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Dmitri M. BONDARENKO

CURRICULUM VITAE

Contact info:
30/1 Spiridonovka St.; 123001 Moscow; Russia
Tel.: + (7 495) 697 2022; Fax: + (7 495) 697 1954
e-mail: dbondar@hotmail.com

Personal status:
PERSONAL STATUS:
Born on June 9, 1968 in Moscow, Russia/USSR.
Married with one daughter.

Academic degrees and titles:
2007: Full Professor (Ethnology) from the Russian State University for the Humanities and the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
2000: D.Sc. (World History and Anthropology) from the Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
1993: Ph.D. (World History and Anthropology) from the Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
1990: M.A. with distinction (World History, Anthropology, Education, and English) from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, School of History, Chair of Ethnology, Moscow, USSR.

Language competence:
Fluent: Russian, English; Limited knowledge: French, German, Spanish, Latin, Portuguese, Italian, Ukrainian.

Academic experience:
Date: July – August 2006. Host: Max Planck Institute of History, Goettingen, Germany. Position: Visiting Scholar.
Date: November 2005 to present. Employer: Institute for Innovative Education Strategies, Department of Political Anthropology and Ethno-Cultural Education, Moscow, Russia. Position: Leading Research Fellow.
Date: May – June 2005. Host: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, France. Position: Visiting Scholar.
Date: July 2003. Host: Max Planck Institute of History, Goettingen, Germany. Position: Visiting Scholar.
Date: December 1993 to May 1994. Host: Program of African Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA. Position: Visiting Scholar.
Date: August 1990 to present. Employer: Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Positions: Institute Vice-Director (April 2008 to present), Chair of the Center of History and Cultural Anthropology (February – March 2008), Chair of the Department of Cultural Anthropology (January 1999 – January 2008), Senior Research Fellow (January 1996 – January 1999), Research Fellow (September 1992  January 1996), Junior Research Fellow (August 1990  September 1992).

Teaching experience:
Date: February – June 2011. Employer: Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Course (for graduate students and junior researchers): “Tradition” and “Contemporaneity” in Sub-Saharan African Cultures.
Date: November – December 2004. Employer: Higher Institute of Educational Sciences of Angola of the University Agostinho Neto, Luanda - Sumbe. Course: Historical Anthropology of Africa South of the Sahara.
Date: from September 1998 to present. Employer: Center of Social Anthropology of Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia. Courses: Introduction to Social (Cultural) Anthropology, History of Social (Cultural) Anthropology, Theoretical Social (Cultural) Anthropology, Political Anthropology, Social (Cultural) Anthropology of Africa, History of Africa, Pre-colonial African Cultures, Colonial African Cultures, Post-colonial African Cultures.
Date: September 1996  June 1998, September 2001 – January 2002. Employer: School of History, Political Science and Law of Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia. Courses: Political Anthropology, Anthropology of Archaic Societies, Early Forms of Political Organization, Man/Woman  Society  Authority in History, Evolution of Social Institutions.
Date: February 1990 December 992. Employer: Institute of Asian and African Studies of Lomonossov Moscow University, Moscow, USSR/Russia. Courses: History of Africa, Ethnography of Africa, History of Civilizations Theories.

Other current responsibilities:
Date: from January 2011. Field: Africa Review, a Journal of the African Studies Association of India; Responsibility: Editorial Advisory Board Member.
Date: from August 2008. Field: European Association of Social Anthropologists. Responsibility: Africanist Network Executive Committee Member (Chairperson in September 2006 – August 2008).
Date: from March 2008. Field: Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences Academic Council. Responsibility: Council member.
Date: from December 2007. Field: “Vek globalizatsii” (“The Age of Globalization”; academic journal published in Russian and English). Responsibility: Editorial Council member.
Date: from February 2007. Field: “Creative Multiverse: New Explorations in Transformative Learning and Research” Series (Shipra Publications, New Delhi, India). Responsibility: International Editorial Advisory Board Member.
Date: from January 2005. Field: Monthly “Culture and Society” Academic Seminar. Responsibility: Moderator.
Date: from October 2004. Field: Russian Academy of Sciences Academic Council for the Problems of Africa. Responsibility: Council member (from December 2010 – Council Bureau member).
Date: from June 2004. Field: Russian Foundation for Basic Research. Responsibility: Expert with Humanities and Social Sciences Department.
Date: from January 2004. Field: Encyclopedia “Africa”. Responsibility: Chair of the “Anthropology” section.
Date: from December 2003. Field: “Istorija i sovremennost” (“History and Contemporainty”; academic journal published in Russian). Responsibility: Editorial Council member.
Date: from March 2003. Field: The “History of World Culture” Academic Council under the Russian Academy of Sciences. Responsibility: Vice-Chair of the “African Culture” section.
Date: from April 2002. Field: Russian Anthropological Expedition in Africa. Responsibility: Head.
Date: from February 2002. Field: Great Russian Encyclopedia. Responsibility: Chair of the “History of Foreign Anthropology” section.
Date: from November 2001. Field: “Social Evolution and History” (academic journal published in English). Responsibility: Co-founder and co-editor.
Date: from October 2000. Field: Dissertation Council of the Institute for African Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences. Responsibility: Member.
Date: from November 1998. Field: Regular International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Responsibility: Organizing Committee Co-Chairperson.

Scholarly associations membership:
Date of joining: January 2009. Association: American Anthropological Association.
Date of joining: February 2007. Association: African Studies Association.
Date of joining: February 2006. Association: International Economic History Congress.
Date of joining: June 2005. Association: Societé des Africanistes.
Date of joining: March 1996. Association: European Association of Social Anthropologists.

Academic trips abroad
(Fieldwork, scholarships, conferences, guest lectures, etc.):
Dates and countries: 1992: Ukraine; 1993–1994: USA; 1994: Kyrgyzstan, India; 1997: Egypt; 1998: Germany; 1999: USA (twice); 2000: USA, Poland; 2001: Nigeria; 2002: Tanzania, Denmark; 2003: Tanzania, Egypt, Germany, Slovenia; 2004: Lebanon, Austria, Angola; 2005: Tanzania, France, Lebanon, Nigeria; 2006: Germany, Finland, UK, Nigeria; 2007: South Africa, Switzerland, Tanzania; 2008: Slovenia, Benin, USA; 2009: Rwanda, USA, 2010: USA (twice), Zambia, Ireland.

Main professional awards:
Date: 2009. Award: Grant of the Foundation for National Science Support for outstanding young D.Sc. holders.
Date: 2008. Award: Grant of the Foundation for National Science Support for outstanding young D.Sc. holders.
Date: 1997. Award: European Academy prize for young CIS scholars (for the monograph Benin on the Eve of the First Contacts with Europeans: Personality. Society. Authority.)
Date: 1995. Award: Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences’ first prize for the best Institute’s publication of the year (for the monograph Benin on the Eve of the First Contacts with Europeans: Personality. Society. Authority.)

Publications: (those in English are bolded):

I. Monographs:

1. Homoarchy: A Principle of Culture’s Organization. The 13th – 19th Centuries Benin Kingdom as a Non-State Supercomplex Society. Moscow: KomKniga, 2006. 184 P.
2. A Popular History of Benin. The Rise and Fall of a Mighty Forest Kingdom. Frankfurt am Main etc.: Peter Lang, 2003. 391 P. (with P.M. Roese).

3. Pre-imperial Benin: Formation and Evolution of the Socio-political Institutions System. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2001. 350 P.
4. The Theory of Civilizations and the Dynamics of Historical Process in Pre-colonial Tropical Africa. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1997. 71 P.
5. Benin on the Eve of the First Contacts with Europeans: Personality. Society. Authority. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1995. 339 P.

II. Theses Official Synopses:

1. Pre-imperial Benin: Formation and Evolution of the Socio-political Institutions System. D.Sc. thesis official summary. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. 62 P.
2. Benin on the Eve of the First Contacts with Europeans. Evolutionary and Civilizational Peculiarities. Ph.D. thesis official summary. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1993. 24 P.

III. Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

1. Education and Tolerance in Tanzania (by the Evidence Collected by the Russian Anthropological Expedition in 2003 and 2005). In Yu.N. Vinokurov (ed.). Julius Kambarage Nyerere – the First President of Independent Tanzania. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2010. P. 56-62.
2. The Double-headed Eagle upon the Red Background: “The Soviet Legacy” in the Image of Russia in the Africans’ Consciousness. In T.L. Deich, E.N. Korendyasov (eds.). Russia – Africa: New Trends in Relationships. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2010. P. 66-108.
3. The Edo Pantheon and the Origin of the Institution of Supreme Ruler in Benin. In N.B. Kochakova, V.A. Popov (eds.). Custom. Symbol. Power. Festschrift for Professor Irina Sinitsyna. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2010. P. 316-323 (with P.M. Roese).
4. In the Red Banner’s Shade: The Image of Post-Soviet Russia in Africa. Africa Review (New Delhi). 2010. Vol. 2 N 1 P. 1-14.
5. Social Evolution: Alternatives and Variations (Introduction) In L.E. Grinin, R.L. Carneiro, A.V. Korotayev, and F. Spier (eds.). Evolution: Cosmic, Biological, and Social. Volgograd: Uchitel, 2010. P. 215-254 (with L.E. Grinin, A.V. Korotayev; the same in Russian, in L.E. Grinin, A.V. Markov, and A.V. Korotayev (eds.). Evolution: Problems and Discussions. Moscow: LKI Press, 2010. P. 120-159).
6. Some Key Issues in the Hunter-Gatherers Studies in the Context of Archaic Societies Evolution General Theory. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie (Moscow). 2010, № 3. P. 146–155.
7. Adaptation of Africans in Moscow: Specific Features and Problems. Azija i Afrika segodnja (Moscow). 2009, № 10. P. 43-47, № 11. P. 38-41 (with E.A. Googueva, S.N. Serov, E.V. Shakhbazyan).
8. Africans in Russia: A Forming Diaspora? Al’manakh Tsentra obshchestvennykh svjazej (Moscow). 2009, № 4. P. 208-218 (with S.N. Serov, E.V. Shakhbazyan).
9. Conclusion. In D.M. Bondarenko, A.A. Nemirovskiy (eds.). The Ruler and His Subjects: Socio-Cultural Norm and Restrictions of the Individual Power. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2009. P. 271–306 (with A.A. Nemirovskiy).
10. Introduction. In D.M. Bondarenko, A.A. Nemirovskiy (eds.). The Ruler and His Subjects: Socio-Cultural Norm and Restrictions of the Individual Power. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2009. P. 5–17 (with A.A. Nemirovskiy).
11. ‘Postsocialism Meets Postcolonialism’: African Migrants in the Russian Capital. Anthropological Journal of European Cultures (London). 2009. Vol. 18, N 2. P. 87-105 (with E.A. Googueva, S.N. Serov, E.V. Shakhbazyan).
12. Socio-Cultural Norm and Restrictions of the Individual Power in Benin under the Oba Dynasty (13th – 19th Centuries). In D.M. Bondarenko, A.A. Nemirovskiy (eds.). The Ruler and His Subjects: Socio-Cultural Norm and Restrictions of the Individual Power. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2009. P. 152–171.
13. The Social World’s Parts and Whole: Globalization and the Future of Some Non-Western Cultures in the Civilization and World-System Theories Perspectives. In J. Sheffield (ed.). Systemic Development: Local Solutions in a Global Environment. Litchfield Park, AZ: ISCE Publishing, 2009. P. 17–24.
14. Visiting the Oba of Benin. In A.M. Vasiliev (ed.). African Studies in Russia. Yearbook 2003–2007. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2009. P. 203-208 (the same in Russian, in: Azija i Afrika segodnja (Moscow). 2006. No 7. P. 70-73).
15. Local Civilizations in the Face of Globalization: Contemporary Theoretical Approaches and the Future of Some Non-Western Cultures. In L.E. Grinin, D.D. Beliaev, and A.V. Korotayev (eds.). Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations. Political Aspects of Modernity. Moscow: KD “LIBROCOM”, 2008. P. 179–190.
16. Kinship, Territoriality and the Early State Lower Limit. Social Evolution and History (Moscow). 2008. Vol. 7, N 1. P. 19-53.
17. Education and Tolerance in Contemporary Tanzania: The Ethno-racial and Religious Aspects. In A.V. Korotayev and E.B. Demintseva (eds.). Interracial and Interethnic Relations in Contemporary Tanzania. Publications of the Russian Complex Expedition to the United Republic of Tanzania (2005 Field Season). Moscow: LENAND, 2008. P. 94–121.
18. Introduction. The Second Field Season of the Russian Complex Expedition to the United Republic of Tanzania. In A.V. Korotayev and E.B. Demintseva (eds.). Interracial and Interethnic Relations in Contemporary Tanzania. Publications of the Russian Complex Expedition to the United Republic of Tanzania (2005 Field Season). Moscow: LENAND, 2008. P. 5–7 (with E.B. Demintseva and A.V. Korotayev).
19. Interreligious Tolerance in Contemporary Tanzania: The Gender Aspect of Christian-Muslim Mutual Attitudes. In A.A. Kazankov and N.A. Ksenofontova (eds.). The Man and the Woman. Evolution of Relations. Moscow: Institute for African Studies, 2007. P. 249-269.
20. Abstract Signs and Pictorial Marks as a Means of Historical and Cultural Information Preservation and Transmission in Precolonial Benin. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2007, № 4. P. 5-15 (with P.M Roese).
21. Africa: The «Soviet Heritage» in the Image of Russia. Azija i Afrika segodnja (Moscow). 2007, № 7. P. 37-43.
22. Approaching “Complexity” in Anthropology and Complexity Studies: The Principles of Socio-political Organization and Prospects for Bridging the Interdisciplinary Gap. Emergence: Complexity and Organization (Mansfield, MA). 2007. Vol. 9, № 3. P. 55-67 (Reprinted in: P.M. Allen, K.A. Richardson, J.A. Goldstein, and D. Snowden (eds.). Emergence, Complexity and Organization. E:CO Annual. Vol. 9. Goodyear, AZ: ISCE Publishing, 2008. P. 439-460).
23. Benin Kingdom (13th – 19th Centuries): A Supercomplex Non-state Society. In D.M. Bondarenko and A.A. Nemirovskiy (eds.). Alternativity in Cultural History: Heterarchy and Homoarchy as Evolutionary Trajectories. Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. June 18-21 2004, Moscow. Selected Papers. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies Press, 2007. P. 125–166.
24. Complexities with “Complexity”: Heterarchy, Homoarchy and Categorical Differences between Social Anthropology and the Complexity Studies. In Obshchestvennye nauki i sovremennost’ (Moscow). 2007, № 5. P. 141-149.
25. Education as a Factor of Establishing the Norms of Ethno-religious Tolerance in Society in the Conditions of Globalization (The Cases of Russia, France, and Tanzania). Istorija i sovremennost’ (Moscow.). 2007, № 2. P. 153-183 (with E.B. Demintseva, O.I. Kavykin, I.V. Sledzevski, D.A. Khaltourina).
26. Homoarchy as a Principle of Sociopolitical Organization: An Introduction. Anthropos (Sankt Augustin). 2007. Vol. 102, № 1. P. 187–199.
27. The Fortunes of Christianity in Contemporary Russia in the Globalization Processes Context. In Novye rossijskie gumanitarnye issledovanija (Moscow). 2007. No 2. http://www.nrgumis.ru/articles/article_full.php?aid=63&binn_rubrik_pl_ar... (with L.A. Andreeva, T.V. Evgenyeva, O.I. Kavykin).
28. The Soviet Union and Contemporary Russia: The Succession of Images in Consciousness of the Africans. In Novye rossijskie gumanitarnye issledovanija (Moscow). 2007. No 2. http://www.nrgu¬mis.ru/articles/article_full.php?aid=48.
29. What Is There in a Word? Heterarchy, Homoarchy and the Difference in Understanding Complexity in the Social Sciences and Complexity Studies. In K.A. Richardson and P. Cilliers (eds.). Explorations in Complexity Thinking: Pre-Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Complexity and Philosophy. Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing, 2007. P. 35–48.
30. Homoarchy as a Principle of Socio-political Organization (Introduction of the Problem and Notion). In L.E. Grinin, D.M. Bondarenko, N.N. Kradin, and A.V. Korotayev (eds.). The Early State and Its Alternatives and Analogues. Volgograd: Uchitel’, 2006. P. 164-183.
31. A Homoarchic Alternative to the Homoarchic State: Benin Kingdom of the 13th – 19th Centuries. Social Evolution and History (Moscow). 2005. Vol. 4, N 2. P. 18-88.
32. Benin of the 13th – 19th Centuries: Were Titled Chiefs Bureaucrats and Was the Country a State? In I.V. Sledzevski (ed.). Frontier. Border. Passage. Socio-cultural Borderline in Global and Regional Aspects. Moscow: Institute for African Studies, 2005. P. 80-88.
33. Dmitri Olderogge and His Place in History of Russian African Anthropology. Social Anthropology (Cambridge). 2005. Vol. 13, No 2. P. 215-220 (with V.A. Popov).
34. Ethnographic Atlas XXXI: Peoples of Easternmost Eurasia. In Ethnology (Pittsburgh). 2005. Vol. 44, No 3. P. 261–289 (with A. Kazankov, D. Khaltourina, and A. Korotayev).
