Born on 13 March 1987 in Moscow.
From 2004 to 2010, he studied at the Department of History, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University, where he earned a BA (2008) and MA (2010) in Oriental and African Studies.
From 2010 to 2013, he was a postgraduate student at the Faculty of Philosophy of Lomonosov Moscow State University, specializing in Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies.
In 2016-2017, he was a fellow of the Department of Church History at the Faculty of History of Lomonosov Moscow State University.
In 2018 he defended his PhD thesis, The Church of England: Problems of Confessional Identity, at the Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Academic Degree: PhD
Academic Position: Senior Research Fellow
Department: Modern and Contemporary History
Sub-Divison: Centre for the Study of the History of Religion and Church History
Web of Science ResearcherID: AAO-9571-2020
Scopus Author ID: 57195421011
ORCID: 0000-0003-2202-2246


  • English
  • Modern Hebrew
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Latin
  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Medieval Hebrew
  • Old English
  • Middle English
  • Early Modern English

Academic Research Interests:

  • Early Modern and Modern History
  • Early Modern and Modern British History
  • British Mandate Palestine
  • Church History
  • History and Doctrine of the Church of England
  • History and Doctrine of the Catholic Church
  • History and Doctrine of Judaism
  • Political Theology
  • Identity and (Self-)Identification



Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences, PhD 


Faculty of History, Lomonosov Moscow State University


Faculty of Philosophy, Lomonosov Moscow State University


Institute of Asian and African Countries, Lomonosov Moscow State University; BA (2008), MA (2010)

Work Experience:

March 2019 


Senior Research Fellow, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences

March 2015

  January 2018

Junior Research Fellow, Centre for Advanced Research and Development, Moscow Polytech

January 2011   October 2011 Leading Specialist, Department for Academic Policy and Degree Programmes Management, Lomonosov Moscow State University
October 2010    January 2012 Secretary at the Department of the Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies, Faculty of Philosophy, Lomonosov Moscow State University
October 2007   November 2008 Secretary to the Secretary-General of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress

Membership of Professional Associations:

  • Free Historical Society (Russia; since 2016)
  • Ecclesiastical History Society (United Kingdom; since 2017)
  • Russian Society for Intellectual History (Russia; since 2017)

Membership of editorial boards

Expert activity

Associate Member of the Russian Expert Content Selection and Advisory Committees - Scopus ECSAC-RF

Selected Publications:


Burnasheva A., Davydov I., Dik I., Lebedev V., Osipova O., Palamarchuk A., Prilutskii A., Fadeev I. Magnum Ignotum: Istoriia poniatii (Pamiati Rainkharta Kozelleka) [Magnum Ignotum: A History of Concepts (In Memoriam of Reinhart Kosellek)]. Moscow, 2021. (in Russian)


Podmore C., Price K., Fadeyev I. Magnum Ignotum: Anglikanstvo [Magnum Ignotum: Anglicanism]. Moscow, 2015. (in Russia)


Religioznye organizatsii Moskvy i Moskovskoi oblasti: illiustrirovannyi slovar'-spravochnik [Religious Organisations of Moscow and Moscow Region: Illustrated Dictionary] / Kostylev P.N., Kiselev M.S., Krupnik I.L., Fadeev I.A. i dr. Moscow, 2017. (in Russian)


Burnasheva A., Davydov I., Zamlelova S., Lebedev V., Osipova O., Prilutsky A., Fadeyev I. Magnum Ignotum: Istoriia poniatii (Pamiati Rainkharta Kozelleka) [Magnum Ignotum: A History of Concepts (In Memoriam of Reinhart Koselleck)]. Moscow, 2016. (in Russian)


Fadeyev I. Tserkov' Anglii: problemy konfessional'noi samoidentifikatsii v istoricheskoi perspektive [Church of England: Problems of Confessional Identity in Historical Perspective]. Moscow, 2015. (in Russian)


