Alexandra A. Arkhangelskaya


PhD Institute for African Studies

Contacts:
Tel. +7 (495) 690-2752
Fax. +7 (495) 697-1954
e-mail: aarkhangelskaya@gmail.com
skype: alexandraarkh

Knowledge of foreign languages:
Russian (native), fluent - English, Spanish, French; Portuguese (can read).

Education:
1999 - University of Pretoria (South Africa) BAdmin International relations.
1999 - 2004 People’s Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) Humanities and social sciences faculty, international relations (Honours degree with distinction)
2001 - 2004 People’s Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) Law faculty, international private law (Honours degree with distinction)
2004 – 2007 PhD in International relations (2009); Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences

Present field of specialization:

  • Emerging powers African agenda
  • BRICS, BRICS - Africa relations
  • IBSA and South Africa
  • South African foreign policy.

Experience:
September 2011 – to date, Head, Centre for Information and International Relations, Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences. Member of the Scientific Council of the National Committee for Research on BRICS
2009 – September 2011, Head of the Young African Studies Researchers Committee of Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences
2008 – 2010, Part time lecturer ,Course development and Lecturing at Russian State University for the Humanities
2007 – to date, Researcher, Centre of Southern African Studies, Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences
2004 - 2007 PhD researcher, Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences