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Nina Grigoreva

  • Nina Grigoreva has been at HSE University since 2013.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2004
    Associate Professor
  • 2000

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Ethnography, Ethnology and Anthropology
    RAS Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera)

  • 1987

    Zhdanov Leningrad State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

1984-1985 – Vietnam National University, Hanoi

1999-2000 – Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh city

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2022, 2019

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2018/2019)


Grant of the Russian Foundation for Humanities, 2016-2018. Research project № 16-24-09001 "From Viet-Muong to Viet and Muong: Muong Folklore and Language in Ba Vi Area (Northern Vietnam) in Comparative Perspective".

Grant of the Russian Foundation for Humanities, 2015. Fieldwork project № 15-24-09551 "From Viet-Muong to Viet and Muong: Language, Ritual Narratives and Song Lore of the Muong in Ba Vi (North Vietnam) in a Comparative Perspective".


  • 2016
    International Сonference 'Religious Practices in Contemporary Society' (The Study of Mother Goddess Beliefs) (Намдинь). Presentation: Tín ngưỡng dân gian của người Mường liên quan đến tín ngưỡng Thờ Mẫu của người Việt (The Mường Traditional Practices and Beliefs Related to the Mother Goddess Religion of the Vietnamese people)
  • 2015

    8th EuroSEAS Conference 2015 (Vienna). Presentation: The Muong Epic of ‘The Birth of the Earth and Water’ in a Viet-Muong Comparative Perspective

  • 2014

    2014 Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference (Philadelphia). Presentation: «Children of the Dragon, Grandchildren of the Fairy»: how and why the young Vietnamese learn to honor their legendary ancestors during the Post-Renovation Period

  • 2013

    7th EuroSEAS Conference 2013 (Lisbon). Presentation: Linguistic approach to the ethnic history of the Vietnamese

  • XXVII Международная конференция "Источниковедение и историография стран Азии и Африки". Локальное наследие и глобальная перспектива. "Традиционализм" и "революционизм" на Востоке (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Ранняя этническая история вьетнамцев: средневековая модель и современные концепции

  • 2012
    4th International Conference on Vietnamese Studies (Hanoi). Presentation: The Viet-Muong Origins of the Âu Cơ And Lаc Long Quân Legend
  • 4th International Conference on Vietnamese Studies (Hanoi). Presentation: Nguồn gốc Việt–Mường của truyền thuyết Âu Cơ Lạc Long Quân


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HSE University St. Petersburg Welcomes the Delegation from National Economics University (Vietnam)

On July 3, HSE University in St. Petersburg hosted honoured representatives from National Economics University (NEU) at its campus. The meeting was intended on enhancing international cooperation between two universities in different spheres.

Round table “Education Trends in the Context of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity”

14-15th of May 2015 the international conference “Education and Global Cities: Perspectives of BRICS” took place in St. Petersburg bringing together leading foreign and Russian experts in the field of education. In the framework of this conference the Center of Asian and African Studies and the Department of Asian and African Studies co-organized the round table “Education Trends in the Context of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity”, which focused on the challenges of education in multiethnic states with a special emphasis on the BRICS countries.

Scientific seminar “History of Asian and African Civilizations: Concepts and Critique”

On the 15th of April 2015 the Centre of Asian and African Studies in-collaboration with the Department of Asian and African Studies at the Higher School of Economics – St. Petersburg hosted the scientific seminar “History of Asian and African Civilizations: Concepts and Critique”.