35. Globalization vs. Dialogue of Civilizations: Contemporary Theoretical Approaches and the Future of Non-Western Cultures. In S. Farah and O. Savinova (eds.). Diversity of Cultures: The Experience of Russia and the Lebantine East. Beirut: Lebanese-Russian House; UNESCO National Committee in Lebanon, 2005. P. 181-187 (the same in Arabic).
36. Globalization vs. Dialogue of Civilizations: Implications for Africa. In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). African Studies in Russia. Yearbook 2001. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2005. P. 51-59.
37. Introduction. In A.D. Savateev (ed.). Muslims and Christians in Contemporary Tanzania: Publications of the Russian Expedition. Moscow: Institute for African Studies, 2005. P. 3-6 (with A.D. Savateev).
38. Introduction. In D.M. Bondarenko (ed.). Sacralization of Power in the History of Civilizations. Pt. I. Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences Press, 2005. P. 5-32 (with L.A. Andreeva, A.V. Korotayev, and A.A. Nemirovsky).
39. Muslim-Christian Relations in Light of the Education Problem. In A.D. Savateev (ed.). Muslims and Christians in Contemporary Tanzania: Proceedings of the Russian Expedition. Moscow: Institute for African Studies, 2005. P. 41-70.
40. Precolonial Benin under the Oba Dynasty: Trajectory of Supreme Power’s Sacralization. In D.M. Bondarenko (ed.). Sacralization of Power in the History of Civilizations. Pt. I. Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences Press, 2005. P. 197-216.
41. The World-System and Civilizational Approaches: Are They Opposite or Complementary? In S.Yu. Malkov, A.V. Korotayev (eds.). History and Synergetics. Methodology of Research. Moscow: KomKniga, 2005. P. 7-16.
42. A Historical-anthropological Look at Some Sociopolitical Problems of Second and Third World Countries. In M. Gammer (ed.), Community, Identity and the State. Comparing Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East. London – New York: Routledge, 2004. P. 14-41 (with A. Korotayev).
43. Between the Ogiso and Oba Dynasties: An Interpretation of Interregnum in the Benin Kingdom. History in Africa (Madison). 2004. Vol. 31. P. 103-115 (with P.M. Roese).
44. Christian-Muslim Relations, Education, and Politics in Contemporary Tanzania. In Azija i Afrika segodnja (Moscow). 2004. No 9. P. 27-35.
45. Ethnographic Atlas XXX: Peoples of Siberia. In Ethnology (Pittsburgh). 2004. Vol. 43, No 1. P. 83-92 (with A. Korotayev, A. Kazankov, S. Borinskaya, and D. Khaltourina).
46. From Local Communities to Megacommunity: Biniland in the 1st Millennium B.C. – 19th Century A.D. In L.E. Grinin, R.L. Carneiro, D.M. Bondarenko, N.N. Kradin, and A.V. Korotayev (eds.). The Early State, Its Alternatives and Analogues. Volgograd: Uchitel’, 2004. P. 325-363.
47. Globalization: The World-System and Civilization Approaches. Modern and Contemporary History (Saratov). 2004. Vol. 21. P. 124-131.
48. Socio-Political Evolution: From Equality of Community Types to Alternativity of Supracommunal Organization Forms. In O.E. Nepomnin (ed.). Alaica. Festschrift for Professor Leonid Alaev. Moscow: Vostochnaja literatura, 2004. P. 32-53.
49. The “Fruit of Enlightenment”: Education, Politics, and Muslim-Christian Relations in Contemporary Tanzania. Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations (Birmingham – Washington, DC). 2004. Vol. 15, No 4. P. 443-468.
50. Advent of the Second (Oba) Dynasty: Another Assessment of a Benin History Key-Point. History in Africa (Madison). 2003. Vol. 30. P. 63-85.
51. Early History of the Benin Kingdom: Stages of Study in the West, Nigeria, and Russia. In I.V. Sledzevski, A.D. Savateev (eds.). Africa in Russia, Russia in Africa. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2003. P. 216-227.
52. “Early State” in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Statistical Reanalysis of Henri J. M. Claessen’s Database. Cross-Cultural Research (New Haven). 2003. Vol. 37, № 2 (Special Issue: The Moscow School of Quantitative Cross-Cultural Research). P. 105-132 (with A.V. Korotayev).
53. Globalization vs. Dialogue of Civilizations: The World-System and Civilizational Approaches to History and Present. In M. 'Ouda (ed.). Globalization and the Dialogue of Civilizations: Making of a New World. Cairo: Ain Shams University Press, 2003. P. 5-11.
54. In Search of a New Academic Profile: Teaching Anthropology in Contemporary Russia. In D. Dracklé, I.R. Edgar, T.K. Schippers (eds.). Learning Fields. Vol. 1. Educational Histories of European Social Anthropology. New York; Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2003. P. 230-246 (with A.V. Korotayev).
55. Introduction: Social Evolution, Alternatives and Nomadism. In N.N. Kradin, D.M. Bondarenko, and T.J. Barfield (eds.). Nomadic Pathways in Social Evolution. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies Press, 2003. P. 1-24 (with A.V. Korotayev and N.N. Kradin; the same in Russian, in N.N. Kradin and D.M. Bondarenko (eds.). The Nomadic Alternative of Social Evolution. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2002. P. 9-36; the same in Russian, abridged: Social Evolution, Alternatives and Nomadism. In V.V. Bocharov (ed.). Anthropology of Power. A Reader in Political Anthropology. Vol. 2. Political Culture and Political Processes. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg University Press, 2007. P. 383-392).
56. Sacralization of Supreme Power in Medieval Benin. In N.A. Selunskaya (ed.). Power, Law, Norm: The Profane and the Sacral in the Ancient and Medieval World. Pt. 2. Moscow: Institute of World History Press, 2003. P. 229-264.
57. The Moscow School of Quantitative Cross-Cultural Research. Cross-Cultural Research (New Haven). 2003. Vol. 37, № 2 (Special Issue: The Moscow School of Quantitative Cross-Cultural Research). P. 5-28 (with G.A. Khizrieva and V.C. de Munck).
58. Alternative Pathways of Social Evolution. Social Evolution and History (Moscow). 2002. Vol. 1, № 1. P. 54-79 (with L.E. Grinin and A.V. Korotayev) (the same: Alternatives of Social Evolution. In L.E. Grinin, R.L. Carneiro, D.M. Bondarenko, N.N. Kradin, and A.V. Korotayev [eds.], The Early State, Its Alternatives and Analogues. Volgograd: Uchitel’, 2004. P. 3-27; the same in Russian: Alternatives of Social Evolution. In L.E. Grinin, D.M. Bondarenko, N.N. Kradin, and A.V. Korotayev [eds.], The Early State and Its Alternatives and Analogues. Volgograd: Uchitel’, 2006. P. 15-36).
59. Kingdom without State? (Max Weber on Bureaucracy, and the 13th - 19th Centuries Benin). In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). African Studies in Russia 1998 - 2000. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2002. P. 54-60.
60. Accession to Power of the Second (Oba) Dynasty in Benin: “Combats pour l’Histoire”. In I.V. Sledzevski, A.D. Savateev (eds.). Person in the Socio-Cultural and Political Dimensions. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2001. P. 97-109.
61. Ancient Benin: Where Did the First Monarchs Come From? Asian and African Studies (Bratislava). 2001. Vol. 10, № 2. P. 185-198 (with P.M. Roese).
62. Benin City before 1897: A Town Map and a Map of the Palace Area with Description. Ethnographisch-Archaeologische Zeitschrift (Berlin). 2001. Vol. 42, № 4. P. 555-571 (with P.M. Roese and A. Rees).
63. Family Structures and Community Organization: Theoretical Introduction and Socio-Cultural Background of a Pre-Colonial African Kingdom. In I.V. Sledzevski, A.D. Savateev (eds.). Evolution of Traditional Institutions in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2001. P. 49-58 (with A.V. Korotayev).
64. Ludewig Ferdinand Römer's "Nachrichten von der Küste Guinea" (Mid-18th Century) as a Source on the Benin Kingdom History and Culture. Tribus (Stuttgart). 2001. Vol. 50. P. 135-149 (with P.M. Roese and T.M.L. Roese).
65. Origins and Evolution of Chiefdoms. Reviews in Anthropology (New Paltz). 2001. Vol. 30, № 4. P. 373-395 (with D.D. Beliaev and A.V. Korotayev).
66. Polygyny and Democracy: A Cross-Cultural Research. In V.A. Popov (ed.), Algebra of Kinship. Issue 7. St. Petersburg: Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography Press, 2001. P. 173-186 (with A.V. Korotayev).
67. Benin (1st millennium BC  19th Century AD). In D.M. Bondarenko and A.V. Korotayev (eds.). Civilizational Models of Politogenesis. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. P. 87-127 (the same in Russian: Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences Press, 2002. P. 89-129).
68. Community and Agriculture in Pre-colonial Benin. In V.A. Popov (ed.). Early Forms of Social Organization: Genesis, Functions, Historical Dynamics. St. Petersburg: Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, 2000. P. 93-108.
