Valentina M. DIANOVA
Ph.D., Dr.Sc., Professor (philosophy, cultural studies)
Professor, Institute of Philosophy, State University of St.Petersburg; Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences; Expert, Russian Science Foundation; Russian Foundation for Basic Research; Member, Editorial Boards: “Observatoria Kultury”, “Nauchno-technicheskie Vedomosti SPB GU. Gumanitarnye i Obshestvennyje Nauki”, “Vestnik SPb GU TiD”(Russia), “Sofia”(Poland).
Basic areas of research: philosophy and theory of culture, intercultural dialogue.
- Post-modernist Philosophy of Art: Sources and Present-Day State. –St.Petersburg: Petropolis, 1999 (in Russian);
- Cultural Studies: Basic Concepts. – St.Petersburg: State University of St.Petersburg, 2005 (in Russian);
- Russia-Mongolia: Cultural Identity and Intercultural Contacts. – Moscow-Berlin: Direct-Media, 2014 (in Russian);
- Communicative Strategies and Cultural Practices in Times of Sociocultural Transformations. – St.Petersburg: BBM, 2018 (in Russian).