Dr. Mikhail Suslov


Dr. Mikhail Suslov is researcher at the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies (UCRS) at Uppsala University, Sweden. His main research areas are Russian intellectual history, (geo)political imagination, ideological genealogies and cultural history of the Russian Orthodox church. He holds a PhD in history from European University Institute (Florence), and is currently working towards a Dr.habil. degree at the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow. His most recent publications include ‘Holy Rus’: The Geopolitical Imagination in the Contemporary Russian Orthodox Church,’ Russian Politics and Law, 52, 3 (2014), and (in Russian) ‘Genealogy of the Idea of Monarchy in Post-Soviet Political Discourses of the Russian Orthodox Church,’ Gosudarstvo, religiia, tserkov’ v Rossii i za rubezhom, 32, 3 (2014) as well as ‘Crimea is Ours! Russian Popular Geopolitics in the New Media Age’, published in Eurasian Geography and Economics, 55, 6 (2014).


While staying with CEURUS, Dr. Suslov will work on finalizing an edited volume on ‘Post-Soviet Geopolitics and New Media’ and will closely cooperate with our researchers, in particular Prof. Andrey Makarychev.