Biography:

Deputy Director for Science

Doctor of Historical Sciences (2001)

Leading researcher, Department of European History of the XVIII–XIX centuries, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences 

Editor-in-Chief, "Russia and the Contemporary World".


Education

Faculty of History, Saratov State University (1984).


Occupations

Professor of the Department of the countries of post-Soviet countries, Russian State University for the Humanities; Professor of the Faculty of global processes, Lomonosov Moscow State University.


Dean of the Faculty of History, Saratov State University (1998–2008); Head of the Department of New History, Modern Times and International Relations, Saratov State University (2001–2007).


Director of the Saratov branch of the Institute of World History, RAS (2003–2009).

 

Scientific Director of the Saratov Interregional Institute for Social Sciences (2001–2010).

 

Research areas

 

Intellectual history, global history, colonial and post-colonial studies.

 

Membership in organizations and editorial boards

 

The expert of the National Research University "Higher School of Economics".

 

Participation in international programs

 

Director of the program (the Russian side) of the European Union's Tempus TACIS T-JER 08501-94 "Social sciences: an interdisciplinary approach" (1994–1997);

Director of the "Project for Support and Development of the Department of Modern and Contemporary History (Saratov State University), in collaboration with the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences". Megaproject "Development of Education in Russia" ("Open Society Institute"), project N: NVA922 (2000–2002).

Scientific director of the project "Phenomenology of the authorities: state, society and individual fate (the experience of Russia and the world)" in the Program "Inter-regional research in the social sciences", carried out by the ANO "ISE-Center (Information Science Education...)", the Ministry of Education, the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (USA), the Carnegie Corporation of  New York (USA), and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (USA) (2000–present).

Director of the International Summer School "History of the Russian Empire - overcoming the shortcomings of national and regional narratives" (2003–2005). HESP grant.


Main publications

 

Public opinion in independent Africa. – M.: Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2000. – 296 p. / In collaboration with N.I. Vysotskaya, A.E. Gomaa, Y.V. Irkhin and etc. ISBN 5-201-04720-3

Intellectuals, government, and society in Sub-Saharan Africa. – M.: IVI RAN, 2001. – 248 p. ISBN 5-94067-031-8

From imperial history to national history: Features of the Ottoman state in new times. – Saratov: Sarat. Univ. Press, 2002. – 72 p. ISBN 5-292-02956-4

Spiritual culture and development in a globalizing world: the vision of Africans. – Saratov, "Science", 2007. – 124 p. ISBN 978-5-91272-350-6

The crisis of the "ideology of development": some reflections on the structural adjustment policies in Africa / The Post-industrial world and Russia. – M .: Editorial URSS, 2001. – P. 334-340.

Power, democracy and "intellectual governance" in transitional societies // Logos. – N 4–5 (39), 2003. - P. 195-205.

Blink identity / Individual and collective history. Proceedings of the International Conf. – Saratov: Sarat. Univ. Press, 2004. – P. 52-59.

The natives are dying for the republic: a symbolic turning point of perception of colonial soldiers by the French people during World War I / Modern and Contemporary History: Interuniversity collection of scientific papers. - Saratov: Sarat. Univ. Press, 2008. – Is. 22. – P. 152-159.

Academic freedom as a factor of quality of education in the modern university / World history: a single scientific and educational space. 2013. – http: //worldhist.ru/library/publication/449/9425/

Mirzekhanov V.S. Europeans in the colonies: lifestyle and the specifics of the mentality // RSUH/RGGU Herold. 2014. Vol. 18 (140) Series: International Relations. Area Studies. Moscow, 2014. P. 38-53. ISSN 2073-6355. (in Russian)

World History in 6 volumes. Volume 5. World in the 19th century: on the way towards the industrial civilization (editor in chief) // Nepomnin O.E., Miller A.I., Mirzekhanov V.S., Revyakin A.V et alias. World History in 6 volumes. Vol. 5. World in the 19th century: on the way towards the industrial civilization / Ed. by V.S. Mirzekhanov. Moscow, 2014. ISBN 978-5-02-036725-8, 978-5-02-038057-8 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Introduction. 19th century in global history: problems, attitudes, temporal models (chapter) // Nepomnin O.E., Miller A.I., Mirzekhanov V.S., Revyakin A.V et alias. World History in 6 volumes. Vol. 5. World in the 19th century: on the way towards the industrial civilization / Ed. by V.S. Mirzekhanov. Moscow, 2014. P. 5-20. ISBN 978-5-02-036725-8, 978-5-02-038057-8 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Afterword. World in the 19th century: historical changes and turning to the future (chapter) // Nepomnin O.E., Miller A.I., Mirzekhanov V.S., Revyakin A.V et alias. World History in 6 volumes. Vol. 5. World in the 19th century: on the way towards the industrial civilization / Ed. by V.S. Mirzekhanov. Moscow, 2014. P. 845-860. ISBN 978-5-02-036725-8, 978-5-02-038057-8 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Global demography in the 19th century: basic demographic and migration trends / Global history: Modern problems and new research attitudes / ed. by O.V. Vorobyeva, Z.A. Chekantseva. Moscow: IVI RAN, 2015. P. 33-35. ISBN 978-5-94067-445-0 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Science, knowledge and imperial power: convergence paradoxes // Electronic Journal of Education and Science “History” / ed. by V.S. Mirzekhanov, O.V. Okuneva, S.B. Volfson. Moscow, 2015. Vol. 4(27). P. 7-10. ISSN 2079-8784 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Supremacy idea and racial hierarchy in the French colonial culture // Electronic Journal of Education and Science “History” / ed. by V.S. Mirzekhanov, O.V. Okuneva, S.B. Volfson. Moscow, 2015. Vol. 4(27). P. 115-128. ISSN 2079-8784 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. The 19th century in the world history: problems, time models (tribute to the 5th volume of “World History”) // Modern and Contemporary History. 2015. Vol. 4. P. 3-21. (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Religion, politics and search of identity in the post-colonial society (based on Black African data) // Humanities Research in the Russian Far East. 2015. Vol 2 (32). ISSN 2076-8575 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Phenomenology of British identity or commentary on a book about the “last knight of British Empire” // Russian History. 2015. Vol. 6. P. 206-210. ISSN 0869-5687. (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Soldiers from French colonies in Africa and Asia participation in the First World War  // First World War – Prologue of the 20th century. Proceedings of the international scientific conference. Moscow, 2015. ISBN 978-5-94067-437-5 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Russo-German intellectual ties representation in the newest studies // Dialogue with time. 2016. Issue 57. Moscow, 2016. P. 371-383. ISSN 2073–7564 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S., Kovalev M.V. David Davidovich Grimm // Questions of History. 2016. Vol. 1. P. 19-33. ISSN 0042-8779 (in Russian)

Mirzekhanov V.S. Das Osmanisch Reiches. Ein Uberblick // Der Erste Weltkrieg Deutschland und Russland im europaischen Kontext. München: De Gruyter Oldenburg. – 2017. – № 7. – S. 164-174.

Mirzekhanov V.S. Konzepte des «Empire-Nation» und «Zentrum-Peripherie» in imperial studies // Der Erste Weltkrieg Deutschland und Russland im europaischen Kontext. München: De Gruyter Oldenburg. – 2018. – № 8. – S. 1-9.

Mirzekhanov V.S. "The Horizons of Identity." // Istoriya. 8.9 (63) (2017). DOI: 10.18254/S0002037-9-1

Мирзеханов Велихан  Салманханович
Мирзеханов Велихан Салманханович