69. Conclusions. In D.M. Bondarenko and A.V. Korotayev (eds.). Civilizational Models of Politogenesis. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. P. 305-316 (with A.V. Korotayev; the same in Russian: Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences Press, 2002. P. 300-311).
70. Family Size and Community Organization: A Cross-Cultural Comparison. Cross-Cultural Research (New Haven). 2000. Vol. 34, № 2. P. 152-189 (with A.V. Korotayev).
71. “Homologous Series” of Social Evolution and Alternatives to the State in World History (An Introduction). In N.N. Kradin, A.V. Korotayev, D.M. Bondarenko, V. de Munck, and P.K. Wason (eds.). Alternatives of Social Evolution. Vladivostok: FEB RAS, 2000. P. 213-219 (The same in Russian in: N.N. Kradin, A.V. Korotayev, D.M. Bondarenko, V.A. Lynsha (eds.). Alternative Pathways to Civilization. Moscow: Logos, 2000. P. 198-206).
72. Introduction. In D.M. Bondarenko and A.V. Korotayev (eds.). Civilizational Models of Politogenesis. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. P. 5-31 (with A.V. Korotayev; the same in Russian: Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences Press, 2002. P. 5-31).
73. Polygyny and Democracy: A Cross-Cultural Comparison. Cross-Cultural Research (New Haven). 2000. Vol. 34, № 2. P. 190-208 (with A.V. Korotayev).
74. Power in Mass Consciousness and Political Struggle in Benin (13th - 16th Centuries). In L.S. Vassiliev (ed.). Political Intrigue in the East. Moscow: Vostochnaja literatura, 2000. P. 327-350.
75. Benin Prehistory. The Origin and Settling Down of the Edo. Anthropos (Sankt Augustin). 1999. Vol. 94, № 4/6. P. 542-552 (with P.M. Roese).
76. Civilizational and Evolutionary in History: Dialectics of Correlation. In G.N. Sevost’janov (ed.). Problems of Historical Cognition. Moscow: Nauka, 1999. P. 92-102.
77. Politogenesis, “Homologous Series” and Non-linear Models of Social Evolution (A Cross-Cultural Testing of Some Political Anthropological Hypotheses). Obshchestvennye nauki i sovremennost’ (Moscow). 1999, № 5. P. 129-140 (with A.V. Korotayev).
78. Political Genesis and “Homologous Series” of Social Evolution. In Yu.M. Reznik (ed.). Social Anthropology at the Threshold of the 21st Century. Moscow: State Social University Press, 1998. Р. 134-137 (with A.V. Korotayev).
79. Pre-dynastic Edo: The independent local community government system and socio-political evolution. Ethnographisch-Archaeologische Zeitschrift (Berlin). 1998. Vol. 39, № 3. P. 367-372 (with P.M. Roese).
80. The “Early State” Concept: Basic Tenets and an Attempt of Their Assessment. In I.V. Sledzevski, D.M. Bondarenko (eds.). Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1998. P. 16-26.
81. The Efa: Mysterious Aborigines of Edoland. In I.V. Sledzevski, D.M. Bondarenko (eds.). Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages (Interaction of Cultures in the Process of Socioeconomic and Political Transformation of Local Societies. History and Contemporainty). Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1998. P. 18-26 (with P.M. Roese).
82. The Multilinearity of Social Evolution and Alternatives to the State. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 1998, No 1. P. 195-202.
83. The Rise of Chiefdoms and the Urbanization Process among the Edo (Late 1st  Early 2nd Millennia AD). In I.V. Sledzevski, D.M. Bondarenko (eds.). Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages (Traditional and Modern African City). Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1998. P. 23-32.
84. Benin on the Eve of the First Contacts with the Europeans. Personality. Society. Authority. Summary. In: A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). African Studies in Russia. Yearbook 1993-1996. Issue 3 (1995/96). Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1997. P. 162-170.
85. Circles of the African Universe (by the Edo-speaking Peoples of Southern Nigeria Materials). In N.A. Ksenofontova (ed.). The World of African Village. Social Structure and Dynamics of Culture. Moscow: Vostochnaja literatura, 1997. P. 92-126.
86. Civilization of Tropical Africa and Her Fortunes in Precolonial Epochs. In A.O. Chubaryan (ed.). Civilizations. Vol. 4. Moscow: MALP, 1997. P. 65-78.
87. The Person and the Universe in Art of Transitional Epoch: Precolonial Benin. Modern and Contemporary History (Saratov). 1997. Vol. 16. P. 204-213.
88. Ancestors’ Cult as the Central Element of Traditional Religious-and-Mythological Systems of Tropical Africa. In I.V. Sledzevski, D.M. Bondarenko et al. (eds.). Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages (Problems of Theory and Methodology). Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1996. P. 81-95.
89. Civilization: Essence of the Notion, Criteria for Defining. In N.N. Kradin, D.V. Likharev (eds.). The Fourth Far Eastern Conference of Young Historians. Vladivostok: Dal’nauka, 1996. P. 3-9.
90. Introduction. In I.V. Sledzevski, D.M. Bondarenko (eds.). Space and Time in Archaic and Traditional Cultures. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1996 (with I.V. Sledzevski). P. 3-8.
91. Megacommunity as a Variant of Structure and Type of Society: Preconditions of Emergence and Functioning. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 1996, No 3. P. 30-38.
92. Social and Mental Continuity of the City and the Village in Precolonial Benin (The Dialogic Character of Positions). In E.V. Saiko (ed.). Cultural Dialogue of the City in Time and Space of Historical Development. Moscow: Russ. Acad. of Sciences Press, 1996. P. 136-141.
93. Spatial-and-Temporal “System of Co-ordinates” of Ancient Benin Inhabitants (West Africa). In I.V. Sledzevski, D.M. Bondarenko (eds.). Space and Time in Archaic and Traditional Cultures. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1996. P. 65-88.
94. Chiefdoms in Precolonial Benin. In V.A. Popov (ed.). Early Forms of Political Organization. From Primitive Society to Statehood. Moscow: Nauka, 1995. P. 140-152.
95. Civilizations: Role of Natural and Historical Environment in the Process of Formation and Evolution. Oykumena (Kiev). 1995, No 1-2. P. 16-22 (in Ukrainian).
96. Megacommunity as a Variant of Structure and Type of Society: Precolonial Benin. In N.N. Kradin, V.A. Lynsha (eds.). Alternative Pathways to Early Statehood. Vladivostok: Dal’nauka, 1995. P. 100-108 (The same in Russian: P. 139-150).
97. Pre-colonial Tropical Africa: Intercivilizational Interaction and Sociocultural Evolution. In D.M. Bondarenko et al. (eds.). Africa: Culture and Society (Historical Aspect). Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1995. P. 27-40.
98. The Specifics of the Tropical African City’s Structure (by Materials of Pre-colonial “City-States” of the Upper Guinea Coast). In E.V. Saiko (ed.). The City as a Social-and-Cultural Phenomenon of Historical Process. Moscow: Nauka, 1995. P. 215-223.
99. Precolonial Benin: Personality, Authority and the Structure of Society. In J. Sabloff, M. Lal (eds.). State, City & Society. New Delhi: WAC-3, 1994. P. 1-10.
100. The Person in Picture of the Universe and in Art. In I.V. Sledzevski (ed.). Bewitched Reality. The World of African Mentality. Moscow: Nauka, 1994. P. 20-30.
101. Privileged Categories of Benin Population on the Eve of the First Contacts with Europeans. On the Problem of Classes and State Emergence. In V.A. Popov (ed.). Early Forms of Social Stratification. Genesis, Historical Dynamics, Potestal-and-Political Functions. Moscow: Nauka, 1993. P. 145-168.
102. The State Society Formation and Post-Soviet Ethnology: The First Challenge to Eternal Problem. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 1993, No 5. P. 185-197.
103. Tropical Africa: Historical-and-Cultural Roots of Pre-industrialism. In Yu.M. Il’in et al. (eds.). African Cultures in Universal Civilizational Process. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1993. P. 17-28.
104. Benin in the Europeans’ Perception. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 1992, No 4. P. 53-62.
105. Formation of Classes and State and Some Specific Features of Their Functioning in Pre-capitalist Societies. In I.V. Sledzevski (ed.). Concepts of Social Progress. The Africanists’ Point of View. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1991. P. 141-165.
106. Productive and Social Organization of Yoruba and Edo (Bini) Cities in the “Pre-European” Period (14th - 15th centuries). Sovetskaja Etnografija (Moscow). 1991, No 4. P. 109-115.
107. The Problem of Volume of Power of the Benin Supreme Ruler by Sources and in Historiography (In Connection with the Socium’s Character). In Yu.M. Il’in et al. (eds.). The Tribe and the State in Africa. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1991. P. 132-149.
108. Some Aspects of Benin Sociocultural Characteristics on the Eve of the European Penetration. In A.L. Smyshlyaev (ed.). History of World Culture: Traditions, Innovations, Contacts. Moscow: Lomonossov Moscow University Press, 1990. P. 35-48.

