Institute of Philosophy
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  Nadezhda A. Kasavina
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Nadezhda A. Kasavina


  • Psychological and Pedagogical Faculty of Astrakhan State Pedagogical University (1995-2000)Postgraduate studies: Volgograd State Pedagogical University, 2001-2004
  • Academic degreeDoctor of Philosophy, 2017. Thesis topic: "Existential experience as a problem of philosophy and social sciences and humanities." Protected at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
  • Candidate of Philosophy, 2004. Thesis topic "Faith and the formation of the individual spirit: a philosophical and anthropological approach." Protected at Volgograd State University.

Academic title:

Associate Professor

ORСID: 0000-0002-4267-2679
Researcher ID: I8030-2018
Scopus Author ID: 57194430189

Professional activity

  • Leading Researcher at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2018-present). Professor of the State Academic University of Humanities (GAU) - part-time, 2020.
  • Senior research fellow, Institute of philosophy, RAS ( 2011 – 2018)
  • Associate Professor of the Department of sociology and Department of social processes of the Academy of labour and social Affairs (2008-2011).
  • Assistant, Senior lecturer, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology of Astrakhan State University (2000-2008).
  • Senior Researcher of the Astrakhan Methodological Center of Folk Culture (Department of Sociological and Club Work, 2004-2008).

Sphere of scientific interests

  • Philosophical and social anthropology, existential philosophy, philosophy and sociology of culture, methodology and philosophy of the humanities.

Lecture courses

  • "Philosophy. General course", "Ethics", "Aesthetics", and "Sociology of culture", "Social anthropology, Sociology of religion, Sociology of spiritual life, Sociology of identity" Astrakhan state University, 2000-2008.
  • "Sociology of work", "Methods of research", the Academy of labor and social relations, 2008-2011.
  • "Philosophy of Culture" - GAUGHN, 2013-2014.
  • Special course "Anthropo-socio-cultural problems of man in modern Russian society". Co-authored with N. I. Lapin. GAUGHN, 2020.

Research projects

  • "Existential experience in the context of crisis situations (opportunities for interdisciplinary synthesis)" (grant of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, 2012-2013, Head);
  • "Experience and existence: a philosophical and interdisciplinary analysis" (RGNF, 2010-2013, head);
  • "Humanitarian knowledge and social technologies" (grant of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, 2010-2012, performer);
  • "Radical transformations of scientific thinking in the second half of the XX century as a fundamental problem of our time" (RFBR, 2010-2011, performer),
  • "Socio-psychological adaptation of the titular population in the migration space of the Astrakhan region" (RGNF, 2007-2008, performer).
  • Scientific School " Origins and Prospects of social Epistemology "(Presidential grant, 2014-2016, performer).
  • Scientific School " Social Epistemology "(Presidential grant, 2012-2014, performer).
  • "Profiles and contours of Russian regions as socio-cultural communities (development and application of a structured methodology for interregional-societal comparisons)" (RGNF, 2011-2013, performer).
  • "Perspectives of theoretical philosophy in the context of D. Hume's ideas" (RGNF, 2011-2013, performer).
  • "Social technologies: a communication mechanism in the system" Science-society " (RGNF, 2011-2013, performer).
  • "Socio-cultural factors of the imbalance of modernization as a civilizational process in modern Russia and its regions" (RGNF, 2014-2016, performer).
  • "Social philosophy of science. Russian Perspective" (RNF, 2014-2016, performer).
  • "Being-in-the-world of electronic (online-, cyber-, digital-) culture: new existential, axiological, and ethical challenges". (RFBR, 2018-2020, performer).
  • "The mission of a scientist in the modern world: science as a vocation and profession". (RNF, 2019-2021, performer).

Scientific and educational projects
  • Head of the joint project of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the State Museum L.N. Tolstoy “Philosophy in Literature. Literature in philosophy. The path paved by Leo Tolstoy "

  • Project Manager of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences "EXISTENTIA"

Scientific and expert work

  • Member of the Dissertation Council of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences D.002.015.04 (specialty VAK 09.00.03, history of philosophy)

  • Member of the Council of Laureates of the Moscow Government Prize for Young Scientists (at the Moscow Department of Education and Science).

Scientific publications

Over 100

  • Prize of the Moscow Government for Young scientists in 2019 in the category "Humanities" for a series of works on the study of existential experience as a problem of social and humanitarian sciences.
  • Medal of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation "For the best student work" according to the results of the open competition for the best work of students in natural, technical and humanitarian sciences in higher education institutions of the Russian Federation (2001).