Center of History and Cultural Anthropology
Institute for African Studies of The Russian Academy of Sciences
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Seminars

The Program of Scientific Seminar “Culture and Society”

SEMINAR SCHEDULE for 2017

April
Shubin V.G. “Political Crisis in the RSA. Causes and Consequences”
Banshchikova A.A. «Information about “Coptic Books” in the Medieval Arab Anonym “L'abrégé des merveilles”»

May
Kavykin O.I. “Anthropological Research in Africa. The New Objects of Inquiry”

September
Ivanchenko O.V. Why do Dar es Salaam Citizens Take Part in Mutual Help Groups?

October
Gribanova V.V. "Student Protests, National Higher Education Commission and Prospects for the Introduction of Free Higher Education in South Africa”

November
Tatarovskaya I.G. “Griots - Rhapsodists of West Africa”


SEMINAR SCHEDULE for 2016

April
Panov A.A. “Burundi’s Political Crisis in 2015 in the Context of Resolution of the Conflict in the Great Lakes Region”

May
Kavykin O.I. “Anthropological Research in Africa. The New objects of Inquiry”

September
Ivanchenko O.V. “Foundations of trust in mutual-help groups in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania”

October
Gribanova V.V. "Fees must fall"-a new page of student protests in South Africa: a year later

November
Tatarovskaya I.G. “Totemism in African mythology”.

December
Zherlitsyina N.A. “Orthodox Greek community in Tunisia under the auspices of the Russian Empire”.


SEMINAR SCHEDULE for 2015

February
Bondarenko D.M. “Historical memory about slave-trade and colonialism as a factor of reciprocal perceptions between Afro-Americans and modern migrants from Africa to the US”

March
Panov A.A. “Rebellion of honest people: the end of the era of Blaise Compaore’s reign in Burkina Faso”

April
Kazankov A.A. “The origin of Mongoloids and their settlement in Southeast Asia”

May
Ivanchenko O.V. “Mutual assistance groups among the city citizens of modern Dar-es-Salam, questionnaire results”.

June
Sidorova G.M. “Who is responsible for the destabilization of the Democratic Republic of the Congo?”

September
Banshchikova A.A. “Monotheist-pharaoh in the Arab tradition on ancient Egypt”

October
Kavikin O.I. “Ethnic identity in modern Nigeria”

November
Tatarovskaya I.G. “Symbolic character of African mythology”.

December
Zherlitsyina N.A. “Orthodox Greek community in Tunisia under the auspices of the Russian Empire”.




SEMINAR SCHEDULE for 2014

January
Kazankov A. “Ancient Indo-European peoples’ migrations”

February
Panov A. “Nomothetic and ideographic approaches to the study of the contemporary history of Rwanda”.

March
Banshchikova A. “Medieval Arab ideas about ancient Egypt”

April
Tatarovskaya I. “Symbol as one of the forms of cognition in African culture”

June
Bondarenko D.M. “Communality as the basis of sociocultural tradition in Sub-Saharan Africa”

September
Zherlitsyina N. “The Soviet press about Tunisia in 1950-1970s”

October
Pakin A. “Africans in Spain: historical essay”

November
Demintseva E. “Migration of African elites to France”

December
Ivanchenko O., Zelenova D., Krychinskiy V. “The practice of mutual aid in the African city. The urban communities of DaresSalaam (Tanzania) and Johannesburg (South Africa)”




SEMINAR SCHEDULE for 2013

January
Pakin A.V. “African Diaspora in Venezuela and Columbia”.

February
Kazakov A.A. “Paleolithic protomythology”

March
Zherlitcyina N.A. “The USSR and Tunisian Republic: problems of mutual perception at the initial stage of relations”.

April
Usatcheva V.V. “Racist discourse in the USSR”

May
Demintseva E.B. “African students in the USSR in 1960-1980s”.

September
Tatarovskaya I.G. “Animal World in the mythological consciousness of the people of Tropical and South Africa”