Davydov Vladimir Nikolaevich
4 February 1981, Leningrad
Biography, education, career:
In 2007 Vladimir Davydov received his degree of Candidate of Sociological Sciences on defending his Candidate’s Dissertation at the Sociological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences; it was titled The Representations of the Northern Indigenous Migrants’ Cultural Authenticity in a Russian City. Vladimir Davydov also holds a PhD in Anthropology (University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom). The title of his PhD thesis is People on the Move: Development Projects and the Use of Space by Northern Baikal Reindeer Herders, Hunters and Fishers. Since December 2012 he is Head of the Department of Siberian Ethnography, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) of RAS.
Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of the peoples of Siberia, the Extreme North, and the Far East; Ethnoecology; Historiography, Source studies and Methodology of Ethnography; anthropology of landscape; relations between people, animals, and landscape; anthropology of movement; history of Siberian ethnography; ethnography of the Evenks of Russia and China