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SPIN-RSCI: 7643-6349
ORCID: 0000-0001-9162-4932
ResearcherID: F-9654-2016
Scopus AuthorID: 22939777000
N. Kurichev
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Maria Zotova

  • Maria Zotova has been at HSE University since 2020.

Education and Degrees

  • 2008

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 2004

    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.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

2011. Université de Lausanne (UNIL). «Scientific & Technological Cooperation Programme Switzerland-Russia: «Marketing de territoires regards croisés en Russie et en Suisse»

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)



RSF project No. 19-17-00232 "post-Soviet unrecognized States: factors of viability and risks for Russia (2019-2021)

Project No. 24/2018/RGO-RFBR " Transport connectivity and isolation of the territory of Siberia and the Far East "(2018-2020)RSF project "Russian borderland challenges of the neighborhood", No. 14-18-03621, (2014-2018)

Project "Security and Democracy in the neighborhood: the Case of North and South Caucasus - project of the 7th European Framework Program (Cascade, FP7-SSH.2013.4.1-1), (2013-2017)

European Neighborhood Regions - project ESPON (European Spatial Planning Observatory Network) (2012-2015)

Project of the RFBR and the national research center of France " Formation of the EU Eastern Border: Theoretical Approaches and Practical Challenges pratiques”, N 12-06-91052, (2012-2013)

Project “EuroBorderScapes” (SSH.2011.4.2-1) ("Bordering, Political Landscapes and Social Arenas: Potentials and Challenges of Evolving Border Concepts in a post-Cold War World" - Euborderscapes) project of the 7th European Framework Program (2010-2012)

Project "EuroBroadMap" ("Vision of Europe in the modern world" EuroBroadMap FP7-SSH-2007-1), a project of the 7th European Framework Program (2010-2012)

Program of fundamental research of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences No. 31 " the Role of space in the modernization of Russia: natural and socio-economic potential "(2012-2014)

Basic research program of ONZ RAS №12 "Ecological and geographical conditions and limitations of natural resources to diversify the economy of Russia and its regions" (2015-2017) Project "Political and geographical conditions and restrictions on the development of the border regions of Russia"

The project RFBR-DFFD of Ukraine № 13-05-90425 "Satin-information system of the Russian-Ukrainian borderland: the potential of development and cooperation" (2012-2014)

RFBR project 10-06-00198 "Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Transnistria: the socio-economic dynamics, territorial identities and prospects of stabilization" (2010-2012)

PRO project "Environmental risks in suburban and inter-settlement territories" (2013) (2013)

PRO project "The Image of Russia in the post-Soviet space and the role of school textbooks in shaping it" (2012)

The project of the Eurasian development Bank "cross-Border cooperation of regions of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine" (jointly with the RAS Institute of Economics) (2013)

Project of the international research group (Groupe de Recherche International) " Urban networks and spaces "(2008-2010)

RFBR project Russian-Ukrainian Borderlands: strategic guidelines and potential for cooperation (2007-2009)

RGNF project Major cities of Russia: development potential and competition for interregional influence (2005-2007)

Russian-French project PICS Large cities and metropolization in Russia and Europe: similarity of processes and convergence of trajectories? (2004-2007)

Employment history

2002-2005: "Eleksnet", marketing specialist

2005-2008: Audit and consulting group "Business Systems Development", consulting department, strategic development and marketing research department, senior consultant

since 2004: Institute of geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Centrre for geopolitical studies, senior researcher

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