IV. Conference Paper Abstracts:
1. Public Celebrations and Popular Culture in Africa: Representations, Performances and Local Appropriations. In A. El-Tom (ed.). Crisis and Imagination. European Association of Social Anthropologists 11th Biennial Conference. Conference Programme and Book of Abstracts. Maynooth: National University of Ireland Press, 2010. P. 193 (with P. Skalník and T. Grätz).
2. “Orthodoxy – State – Russian Ethnicity”: A Possible Aberration of Pre-1917 Imperial Ideology in Post-1991 Russia. In A. El-Tom (ed.). Crisis and Imagination. European Association of Social Anthropologists 11th Biennial Conference. Conference Programme and Book of Abstracts. Maynooth: National University of Ireland Press, 2010. P. 272 (with L. Andreeva).
3. Africans in Moscow: From Migrant Communities to Diasporic Communities? In S. Low (ed.). The End/s of Anthropology. American Anthropological Association 108th Annual Meeting. December 2-6, 2009. Philadelphia, PA. Arlington, VA: American Anthropological Association, 2009. P. 168.
4. The Future of Global Civilization: Anthropological Perspectives. In Z. Huang (ed.). The 16th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. July 27-31, 2009, Kunming, China. Paper Abstracts. Vol. 1. Kunming: Chinese Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 2009. P. 227-228 (with A.V. Korotayev).
5. Globalization and the Future of Non-Western Cultures: Tropical Africa, Russia, and the Muslim World. In Z. Huang (ed.). The 16th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. July 27-31, 2009, Kunming, China. Paper Abstracts. Vol. 1. Kunming: Chinese Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 2009. P. 230-231.
6. The Newcomers and Old-Timers: Intercultural Communication, Social Transformations and Migration Policy. In D.M. Bondarenko and O.I. Kavykin (eds.). “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Fifth International Conference (Moscow, June 23–26, 2009). Abstracts. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2009. P. 257 (with V.V. Usacheva).
7. African Migrants in Russia: A Post-Soviet Odyssee. In D.M. Bondarenko and O.I. Kavykin (eds.). “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Fifth International Conference (Moscow, June 23–26, 2009). Abstracts. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2009. P. 265.
8. Mobility, Transnational Connections and Sociocultural Change in Contemporary Africa. In A. Mesarič, J. Repič, and A. Bartulovič (eds.). Experiencing Diversity and Mutuality. Book of Abstracts. 10th Biennial EASA Conference. Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana, 2008. P. 98 (with T. Grätz and P. Skalník).
9. Where Post-colonialism Meets Post-socialism: African Migrants in Russia as a New Research Field. In A. Mesarič, J. Repič, and A. Bartulovič (eds.). Experiencing Diversity and Mutuality. Book of Abstracts. 10th Biennial EASA Conference. Ljubljana: University of Ljubljana, 2008. P. 442-443.
10. African Immigrants in Russia: A New Field of Research and Teaching. In R. Bendix (ed.). 9th SIEF (Societé Internationale d'Ethnologie et de Folklore) Congress “Transcending ‘European Heritages’: Liberating the Ethnological Imagination”. Handbook. Londonderry: University of Ulster, 2008. P. 40 (with E. Googueva, S. Serov, E. Shakhbazyan).
11. The Image of Russia in Africa. In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). Africa’s Development: Possibilities and Constraints. 11th Conference of Africanists. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2008. P. 149 (the same in Russian: P. 180).
12. Education and Tolerance in Contemporary Tanzania: The Ethno-racial and Religious Aspects. In D. Shankland et al. (eds.). Europe and the World. Book of Abstracts. 9th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Bristol, September 18–21, 2006. Bristol: University of Bristol, 2006. P. 54.
13. Europe in Africa – Africa in Europe: Borut Brumen Memorial. In D. Shankland et al. (eds.). Europe and the World. Book of Abstracts. 9th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Bristol, September 18–21, 2006. Bristol: University of Bristol, 2006. P. 53 (with P. Skalník).
14. Local Civilizations in the Face of Globalization: Contemporary Theoretical Approaches and the Future of Non-Western Culture. In D.D. Beliaev, and D.M. Bondarenko (eds.). Fourth International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Abstracts. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies & Institute for African Studies Press, 2006. P. 150-151.
15. The “Ethnographic Atlas of Peoples of Russia” Electronic Database. In Yu.K. Chistov (ed.). 6th Congress of Ethnographers and Anthropologists of Russia. Book of Abstracts. St. Petersburg: Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography Press, 2005. P. 392 (with A.A. Kazankov, A.V. Korotayev, D.A. Khaltourina, and S.A. Borinskaya).
16. The Gender Aspect of Christian-Muslim Mutual Attitudes in Contemporary Tanzania. In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). Security for Africa: Internal and External Aspects. 10th Conference of Africanists. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2005 (the same in Russian: P. 31-32).
17. Alternativity in Cultural History: Heterarchy and Homoarchy as Evolutionary Trajectories. In I.L. Alexeev, D.D. Beliaev, and D.M. Bondarenko (eds.). Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Abstracts. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies & Institute for African Studies Press, 2004. P. 5 (with C.L. Crumley).
18. “Because All We Were Born Here, We Want to Stay Together”: Education, Politics, and Muslim-Christian Relations in Contemporary Tanzania. In U. Davis-Sulikowski et al. (eds.). Face to Face. Connecting Distance and Proximity. Book of Abstracts. 8th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Vienna, September 8–12, 2004. Vienna: University of Vienna, 2004. P. 39–40.
19. The Benin Kingdom: A Homoarchic Alternative to the Homoarchic State. In I.L. Alexeev, D.D. Beliaev, and D.M. Bondarenko (eds.). Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Abstracts. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies & Institute for African Studies Press, 2004. P. 14.
20. Natural Environment and Socio-Economic Organization of Pre-Colonial Benin. In N.A. Tomilov (ed.). 5th Congress of Ethnographers and Anthropologists of Russia. Book of Abstracts. Moscow: Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Press, 2003. P. 271.
21. Polygyny and Democracy: A Cross-Cultural Study. In N.A. Tomilov (ed.). 5th Congress of Ethnographers and Anthropologists of Russia. Book of Abstracts. Moscow: Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Press, 2003. P. 165 (with A.V. Korotayev).
22. Sacralization of the Ruler and Sociopolitical Processes: The Case of Benin Kingdom (13th - 19th Centuries). Lo Straniero (Napoli). 2003. № 37. P. 37-38.
23. Benin of the 13th - 19th Centuries: Were Titled Chiefs Bureaucrats and Was the Country a State? In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). Africa in the Context of North - South Relations. 9th Conference of Africanists. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2002. P. 80-81 (The same in Russian: P. 94-95).
24. Sacralization of Power in Premodern, Modern and Postmodern Societies: Anthropological Perspective. In A.V. Mikkelsen (ed.). Engaging the World. Book of Abstracts. 7th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Copenhagen. 14th - 17th August 2002. Copenhagen: University of Copenhagen, 2002. P. 331 (with A.V. Korotayev).
25. Sacralization of Supreme Power in a Preindustrial Complex Society: The Benin Kingdom of the 13th - 19th Centuries. In A.V. Mikkelsen (ed.). Engaging the World. Book of Abstracts. 7th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Copenhagen. 14th - 17th August 2002. Copenhagen: University of Copenhagen, 2002. P. 332.
26. The Community and above It: Communal and Supracommunal Institutions in Different Civilizational Contexts. In D.D. Beliaev, D.M. Bondarenko, and S.A. Frantsouzoff (eds.). Second International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations.” Abstracts. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies Press, 2002. P. 31-32 (with A.V. Korotayev).
26. The Community and Central Authority in the Benin Kingdom (13th - 19th Centuries). In D.D. Beliaev, D.M. Bondarenko, and S.A. Frantsouzoff (eds.). Second International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Abstracts. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies Press, 2002. P. 35.
27. On the Object of Political Anthropology. In M.N. Guboglo (ed.). 4th Congress of Ethnographers and Anthropologists of Russia. Book of Abstracts. Moscow: Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Press, 2001. P. 83.
28. Ancestor Cult and Power in the Traditional Bini Culture (Nigeria). In A. Orla-Bukowska et al. (eds.). Crossing Categorical Boundaries: Religion as Politics / Politics as Religion. Book of Abstracts. 6th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Cracow, 26 – 29 July 2000. Cracow: Jagiellonian University, 2000. P. 191-192.
29. Democracy and Warfare. In G. Chick (ed.). Program and Abstracts. 29th Annual Meeting. Society for Cross-Cultural Research. February 23-27, 2000. New Orleans, LA. New Orleans, LA: SCCR, 2000. P. 18.
30. Family Size and Community Organization as Preconditions for the Variability of Evolutionary Pathways. In D.M. Bondarenko, I.V. Sledzevski (eds.). Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations. Abstracts of International Conference. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. P. 20-21 (with A.V. Korotayev).
31. Polygyny vs Monogamy: Democracy vs Non-democracy? In D.M. Bondarenko, I.V. Sledzevski (eds.). Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations. Abstracts of International Conference. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. P. 65-66 (with A.V. Korotayev).
32. Religion and Evolution of Political Organization: An Anthropological Perspective. In A. Orla-Bukowska et al. (eds.). Crossing Categorical Boundaries: Religion as Politics / Politics as Religion. Book of Abstracts. 6th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Cracow, 26 – 29 July 2000. Cracow: Jagiellonian University, 2000. P. 190 (with A.V. Korotayev).
33. The Benin Kingdom of the 13th - 19th Centuries: Prehistory and Structure of a Megacommunity. In D.M. Bondarenko, I.V. Sledzevski (eds.). Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations. Abstracts of International Conference. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. P.19-20.
34. Family Structures and Community Organization: A Cross-Cultural Comparison. In G. Chick (ed.). Annual Meetings. The Society for Cross-Cultural Research (SCCR), The Association for the Study of Play (TASP). February 3-7, 1999. Santa Fe, New Mexico. Program and Abstracts. Santa Fe: SCCR and TASP, 1999. P. 14 (with A.V. Korotayev).
35. Family Structures and Community Organization: Theoretical Introduction and Socio-Cultural Background of a Pre-Colonial African Kingdom. In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). Africa at the Threshold of the New Millennium. 8th International Conference of Africanists. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1999. P. 123-124 (The same in Russian: P. 145-146).
36. “Homologous Series” of Social Evolution. In M. Butovskaya, A. Korotayev, O. Khristoforova (eds.). Sociobiology of Ritual and Group Identity: A Homology of Animal and Human Behaviour. Concepts of Humans and Behaviour Patterns in the Cultures of the East and the West: Interdisciplinary Approach. Moscow: Russ. State University for the Humanities Press, 1998. P. 98-99.
37. National problems, politics, and social responsibility of the ethnographer in post-Soviet states. In J. Lydall et al. (eds.). The Politics of Anthropology. Conditions for Thought and Practice. Book of Abstracts. 6th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Frankfurt am Main. 4th - 7th September 1998. Frankfurt am Main: Frobenius-Institut, 1998. P. 172-173.
38. The Benin Kingdom (13 - 19 Centuries) as a Megacommunity. In M. Butovskaya, A. Korotayev, O. Khristoforova (eds.). Sociobiology of Ritual and Group Identity: A Homology of Animal and Human Behaviour. Concepts of Humans and Behaviour Patterns in the Cultures of the East and the West: Interdisciplinary Approach. Moscow: Russ. State University for the Humanities Press, 1998. P. 111-113.
39. Ancestors’ Cult – Perceptions of Time and Space – Power and Economy in the Bini Culture (Nigeria). In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). Africa in a Changing World. 7th All-Russia Conference of Africanists. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1997. P. 243-245 (The same in Russian: Pt. 2. P. 167-170).
40. The Civilization of Tropical Africa and Her Historical Fortunes in Pre-colonial Epochs. In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). Africa in a Changing World. 7th All-Russia Conference of Africanists. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1997. P. 199-201 (The same in Russian: Pt. 2. P. 100-104).
41. Unilineal Kinship Institutions within the Megacommunity (By Pre-colonial Benin Materials). In R.G. Kuzeyev (ed.). The Second International Congress of Ethnologists and Anthropologists. Resume of Reports and Presentations. Pt. 2. Ufa: Eastern University Press, 1997. P. 29.
42. Civilization of Tropical Africa and Outer World in Pre-colonial Epochs. In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). The 6th Conference of Africanists. Pt. 2. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1994. P. 54-56.
43. Russian/Soviet Anthropology: History, Traditions, and the Present Day Situation. In E. Kintz (ed.). Generations of Anthropology. Rooted in the Past, Branching to the Future. Geneseo (N.Y.): SUNY Press, 1994. P. 5.
44. Specifics of Social and Productive Structure of the City in the Pre-state Society. In N.N. Kradin (ed.). The Third Far Eastern Conference of Young Historians. Vladivostok, Institute for History, Archaeology and Ethnography Press, 1994. P. 23-25.
45. Mythical and Real Space of homo Beninus: The Problem of Non-dismemberness and Identity. In I.V. Sledzevski (ed.). Time and Space in Archaic Cultures. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1992. P. 40-43.
46. Natural Environment and Civilizations. In V.S. Krisachenko, S.S. Teslyuk (eds.). Nature. Man/Woman. Ethnos. Pt. 1. Lutsk: Industrial Institute Press, 1992. P. 29-30.
47. Struggle between the Supreme Ruler (the Oba) of Benin with Supreme Chiefs and Evolution of Volume and Character of His Power. In N.N. Kradin (ed.). The Second Far Eastern Conference of Young Historians. Vladivostok, Institute for History, Archaeology and Ethnography Press, 1992. P. 12-14.
48. Sacral Function of Late-Potestal Ruler and the Character of the Pre-state Society (by Benin Materials). In N.N. Kradin (ed.).The First Far Eastern Conference of Young Historians. Vladivostok: Institute for History, Archaeology and Ethnography Press, 1991. P. 10-12.
49. On the Problem of Correlation between Social and Political Organization in the Process of State Formation. In An.A. Gromyko (ed.). 5th All-Union Conference of Africanists. Pt. 2. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1989. P. 108-111.
50. Slavery in Benin on the Eve of European Penetration. In A. Valdin (ed.). Actual Problems of Studying of History in Higher and Secondary School. Pt. 1. Moscow: Institute of Education Press, 1989. P. 53-54.

