PANARIN SERGEI A., Candidate of History, Director of Educational, Research and Publishing Center "Acta Eurasica", Editor-in-Chief of Russian academic journal Vestnik Evraziyi/ Acta Eurasica and Head of the Department of CIS, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences.
He was born in the Ural in 1944. In 1974, he graduated from Moscow State University as a historian. In 1979, he finished post-graduate course at Institute of Oriental Studies and joined the Institute staff. He has done a research on the post-Soviet nationalisms, ethnic conflicts and ethnic migration within the CIS, organized a series of field studies in Buryatia, Bashkortostan, Kyrghyzstan and Kazakhstan, and established relations of cooperation with local scholars. Now his research focus is on those fields of social and political developments in the new independent states of CIS and in the republics of Russia where the impact of geography, geopolitics and historical inheritance is tangible. This is the principal subject of 10-lectures course he read for younger universities' staff of Central Asian states in Kazakhstan in 1997 — 2001.
In 1992, he became the member of Common Security Forum, which is an independent international group of academics and policymakers from Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. He is engaged, as a faculty resource, in the proceedings of 3-years-long International Scientific-Educational Seminar “Central Asia in International Relations: Interdisciplinary Approach in Developing Teaching and Academic Excellence”, supported by the Higher Education Support Program of the Open Society Institute. He also established a School of Younger Authors for students, post-graduates and young researchers and lecturers from Russian universities. He participated in international conferences and seminars in many Russian cities, as well as in Almaty, Bishkek, London, Cambridge (UK), Oslo, Stockholm, Paris, Turin, Bergamo, Ankara, Tehran, Calcutta, Ulaanbaatar. His total list of publications in Russian and Western monographs and journals includes more than 140 items.
- Editor and author: Rossiya i Vostok: problemy vzaimodeistviya (Russia and the East: Problems of Interaction), Institute of Oriental Studies – Turan, Moscow, 1993, vols. 1—2.
- Vostok glazami russkikh (Russians' Vision of the East), in: Rodina, 1993, no. 4.
- Co-editor and author: Vitaly Naumkin, Sergei Panarin (eds.), State, Religion and Society in Central Asia: A Post-Soviet Critique, Ithaca Press, 1993.
- Political Dynamics of the "New" East, in: Vitaly Naumkin (ed.), Central Asia and Transcaucasia: Ethnicity and Conflict, Greenwood Press, 1994.
- The Ethnohistorical Dynamics of Muslim Societies within Russia and the CIS, in: Mohiaddin Mesbahi (ed.), Central Asia and the Caucasus after the Soviet Union, Univ. Press of Florida, 1994.
- Natsional'no-kul'turnoye vozrozhdeniye v respublikakh i territorial'naya tselostnost' Rossiyi (National and cultural revival in the republics and the issue of Russia's territorial integrity), Vestnik Yevraziyi / Acta Eurasica, 1996, no. 2(3).
- Central Asia: Ethnic Migration and Political Groups Influencing the Migration Situation, in: G.Vitkovskaya (ed.), Contemporary Ethnopolitical and Migration Processes in Central Asia, International Organization for Migration, Bishkek, 1998.
- Konflikty v Zakavkaz'ye: pozitsiyi storon, perspektivy uregulirovaniya, vozmozhnyi vklad Rossiyi (Conflicts in Transcaucasia: Parties' stance, settlement prospects and Russia as a potential mediator), in: Vestnik Yevraziyi / Acta Eurasica, 1999, nos. 1—2 (6—7).
- Co-editor and autor: Anatoly Vyatkin, Natalya Kosmarskaya, Sergei Panarin (eds.), V dvizheniyi dobrovol'nom i vynuzhdennom: postsovetskiye migratsiyi v Yevraziyi (On the Move: Voluntarily and Involuntarily. Post-Soviet Migrations in Eurasia), Moscow, Natalis Press, 1999.
- Russkoyazychnyye u vneshnikh granits Rossiyi: vyzovy i otvety (na primere Kazakhstana) (Russian-Speaking Population Near the External Borders of Russia: Challenges and Responses (Taking Kazakhstan as an Example), in: Diasporas, 1999, nos. 2—3.
- Sovremennoye politicheskoye razvitiye Srednei Aziyi v svete geografiyi i istoriyi regiona (Central Asia: Contemporary political development in the light of region's geography and history), in: Vestnik Yevraziyi / Acta Eurasica, 2000, no. 1.
- The Rural Economy of the Tunka Valley in a Time of Transition and Crisis, in: Alexander Northworthy (ed.), Russian Views of the Transition in the Rural Sector: Structures, Policy Outcomes, and Adaptive Responses, World Bank, 2000.
- Co-editor and author: Galina Vitkovskaya and Sergei Panarin (eds.), Migratsiya i bezopasnost' v Rossiyi (Migration and Security in Russia) / Moscow Carnegie Centre, Moscow, Interdialect, 2000.
- Molodyozh, natsionalizm i bezopasnost’ v Rossiyi i Kazakhstane (Youth, Nationalism and Security in Russia and Kazakhstan), in: Yu. Alexandrov (ed.). Etnicheskii natsionalism i gosudarstvennoye stroitel’stvo (Ethnic Nationalism and Construction of Nation-State), Moscow, Institute of Oriental Studies – Natalis, 2001.
- Lev Gumilev: His Pretensions as a Founder of Ethnology and his Eurasian Theories (in co-authorship), in: Inner Asia, Cambridge (UK), 2001, vol.3, no. 1.
- Pozitsionno-istoricheskiye faktory kavkazskoi politiki (Positional-Historical of the Caucasian Politics), in: Polis, 2002, no. 2 (67).
- Satrapi centroasiatici giociano gli americani centro i russi, in: Limes. Rivista italiano di geopolitica, 2002, no. 3: Il triangolo di Osama: USA / Russia / Cina.
- Editor and author: Evraziya: lyudi i mify (Eurasia: People and Myths). Moscow, Natalis, 2003.
- Siberia and Central Asia: Goals of Colonization and Options of Migration, in: V. Dyatlov (ed.). “A Bridge Across the Amur River”: International Migration and Migrants in Siberia and the Far East. International research workshop proceedings / The Inner Asia Research Center – The Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Moscow – Irkutsk, Natalis, 2004.
- Part I. Etnopoliticheskaya situatsiya v Respublke Buryatia (Ethnopolitical Situation in Buryatia). In: Baikal’skaya Sibir’: iz chego skladyvayetsya stabil’nost’ (Baikal Siberia: Constituents of Stability), Moscow – Irkutsk, Natalis, 2005.
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