Irkutsk, Russia
2005 - 2006 IPF Fellow

Affiliation: Head Department of Research and Information, Committee of Cultural Affairs at the Government of Irkutsk Region, Russian Federation.

Fellow project
2005 - 2006: Civil society and civil religion in Russia: Implications for social policy
The objectives of the project are to analyze Russian legislation related to freedom of religion and church-state relations, analyze authoritarian challenges to religious freedom and the responses of stakeholders to these challenges, examine the character of interrelations between religious communities, federal and local governments, and the broader public in today's Russia; and write a research paper and policy study to provide recommendations for policy practitioners and developers in Russia including the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Irkutsk Region Government, Department of Public Affairs of the Legislative Assembly of Irkutsk Region, and non-governmental activists in the region.

Study: Social policy and religious relations in contemporary Russia: Problems and perspectives

Working groups: Policy Networks and Administrative Reform

Relevant countries: Russia