I. О. ABRAMOVA

Director of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of the Presidium of the RAS, corresponding member of the RAS, Dr. Sc. (Economics), Professor at the Department of African Studies and Arabic Studies, Russian Peoples’ Friendship University. Author of more than 200 academic papers, including 10 monographs. Member of editorial boards of academic journals Asia and Africa Today, Proceedings of the Institute for African Studies of the RAS, Conflictology, Profiles of Global Transformations. The leading in Russia expert in the issues of socioeconomic and political development of African and Middle East states, demography and migration.