Malashenko Alexey Vsevolodovich
Professor, historian, political scientist. Head of Scientific Research Institute “Dialogue of Civilizations” (DOC)
Member of the Scientific Council of the Carnegie Moscow Center. A graduate of the Institute of Asian and African Studies, Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov. Professor, historian, political scientist, writer, author of 20 books, half of which is devoted to the problems of Islam and the Muslim world.
Was born on February 2, 1951
The scientific sphere: Oriental studies, Islamic studies
Biography: In 1974 he graduated from the Institute of Asian and African countries at Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov, majoring in History, where he studied since 1968 in the first Arab group. Malashenko also taught at the Higher School of Economics from 2007 to 2008 and was a professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations from 2000 to 2006. From 1976 to 1982 and again from 1986 to 2001, Malashenko worked at the Institute of Oriental Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences as a research fellow, head of the Islamic Department, and finally as senior associate. In 1990, he was also a visiting professor at Colgate University in New York. From 1982 to 1986, he was editor of the journal Problems of Peace and Socialism.
Scientific works: Malashenko is the author and editor of eighteen books in Russian, English, French, and Arabic, including: Islam in Central Asia (Garnet Publishing, 1994), Russia’s Restless Frontier (with Dmitri Trenin; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2004), The Islamic Alternative and the Islamist Project (Carnegie Moscow Center and Ves Mir, 2006), Russia and Islam (Carnegie Moscow Center and ROSSPEN, 2007), and My Islam (ROSSPEN, 2010)