Nadezhda Khokholkova

Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow

    ORCID ID: 0000-0002-5165-1925
    SPIN: 2569-3655
    Scopus ID: 57193257052
    Researcher ID: ABE-6953-2020

Contact info:
30/1 Spiridonovka St., 123001 Moscow, Russia
Tel.: +7 (499) 690-61-33
Fax: +7 (495) 697-19-54
E-mail: khokholkova@gmail.com
https://inafran.academia.edu/NadezhdaKhokholkova

Research Interest:
Intellectual history of Africa and African Diasporas;
History of Afrocentric movement;
Cultural identity and historical memory;
Decolonial and postcolonial studies.

Academic experience:
Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
November, 2018 to March, 2020: Research Fellow, Center for History and Cultural Anthropology;
March, 2020 to present: Senior Research Fellow, Center for History and Cultural Anthropology.

Publications (those in English are bolded)

I. Monographs:
1. Afrocentrism in the USA: Theory and Practice of Sociocultural Transformation. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2019. 194 p.

II. Theses Official Synopses:
1. Afrocentrism in USA: History, Theory and Practice.

III. Collective Monographs and Book Chapters:
1. Afrocentric Feminism: The Concept of Intellectual Violence. Violence and Terrorism. Moscow: Institute for African Studies, 2016. P. 143-153.
2. The Idea of Afrocentric Education: On the Issue of Cultivating of Racial Pride // Youth in Political and Sociocultural Life of Africa. Moscow: Institute for African Studies Press, 2019. Pp. 82-89.
3. Digitalization of African Studies: Podcast as a New Type of Born-Digital Sources // African traditions and modernity. Problems of history, culture and gender. Ed.by V.V. Gribanova, N.L. Krylova. Moscow, Institute for African Studies Press, 2020. P. 58-65.
4. Chapter 5. The Multiplication of “-isms” and the Problem of the Search
of Identity in the Context of Postcolonial Discourse // Africa: Postcolonial Discourse / Ed. T.M. Gavristova, N.E. Khokholkova. Moscow: Institute for African Studies, RAS, 2020. P. 85-96.
5. Chapter 8 Postcolonial Discourse and Digital Modernity in the Context
of African Studies // Africa: Postcolonial Discourse / Ed. T.M. Gavristova, N.E. Khokholkova. Moscow: Institute for African Studies, RAS, 2020. P. 129-144.

IV. Journal Article:
1. Afrocentricity in the USA: the borders of transcendence. Vestnik Yaroslavskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta im. P. G. Demidova. Seriya Humanitarnye Nauki. 2013. № 2. P. 5-10 (with T.M. Gavristova).
2. Kwanzaa – Pan-African New Year. Azija i Afrika segodnja. 2013. № 12. P.55-58.
3. Molefe Kete Asante: How Africa Civilized the World. Vestnik Yaroslavskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta im. P. G. Demidova. Seriya Humanitarnye Nauki.2014. № 4. Pp.19-22.
4. Black is beautiful: “Say it loud, I’ m black and I’m proud”. Black and White in the World History and Culture. Yaroslavl: Yaroslavl State University, 2014. P. 37-44.
5. Molefi Kete Asante: “As I Run Toward Africa”. History in Biographies: Africa – Europe. Yaroslavl: Yaroslavl State University, 2014. P. 37-43.
6. Afrocentrism in the USA: On the Issue of Identity. Search of Identity in the World History and Culture. Yaroslavl: Yaroslavl State University, 2014. P. 44-48.
7. “African History – My History”: A Version of Afrocentrist. Afrikanskij sbornik – 2015. 2015. P. 100-108.
8. Afrocentric Music in the USA: A Brief Description of the Genre. Polyphony and Polychromy in the World History and Culture. Yaroslavl: Filigran, 2015. P. 104-113.
9. “The Color Line”: On the Issue of Evolution of Ethnonyms of Black Population of the USA. Vestnik Yaroslavskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta im. P. G. Demidova. Seriya Humanitarnye Nauki.2016. №2. P.37-44.
10. “The Revelations of Prophets”: A Brief Historical Source Analysis of M.K. Asante’s Afrocentricity. Source studies of African History and African Diaspora History. Yaroslavl: Filigran, 2016. Pp. 167-177
11. Afrocentricity: The Evolution of the Theory in the Context of American History. Social Evolution and History. 2016. Vol.15. №1. P. 111-125.
12. Afrocentric Feminism in the USA (The Concept of Intellectual Violence and Victimization). Journal of the Institute for African Studies. 2016. P. 76-84.
13. The Name as the Unit of the Afrocentric Cultural Code. Vestnik Yaroslavskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta im. P. G. Demidova. Seriya Humanitarnye Nauki.2017. №3. P. 31-35.
14. “The Magic Power of the Word”: A Concept of Nommo in Afrocentric Philosophy. Afrikanskij sbornik – 2017. 2017. P. 292-300.
15. Female Face of Afropolitanism (Biography of the Generation). Vestnik Yaroslavskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta im. P. G. Demidova. Seriya Humanitarnye Nauki.2018. №1. P. 22-27. (with T.M. Gavristova).
16. Metamorphoses of the African American Identity in Post-segregation Era and the Theory of Afrocentrism. Outlines of global transformations: politics, economics, law. 2018. №2. P. 30-45. (with D.M. Bondarenko).
17.“Africans of the World” on Childhood: Personal Narratives and Creative Representation. My African Childhood: African Children in the Context of Cultural and Historical Anthropology. Yaroslavl: Filigran, 2018. P. 19-31.
18.African Travelogues: Contrary to Stereotypes. Yaroslavskiy pedagogicheskiy vestnik. 2018. №6. P. 381-387. (with T.M. Gavristova).
19. Edward Willmot Blyden: “Liberian Pilgrim to Jerusalem”. Vestnik Yaroslavskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta im. P. G. Demidova. Seriya Humanitarnye Nauki.2019. №1. P. 27-20. Kente Cloth as an Image of Afrocentric Style. Asia and Africa today. 2019. № 3. P.65-69.
21. “Memory as Medicine”: Performative Commemorations in the Context of the American Version of Afrocentrism. Kunstkamera. 2019. №. 4. P. 213-219.
22. Contemporary African History (an Experience of Source Classification). Istoriya. 2020. № 8 (94). DOI: 10.18254/S207987840008920-1(with T.M. Gavristova and A.V. Milto).
23. “Africans of the twenty- first century”: transcultural identity representations in the virtual space. Etnografia. 2020. 3 (9). P. 90–102.
24. Voices of Africa: Podcast as a New Form of Oral History. Observatory of Culture. 2021;18(1). P. 22-31.
25. “Postcolonial Library”: Afrocentrism, Afropolitanism, and Afropeanism. Dialogue with Time. 2021. Issue 75.P. 270-285. (with T.M. Gavristova).
26. African Digital Diaspora. Etnografia. 2021. 3 (13). P. 191-206.

