Kirichenko Oleg Viktorovich

17 October 1961 (1961-10-17), Otradny, Kuybyshev Region

Biography, education, career:

In 1997 Kirichenko defended his Candidate’s Dissertation, titled Traditions of Orthodox Religiosity among Russian Noblemen of the 18th century, in 2011 – the Doctoral Dissertation, titled Female Orthodox Asceticism in Russia: the 19th – mid 20th centuries. At present he is a leading researcher at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the chief editor at Traditions and Modernity. Scientific orthodox journal.

Areas of expertise: Orthodox ethnography; Forms of piety; Female Orthodox asceticism in different classes; Eldership; Spiritualism; Theoretical issues related to the themes of traditional culture, mentality; Content of the concepts of “ethnicity”, “ethnos”, “people”

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