St Petersburg, Russia
2006 - 2007 IPF Fellow

Original affiliation: Professor at the Department of Political Science and Sociology, European University, St Petersburg, Russia
Current affiliation: Kone Fellowship at University of Helsinki, Winter 2009
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Fellow project
2006 - 2007: Open society challenges in Tatarstan
The objectives of the project are to examine the power structures of Islamic actors in Tatarstan and their efforts within a context of modernization; explore the relationship between religion and Tatar nationalism and/or ethnic and national identity in Tatarstan; and write policy study and research paper forecasting likely scenarios for future development and recommending various policy options for the Kazan Institute of Federalism and the Program on New Approaches to Russian Security at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Working groups: Combating Open Society Threats

Relevant countries: Russia