Assoziierter Wissenschaftler


Dr. Aleksandr Rusanov

Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam
Am Neuen Markt 1
14467 Potsdam

E-Mail: aleksandr.rusanov [at]


Since September 2023

Visiting Scholar, Paris-Sorbonne University

Since July 2023

Research Associate at the Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF), Dep. I

April–May 2023

Research Fellow at the Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF)


Senior Research Fellow at the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities and Lecturer at the School of History, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Moscow, Russia

2012–2013, 2015–2017

Scientific editor, Orthodox Encyclopaedia, Moscow



PhD in History, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Faculty of History, Department of History of the Middle Ages). Dissertation topic “Corporation of the Portuguese university at the late 13 – 15 cc.”

2006– 2011

Specialist degree in history, Lomonosov Moscow State University


  • Associated research project

    Aleksandr Rusanovs current research aims at analyzing official and unofficial discourses of heritage in contemporary Russia. He analyzes how the concepts of cultural heritage are interpreted and used by official state institutions and public... » zum Projekt