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Irina Sizova

  • Irina Sizova has been at HSE University since 2020.

Education and Degrees

  • 2012

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)
    National Research Tomsk State University

  • 2003

    Tomsk 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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)



  • 2023
    XXIV Ясинская (Апрельская) международная научная конференция по проблемам развития экономики и общества (Москва). Presentation: Развитие новых видов туризма в Арктике в современных условиях
  • Музеология - музееведение в XXI веке: проблемы изучения и преподавания (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: МУЗЕЙНЫЙ ЭНДАУМЕНТ: PRO ET CONTRA
  • 2022
    Лузинские чтения - 2022 (Аппатиты). Presentation: Потенциал и противоречия кадровой мобильности креативных индустрий в русле развития туризма арктических территорий
  • II Тюменский музейный форум (Тюмень). Presentation: МУЗЕЙНЫЕ ЭНДАУМЕНТЫ КАК ЭЛЕМЕНТ КУЛЬТУРЫ УЧАСТИЯ
  • 2021
    Круглый стол Государственного Эрмитажа "Музей и проблемы культурного туризма" (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Развитие процесса цифровизации деятельности российских музеев (на основе материалов опроса членов Союза музеев России)
  • Youth as a driver of museum development (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: LEGO-сourse «Youth and Museums»
  • Экономика впечатлений: музейный, событийный, туристический менеджмент (Пермь). Presentation: Что мешает музеям модернизироваться?

  • 2020

    Музей в контексте образования: итоги и новые векторы развития (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Художественные музеи в системе музейного онлайн-образования

  • Музей как третье место (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Музей на пути от "третьего" к "четвертому месту"
  • Неформальный подход 4.0 (Москва). Presentation: Образовательные онлайн-продукты: в музее, для музея, вместе с музеем
  • Музейный PR (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Образовательные онлайн-продукты как инструмент PR музея
  • Цифровое развитие московских музеев (Москва). Presentation: Образовательные онлайн-проекты музеев
  • Analytics for Management and Economics Conference (AMEC) (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Transformation of Educational Museum Activities in the Conditions of Development of Online Technologies
  • 2019

    VIII Санкт-Петербургский международный культурный форум (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Инновационые форматы онлайн образования: в музее, для музея, вместе с музеем

  • Санкт-Петербургская конференция исследователей в сфере экономики, бизнеса и общества: итоги 2019 года (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Управление развитием музейных сервисов

  • Семинар "Посетитель и посещаемость. Организационные, правовые и экономические аспекты" (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Меры по регулированию избыточных потоков посетителей в музеях: российский и зарубежный опыт

Editorial board membership

2015: Member of the Editorial Board, Вопросы музеологии.

Timetable for today

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Irina Sizova on the Development of Virtual Museums in Russia

In terms of digitalisation, the rapid development of virtual museums is a major phenomenon. However, while some issues in this field are clear on paper, the reality is less straightforward. In a new research paper, Irina Sizova, Associate Professor at the Department of Management, and her colleagues explore the legislative regulation of virtual museums in Russia. Irina explains in her new interview.

Digitalisation of Museums: Challenges, Achievements, and Prospects

A study of the digitalisation process of Russian museums has been conducted by the Laboratory for Management in Culture and Tourism at the HSE University–St. Petersburg, with the support of the Russian Committee of the International Union of Museums (ICOM Russia). The results of the study provide information on factors that contribute to failure or success in the museum digitalisation efforts and reveal its prospects, raise questions on tools that could be applied for attracting more visitors, as well as touch on possibilities for monetising museum online product range.

How museums are conquering the digital environment. Kartaev and Makharadze's show on radio Mayak

On April 27, Irina Alekseevna Sizova, a researcher at the Laboratory, became a guest expert in the Kartaev and Makharadze's show on radio Mayak.

XIX Round Table of the State Hermitage Museum “The Museum and Problems of Cultural Tourism”

On April 1, a researcher of the Laboratory, Irina Alekseevna Sizova delivered a report “Development of the digitalization process in the activities of Russian museums (based on the materials from a survey of members of the Union of Russian Museums)” within the framework of the 19th Round Table of the State Hermitage Museum “The Museum and Problems of Cultural Tourism”.

Laboratory researchers took part in an international conference «Analytics for Management and Economics Conference»

In the period from December 2 to December 9, 2020, Sizova, I.A., Polomarchuk, A.K. and Bezhko, D.S., researchers of the Laboratory, took an active part in the conference, presenting the results of research in the field of organizing museum activities and branding of territories.

Online conference "INFORMAL APPROACH 4.0"

On October 23, Irina Alekseevna Sizova, a researcher of the Laboratory, made a presentation at the online conference "INFORMAL APPROACH 4.0", organized by MOSGORTUR.

International Scientific and Practical Conference "Museum in the context of Education: Results and New vectors of development"

Valery Ernstovich Gordin, head of the Laboratory, and Irina Sizova, a researcher at the Laboratory, made a presentation at the International Scientific and Practical Conference "Museum in the context of education: results and new vectors of development", which was held on October 12-13 in a remote format.

Museums Learn to Cope with Quarantine

How the pandemic has affected their online activity

Excessive flows of visitors were discussed at the Hermitage

Tutors and lecturers of the master's program “Cultural and event tourism management” V.E. Gordin, Ya.V. Shokola, I.A. Sizova and A.N. Kudelkina, a first-year student of the program, gave a presentation at the State Hermitage at the seminar “Visitor and Attendance. Organizational, legal and economic aspects”. Their presentation was the result of the research conducted over the past year.