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Kira Meshcherina

  • Kira Meshcherina has been at HSE since 2017.


  • 2016

    Doctoral programme in History of International Relations and Foreign Policy
    Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Africa

  • 2009

    Degree in History
    Moscow State Pedagogical University

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

Short-term qualification programme "Teach for HSE/ Преподаем в Вышке"Fund for Educational Innovation, National Research University Higher School of Economics (March-June, 2018).

 Teach for HSE (JPG, 1,68 Мб)

International Exchange Programm "American Federalism and the U.S. Public Policy". The Open World Leadership Centre. Chicago and Washington, USA (28 October - 7 November 2017)

International Summer School “Memory & Law: Legal Perspective in Historical Assessments”. The Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding in cooperation with The Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation. Folwark Łękuk, Masurian Lakeland, Poland (19-27 August 2017)

Short-term qualification programme "Quantitative analysis data in social research using the SPSS package. Basics of R package», National Research University Higher School of Economics (April-May, 2017)

Certificate (JPEG, 641 Кб)

«The European Union: Fundamentals, Values and Policy». Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Moscow (April-May 2017 г.)

Faculty of Arts/Dar Al-Uloom. Cairo University, Egypt (2006-2007)

 Certificate (JPEG, 2,61 Мб)

 Certificate Dar 1 (JPEG, 1,79 Мб)

- Arabic Calligraphy Courses. Rabia Al-Adawiya Mosque. Cairo. Egypt.

 Certificate. Rukaa (JPEG, 2,94 Мб)


Member of Research Associations

Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)

Courses (2018/2019)






Editorial board membership

2015: Member of the Editorial Board (арабская версия - Asiy'a wa Ifrik'ya al'-yauma), Азия и Африка сегодня (Asia and Africa today).


2018-2020 Quantitative analysis and forecasting of risks of socio-political destabilization in the countries of the Afrasian Instability Zone (Russian Scientific Foundation)

2017-2019 Quantitative analysis and computer modelling of the processes of destabilization of modernizing socio-political systems (Russian Foundation for Basic Research)

2016-2018 The Islamic State Phenomenon within the context of an Oriental Society's development (Russian Humanitarian Scientific Foundation)

2014-2015 Aggressive Non-State Actors in 'Islamic Africa' and Russia's security after the Arab Spring (Russian Humanitarian Scientific Foundation)

Junior Research Fellow at The Institute for African Studies of The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) (2016 - present)

Editor, stuff correspondent at a monthly scientific journal "Asia and Africa Today". Publishing House "Nauka", the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) (2012-2017)



October 2016. Member of the Official Delegation from the Russian Federation to the Syrian Arab Republic and Lebanon

October-November, 2016. Member/Interpreter of the Russian  archaeological expedition in Egypt of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)


Timetable for today

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