V. Brief reviews, communications, discussions, reports, encyclopedia entries:

1. Lippert. In Yu.M. Osipov (ed.). Great Russian Encyclopedia. Vol. 17. Moscow: Rossijskaja Entsiklopedija, 2010. P. 555–556.
2–68. African Civilization (with E.S. Lvova and I.V. Sledzevski), Aba (with B.G. Petruk), Abeokuta (with B.G. Petruk), Abomey (with N.E. Grigorovich and L.O. Nizskaya), Abuja (with B.G. Petruk), Agades, Agadir, Ado-Ekiti (with B.G. Petruk), Akolo (with N.E. Grigorovich), Akordat (with E.A. Shauro), Akure (with B.G. Petruk), Asaba (with B.G. Petruk), Askari (with N.A. Ksenofontova), Asyut, Atieno Odhiambo (with A.M. Pegushev), “African Political Systems”, Babangida (with P.I. Kupriyanov), Bagaza (with V.N. Shilov), Balandier (with R.N. Ismagilova), Bassiri, Bello A. (with I.V. Sledzevski), Benin (with N.B. Kochakova), Benin City (with B.G. Petruk), Bini, Botha, Brutus (with Ya.B. Saratovskaya), Bouar, Buganda, Bukenya (with A.P. Pozdnyakova), Bulawayo, Bulla Regia (with T.P. Kaptereva), Bumba, Boumediene (with R.G. Landa), Butare, Butembo, Buea, Buchanan (with E.G. Smirnov), Ouaddai (with E.S. Lvova), Weah, Ouida (with N.B. Kochakova), Chiefdom, Gabes (with A.B. Podtserob), Gogo, Goma, Traditional City, Early States, Dagomba (with V.A. Popov), Dahomey (with L.O. Nizskaya), Jukun, Dion, Zanzibar (with S.M. Shlyonskaya), Zaramo, Ibadan (with B.G. Petruk and V.L. Voronina), Ijebu Ode (with B.G. Petruk), Idoma, Ikirun (with B.G. Petruk), Ilesha (with B.G. Petruk), Ilobu (with B.G. Petruk), Ilorin (with B.G. Petruk), Hinduism in Africa (with G.A. Shpazhnikov), Judaism in Africa (with G.A. Shpazhnikov), Ife (with B.G. Petruk), Yola (with B.G. Petruk), Yoruba Mythology (with E.S. Kotlyar), Kabre, Kaduna (with B.G. Petruk), Calabar (with B.G. Petruk). In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). Africa. Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. Moscow: Entsiklopedija; INFRA-M, 2010. P. 259–261, 356, 361–362, 363–364, 366, 374, 381, 388, 389, 465, 466, 469–470, 470–471, 480, 498–499, 500, 503–504, 521, 528–529, 550–552, 552, 560–561, 573, 586, 587–588, 588, 590–591, 591, 592, 593, 613–614, 614, 617, 618, 620–621, 628–629, 633, 638, 649, 728, 729, 732–733, 733, 744, 777, 781, 872, 875–876, 898, 906–907, 908, 910, 911, 912, 914, 929–930, 930–931, 933, 936, 948–949, 951, 956.
69–113. Kambari, Kano (with B.G. Petruk), Katab, Katsina (with B.G. Petruk), Ki-Zerbo (with L.A. Avdyunina), Kimbangism (with E.S. Lvova), Kimbangu (with E.S. Lvova), Kitara (with V.V. Matveev), Coventry, Compaoré (with A.A. Panov), Kota, Cotonou (with L.O. Nizskaya), Kulango, Kuper, Malangatana (with P.A. Kutsenkov), Matadi, Mafia, Mahajanga, M’ba, Mbabane (with A.A. Arkhangelskaya), Mbale (with A.P. Pozdnyakova), Mbandaka, Mbanza-Ngungu, Mbeya (with S.M. Shlyonskaya), Mbeki G.A.M., Mbeki T.M., Mwami (with E.S. Lvova), Mwanawasa (with B.G. Petruk), Mwangi, Mwanza, Mwemba Nzinga, Mweng (with D.P. Ursu), Medenin, Mair, Melilla, Menezes (with A.P. Pozdnyakova), Milla, Millin, Mindelo, Mirgani A., Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Timothy (with E.G. Smirnov), Ewuare, Egharevba, Huye. In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.). Africa. Encyclopedia. Vol. 2. Moscow: Entsiklopedija; INFRA-M, 2010. P. 5, 22, 34, 39, 64, 67–68, 68, 72, 76, 86, 132, 144, 156, 157–158, 289, 343, 346, 350–351, 351, 352, 352–353, 353, 355, 356, 356–357, 357, 358, 361–362, 362–363, 367, 372, 372–373, 373, 374, 507, 770, 934, 934–935, 1020–1021.
114. Mark Bevir. The role of contexts in understanding and explanations. In H.E. Bödeker (ed.). The History of Notions, Discourse and Mentality. Moscow: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2010. P. 112-152 (translation from English into Russian).
115. Discussion of the book: L.B. Alaev. History of the East. Prehistoric Period. Antiquity. Middle Ages. Modern Time. Text-book. Moscow: ROSMEN, 2007. In Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2009. No 6. P. 173-174.
116, 117. Claessen, Clastres. In Yu.M. Osipov (ed.). Great Russian Encyclopedia. Vol. 14. Moscow: Rossijskaja Entsiklopedija, 2009. P. 220, 242.
118, 119. Historical School, Josselin de Jong. In Yu.M. Osipov (ed.). Great Russian Encyclopedia. Vol. 12. Moscow: Rossijskaja Entsiklopedija, 2008. P. 120, 298–299.
120. Expedition of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences to the Republic of Benin. Novye rossijskie gumanitarnye issledovanija (Moscow). 2008. No 3. http://www.nrgumis.ru/articles/article_full.php?aid=84&binn_rubrik_pl_ar... (with A.A Banschikova, O.I. Kavykin).
121. Expedition of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences to the United Republic of Tanzania. In Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2008. No 5. P. 154-155 (with A.A Banschikova, O.I. Kavykin).
122. Review: A.S. Balezin. Tropical and Southern Africa in Modern and Contemporary Times: People, Problems, Events. Moscow, 2008. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2008, № 3. P. 189-192.
123. Expedition of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences to the United Republic of Tanzania. Novye rossijskie gumanitarnye issledovanija (Moscow). 2008. No 3. http://www.nrgumis.ru/articles/article_full.php?aid=74&binn_rubrik_pl_ar... (with A.A Banschikova, O.I. Kavykin).
124. Benin. In T. Falola, A. Warnock (eds.). Encyclopedia of the Middle Passage. Westport, CT; London: Greenwood Press, 2007. P. 56–58.
125. Expedition of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In Novye rossijskie gumanitarnye issledovanija (Moscow). 2007. No 2. http://www.nrgumis.ru/articles/article_full.php?aid=59&binn_rubrik_pl_ne... (with O.I. Kavykin, A.A Banschikova).
126. Goody. In Yu.M. Osipov (ed.). Great Russian Encyclopedia. Vol. 8. Moscow: Rossijskaja Entsiklopedija, 2007. P. 134.
127. Review: L.E. Grinin. The State and the Historical Process. Vol. 1-3. Moscow, 2007. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2007, № 5. P. 186-188 (with A.V. Korotayev).
128. The Russian Expedition to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2007. No 2. P. 137-138 (with A.A Banschikova, E.B. Demintseva, O.I. Kavykin).
129. Discussion: “African Cultures as a Civilizational Type”. In E.E. Lebedeva, V.G. Khoros (eds.), African Civilization in the Globalizing World. Vol. 1. Moscow: Institute of World Economy and International Relations Press, 2006. P. 56-62.
130. Field Research in Tanzania. In Azija i Afrika segodnja (Moscow). 2006. No 3. P. 37-38.
131. The Africanist Network. In European Association of Social Anthropologists Newsletter (Brighton). 2006. No 42. P. 11 (with P. Skalník).
132, 133. Anthropogeographic School, Balandier. In Yu.M. Osipov (ed.). Great Russian Encyclopedia. Vol. 2. Moscow: Rossijskaja Entsiklopedija, 2005. P. 86, 690.
134–138. Bart, Bastian, Bachofen, Bini, Boas. In Yu.M. Osipov (ed.). Great Russian Encyclopedia. Vol. 3. Moscow: Rossijskaja Entsiklopedija, 2005. P. 73-74, 94-95, 123, 482, 620.
139. Report: Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Social Evolution and History (Moscow). 2005. Vol. 4, N 1. P. 189-199. (with O.I. Kavykin).
140. African Studies in Russia: The Present Day in Light of the Past. Review of Natalia B. Kochakova (ed.), Ethnologica Africana. In Memory of Dmitri Alexeevich Olderogge. Social Evolution and History (Moscow). 2004. Vol. 3, N 2. P. 186-189.
141. Ewuare. In E.B. Etingof (ed.). Historical Lexicon. Vol. 6, Pt. 2. The 14th – 16th Centuries. Moscow: MAIK / Nauka, 2004. P. 749-752.
142. Foreword. In D.M. Bondarenko (ed.), African Studies by the New Russian Africanists. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2004. P. 5-6.
143. Globalization or Dialogue of Civilizations? As-Safir (Beirut). 2004, July 10. P. 19 (in Arabic).
144. Oriental and African Studies at the Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2004, No 6. P. 151-155 (with O.I. Kavykin).
145. Preface to the article “Africa: Globalisation is Neocolonialism”, by S.A. Msellemu. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2004, No 6. P. 90-91.
146. Report on the Russian expedition to the United Republic of Tanzania. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2004, No 1. P. 177-178.
147. Review: N.A. Dobronravin and V.A. Popov (eds.), Arab Sources on Ethnography and History of Africa South of the Sahara. Vol. 4. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2003, No 6. P. 168–169 (with A.V. Korotayev).
148. Communication for the section “Chronicle Notes”. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 2000, No 5. P. 163 (with A.V. Korotayev).
149. Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations. Anthropology Today (London). 2000. Vol. 16, № 6. p. 23-24 (with A. Korotayev and D. Quigley).
150. Report on the Panel’s work: The Humans, Ethnicity and Culture in Situations of Social Changes. In A.M. Vassiliev (ed.), Proceedings of the 8th Conference of Africanists “Africa at the Threshold of the Third Millennium”. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. P. 112-121.
151. Review: Yan V. Chesnov. Lectures on Historical Ethnology. Moscow: Gardarika, 1998. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 1999, No 2. P. 201-203.
152–161. Bini; Chiefdom (with A.V. Korotayev); Ivbiosakon; Ineme; Itsekiri; Ishan; Yoruba (with R.N. Ismagilova); Nupe (with S.V. Mazov); Sobo; Etsako. In V.A. Tishkov (ed.). Peoples and Religions of the World. Encyclopedia. Moscow: Rossijskaja Entsiklopedija, 1998. P. 98-99, 177, 192, 202, 203-204, 206-207, 389-390, 492, 659, 884.
162. A Look at America - Before and After. RSEP News (Washington, D.C.). 1996. Vol. 2, Spring. P. 3.
163. Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages. The State Formation and Its Alternatives. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 1996, No 5. P. 163-167.
164. Review: Yuri M. Kobishchanov. Gafol as Event of National and Universal History of Civilization. Moscow: ROSSPEN, 1995. Vestnik RGNF (Moscow). 1996, No 1. P. 344-347.
165. Civilizations in the Third World. Vostok/Oriens. 1992, No 3. P. 20-21, No 4. P. 23, 27-28, 35-36.
166. Communication for the section “Chronicle Notes”. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 1991, No 6. P. 146-147 (with V.A. Popov).
167. Communication for the section “Chronicle Notes”. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 1991, No 2. P. 146-147 (with A.B. Kovel'man).
168. Sunset of Empires. Vostok / Oriens (Moscow). 1991, No 5. P. 13-14.
169. Communication for the section “Briefly on Expeditions”. Sovetskaja Etnografija (Moscow). 1990, No 1. P. 148-149.
170. Review: I.E. Sinitsyna. Man and Family in Africa (by Materials of Traditional Law). Moscow: Nauka, 1989. Narody Azii i Afriki (Moscow). 1990, No 5. P. 182-187.
171. Review: Theoretical-and-Methodological Problems of Social Development in Africa. In An.A. Gromyko (ed.). Proceedings of the 5th All-Union Conference of Africanists. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1990. P. 99-105.

