Kavykin Oleg Igorevich
1 October 1975, Moscow
Biography, education, career:
On 6 December 2006 Oleg Kavykin defended his Candidate’s Dissertation, titled Russian Neo-Pagans’ Construction of Ethnic Identity. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Cultural Anthropology of the Centre for Civilizational and Regional Studies, Institute for African Studies, RAS.
Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of the peoples of Africa; Ethnic religious studies; modern culture; paganism and neo-paganism in modern world; ethno-confessional relations in modern Africa