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  Oleg Kocherov
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Oleg Kocherov
ORCID: 0000-0002-2745-5991
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Year and Place of Birth

Born in Nizhny Novgorod, in 1993.




  • 2010–2015 – N.A. Dobrolubov State Linguistic University of Nizhny Novgorod, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting.
  • 2015–2018 – Postgraduate education at the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences (23.00.04 – Political Problems of International Relations, Global and Regional Development).

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in International Relations (2019, Ph.D. Thesis: “Geopoliticheskiy analiz faktorov vliyaniya na vneshnyuyu politiku KNR [Geopolitical analysis of the influence factors of the PRC’s foreign policy]”, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow).

Field of Studies

  • Chinese foreign policy and geopolitics;
  • Chinese political philosophy and strategic culture;
  • war ethics;
  • the China-Japan-Korea triangle;
  • East Asian left libertarian thought.

Professional appointments

  • 2016 – till present – Junior Research Fellow at the Department of Eastern Philosophies, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences.

List of publications





  • "Podhody sovremennyh kitayskih filosofov k mezhkul'turnoy filosofii [Approaches of Modern Chinese Philosophers to Intercultural Philosophy]." Comparative Philosophy: from Comparative to Intercultural Philosophy. Ed. by M.T. Stepanyants. Moscow: Nauka - Vost. lit., 2022. P. 257284. ISBN 978-5-02-040566-0.
  • (in co-authorship with A. Lozhkina, N. Rudenko, S. Rykov) "Molodyye spetsyalisty-vostorkovedy nachala XXI veka [Young Orientalists of the First Part of the XXI Century]." Philosophical Generations. Ed. by Y. Sineokaya. Moscow: Publishing House YASK, 2022. P. 1120–1146. ISBN 978-5-907290-83-9.


  • "Gryaduschaya filosofiya mezhdunarodnykh otnosheniy i apofaticheskaya demokratiya Freda Dallmaira [A “Philosophy to Come” in International Relations: Fred Dallmayr’s Apophatic Democracy]". Polis. Politicheskiye issledovaniya [Polis. Political Studies], 6 (2020): 163–172. DOI:10.17976/JPPS/2020.06.12.
  • "Genezis igry weiqi v dotsin'skom Kitae [Origins of the Game Weiqi before the Han Dynasty]". Obschestvo i gosudarstvo v Kitae [State and Society in China], 50.2 (2020): 83–114. DOI: 10.31696/2227-3816-2020-50-2-83-114.


  • “Kitaiskaya strategicheskaya kultura i Dao de czin [Chinese Strategic Culture and the Tao Te Ching]”. Mezhdunarodnye otnoshenia [International Relations], 2 (2019): 31–47.
  • "Igrovaya geopolitika: 'Upravleniye khaosom' Velikoy shakhmatnoy doski protiv 'Postroeniya poryadka' Velikoy doski weytsi [Playing Geopolitics: 'Management of Chaos' in the Grand Chess Board Versus 'Establishing Order' on the Great Weiqi Board]." Vek Globalizatsii [Age of Globalization], 2(26)(2018): 57-71. DOI:10.30884/vglob/2018.02.05
  • “Geopolitika velikoy doski veitsi [Geopolitics of the Grand Weiqi Board]” Mezhdunarodnye otnoshenia [International Relations], 2 (2018): 193–204.
  • “Etica voiny Mo Di [Mo Di’s Ethics of Warfare]” Mezhdunarodnye otnoshenia [International Relations], 3 (2018): 40–54.

Participation at congresses and conferences





  •  2020, July 17 – August 15 – Organiser and Seminar Leader on Chinese Philosophy within SDCF Summer Program 2020, online.


  • 2018, August 14 – Speaker at the XXIV World Congress of Philosophy, Beijing (invited session “Confucian Self-Cultivation as a Path Towards Being Human Conceptions Related to National, Global, and Human Security”, paper: "Harmonizing the Game Universe: Weiqi as a Tool for Self-Cultivation").

  • 2017, August 8 – Second Sinological Development Charitable Foundation Summer Program, Peking University (Paper: “The Game of Weiqi as a Philosophical and Cultural Matrix of Chinese Civilization”).
  • 2016, August 1 – First Sinological Development Charitable Foundation Summer Program, Peking University (Paper: “Chinese Understanding on the Ethics of Humanitarian Intervention”, co-authored by Dr. Marcia Schmaltz, Dr. Makar Taran, Ying Jingcai).