Prior Affiliation: Leading Research Fellow, Department of Political Science, Institute of Scientific Information in Social Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, and Vice-President, Russian Political Science Association 

Project Summary

Project Title: "The Images of 'The West' in the Discussions about Perspectives of Modernization in Russia: Westernism vs. Anti-Westernism and Competing Models of National Identity.

Project Description: To study how Westernizers and their opponents presented the image of the West that fulfilled the role of an important Other for the both sides.