DOC Research Institute Announces a Senior Appointment

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13 OCTOBER 2016, BERLIN – DOC Research Institute (“DOC”, or the “Institute”), an independent international think tank headquartered in Berlin, is pleased to announce that a well known politologist Prof. Alexey Malashenko has joined its research team as a Chief Researcher.

Prof. Malashenko graduated from Institute of Asian and African Countries, Moscow State University. He is Ph.D. in History, one of the leading experts of Islam, orientalist, political scientist. Prof. Malashenko is the author and editor of about twenty books (in Russian, English, French, and Arabic) and more than 200 articles.Among the latest are: “The Fight for Influence. Russia in Central Asia” (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Washington DC, 2013); “Policy in Russia and Russia in Policy” (Moscow, 2013); “My Islam” (Monograph, Moscow 2010) and other. 

Before joining the DOC he was the Chair of the “Religion, Society, and Security” Program at Carnegie Moscow Center, Professor at Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Professor at Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Head of the Islamic Department at Institute of Oriental Studies RAN (Russian Academy of Sciences).

As a Chief Researcher of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute Prof. Malashenko would be in charge of the research in the following themes: