Editor-in-Chief

Elena A. Stepanova
(Curriculum Vitae)
Institute for Philosophy and Law, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

International Co-Editor

Ivan Strenski University of California, Riverside (UCR), USA

Deputy Editor

Andrey Menshikov Ural Federal University, Russia

Executive Editor

Olga Iakimova Ural Federal University, Russia

Editorial Board

In alphabetical order:

Eva Boštjančič University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Radu Burlacu Université Pierre Mendès, France
Juan Diez Nicolas Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Marharyta Fabrykant Belarusian State University, Belarus
Martin van Gelderen University of Göttingen, Germany
John Horton Keele University, UK
Annika Hvithamar Copenhagen University, DK
Ronald F. Inglehart University of Michigan, USA
Fayruza Ismagilova Ural Federal University, Russia
Tim Jensen University of Southern Denmark , DK
Maksim B. Khomyakov Ural Federal University, Russia
Gregory J. Simons Uppsala University, Sweden
Nikolay Skvortsov St. Petersburg State University, Russia
Abdulkader Tayob University of Cape Town, South Africa
Elena Trubina Ural Federal University, Russia
Peter Wagner University of Barcelona, Spain

 


Elena A. Stepanova

Institute for Philosophy and Law, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Elena A. Stepanova is Doctor of Philosophy and Principal Research Fellow at the Institute for Philosophy and Law, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Yekaterinburg, Russia). She was a visiting fellow at Emory University (Atlanta, USA) and Iliff School of Theology (Denver, USA). In 2010-14 she served as the academic director of the Open Society Institute-funded seminar “Religion: Maximalism and Minimalism”. Her main research interests are tolerance, inter-confessional relations, secularism and post-secularism, theological anthropology, religion in public space, Christianity in contemporary societies.


Ivan Strenski

University of California, Riverside (UCR), USA

Ivan Strenski is Holstein Family and Community Professor of Religious Studies at UCR. In recent decades he has traveled extensively and maintained close contact with scholars in Europe, Russia, North and South America, Asia. He considers his current role in bridging cultural and intellectual gaps between the countries of these regions. He is the author of the following books: Why Politics Can’t Be Freed From Religion (2010), Dumont on Religion: Difference, Comparison, Transgression (2008), The New Durkheim: Essays on Philosophy, Religious Identity and the Politics of Knowledge (2006), A Companion Reader to Thinking about Religion (2005), Thinking about Religion (2005), Theology and the First Theory of Sacrifice (2003), Contesting Sacrifice: Religion, Nationalism and Social Thought (2002), Durkheim and the Jews of France (1997), Religion in Relation: Method, Application and Moral Location (1993), Four Theories of Myth in Twentieth Century History (1988).


Andrey Menshikov

Ural Federal University, Russia

Andrey Menshikov is Associate Professor of Social Philosophy of the Institute of Social and Political Sciences at Ural Federal University. His principle research interests are tolerance, moral reasoning, multiple modernity, religion in public space, and inter-confessional relations.


Olga Iakimova

Ural Federal University, Russia

Olga Iakimova is Associate Professor of Sociology of the Institute of Social and Political Sciences at Ural Federal University and Associate Researcher at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (Higher School of Economics, Moscow/Saint-Petersburg, Russia). Her principle research interests are tolerance, xenophobia, new migrations, cross-cultural communication, media discourse.


Eva Boštjančič

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Eva Boštjančič is Slovenian psychologist, Associate Professor in Work and Organizational Psychology at the Department of Psychology at the University of Ljubljana.


Radu Burlacu

Université Pierre Mendès, France

Radu Burlacu is Associate Professor of Finance at the Université Pierre Mendès and Director of the Center for Studies and Research Applied to Management (CERAG).


Juan Diez Nicolas

Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

Juan Diez Nicolas is professor Emeritus of Sociology, Department of Sociology II (Human Ecology and Population), School of Political Sciences and Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid. He is Associate-Director for Southern Europe at the European Centre for Survey Research (University of Aberdeen) and Vice-President of the World Values Survey Association. He is an author of 32 books and 200 book chapters and articles in professional journals.


Marharyta Fabrykant

Belarusian State University, Belarus

Marharyta Fabrykant is Lecturer of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences at Belarusian State University and Junior Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Comparative Studies of Mass Consciousness (Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia). Her principle academic interests are social psychology, psychology of higher education, psychology and ethics of organizational relations, cross-cultural psychology.


Martin van Gelderen

University of Göttingen, Germany

Martin van Gelderen is Director of the Lichtenberg-Kolleg at the Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and Professor for European Intellectual History at the University of Göttingen.


John Horton

Keel University, UK

John Horton is Professor of Political Philosophy at Keele University. His principle research interests are contemporary political philosophy and literature and political theory. He has published extensively on political obligation, toleration, freedom, justice, public reason, political theory, and the nature of political philosophy.


Annika Hvithamar

University of Copenhagen, DK

Annika Hvithamar is Head of Studies of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen. Her principle research interests are Christianity in contemporary world, New Religious Movements, religion and education.


Ronald F. Inglehart

University of Michigan, USA

Ronald F. Inglehart is Lowenstein Professor of Political Science, Research Professor of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. He is the author of the following books: The Silent Revolution (1977); Culture Shift in Advanced Industrial Society (1990); Value Change in Global Perspective (1995); Modernization and Postmodernization (1997); Rising Tide: Gender Equality and Cultural Change around the World (2003) (co-authored with Pippa Norris); Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide (2004) (co-authored with Pippa Norris); Modernization, Cultural Change and Democracy: The Human Development Sequence (2005) (co-authored with Christian Welzel).


Fayruza Ismagilova

Ural Federal University, Russia

Fayruza Ismagilova is Professor of Psychology of the Institute of Social and Political Sciences at Ural Federal University. Her field of interest is work and organizational psychology.


Tim Jensen

University of Southern Denmark, Odense, DK

Tim Jensen is Associate Professor of the Department of The Study of Religions at the University of Southern Denmark. Since 2005 he has also been General Secretary of the International Association for The History of Religions (IAHR).


Maksim B. Khomyakov

Ural Federal University, Russia

Maksim B. Khomyakov is Professor of Philosophy and Vice-Rector for International Relations at Ural Federal University. He is Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. He worked at Texas A&M University (USA), at the University of York (UK), and the European University Institute in Florence (Italy). He is the Head of research projects, which are held within the frames of British Academy and Fulbright Alumni Award.


Gregory J. Simons

Uppsala University, Sweden

Gregory J. Simons is Associate Professor and Researcher at the Uppsala Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. His fields of interest are Russian mass media, terrorism, public diplomacy, the relationship between politics, information and armed conflict, and crisis management.


Nikolay Skvortsov

St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Nikolay Skvortsov is Professor of Sociology, Head of Department of Comparative Sociology, Dean of the Faculty of Sociology, and Vice-Rector for Research at St. Petersburg State University. He is also Russian Director of the Center for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University – University of Bielefeld). His principle research interests are ethnic studies, social and cultural anthropology, intercultural communication.


Abdulkader Tayob

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Professor Abdulkader Tayob has published extensively on the history of religious movements and institutions in South Africa. He now works on Islam and public life in Africa, and contemporary intellectual trends in modern Islam.


Elena Trubina

Ural Federal University, Russia

Elena Trubina is Professor of Social Theory at Ural Federal University and Affiliated Professor at European Humanities University (Lithuania). She specializes on post-socialist urban space, mega-events, neoliberalism as well as post-socialist culture, collective memory and subjectivities.


Peter Wagner

University of Barcelona, Spain

Peter Wagner is ICREA Research Professor in the Department of Sociological Theory, Phylosophy of Law and Methodology of the Social Sciences at the University of Barcelona. His research interests are in social and political theory and in historical, political and cultural sociology. Presently, he is the Principal Investigator of the European Research Council-funded Advanced Grant project “Trajectories of modernity: comparing non-European and European varieties”. His recent book publications include: Modernity: Understanding the Present (2012) and Modernity as Experience and Interpretation. A New Sociology of Modernity (2008).


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