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Curriculum vitae

Alexander Kondakov is a postdoctoral researcher at the Aleksanteri Institute (University of Helsinki, Finland) and a research associate at the Centre for Gender, Feminisms and Sexualities (University College Dublin, Ireland). He is also an editor for the Journal of Social Policy Studies published by the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. For a decade, Kondakov’s work has been primarily focused on law and sexuality studies, more specifically on queer sexualities and sex work regulation in Russia. His latest research looks at violence against LGBTIQ people in Russia in the aftermath of the “propaganda of homosexuality” bill signed into law in 2013. He has published numerous articles in Sexualities, Social and Legal Studies, and Feminist Legal Studies among others.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, St. Petersburg University

Aug 2013Nov 2016

Award Date: 29 Nov 2016

Sociology of Law, MA, International Institute for the Sociology of Law

Sep 2009Sep 2011

Award Date: 1 Sep 2011

Fields of Science

  • 6160 Other humanities
  • Russian and Eurasian Studies
  • 5141 Sociology
  • 513 Law

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.