Astafieva, Olga N. (Russia, Moscow)

The Dr. hab. of philosophy, professor, honorary worker of the higher professional education, the Director of the scientific-educational center "Civil society and social communications", the deputy chief of the Chair of UNESCO of the International Institute of Public Administration and Management of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (IIPAM, RANEPA).

The member of the Council on the State Cultural Policy under the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

The member of the Expert Council, the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles, the Ministry of the Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

The member of the editorial boards of three journals recommended by the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles: "Librarianship", "Questions of Cultural Studies", “Herald of the Chelyabinsk State Academy of Culture and Arts"; The member of the editorial boards of two journals: "Knowledge. Understanding. Skill", "Person. Culture. Society".

Nowadays Olga Astafieva is the professor of chair of Cultural and Business Communications in Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration and assistant chief of the chair by scientific work; assistant chief of the head of the dissertation counsil for doctoral dissertations (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration); The Head of the Sector strategies of social and cultures policies Russian Institute for Cultural Research; the head of the scientific and educational center “the Civil Society and social communications” in the International Institute of Nationl Economy and Business Administration; The Head of Moscow Society of Culture; the deputy chief of the Chair of UNESCO of the International Institute of Public Administration and Management of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (IIPAM, RANEPA).

The Dr. hab. of philosophy, professor, honorary worker of the higher professional education, the Director of the scientific-educational center "Civil society and social communications", the deputy chief of the Chair of UNESCO of the International Institute of Public Administration and Management of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (IIPAM, RANEPA).
Education: 
1978 – graduated Tajik State Institute of Arts. Tursunzade ( specialty "musicology"); 1980 and 1986 – internships in the Moscow Conservatory by Chajkovsky; 1992 – graduated postgraduated study in the culturogical chair of the Russian academy in business administrating in Moscow and defended her thesis by philosophical sciences (specialty "aesthetics"); 1994 – internships by the program TACIS (Technical Assistance for the Commonwealth of Independent States) in Germany, Luxembourg, Belgum; 1996 – internship in the Moscow State University named by M.V.Lomonosov; 2002 – PhD (specialty “Theory and history of culture”); 2004 – professor; 2005 и 2007 – internships in USA and Canada.
Interests: 
Dynamics of the modern social and cultural processes; strategies of cultural polices; the searches of the reasons for intercultural dialogue development; methodology synergic and communicative approach for the social and humanistic knowledge; dynamics of the social and cultural changes; the basic tendencies for the Art Culture development; postnonclassical practice; applied cultural; methodology of the ethnocultural traditions research; management of the culture sphere; esotericism; world culture; the history of culture; cultural; modern social and cultural changes; socialization of the youngs.
Career: 
1978 – the lecturer of the music theory chair of the Tajik State Institute of Arts. Tursunzade; 1986 – 1989 – the head of the art sector of cultural department of the central committee ComParty of Tajikistan; 1987 – the member of thee the Union of composer of Russia; Since 1992 – the lecturer of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration; Since 2006 – the main research associate of the department of theoretic and applied culturogy in the Russian Institute of Cultural; 2009 – honorary worker of the higher professional education of Russian Federation.

Conferences:

Connect-Universum - 2012