- V. Bakhtin
Financial University, Moscow. Economy and International Business Department (Financial University).
Upon completion of his PhD thesis on “The EU-North Africa Economic and Trade Relations” (October, 2012) he went on to explore the economic and geopolitical aspects of the EU-Mediterranean and Russia-Mediterranean
Vladimir Bakhtin is a Business Development Manager for emerging markets with Colvir Software Solutions Ltd. and a Researcher with the World relations. Some of his research findings have been published in the Mediterranean series of Istituto Affari Internazionali and The German Marshall Fund of the United States.
Along with world economy and geopolitics his research interests encompass economic history issues. As a participant to the DAMIN project he devotes his efforts to analyzing the influence of wars and major geopolitical and socio-political events on the financial system of the Russian Empire in the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century.
- M. Kovalchuk
Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok.
2010 – present Professor assistant in History and Japanese Language, Japanese Area Studies, Oriental Studies Institute, Far Eastern Federal University, Russian Federation (www.fenu.ru).
2010 – present Japanese language professor, Japanese Center in Vladivostok (www.vladjc.ru).
2009 – 2010 Research Fellowship of Japan Foundation (www.jpf.go.jp/e) in Osaka University.
2009 – 2010 Professor assistant of Russian at Osaka University (www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en).
2006 – 2009 Japanese language professor, Japanese Center in Vladivostok.
2005 – 2009 Professor assistant in History and Japanese Language, Japanese Area Studies, Oriental Studies Institute, Far Eastern Federal University, Russian Federation.
2003 – 2005, Doctoral Research Fellowship, Osaka University, Japan, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (Monbukagakusho).
2000 – 2002, Graduate Research Fellowship, Osaka University, Japan, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (Monbukagakusho).
1995 – 2000 Lecturer in history of Far Eastern countries and Japanese language instructor, Japanese Area Studies, Oriental Studies Institute, Far Eastern National University, Russian Federation.
Financial University, Moscow.
Associate Professor of Money and Banking
Research interests: theory and history of money, philosophy of money, history of monetary thought, banking history, financial structure and development, Russian monetary system.
In the framework of the DAMIN project my research is focused on the transition of the Russian monetary system to a gold standard in the second half of the 19th century and, in a broader scope, on the role, which precious metals (gold and silver) played in the history of currency circulation in Russia.
- E. Svirina
Department of financial and economic research at the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Russia.
Research fellow at the Monetary Policy Center.
EMFSS tutor of «Introduction to economics».
Current research topic is the «Modernization of a Russian national payment system as an impact factor of a monetary policy improvement».
My PhD topic «Inflation targeting foreign experience and the perspectives of its application in Russia» determined my current sphere of interest e.g. foreign and national aspects of monetary policy, factor analysis of inflationary pressures and money circulation. I am very much interested in evolution of foreign and national monetary systems. The participation in DAMIN programme hugely supports my understanding of the current monetary policy practices and benefits my work.