Centre for Tropical African Studies

Head of the Centre

Tatiana DENISOVA, Ph.D. (Hist.)

    • Political issues in tropical Africa
    • Political Leadership in Tropical Africa
    • Conflictology

Phone. (495) 695-70-20
tsden@hotmail.com

The main fields of the Centre's Studies:

• Fundamental problems of country and regional studies in African Studies.
• External and internal factors of the development of the countries of Tropical Africa.
• The evolution of political systems and forms of government in the countries of Tropical Africa; countries and subregions of Africa in Political Science; forecasting political development of the countries of the continent.
• The evolution of traditional political structures in Tropical Africa.
• The evolution of political leadership in Tropical Africa; typology of political leadership in Africa.
• Internal and interstate conflicts in Tropical Africa; conflict resolution studies.
• The role of regional economic and political organisations; country and subregional features and challenges of integration in Africa.
• Countries of Tropical Africa in the system of international relations and global economy; foreign policy and foreign economic cooperation of the countries of Tropical Africa; foreign policies of particular African countries and their bilateral relations with Russia.

The Centre's Research Assistant - Tatiana MIASISHCHEVA
Tel: (495) 695-70-20
E-mail: tropic@inafr.ru

The Centre's Research Fellows:

    Yuri VINOKUROV
      • Socio-economic, political and ideological problems of the countries of tropical Africa
      • New and recent history of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Vasily FILIPPOV
      • Ethnic Aspects of Federalism and Regional Policy
      • Legal anthropology, ethnic processes in megacities
      • Ethnopolitology
      • Ethnosociology
      • Ethnodemography
      • Conflict management

    Natalia VINOGRADOVA, Ph.D. (Econ.), Senior Research Fellow
      • Executive Secretary of the Dissertation Council on Economics
      • Economic and socio-political problems of CAR, Chad and the Republic of Congo

    Ariadna POZDNYAKOVA, Senior Research Fellow
      • Economic and socio-political problems of Malawi. San-Tome and Principe, Uganda

    Svetlana SHLYONSKAYA, Research Fellow
      • Economic and socio-political problems of Madagascar and Tanzania

    Andrey ELEZ, Ph.D. (Phil.), Senior Research Fellow
      • Theory of Ethnology
      • Sociology of National Relations

    Christina TURINSKAYA, Senior Researcher - Ph.D. (joint)

      Lyubov PROKOPENKO, Senior Researcher - Ph.D.

        Kirill DOLGOV (applicant)