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Roman Abramov

Former George F. Kennan Fellow


    April 1, 2016 — July 8, 2016

    Professional affiliation

    Associate Professor, National Research University, Higher School of Economics

    Wilson Center Projects

    Museumification of the Soviet Past in Russia and Ukraine: Between Nostalgia and Historical Trauma

    Full Biography

    Roman Abramov is a associate professor National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow). He is kandidate in sociology(2000) and specialises on memory studies, social history, sociology of professions and education. His specific interest is postsoviet nostalgia studies.

    Major Publications

    • Abramov R. Understanding Professionalism in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia: an Analytical Review// American Sociologist, 2015, #3
    • Abramov R. N. Managerialism and the academic profession // Russian Education and Society. 2012. Vol. 54. No. 3. P. 63-80
    •  Abramov R. N. The modern park as "recreational machine". Barrier technologies and surveillance in Moscow's Tsaritsino, in: Kontrolle offentlicher Raume. Unterstutzen, Unterdrucken, Unterhalten, Unterwanden. Berlin : Lit Verlag Berlin, 2013. Ch. 6. P. 118-130.