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28 November 2019

November 5 – 19, 2019 Field Research in Tanzania

From 5 to 19 of November 2019 Research Fellow Dr. Nadezhda Khokholkova and a student from Russian State University for the Humanities Mariia Sergeeva conducted field research in Tanzania, supported by Russian Scientific Foundation (project №18-18-00454 "Historical Memory as the Evolutional Factor of Socio-Political Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Mesoamerica"). The study focused on the historical memory of the slave trade and colonialism.

27 November 2019

Prof. Vladimir Shubin was in Maputo to participate in the Symposium "Mozambique’s foreign policy and diplomacy: from the origin to to the present."

From November 20 to November 24, 2019 Principal Research Fellow of the Centre ofr History and Cultural Anthropology Prof. Vladimir Shubin was in Maputo to participate in the Symposium on the topic "Mozambique’s foreign policy and diplomacy: from the origin to to the present." At this symposium, dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Joaquim Chissano, who served as president of this country in 1986-2004, he was invited as an honored guest along with former presidents of neighboring countries of Mozambique.

06 October 2019

October 1, 2019, The Round Table "New Trends in African Studies: Historical, Anthropological, and Gender Aspects"

On October 1, 2019, the round table "New Trends in African Studies: Historical, Anthropological, and Gender Aspects" was held at the Institute for African studies. The event was organized by the Center for History and Cultural Anthropology in cooperation with the Center for Sociological and Political Sciences. The round table was arranged to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Institute for African Studies and the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Group of Gender Studies.

06 September 2019

4-24 August, 2019 Second field research in Tanzania

Russian Scientific Foundation "Historical Memory as the Evolutional Factor of Socio-Political Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Mesoamerica")

18 July 2019

11 July 2019

July 2-6, 2019 13th Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia

July 2-6, 2019 13th Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia was held in Kazan. The central theme of the Congress was "Systems of kinship, connections, and communications in the history of mankind: the anthropological aspect". More than 800 researchers attended the Congress, Research Fellow of the Center of History and Cultural Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences Dr. Nadezhda E. Khokholkova was one of them.

26 June 2019

June 19-21, 2019 - The XXX International Congress on Historiography and Source Studies of Asia and Africa (Saint-Petersburg)

June 19-21, 2019 the members of the Center of History and Cultural Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences took part in the XXX International Congress on Historiography and Source Studies of Asia and Africa: On the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of Academician Vasily V. Barthold (1869-1930). Within the framework of the conference presentations were made by Senior Research Fellow, Head of Centre for History and Cultural Anthropology Dr. Valentina V. Gribanova; Research Fellow, Dr. Nadezhda E. Khokholkova; Senior Research Fellow, D.Sc. Irina G. Tatarovskaya; Research Fellow, Dr.

18 June 2019

Social inequality and research trip by Ph.D. Gribanova V.V. and Prof. Shubin V.G. In the framework of the project “Russians in Africa”

From May 12 to May 31, the head of the Center for History and Cultural Anthropology Ph.D. Gribanova V.V., Doctor of History prof. Shubin V.G. in the framework of the project “Russians in Africa”, carried out by the Institute for African Studies RAS, made a research trip to Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

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