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Apollon B. Davidson

  • Tenured Professor (2009)
  • Apollon B. Davidson has been at HSE since 2009.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2011
    Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1973
    Professor
  • 1971

    Doctor of Sciences* in World History
    Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR

  • 1958

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in World History
    Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR

  • 1953

    Diploma
    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.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

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Courses (2012/2013)

Courses (2011/2012)

Political History of Russia and Foreign Countries (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Politics; "Political Expertise and Management", "Political Research"; 2 year, 1-3 module)Rus

Courses (2010/2011)

Editorial board membership

  • 2013: Member of the Editorial Board, Новая и новейшая история.

  • 1994: Member of the Editorial Board, Азия и Африка сегодня (Asia and Africa today).

  • 1994: Member of the Editorial Board, Восток (Oriens).

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Additional Information

  • President of the Association for British Studies
  • Co-President of the Society of Good Hope (Russia - RSA)
  • Member of the Moscow Union of Writers, member of the Union of Journalists
  • Member of the South African Institute of Race Relations
  • Member of the Southern African Historical Society
  • Vice President of the Association for African and Arabian Studies
  • Member of the editorial boards of ‘Vostok' (‘The East') and ‘Azia I Afrika Segodnya' (‘Asia and Africa Today') journals

Timetable for today

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HSE to Provide Platform for Discussion of Civil Society Influence Strategies in BRICS Countries

Which methods and practices do civil activists use in BRICS countries? Why and under what conditions can they be effective? What can Russian civil society learn from civil society in India or Brazil, and vice versa? These issues will be discussed at a conference to be held on May 19 jointly by the HSE Public Policy Department and Oxfam, an international non-governmental organization. Registration for the seminar is open to Russian and foreign experts, researchers, students and representatives of NGOs.

HSE to Provide Platform for Discussion of Civil Society Influence Strategies in BRICS Countries

Which methods and practices do civil activists use in BRICS countries? Why and under what conditions can they be effective? What can Russian civil society learn from civil society in India or Brazil, and vice versa? These issues will be discussed at a conference to be held on May 19 jointly by the HSE Department of Public Policy and Oxfam, an international non-governmental organization. Registration for the seminar is open to Russian and foreign experts, researchers, students and representatives of NGOs.

HSE History Professors Win South African Book of the Year Award

South African publishing conglomerate Media 24 has awarded the book The Hidden Thread. Russia and South Africa in the Soviet Eraby Professors Irina Filatova and Apollon Davidson of HSE’s Faculty of History the Recht Malan Prize for Best Non-Fiction of the year. This is the country’s top literary award for works of nonfiction.

HSE Historians about South Africa 

‘The Hidden Thread. Russia and South Africa in the Soviet Era’ by Irina Filatova and Apollon Davidson is a book covering the history of relations between Soviet Russia and South Africa, which, for many decades, remained hidden even from those who were part of it.