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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 (2023/2024)

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

Timetable for today

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‘The “Butterfly Effect” Is no Longer an Abstract Idea, but a Reality that You Constantly Observe’

The bachelor’s programme ‘Geography of Global Changes and Geoinformation Technology’ is offered by the Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technology, one of the newest at HSE University. One year ago, Yulia Kuznetsova came on as the programme’s academic supervisor. In this interview for the HSE News Service, Yulia Kuznetsova explains her job duties, where HSE geography students do their field work, and why geography itself can make you happy.

Reactions of Regional Economies and Communities to the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Russia

The scientific seminar of the Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technologies took place in May. This time, the topic of discussion was the socio-economic reactions of various regions of Russia to the shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.