VI. Edited Volumes:

1. Bobokhonov R.S. Tajikistan (20th Century). Decay and Rebirth of Traditionalism. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies Press, 2010. 144 P.
2. “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Fifth International Conference (Moscow, June 23–26, 2009). Abstracts. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2009. 320 P. (in co-operation).
3. The Ruler and His Subjects: Socio-Cultural Norm and Restrictions of the Individual Power. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2009. 307 P. (in co-operation).
4. Social Macroevolution. The World System Genesis and Transformations, by L.E. Grinin, A.V. Korotayev. Moscow: LIBROKOM, 2008. 568 P.
5. Alternativity in Cultural History: Heterarchy and Homoarchy as Evolutionary Trajectories. Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. June 18-21 2004, Moscow. Selected Papers. Vol. I. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies Press, 2007. 196 P. (in co-operation).
6. Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. June 18-21 2004, Moscow. Selected Papers. Vol. II. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies Press, 2007. 108 P. (in co-operation).
7. The Origins of Islam: The Socio-Ecological and Political-Anthropological Context, by A.V. Korotayev, V.V. Klimenko, D.B. Proussakov. Moscow: OGI, 2007. 112 P.
8. Fourth International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Abstracts. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies & Institute for African Studies Press, 2006. 185 P. (in co-operation).
9. The Early State and Its Alternatives and Analogues. Volgograd: Uchitel’, 2006. 560 P. (in co-operation).
10. Sacralization of Power in the History of Civilizations. Pt. I. Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences Press, 2005. 241 P.
11. African Studies by the New Russian Africanists. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2004. 188 P.
12. The Early State, Its Alternatives and Analogues. Volgograd: Uchitel’, 2004. VI+535 P. (in co-operation).
13. Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Abstracts. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies & Institute for African Studies Press, 2004. 253 P. (in co-operation).
14. Nomadic Pathways in Social Evolution. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies Press, 2003. 181 P. (in co-operation).
15. Factors of Intercommunity Aggression in Archaic Societies (Hunter-Gatherers of the Semi-Arid Zones), by A.A. Kazankov. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2002. 207 P.
16. Second International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Abstracts. Supplementary Volume. St. Petersburg: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies Press & Institute of Oriental Studies, 2002. 70 P. (in co-operation).
17. Second International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Abstracts. Moscow: Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies, 2002. 262 P. (in co-operation).
18. The Nomadic Alternative of Social Evolution. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2002. 260 P. (in co-operation).
19. Personality, Ethnos, and Culture at Social Turning-Points. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2001. 74 P.
20. Alternative Pathways to Civilization. Moscow: Logos, 2000. 368 P. (in co-operation).
21. Alternatives of Social Evolution. Vladivostok: FEB RAS, 2000. VIII, 310 P. (in co-operation).
22. Civilizational Models of Politogenesis. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. 318 P. (in co-operation; the same in Russian: Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences Press, 2002. 313 P.).
23. Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations. Abstracts of International Conference. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2000. 140 P. (in co-operation).
24. Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages (Traditional and Modern African City). Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1999. 267 P. (in co-operation).
25. Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1998. 271 P. (in co-operation).
26. Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages (Interaction of Cultures in the Process of Socioeconomic and Political Transformation of Local Societies. History and Contemporainty). Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1998. 229 P. (in co-operation).
27. Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages (Problems of Theory and Methodology). Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1996. 217 P. (in co-operation).
28. Historical-and-Sociological Questionnaire, by L.B. Alaev, A.V. Korotayev. Moscow: Institute of Oriental Studies Press, 1996. 31 P.
29. Space and Time in Archaic and Traditional Cultures. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1996. 233 P. (in co-operation).
30. Africa: Culture and Society (The Historical Aspect). Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1995. 276 P. (in co-operation).
31. Civilizations of Tropical Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 1993. 220 P. (in co-operation).

VII. Teaching materials:

1. History of Social (Cultural) Anthropology. In O.Yu. Artemova, T.B. Uvarova (eds.). Social Anthropology. Programs of Courses. Moscow: Russian State University for the Humanities Press, 2006. P. 51-77 (with A.A. Belik, A.V. Korotayev, M.V. Tendryakova).
2. Social Anthropology (Theoretical Backgrounds). In O.Yu. Artemova, T.B. Uvarova (eds.). Social Anthropology. Programs of Courses. Moscow: Russian State University for the Humanities Press, 2006. P. 30-50 (with O.Yu. Artemova, A.A. Kazankov, A.V. Korotayev, N.N. Sadomskaya, T.B. Uvarova).
3. Social Anthropology of Culture Areas of the World. In O.Yu. Artemova, T.B. Uvarova (eds.). Social Anthropology. Programs of Courses. Moscow: Russian State University for the Humanities Press, 2006. P. 78-121 (with O.Yu. Artemova, A.A. Kazankov, A.V. Korotayev, N.N. Sadomskaya, T.B. Uvarova, O.B. Khristoforova).
4. The Person and Authority in History. In O.Yu. Artemova (ed.). Anthropological Science in High School. Teaching Materials for Original Author Special Courses. Moscow: Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Press; Russian State University for the Humanities Press, 2006. P. 20-33.
5. Political Anthropology. Program of the Course for Undergraduate Students. Moscow: Russian State University for the Humanities Press, 1999. 12 P.
6. Anthropology of Archaic Societies (Program of the Course). In Yu.M. Reznik (ed.). Social Anthropology at the University. A Collection of Teaching Materials. Moscow: State Social University “Sojuz” Press, 1997. P. 240-253 (with A.V. Korotayev).

