Veselkin Evgeniy Abramovich
10 January 1932, Dnipropetrovsk — 10 July 2000, Moscow
Biography, education, career:
In 1977 Evgeny Veselkin defended his Candidate Dissertation, titled Theoretical Problems of Social Anthropology: Criticism of Modern British Structuralism. In 1961‑1970 he was a junior researcher at the Institute of Africa of the USSR Academy of Sciences. In 1971‑1991 he successively occupied the positions of junior and senior researchers at the Department of Foreign Ethnology, a group for studying racial problems, Institute of Ethnography, USSR AS.
Areas of expertise: Historiography, Source studies and Methodology of Ethnography