Papers at (those presented in English are bolded):
1. Afrocentrism in the Context of Globalization: Ideas Promotion Framework. The XXVII International Conference on Historiography and Source Studies of Asia and Africa. April 2013. Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
2. Afrocentrism in Brazil: Theory or Practice. 12th School of the Young Africanists. November 2013. Moscow, Russia
3. “Black is Beautiful!”: Lifestyle or Beauty Standart 13th Conference of Africanists “Society and Politics in Africa: Traditional, Transitional and New”. May 2014, Moscow, Russia.
4. Afrocentricity as An Alternative Paradigm of Global History // The Fourth German-Russian Week of the Young Researcher. October 2014. Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
5. Afrocentrism: An Alternative Cultural Code of Africa. 14th School of the Young Africanists. November 2015, Moscow, Russia.
6. The Borders of Africanity (with T.M. Gavristova). Symposium on Border Regions in Sub-Saharan Africa; 7-9 September 2016, Joensuu, Finland.
7. “The Magic Power of the Word”: A Concept of Nommo in Afrocentric Philosophy. The XXIX International Conference on Historiography and Source Studies of Asia and Africa. June 2017. Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
8. Codes of Africa: Pan-Africanism, Afrocentrism, Afropolitanism. ХIV International Conference of Africanists "AFRICA AND AFRICANS IN NATIONAL, REGIONAL AND GLOBAL DIMENSIONS". October 2017, Moscow, Russia.
9. Life Narratives in the Context of Afropolitanism: The Creation of Media Hero Image // ASAUK 2018; 11-13 September 2018, University of Birmingham, UK.
10. A Concept of Afrocentric Education: On the Issue of Instilling Racial Pride. International Scientific Conference “The Youth in the social, political and cultural life of Africa”. November 2018, Moscow, Russia.
11. Afrocentrism, Historical Memory and Transcultural Identity // 1st Social Scientists Conference “State- Building in Africa: Prospects and Challenges”; March 4th - 7th, 2019, Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
12. Modern Chronicles of Sub-Saharan African Cities // Scientific seminar «Culture and Society» of the Center of History and Cultural Anthropology; March 27th , 2019. Institute for African Studies, Moscow, Russia.
13. Digitalization of African Studies: Challenges and Prospects // Scientific Conference “Researching African History: Problems, People, Sources”; April 17th – 18th , 2019. The Centre for African studies of the Institute of World History of RAS, Moscow, Russia.
14. Genealogical Tourism: African Americans In African Countries In Search For Their Roots // Round table “Tourism in Africa and Its Prospects”; May 15th , 2019. The Institute for African Studies of RAS, Moscow, Russia.
15. “The Invention of Tradition”: Afrocentric Commemorative Practices // The XXX International Congress on Historiography and Source Studies of Asia and Africa; June 19-21, 2019. Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
16. “Africa’s Generation”: Identity Representations In the Virtual Space // 13th Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia; July 2-6, 2019. Kazan, Russia.
17. Born-Digital Sources and African Studies // Round Table "New Trends in African Studies: Historical, Anthropological, and Gender Aspects"; October, 1, 2019. The Institute for African Studies of RAS, Moscow, Russia.
18. Historical Memory of European Colonialism in Contemporary Tanzania // 16th Biennial Conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists “New Anthropological Horizons in and beyond Europe”. July 2020, Lisbon, Portugal (online).
19. The Key Functions of Afrocentric Epistemology // Afrocentricity: An Epistemic Revolution in African Studies; November 2, 2020. Temple University, Philadelphia, USA (online).
20. Afrocentricity in the USA: Towards the Question of Cultural Identity of African Americans // THE RUSSIAN-AMERICAN RESEARCH NEXUS 1ST FORUM; November 30, 2020, Russia-USA (online).
21. Postcolonial Geopolitics of Knowledge in the Context of African Studies (with T. Gavristova) // Africa Knows! Virtual Conference; January 19, 2021, Hague, Netherlands (online).
22. European Colonial Legacy and Historical Memory in Contemporary Tanzania // 8th postgraduate forum Postcolonial Narrations “Rethinking Postcolonial Europe: Moving Identities, Changing Subjectivities”; February 10, 2021, Giessen, Germany (online).
23. “She. Leads. Africa”: Women's Leadership in the Digital Age // Women in Power, Business, Science and Culture; February 26, 2021, Yaroslavl (online).
24. Gender Digital Gap in Africa: Ways of Overcoming // International Scientific and Practical Conference “Modern Africa: Risks and Challenges of Progressive Development”; April 19, 2021, Moscow (online).
25. Afrocentricity as an Alternative to Postcoloniality: On the Issue of Cultural Identity of African Americans // VII Zverev International Biennial Conference
on American Studies “Colonial and Postcolonial Discourses in American Literature, Culture, and Politics: Pro et Contra”; May 13–14, 2021, Moscow (online).

26. “The Time of the Chaos”: The History of the Slave Trade from an Afrocentric Perspective // The 15th International Conference of Africanists “The Destinies of Africa in the Modern World”; May 25, 2021, Moscow (online).
27. New African Diaspora: Commemorative Practices in the Age of Digital Modernity) // The 15th SIEF congress 2021 “Breaking the Rules? Power, participation and transgtession”; June 22, 2021, Helsinki (online).