VIII. Papers at (those presented in English are bolded):

1. “Round table” “Inclusion of New Knowledge in Humanitarian and Social School Subjects Programs”. November 2010, Moscow, Russia.
2. 53rd African Studies Association Annual Meeting. “African Diaspora and Diasporas in Africa”. November 2010, San Francisco, USA.
3. 11th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. “Crisis and Imagination”. August 2010. Maynooth, Ireland.
4. 68th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. April 2010. Chicago, USA.
5. Special Meeting of the Center of Social Anthropology of the Russian State University for the Humanities. April 2010, Moscow, Russia.
6. Seminar “Society and Culture”. January 2010, Moscow, Russia.
7. The End/s of Anthropology. American Anthropological Association 108th Annual Meeting. December 2009. Philadelphia, USA.
8. Conference “The Image of Russia in the Context of the Culture of Tolerance Formation in the Country and Abroad”. November 2009, Moscow, Russia.
9. Fifth International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. June 2009, Moscow, Russia.
10. Conference “Positioning of Russia and Russian Business in Africa”. April 2009, Moscow, Russia.
11. “Round table” “Specifics of Contemporary Anthropological Fieldwork in Africa”. April 2009, Moscow, Russia.
12. Seventh All-Russia Young Africanists Conference (Key-note speech). November 2008, Moscow, Russia.
13. Special Meeting of the Council on African Studies of Yale University. November 2008, New Haven, USA.
14. 51st African Studies Association Annual Meeting. “Knowledge of Africa: The Next Fifty Years”. November 2008, Chicago, USA.
15. Fifth Knorozov Readings "Ancient Civilizations of the Old and New Worlds". November 2008, Moscow, Russia.
16. “Round table” “Inclusion of New Humanitarian and Social Knowledge in School Programs”. October 2008, Moscow, Russia.
17. Meeting of the Academic Council of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. October 2008, Moscow, Russia.
18. 10th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. “Experiencing Diversity and Mutuality”. August 2008, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
19. International Conference “The Image of Russia in Global Space: History and Contemporainty”. June 2008, Moscow, Russia.
20. Meeting at the Embassy of Ethiopia in Russia. June 2008, Moscow, Russia.
21. Eleventh Conference of Africanists “Africa’s Development: Possibilities and Constraints”. May 2008, Moscow, Russia.
22. Seminar “Society and Culture”. May 2008, Moscow, Russia.
23. Special Meeting of the Center of Social Anthropology of the Russian State University for the Humanities. February 2008, Moscow, Russia.
24. Seminar “Society and Culture”. December 2007, Moscow, Russia.
25. Round Table “The Image of Russia in Tanzania”. October 2007, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
26. Research Workshop on Evolutionary Economics. June 2007, Rorschacherberg, Switzerland.
27. 7th Dmitri Olderogge Memorial Readings. May 2007, St. Petersburg, Russia.
28. 3rd International Workshop on Complexity and Philosophy. February 2007, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
29. Round Table “The Image of Russia in Nigeria”. November 2006, Lagos, Nigeria.
30. The 9th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Europe and the World. September 2006, Bristol, UK.
31. XIV International Economic History Congress. August 2006, Helsinki, Finland.
32. Fourth International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. June 2006, Moscow, Russia.
33. Seminar “Globalization: Views from Lagos and Moscow”. November 2005, Lagos, Nigeria.
34. Fourth Conference of Young Africanists (Key-note speech). November 2005, Moscow, Russia.
35. Seminar “Society and Culture”. November 2005, Moscow, Russia.
36. Special Meeting of Laboratory of Political Anthropology and Ethnic Anthropology of the Research Institute of Innovative Strategies in the General Education Development. November 2005, Moscow, Russia.
37. International Conference “The Role of Culture in Strengthening Peace in the World”. September 2005, Beiruth, Lebanon.
38. The Tenth International Conference of Africanists “Security for Africa: Internal and External Aspects”. May 2005, Moscow, Russia.
39. Special Meeting of the School of Humanities of the University Agostinho Neto. November 2004, Luanda, Angola.
40. Third Knorozov Readings "Ancient Civilizations of the Old and New Worlds". October 2004, Moscow, Russia.
41. The 8th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Face to Face: Connecting Distance and Proximity. September 2004, Vienna, Austria.
42. International Conference “Diversity of Cultures: The Experience of Russia and the Lebantine East”. June – July 2004, Bhamdoun, Lebanon.
43. Third International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. June 2004, Moscow, Russia.
44. Meeting of the Academic Council of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. April 2004, Moscow, Russia.
45. Seminar “Society and Culture”. February 2004, Moscow, Russia.
46. Seminar “Archaic Societies in the Civilizations Theory Context”. November 2003, Moscow, Russia.
47. Special session of the Faculty of Health Studies of the University of Ljubljana. November 2003, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
48. Special session of the Sociology Department of the University of Ljubljana. November 2003, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
49. Seminar “Logical-and-Mathematical Modeling of Social Evolutionary Processes”. June 2003, Moscow, Russia.
50. Special Meeting of the Center of Social Anthropology of the Russian State University for the Humanities. June 2003, Moscow, Russia.
51. Special session of the Institute for African Research and Studies, University of Cairo. May 2003, Cairo, Egypt.
52. The 7th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Engaging the World. August 2002, Copenhagen, Denmark.
53. Second International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Panel XVI. “The Rise and Fall of State-Systems in Precolonial Tropical Africa: The Struggle for Power”. July 2002, St. Petersburg, Russia.
54. Second International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Panel IV. “The Community and above It: Communal and Supracommunal Institutions in Different Civilizational Contexts”. July 2002, St. Petersburg, Russia.
55. The Ninth International Conference of Africanists “Africa in the Context of North –South Relations”. May 2002, Moscow, Russia.
56. Special Meeting of the Center of Social Anthropology of the Russian State University for the Humanities. April 2002, Moscow, Russia.
57. Special Meeting of the Department of History of the University of Dar es Salaam. March 2002, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
58. Special Meeting of the School of Arts and Social Sciences of the University of Dar es Salaam. March 2002, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
59. International Conference “Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages (Africa in Russia, Russia in Africa)”. May 2001, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
60. Nigeria-Russian Federation Dialogue on Advancing Nigeria-Russian Bilateral Relations in the 21st Century. March 2001, Lagos, Nigeria.
61. Meeting of the Specialized Historical Learning Council of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. September 2000, Moscow, Russia.
62. The 6th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. Crossing Categorical Boundaries: Religion as Politics / Politics as Religion. July 2000, Cracow, Poland.
63. International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Panel “Local Models of Politogenesis in the Pre-Industrial World”. June 2000, Moscow, Russia.
64. International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Panel “Civilizational Models of the Complex Sociopolitical Organization”. June 2000, Moscow, Russia.
65. International Conference “Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations”. Plenary Session. June 2000, Moscow, Russia.
66. International Conference “Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages”. May 2000, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
67. Special Meeting of the Anthropology Department of the California State University-Fullerton. February 2000, Fullerton, CA, USA.
68. Special Meeting of Division of Fine Arts and Communication of the Saddleback College. February 2000, Mission Viejo, CA, USA.
69. The Eighth International Conference of Africanists “Africa at the Threshold of the New Millennium”. September 1999, Moscow, Russia.
70. Conference “Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages”. May 1999, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
71. Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research. February 1999, Santa Fe, NM, USA.
72. Seminar “Traditions and Innovations in Social Anthropology”. November 1998, Moscow, Russia.
73. The 5th Biennial European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference. The Politics of Anthropology: Conditions for Thought and Practice. September 1998, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
74. International Conference “Teaching African History: Problems and Approaches”. June 1998, Moscow, Russia.
75. Satellite Meeting “Sociobiology of Ritual and Group Identity: A Homology of Animal and Human Behaviour and Concepts of Humans” and “Behaviour Patterns in the Cultures of the East and the West: Interdisciplinary Approach”. Section 6. “Sociocultural Evolution”. Panel 3. “Pre-colonial Tropical African Anthropology: Genesis of Complex Political Organization”. June 1998, Moscow, Russia.
76. Satellite Meeting “Sociobiology of Ritual and Group Identity: A Homology of Animal and Human Behaviour and Concepts of Humans” and “Behaviour Patterns in the Cultures of the East and the West: Interdisciplinary Approach”. Section 6. “Sociocultural Evolution”. Panel 1. “Models of Social Evolution: Unilineal, Multilineal, Nonlineal”. June 1998, Moscow, Russia.
77. International Conference “Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages”. May 1998, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
78. All-Russia Scholarly Conference “Social Anthropology at the Threshold of the 21st Century”. November 1997, Moscow, Russia.
79. International Conference “Urbanization in the Formation of the Socio-Cultural Space of the Historical Development”. October 1997, Moscow, Russia.
80. The Seventh All-Russia Conference of Africanists “Africa in a Changing World”. Section 6. Ethnic and Socio-Cultural Problems. Subsection 6B. Socio-Cultural Problems. October 1997, Moscow, Russia.
81. The Seventh All-Russia Conference of Africanists “Africa in a Changing World”. Section 5. History. October 1997, Moscow, Russia.
82. Special Joint Session of Departments of Geography and Anthropology of the Institute for African Research and Studies, University of Cairo. June 1997, Cairo, Egypt.
83. International Symposium “Africa and the Challenges of the Twenty First Century.” May 1997, Cairo, Egypt.
84. International Conference “Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages”. May 1997, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
85. All-Russia Conference of the USIA alumni “The Role of Scholars in Building Civil Society.” May 1996, Moscow, Russia.
86. International Conference “Africa: Societies, Cultures, Languages”. May 1996, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
87. Interregional Conference “Cultural Dialogue of the City in Time and Space of Historical Development.” April 1996, Moscow, Russia.
88. Seminar “Alternatives to the State in Universal History.” April 1996, Moscow, Russia.
89. International Conference “Gnoseological Problems of History.” March 1996, Moscow, Russia.
90. Meeting of the Center for Civilizational Studies of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. February 1996, Moscow, Russia.
91. Seminar “Alternatives to the State in Universal History.” December 1995, Moscow, Russia.
92. Conference “Transitional Epochs in History: Russia and the West.” September 1995, Saratov, Russia.
93. International Scholarly Session “Africa: The Culture and the Society. Problems of Theory and Methodology.” May 1995, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
94. Conference “The City and Arts, the City in Arts.” February 1995, Moscow, Russia.
95. World Archaeological Congress - 3. December 1994, New Delhi, India.
96. 6th Conference of Africanists. November 1994, Moscow, Russia.
97. Special Meeting of the Anthropology Department of the Northwestern University. May 1994, Evanston, IL, USA.
98. Special Meeting of the Program of African Studies of the Northwestern University. May 1994, Evanston, IL, USA.
99. Special Meeting of the Department of Political Science of the State University of New York, College at Geneseo. April 1994, Geneseo, NY, USA.
100. 34th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Anthropological Association. April 1994, Geneseo, NY, USA.
101. Special Meeting of the Department of History of the Chicago State University. January 1994, Chicago, IL, USA.
102. Meeting of the Northwestern University Club. January 1994, Evanston, IL, USA.
103. Meeting of the Specialized Historical Learning Council of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. November 1993, Moscow, Russia.
104. Meeting of the Learning Council of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. May 1993, Moscow, Russia.
105. Conference “The City as a Social-and-Cultural Phenomenon of the Historical Process.” April 1993, Moscow, Russia.
106. Inter-Institutes Scholarly Seminar “Genesis and Evolution of the Historical Subject.” October 1992, Moscow, Russia.
107. International Theoretical Seminar “The Nature and the Culture.” May 1992. Lutsk, Ukraine.
108. Scholarly Session “African Cultures in the Universal Civilizational Process.” May 1992, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
109. Meeting of the Center for Civilizational Studies of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. March 1992, Moscow, Russia.
110. Colloquium “Space and Time in Archaic Cultures.” October 1991, Zvenigorod, USSR.
111. Scholarly Session “The Tribe and the State in Africa.” May 1991, Leningrad, USSR.
112. 16th Scholarly Session on Historiography and Historical Sources’ Studies of Foreign Asia and Africa. April 1991, Leningrad, USSR.
113. Inter-Institutes Scholarly Seminar “Genesis and Evolution of the Historical Subject.” January 1991, Moscow, USSR.
114. Colloquium “Problems of the Third World’s Development: Civilizational and Formational Aspects.” December 1990, Moscow, USSR.
115. All-Union Conference “Trends and Peculiarities of the Historical Process in Asia, Africa, and Latin America: Stereotypes and New Approaches).” November 1990, Moscow, USSR.
116. International Conference “Comparative History of Civilizations (Problems of Theory, Methodology, History).” October 1990, Moscow, USSR.
117. 2nd Nigerian Readings. October 1990, Moscow, USSR.
118. 5th All-Union Conference of Africanists. November 1989, Moscow, USSR.
119. Meeting of the Group for Regional Studies of the Institute for African Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. October 1989, Moscow, USSR.
120. Students’ Conference of the School of History of the Moscow State University “Problems of World History and Culture.” May 1989, Moscow, USSR.
121. All-Union Students’ Conference “Actual Problems of Studying History in Higher and Secondary School.” March 1989, Moscow, USSR.


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