script writer.
  • Seventh International Congress in Philosophy and Culture “Dynamics of Values in Contemporary Culture: Reflections on extreme & optimal conditions for cultural development” (Russia, St. Petersburg, 27-31 August, 2004); member, Organizing Committee.
  • Seminar “Serfdom in Russia and its Abolition: History and Present-day Issues” (Russia, St. Petersburg, Desember 17, 2004); Organizing Committee.
  • IХ Sergey Kuryokhin International Festival of Mo
  • International Conference “Innovative Policies for Heritage Safeguarding and Cultural Tourism Development” (Russia, Moscow, November 25-27, 2005); member, Organizing Committee.
  • Х Sergey Kuryokhin International Festival of Modern Arts (SKIF), St Petersburg, Modern Art Center, April 20-23, 2006; Organizing Committee.
  • The First Russian Congress in Cultural Research (Russia, St Petersburg, August 25-29, 2006); member, Organizing Committee.
  • International Conference “Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue for Peace and Sustainable Development” (Russia, Moscow, September 14-15, 2007); Organizing Committee.
  • Electronic Art-Experimental and Dance Music Festival “Electro-Mechanica”, St Petersburg, Modern Art Center, November 15-17, 2007; Organizing Committee.
  • International research and empirical conference “Museum and Education: History and Contemporaneity” (Russia, St Petersburg, April 17-19, 2008); member, Organizing Committee.

Grants

  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research, grant 03-06-80217 (2003-2005), project participant.




Sector of Basic Cultural Research


Anna V. KONEVA

Director of Sector of Basic Cultural Research, Assistant professor, Ph.D.

Main directions of research

Philosophy of culture, ordinariness, mass and elite culture, the theory of fashionable behaviour, history and theory of fashion.

Main publications

  • Imagination of the Self or the Identity Issue // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 8. Symbols, Images, Stereotypes of the Modern Culture. St. Petersburg, 2000.
  • Social acknowledgement or the issue of anonymity // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 10. Intellect, Imagination, Intuition: Horizons of Consciousness. St. Petersburg, 2001.
  • Metaphysics of anonymity // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 14. Ontology of Dialogue. St. Petersburg, 2002.
  • Fashion as Another // Mass Culture. St. Petersburg, 2001.
  • Anecdote as a Phenomenon of Social Imagination. // Anecdote as a Phenomenon of Culture. St. Petersburg, 2003.
  • Contemporary Community of Petersburg: Myth and Reality. // Life World of the policultural Petersburg. St. Petersburg, 2003.
  • View at the World: World as a Picture, World as a Text. // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 19. Differentiation and Integration of Worldviews. St. Petersburg, 2004.
  • Middle Class: Philosophy of Success. // Samara State University Bulletin. #1 (31). Samara.
  • Social Identity in the Age of Globalization. // Studia culturae’7. St. Petersburg, 2005.
  • “Know-alls” and “Experts” – Alternatives of Education // Idea of University and topos of thought. Samara, 2005.
  • Social Imagination in Dynamics of Contemporary Historical Process. // Russian Liberal Arts Foundation Bulletin. Moscow, 2005.
  • Cultural Research of Fashion - Fashion in Context of Culture. Proceedings of the Conference 12 April 2006. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts Press, 2006.
  • From Point of View to Panorama of Sight - Intelligentsia in Intercultural Dialogue. Proceedings of the Conference. - Moscow, 2007.
  • 21st Century: the Global World and the Culture of Difference - Philosophy. Society. Culture: Research Papers. - Samara: Samara University Press, 2007. - 392 p.

Grants

  • Soros Foundation, grant 1098/1999, project leader
  • Russian Foundation for Humanities, grant 02-03-00033А, project leader
  • Personal project “System of Social Myths of Contemporary Russia and Formalization of the Cultural Experience” sponsored by the Russian Ministry of Culture.


Andrey N. FOMENKO

Senior researcher, Ph.D.

Main directions of research

History and theory of art, history of photography and cinema, art criticism

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Irina B. SOKOLOVA

Researcher, Sector of Basic Cultural Research; post-graduate student, Chair of Theory and History of Culture, Russian State Pedagogical University.

