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Dmitriy Oparin

  • Dmitriy Oparin has been at HSE since 2015.

Education and Degrees

  • 2015

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Ethnography, Ethnology and Anthropology
    Lomonosov Moscow State University
    Thesis Title: Variability of the Contemporary Ritual Space in Novoe Chaplino and Sireniki, Chukotka, Russia

  • 2009

    Degree in History
    Lomonosov Moscow 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.

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2018/2019)



The 18th Inuit Studies Conference (Washington DC). Presentation: Commemoration of the Dead among the Asiatic Yupik. Contemporary Ritual in its Diversity


2015-2016. Higher School of Economics, Migrants in Moscow: integration in the urban space and sociocultural adaptation in the city (PI Ekaterina Denitseva)

  • 2015-2017. “The resource curse in the circumpolar areas: Russian and international experience in the field of analysis and resolution of conflicts over non-renewable resources in areas traditionally inhabited by indigenous ethnic groups” (with the support of the Russian Science Foundation, project № 15-18-00112, PI Dmitri Funk)
  • 2015. “EthnographicFieldResearch of Contemporary Religious Components of Cultural Identityof the Small-Numbered Peoples of the Russian North and Siberia” (with the support of the Russian Foundation for Humanities, project № 15-01-18111, PI Dmitri Funk)
  • 2011. Doctoral Student Research Award. International Council for Canadian Studies.
  • 2007. Wildlife Management in Nunavut and Kola Peninsula (fieldwork grant № 21 provided by the Russian State Foundation)

Employment history

Senior Lecturer                                                                                                                                                                  2011 – Present

Department of Ethnology, Moscow State University, Russia

Research Fellow                                                                                                                                                                                                            2015 – Present

Institute for Social Policy, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Research Project Curator                                                                                                                                                                               2014 – Present

Bulgakov Museum, Moscow, Russia

A seminar for young researchers from Germany and Russia "Dialogue between Russian and German scientific schools. Topics, methods, theories, approaches"

On June 5-9, 2018 a seminar for young researchers from Germany and Russia "Dialogue between Russian and German scientific schools. Topics, methods, theories, approaches" was held at the Center for Qualitative Research of the Institute for Social Policy of the Higher School of Economics.

On March 26, 2018, the First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia and the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Russian Federation Rushan hazrat Abbyasov met at the Moscow Cathedral Mosque scholars working in the field of migration studies

Ekaterina Demintseva, director of the Centre for Qualitative Social Policy Research and Dmitry Oparin, research fellow at the same center, attended the meeting and presented some results of their research.