  • De A., Fadeyev I. Yue Feng’s View on the History of the Orthodox Church. Religiovedenie. 2021. No 2. P. 136–147. DOI: (in English)
  • Fadeyev I., Shebalin D. Exarch L. Fedorov on the Religious Policy of Soviet Authorities: “The Government Themselves Regulate the Dogmata of the Church in a Way That Seems Most Beneficial...”. Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo Gumanitarnogo Universiteta, Seria I. Bogoslovie, Filosofia, Religiovedenie. 2021. Vol. 95. No 3. P. 109–122. DOI: (in Russian)
  • Fadeyev I. The 1917 Code of Canon Law: Codification and Development of Latin canon law in the First Half of the 20th Century. Modern and Contemporary History. 2021. No 4. P. 184-201. DOI: (in Russian)
  • Beglov A., Fadeyev I. The Fate of the Catholic Church of St. Louis of the French in Soviet Moscow: the Perspective of an American Assumptionist. Journal of Education and Science ‘ISTORIYA’ (‘History’). 2021. Vol. 12, no. 8 (106). (online publication). DOI: (in Russian)
  • Fadeyev I. The “Divine Right of Kings” and the Interpretation of the Concept of Order in Seventeenth-Century English Political Theology. Modern and Contemporary History. 2020. No. 6. P. 42-52. DOI: (in Russian)
  • Beglov A., Tokareva E., Fadeyev I. Catholic Liturgical Practices in Soviet Russia in the 1920s and 1930s: Canonical Norms and Anomalies. Gosudarstvo, religiia, tserkov' v Rossii i za rubezhom. 2020. 38(4). P. 265-293. DOI: (in Russian)
  • Fadeyev I., Belyakova N. Permanent Workshop "Historia Ecclesiae et Religionis" of the Centre for the Study of the History of Religion and Church History of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Srednie veka. 2021. Vol. 81. No. 4. P. 208-211 (in Russian)
  • Fadeyev I. The Problem of Religious Identification in the Church of England: the British Constitution and the Established Church. Journal of Education and Science ‘ISTORIYA’ (‘History’). 2020. Vol. 11. No. 3 (online publication). DOI: (in Russian)
  • Fadeyev I. Russia and the Vatican in International Context during Pius XI's Pontificate. Modern and Contemporary History. 2019. 63(6). P. 202-207.
  • Davydov I., Fadeyev I. Initial Sense of the Term 'Protestantism': A Historical and Philosophical Study. Modern and Contemporary History. 2019. 63(5). P. 5-25.
  • Palamarchuk A., Fadeev I. Richard Hooker’s Doctrine of Royal Supremacy. Vestnik S.-Peterburgskogo Universiteta. Seria 2: Istoriia. 2018. 1. P. 158-173.  (in English)
  • Davydov I., Fadeev I. Mythoritual as a Means of (Self-) Identification. Journal of Education and Science ‘ISTORIYA’ (‘History’). 2018. 6 (online publication). (in Russian)

Fadeyev I. The Problem of Religious Identity of the Church of England in Historical Perspective (On the Question of the Doctrinal Status of the Thiry-Nine Articles of Religion). Dialogue with Time. 2017. 60. P. 153-166. (in Russian)


Fadeyev I. 'Protestantizm' i 'protestantskaia reformatsiia': problema istoricheskoi terminologii ['Protestanistm' and' Protestant Reformation': Problems of Historical Etymology]. Vestnik Moskovskogo universiteta. Seriia 8: Istoriia. 2016. 4. P. 15-31. (in Russian)


Davydov I., Fadeev I. Filosofsko-religiovedcheskie aspeky kanonicheskogo prava Tserkvi Anglii v svete problem anglikanskoi identichnosti [Philosophical and Religiological Aspects of the Canon Law of the Church of England in the Light of the Problem of Anglican Identity]. Religiovedenie. 2015. 1. P. 148-259. (in Russian)


Fadeyev I. Problemy anglikanskoi identichnosti: terminologicheskii aspekt [Problems of Anglican Identity: terminological aspect]. Religiovedenie. 2013. 2. P. 29-35. (in Russian)

Fadeyev Ivan
Fadeyev Ivan
Birth date: 13 March 1987

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