Main directions of research

Modern artistic culture, phenomenology of art, methodological models of cultural research, mediaculture, information society, globalization of culture, mythology of creativity.

Main publications

  • Sokolov B.V., Sokolova I.B. Contemporary Issues of Shaping Scientific World View Based on Secure ITs // Second St. Petersburg Interregional Conference “Information Security of the Russian Regions”, St. Petersburg, June, 14-16, 2005, Proceedings. – to be published.
  • Sokolova I.B. The Future of the Media-environment and Mediaculture: from the Globalism to Posthumanism // Second St. Petersburg Theoretical and Practical Conference “Issues of Staff Training in the Field of IT”, St. Petersburg, February, 14-16, 2006, Proceedings. – to be published.
  • Sokolova I.B. Media-environment Phenomenon as the Basis for the World View of the Future // First Russian Congress on Cultural Research. Programme. Report Summaries. – St. Petersburg, EIDOS, 2006. P. 376.
  • Sokolova I.B. Phenomenological Approach to Analysis of the Artworks // Cultural Research ’06. – St. Petersburg, Asterion, 2006. Pp. 73-75.
  • Sokolova I.B. Language of the modern Russian Art as the Means of Expression of the New Thingness // Cultural Research ‘ 07. – St. Petersburg, Asterion, 2007. Pp. 95-98.
  • Liashko A.V., Sokolova I.B. First St. Petersburg Biennial Celebration of Modern Art // Society. Environment. Evolution. No. 1. – St. Petersburg, 2006. Pp. 89-90.

Projects

  • The First St. Petersburg Biennial Celebration of Contemporary Art 2006, coordinator




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Mikhail A. STEPANOV

Researcher, Ph.D. in philosophy

Main directions of research

Media theory, theory and history of culture, media philosophy, technology art, epistemology.

Main publications

  • Machines of abstraction. Or how to pass from the Subject to the Project? // GHREBH, Journal of Communication, Culture and Media Theory. Vol. 1, № 12 (2008): Sujeito, Mídia e Cultura. — Brasil — São Paulo. — ISSN 1679-9100.

Grants

  • 2009 — OeAD (Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research) in Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria.




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Alexey Y. TIMASHKOV

Researcher, Sector of Basic Cultural Research

Main directions of research

Comparative study of literatures, interaction of arts, XIX-XX-th century literature of Russia and Western Europe, methodology of literature and culture studies.

Main publications

  • Timashkov A.Chaos Bearing Order // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 20. Differentiation and Integration of Worldviews: Existential and Historical Experience. St. Petersburg, 2004. P. 315 - 324.

Projects

  • The VI-th International Congress in Philosophy and Culture "Differentiation and Integration Of Worldviews" (St. Petersburg, Russia, 2003)
  • The VIII-th International Congress in Philosophy and Culture "Unity and Diversity in Culture and Religion" (Seattle, USA, 2005)
  • First Russian Congress on Cultural Research (St. Petersburg, Russia, 2006), International research symposium "The Time of the Cultural Research" (Moscow, Russia, 2007)



Sector of comparative historical cultural studies




Aminad A. MAGOMEDOVA

Director of Sector of comparative historical cultural studies. Ph.D.

Main directions of research

Social Philosophy, ordinariness, mentality, philosophy of personality, history and theory of civilizations

Main publications

  • Two-faced Prometheus // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 15. Creation, Creativity, Reproduction. St. Petersburg, 2003. P. 321 – 334.
  • The Ordinariness Phenomenon: ontological structures of the social being. // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 17 Creation, Creativity, Reproduction. St. Petersburg, 2003. P. 150 – 166.

Grants

  • 2003; 999-01-15/32 of Russian Ministry of Culture.


Lyubov D. BUGAEVA

Researcher

Main directions of research


Dmitri A. IVASHINTSOV

Leading researcher, Sector of comparative historical cultural studies. Professor of UNESCO Chair in Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions,Their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue; Professor, Professor, Dr.Sc. (Technology); Honoured worker of science of Russian Federation

Main directions of research

History of Russian culture; cultural aspects of technological progress

Main publications

  • Russian Diaspora in the Baltic States: Situation and Prospects. Moscow, 2004. 128 pages. (Co-author). – in Russian.
  • Russian Diaspora in the States of the CIS and Baltia: Situation and Prospects. Moscow, 2004. 356 pages. (Co-author). – in Russian.
  • The Moon of the Blind, or the Poetic Experience of Understanding Suprematism // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 13. Ontology of Dialogue. – St. Petersburg, 2002. – P. 201-208. – in Russian with a summary in English.
  • Beyond the Evolution of Homo Sapiens // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 17. Creation, Creativity, Reproduction: Historical and Existential Experience. – St. Petersburg, 2003. – P. 90-105. – in Russian with a summary in English.
  • In Quest of Mediator // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 17. Differentiation and Integration of worldviews: Historical and Existential Experience. – St. Petersburg, 2004. – P. 27-33. – in Russian with a summary in English.

Projects

  • International Association “Russian Culture”, Chairman-coordinator.
  • International conference under UNESCO auspices “Russian Science on the Threshold of the XXIst Century” (1998, St. Petersburg) – Deputy chairman of organizing committee.
  • International forum of Russian intellectuals “Culture and Society: Mutual Obligations on the Threshold of the New Millenium” (2000, St. Petersburg) – member of the Organizing committee, head of the working group of the Organizing Committee.
  • First International Conference “Russian Community – Problems and Prospects” (2002, St. Petersburg) – Сhairman of the Organizing Committee.
  • Second International Conference “Russian Community – Problems and Prospects” (2002, St. Petersburg) – Chairman of the Organizing Committee.
  • “Sinaesthesis of Music and Light”, the film. Creation of the concept and shooting the film, co-author film director (TV-channel “Kultura”) Т. Kovalkova (2007).
  • “Russians in Shanghai”, the exhibition (in framework of mega-project “Return of Forgotten Names”), curator. Historical photos and documents of little known facts of Russian emigration life were exhibited (St Petersburg, Gatchina, 2007).


Ekaterina S. KUTLINSKAYA

Researcher

Main directions of research


Ekaterina Y. ENDOLTSEVA

Researcher, Sector of comparative historical cultural studies. Ph.D.

Main directions of research

Paleochristian and Medieval art and archaeology

Main publications

  • Endoltseva E. Y., 'The formation of the Cycle of Passion and the theological polemic at the end of the IVth – beginning of the Vth centuries', in Christian Art. The studies of the Saint-Tikhon Theological Institute, vol. IV – forthcoming.
  • Endoltseva E., 'La scиne de l’Ascension et les circonstances de son apparition dans l’iconographie palйochrйtienne' in Egypt and Near Eastern countries: III B. C. – I A. D.: Proceedings of the International conference, RGGU.-Moscow – forthcoming.
  • Endoltseva E., 'La genиse de l’iconographie des apфtres Jean et Jacques, fils de Zabйdйe', in Cahiers archйologiques – forthcoming.
  • Endoltseva E., 'The scene of the Incredibility of Thomas and the theological polemic at the end of the IVth century', in The Studies in honor of the 70th Jubilee of V. A. Bulkin, Saint-Petersburg State University, p. 203 - 209.
  • Endoltseva E. Y., ‘Iconography of the apostles between 3d and 6th centuries in the Mediterranean World: the principal phases”, in Art of the Ancient Russia and of the Byzantine World: the materials of the scientific conference dedicated to the 70th jubilee of the V. A. Bulkin, 3 – 4 Dec. 2007, Saint-Petersburg – Moscow, 2007, p. 206 - 211.
  • Endoltseva E. Y., “The formation of the Passion cycle and the theological discussions at the end of the IVth – beginning of the Vth centuries”, The First Abkhazian International Archaeological Conference. The materials, Sukhum, 2006, p. 162-165.
  • Endoltseva E. Y., 'Stanovlenije ikonografiji Ioanna i Iakova Zavedeeva' (The genesis of the iconography of the apostles John and James, son of Zabedai), in Bogoslovskije trudi (Theological Studies), t.40, 2005, p. 30-41.
  • Endoltseva E. Y., 'Stanovlenije ikonografiji apostolov Ioanna i Iakova Zavedeevih v VI v.', in Vizantija i Zapad. 950-letije shizmi hristianskoj tserkvi. 800-letije zahvata Konstantinopolija krestonostsami, Moskva, 2004, p. 56-61.
  • Atti delle Settimane di studio, Cristianitа d’Occidente e Cristianitа d’Oriente (sec. VI-XI), CISAM, Spoleto, 2004 (participation at the discussions), p. 761, 1109.
  • Endoltseva E. Y., 'Le systиme dйcoratif de sarcophages romains et les priиres liturgiques au IV siиcle', Echo du Collиge. Dialogue franco-russe. Bulletin du Collиge Universitaire Franзais de Saint-Pйtersbourg, Mars, 2001, p. 38-45.
  • Barthes R., 'Arcimboldo. Monstres et merveilles' (published in I'Oeil, 1997, n 5; trad. In russian Endoltseva E.Y.), in Metaphizicheskije issledovanija. Iskusstvo, XIII, SPb, 2000, p. 47-51.
  • Endoltseva E.Y., 'Problema rannej iconographij sv. Borisa i Gleba (The problems of the initial iconography of the saints princes Boris and Gleb)', in Voprosy otechestvennogo i zarubeznogo iskusstva, SPb, 1999, p. 47-55.
  • Endoltseva E. Y., 'Rannaja iconographia sv. Borisa i Gleba (The initial iconography of saints Boris et Gleb)', in Puninskije chtenija, the State University of Saint-Petersburg, SPb, 1998, p. 37-39.

