AGAFOSHIN Maksim Mihailovich

Ph.D. (Geography), Senior Research Fellow of the Centre for Global and Strategic Studies

SPIN RSCI AuthorID: 834067
IstinaResearcherID: 61508637
ResearcherID: ABG-6617-2020
Scopus AuthorID: 57218825453
ORCID: 0000-0002-0245-0481

Research Interests:
Economic and Political Aspects of African Migration
Transformation of the Political Map of Africa
Human Geography

30/1 Spiridonovka St.; 123001 Moscow; Russia

Phone: +7 (495) 695-66-50

2021 – Ph.D. in Geography from Moscow Pedagogical State University, Moscow, Russia. Thesis topic – Spatial Differentiation of Migration Flows from Arab Countries of Asia to the European Union
2015 – Faculty of Geography, Moscow Pedagogical State University.

Foreign Languages:

Scholarly Experience:
2022 – present: Centre for Global and Strategic Studies. Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences. Senior Research Fellow.

Educational Experience:
2017 – 2022: Faculty of Geography. Moscow Pedagogical State University. Senior Lecturer.

Main Research Publications:
Author and co-author of more than 50 scientific and educational works, including:

From «the Fertile Crescent» to «the Dangerous Island»: Arab Migration into European Countries / M.M. Agafoshin. Moscow: Inst. for African Studies, RAS, 222 p.

Selected Articles, 2019-2023:
• Agafoshin, M.M., Gorokhov, S.A. & Dmitriev, R.V. (2023) “Spatial transformation of the migration system during the crisis”. Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Earth Sciences, 68(1), 29– (In Russ.) DOI
• Gorokhov, S.A., Agafoshin, M.M. & Dmitriev, R.V. (2023) Migrant crisis in the East Africa region. Vostok (Oriens), (1), 50–62. (In Russ.) DOI
• Dmitriev, R.V., Gorokhov, S.A. & Agafoshin, M.M. (2023) Intermittent Development of Central Place Systems: The Dynamics of Unification and Breakup. R-Economy, 9(2), 140–154. DOI
• Agafoshin, M.M., Gorokhov, S.A., & Dmitriev, R.V. (2022). Refugees from Syria and Iraq in Sweden: resettlement during the migration crisis. Baltic Region, 14(4), 98–112. DOI
• Gorokhov, S.A., Dmitriev, R.V. & Agafoshin, M.M. (2022) Religion and the State: Types of Relations in the Religious Market. Politeia, (3). 65–79. (In Russ.) DOI
• Gorokhov, S.A., Agafoshin, M.M. & Dmitriev, R.V. (2022) Vulnerable Areas as a Form of Territorial Exclusion of Migrant Communities in Sweden: The Case of Gothenburg. Geopolitics and Ecogeodynamics of regions, 8(3), 92–101. (In Russ.)
• Agafoshin, M.M., Gorokhov, S.A. (2020) Impact of External Migration on Changes in the Swedish Religious Landscape. Baltic Region,12(2), 84–99. DOI
• Agafoshin, M.M. (2020) Migration Factor of Transformation of the Political Landscape in the EU Countries. Geopolitics and Ecogeodynamics of regions, 6(3), 116–125. (In Russ.) DOI
• Gorokhov, S.A., Agafoshin, M.M. (2020) Approaches to Assessment the Religious Affiliation of the Population in Geographical Studies. Bulletin MSRU. Series: Geographical Environment and Living Systems, (2), 52–64. (In Russ.) DOI
• Gorokhov, S.A., Agafoshin, M.M. & Dmitriev, R.V. (2020) Somalis in Sweden: Regional Dimension. Contemporary Europe, (7), 132–143. (In Russ.) DOI
• Gorokhov, S.A., Agafoshin, M.M. (2019) Spatial Dynamics of Islam in EU Countries. Bulletin MSRU. Series: Geographical Environment and Living Systems, (1), 8–20. (In Russ.) DOI

Experience in Managing Research Projects and Participation in them:
• Russian Science Foundation: project 22-18-00123 “Cross-border population movements: limitations and prospects of international regulation in the context of the migration crisis” (executor, 2022-2024).
• Russian Science Foundation: project 19-18-00054 "Transformations of the global confessional geospace: the phenomenon of "parallel" societies in the system of international political relations" (executor, 2022-2023)
• Grant from Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation program for research projects in priority areas of scientific and technological development: agreement № 075-15-2020-783 "Post-crisis world order: challenges and technologies, competition and cooperation" supported by the (executor, 2023-2024)