Vladislav Inozemtsev

Professor Vladislav Inozemtsev graduated from the Economics Depart-ment of the Moscow State Lomonossov University in 1989 and received his PhD at the same institution in 1994.

He taught international economy and financial globalization at the Institute for International Relation and the Higher School of Economics in Moscow in 2000-2002 and 2007-2010, and served as the Chair of the Section for International Economic Relations at the Department for Public Administration of the Moscow State Lomonossov University in 2010-2013.

From 2009 to 2011 Dr. Inozemtsev served as a staff member at Russia’s Sta¬te Commission for Modernization established by then-President Dmitry Med¬ve¬dev and was the Executive Director of the Global Policy Forum also organized by the Presidential Decree in 2010 and 2011. Since 2011 he is a Member of the Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of the Russian Fed-eration (the so called ‘Open Government’), between 2011 and 2013 he served as a Member of the Collegium for the Ministry for Regional Devel-opment of the Russian Federation.

In 1996, Dr. Inozemtsev founded his NGO, the Center for Post-Industrial Studies that he manages till these days; the Center specializes in prolifera-tion of knowledge on economic and political modernization and technologi-cal advan¬cement, studies of digital divide and global inequality. From 2012 onwards, Dr. Inozemtsev held positions of guest researcher and/or visiting fellow at different institutions: Institut fuer die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (Institute for Human Sciences, IWM in Vienna, Austria; Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington (DC), United States; Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Auswaertige Politik (German Society for For-eign Policy, DGAP, Berlin, Germany; The Atlantic Council, Washington (DC), United States and the Johns Hopkins University, Washington (DC), United States.

Dr. Inozemtsev is a prolific writer, authoring more than 20 books published in Russian, English, French and Chinese, more than 300 articles in aca-demic journals and around 2000 texts in daily press and at the internation-ally recognized websites. His most influential books were devoted to the is-sues of the coming of post-economic state (Ashgate, 1999), catching-up development (Transaction Publishers, 2002) and democracy and moderni-zation(Routledge, 2013).

For several years, Dr. Inozemtsev was involved into the Russian politics, being the Number 5 in the federal list of the Pravoye Delo political party for the Russian Parliamentary elections in December, 2011 and authoring the presidential program for Mikhail Prokhorov (came 3rd with 9 percent of the popular vote in Russian Presidential elections in March 2012). He quit the Russian politics in 2014 since he believes that the country has turn into an aggressive authoritarian state hostile to any expression of democracy.

Dr. Inozemtsev’s main areas of research are the uneven economic devel-opment throughout the world, the issues of colonial and post-colonial eco-nomic policies, problems of economic regionalism and backwardness, the current situation in Russia’s economy and political life, Russia’s relation-ships with the Euriopean Union and the United States.

Dr. Inozemtsev regularly attends international conferences and public events in both Europe and the Americas, and often engages in consulting activities, delivering private talks on crucial economic issues for both gov-ernment and corporate officials, incl. the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of France and The Netherlands, and the top management of Daimler AG, Shell Plc. and Huawei Corp., among others.   

Research project: Colonial Origins of Russian Regionalism

Dates of stay: 01 October 2017 - 31 July 2018