Projects

  • The scholarly seminar 'The sources of the Christianity in the material evidences of the Hellenistic World',moderator

Grants

  • Fellowship of the French government for the preparation of the thesis – 2003-2005.
  • Fellowship for the summer school at the CISAM, Spoleto, Italy – April 2003
  • Fellowship for the research at the EFR of Rome – November 2004.
  • Fellowship for to participate in the 21st International Congress of Byzantine Studies, London, 21-26 August 2006, private sponsors and funds of the Congress – August 2006


The First Director of St. Petersburg Branch of the Russian Institute for Cultural Research (1997–2004) — Liubava MOREVA

Liubava MOREVA

Нead of the UNESCO Chair on Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue (2000–2004).
Programme Specialist for Culture, UNESCO Moscow Office for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, the Republic of Moldova, and the Russian Federation (2004 till now). Ph.D. (Philosophy), associate professor

Current research interests

Dynamics of mentality within modern culture, philosophical and psychological aspects of cognition of the life entirety, philosophy of religion, phenomenology of transhumanism.

Main Publications

  • Lev Shestov ("Russian Philosophers" Series). - Leningrad, 1991. - 87 p.
  • Dynamics of Modern Culture: the Search for Optimality in Extreme Conditions // Culturology: From the Past to the Future. To Commemorate70-ieth Anniversary of the Russian Institute for Cultural Research. Ministry of Culture of the RF. - Moscow, 2002. - Pp. 145-156(co-authored with D. Spivak).
  • Silence and Dialogue: Terra Incognita of the Heaven and Hell //International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 12: "Ontology of Dialogue: Metaphysical and Religious Experience".  C St. Petersburg: Eidos, 2002. - Pp. 112-130.
  • Reflexions sur les paradigmes de l'acte philosophique // DIOGENE. Revue Internationale Des Sciences Humaines. -  197. - Paris: CIPSH/UNESCO, 2002. - P. 96-114.
  • Dynamics of Mentality: Culture and Human Being in Search for Self-identity and Authenticity // Cultural Sites, Cultural Theory, Cultural Policy. Proceedings of the Cultural Policy Research Conference. - New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington, 2002. - P. 347-352.
  • The Language of Silence: experience of encounter of Philosophy and Poetry // Letter "Yo": Psychocreator. PhilOstine. Philosopher. Moscow: Russian Institute for Cultural Research, 2002. - Pp. 173-185.
  • Philosophical Aspects of the Basic Issues of the Contemporary Culture// Reference Points of the Cultural Policy. Information bulletin.  # 10.   Moscow: Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, 2001.  Pp., 106-110. (coauthored with D. Spivak.
  • Intellectual Collisions of Philosophizing // International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 10: "Intellect, Imagination, Intuition: Reflections on Horizons of Consciousness".  St. Petersburg: Eidos, 2001. - Pp. 266-307.
  • Experience of Philosophical Thematization of the Issue of Culture //Culturology  - Cultural Policy - Development. Proceedings of the International Scientific and Practical Conference (Moscow, 1-3 July2001). - Moscow: Russian Institute for Cultural Research, 2001. - Pp.217-224.
  • Sense and Absurd: semantic dimensions of Literature and Life // Absurdin Slavic Culture and Literature of the XX-th Century. - Zurich: Slavisches Seminar der Universitat Zurich, 2002.
  • Stereotypes of History and Dynamics of Mentality // Approaching a New Millennium: Lessons from the Past - Prospects for the Future. Proceedings of the Seventh Conference of the International Society forthe Study of European Ideas (ISSEI), CDROM. - Bergen: HIT Centre University of Bergen, Norway, 2000.
  • Ratio ad Abstractum and Concrete Collisions of Philosophizing //Approaching a New Millennium: Lessons from the Past - Prospects forthe Future. Proceedings of the Seventh Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas( ISSEI), CDROM. - Bergen: HITCentre University of Bergen, Norway, 2000.
  • "Epoche" of the Epoch: In Simpliest Words of the Element of Time //International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture. Vol. 9: "Symbols, Images, Stereotypes of the Modern Culture". - St.Petersburg: Eidos, 2000. - Pp. 379-383.
  • Reflections on the Inner and Outer Factors of the Development of Self-consciousness // Reflections on Self-Consciousness Development; UNESCO Roundtable Discussion,   1, Research Centre "Eidos" / UNESCO, 2000. - C. 86-92.

Projects

  • Philosophical and Cultural Research Laboratory "Eidos" (1991-1994)
  • Philosophical and Cultural Research Centre "Eidos (1995).
  • Experimental Philosophical and Literature almanac "Silentium" (1991-1993).
  • Research and Publishing project "Metaphysics of Petersburg" (1993).

Research Programmes

  • "Philosophy, Culture, Human in Search for Self-Identity" (1993-1995);
  • "Philosophical, Artistic, Religious Experience: Issues of the Possible Unity" (1996-1998);
  • "Philosophical and Psychological Aspects of Mentality Dynamics in the Situation of Information Society " (2000-2002);
  • "Conceptual and Theoretical Analysis of Extreme and Optimal Condition of Culture Being" (2003);
  • "International Readings on Theory, History and Philosophy of Culture" Series (1998 till now);
  • International Cross-Cultural Project "Towards the New Paradigms of dialog" (1997-2007.



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for Culural Research


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International Association
'Russian Culture'

Herzen State
Pedagogical University
of Russia

I I I T   France
International Institute
of Islamic Thought

Antioch University Seattle


College of Arts and Sciences
at the University of Oregon
Oregon Humanities Center

Royal Roads University,
Victoria, British Columbia,
Canada


PARTNERSHIPS

Philosophy Department
University of Aarhus, Denmark

John Hope Humanities Institute Duke University
(Consortium of Humanities Centers
and Institutes)
(USA)

Washington University
in St. Louis
The Center for the Humanities
(USA)

University of Michigan
Comparative Literature
(USA)

New York University
Tisch School of Arts
Faculty of Arts and Science
(USA)

University of California
Center for 17th & 18th Century Studies
(USA)

University of California
Santa Cruz
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Brown University
Cogut Center for the Humanities
(USA)

Stanford Humanities
Center
(USA)

Walter Chapin Simpson
Center for the Humanities
University of Washington
Collage of Arts&Science
(USA)

The Society for the Humanities
Cornell University
(USA)


Evangelische Akademie Loccum
(Germany)

Evangelische Kirche im Rheinland
(Germany)

Karl-Heim Gesellschaft
(Германия)

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