Arctic Researches Department (Group)

Main fields of research:

Research staffs of the Arctic Department (Group) are aimed at solving the most important theoretical and applied problems associated with the development of such important issues as: the history of scientific study of the Russian Arctic, Russia's state policy in the Arctic region, ethnic history of the Arctic's peoples, the history of industrial and transport development, ethnic-cultural and ecological processes in the North, forming the Arctic legislation, international cooperation in the circumpolar zone. Studies are interdisciplinary in nature - economic history, historical geography, historical and legal and historical and political science research, ethnic history, political and economic environment.

Fellows

  • Sardana I. Boyakova
    Head of Arctic Research Department (Group)
    PhD in History, D.Sc.
    Research interests:
    History of exploration of Arctic, ethnic history, ethnic ecology, gender studies
    e-mail: boyakova@mail.ru
    mob.: +7 (4112) 35-36-85
  • Danara A. Shirina
    Professor, PhD in History, D.Sc., Senior Researcher
    Research interests:
    History of Arctic researches
    mob.: +7 (4112) 35-36-85
  • Lilia I.Vinokurova
    PhD in History, Leading Researcher, Senior Researcher
    Research interests:
    Social and agrarian history, Indigenous Peoples of the North and the Arctic, rural everyday life, gender, historical ecology
    e-mail: lilivin@mail.ru
  • Nina D. Vasilieva
    Associate Professor, PhD in History, Senior Researcher
    Research interests:
    History of culture of the Peoples of Yakutia
    e-mail: oiuna@mail.ru
  • Viktoriia V. Filippova
    PhD in History, Senior Researcher
    Research interests:
    History, historical geography, GIS technology, climate change, demography and settlement of Indigenous Peoples
    e-mail: Filippovav@mail.ru
  • Stepan A. Grigorev
    PhD in History, Research Fellow
    Research interests:
    History of social movement of Indigenous Peoples of the Russian North.
  • Alexander A. Suleymanov
    PhD in History, Research Fellow
    Research interests:
    History of research activities and problems of international cooperation in the Arctic.
    e-mail: alexas1306@gmail.com
  • Vyacheslav I. Shadrin
    Research Fellow
    Research interests:
    Ethnic history, ethnology, indigenous issues, ethnology expertise, climate change
    e-mail: odul_shadrin@mail.ru
  • Irina S. Astakhova
    Research Fellow
    Research interests:
    Social history of the Northern regions of Yakutia, history of the formation legislation to protect the rights of indigenous peoples, government policy on indigenous peoples, modern religious situation in Yakutia.
    e-mail: irasta@list.ru
  • Tatyana P. Maksimova
    Assistance Researcher