Research Areas

  • Social and economic development and integration in Africa;
  • Media coverage of conflicts and crisis situations in Africa;
  • Communication management and strategic communication;
  • Challenges and threats to the national and international security: joint interests and possible areas of collaboration between Russia and African countries;
  • Conflict resolution and crisis management in Africa;
  • Participation of African countries and Russia in peace missions in Africa;
  • Prospective models of social and political development for African countries;
  • New technologies and their influence on social development and security issues;
  • Analysis of gender in military conflicts and in the armed forces;
  • Armed forces, state and society;
  • African military conflicts history;
  • Strategic studies in the areas of cooperation between African countries and Russia;
  • War and peace studies;
  • Strategic interests of African countries and the conditions for strategic autonomy;
  • Strategic interests of Russia in Africa;
  • Gender equality and human rights in Africa;
  • Conflicts, security and democratic transformations;
  • Mobility and migration in Africa;
  • Natural resource management and environmental change;
  • Terrorism and counterterrorist operations.