Department of the History of Russian Social Movements and Political Parties

Detailed information

Department Head: Professor L.S.Leonova.

The main fields of research and specialization for students of the department are as follows:

  • The Origin and Development of Political Parties in Russia

  • Conservative Trends in Social and Political Movements in Russia

  • Russian Liberalism

  • Russian Social Democracy

  • Traditions of Socialism in Russia

  • The History of Youth Movements in Russia

  • The History of Russian Social and Political Thought

  • Political Culture and Political Ideology

  • The History of Political Studies

  • The History of Russian Emigre Communities in the Twentieth Century

  • Development of a Multiparty System in Contemporary Russia

  • Alternative Models of Economic Development of the USSR and Contemporary Russia

  • Source Studies of the History of Political Parties

  • Historiography of the History of Political Parties