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Konstantin Zaikov

Konstantin Zaikov

Director of the Arctic Center for Strategic Research at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University

PhD in History, Director of the Arctic Center for Strategic Research at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University.

Born September 14, 1983 in Arkhangelsk.

Education:

2008-2012: Doctorate at the Institute of History and Religious Studies at the University of Tromso in Norway; research topic: The 1826 Russian-Norwegian Border Convention and the Problems at the Northern Frontier in the History of the Russian-Norwegian Relations in 1708-1917;

2005-2007: Post-graduate at the Department of General History at the History Dept. of the Lomonosov Pomorsky State University; research topic: The Norwegian Labor Party and the Social-Democratic Movement in Norway in 1945-1973;

2000-2005: History Dept. at Lomonosov Pomorsky State University.

Professional activities:

July 2014: Director of the Arctic Center for Strategic Research at Northern (Arctic) Federal University.

February 2013–Assistant to Vice-Rector for Scientific Work at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Coordinator of expeditions);

August–December 2012: Lecturer at the Institute of Literature and Linguistics at the University of Tromso in Norway;

September 2008–September 2012: Researcher at the Institute of History and Religious Studies at the University of Tromso in Norway;

September 2007–August 2008: Head of the Department of Information, Planning and Coordination of Scientific Studies, Scientific Planning and Development Management at Lomonosov Pomorsky State University.

Social Engagement:

May 2015: Member of the Academic Council of the Arkhangelsk branch of the Russian Geographical Society;

May 2014: Executive Secretary of the Commission on Science and Higher Education at the Interregional Association of Polar Explorers;

November 2013: Member of the Arkhangelsk regional branch of the Russian Geographical Society;

January–December 2012: Chairman of the Academic Committee of the Doctoral Students Trade Union Organization at the University of Tromso in Norway.