Margarita Silantyeva

Margarita Silantyeva


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Doctor of Philosophy, Professor Department of Philosophy - Head of Department

Deputy Chief Editor, Concept: Philosophy, Religion, Culture: Research Journal

Graduated from the Philosophy Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1989. Postgraduate student of the Ethics Department of the Philosophy Faculty of MSU; received her postgraduate degree of Candidate of Philosophical Sciences (Ph.D.) upon defending dissertation on Creativity Ethics of Nikolai Berdyaev (supervised by Prof. T.A.Kuzmina) in 1993.

Conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy for work on existential dialectics of N.Berdyaev (consulted by Prof. I.K.Kuchmaeva) in 2005.

Since 1993 M.V.Silantieva worked at the State Academy of Slavic Culture, heading the Academy’s Philosophy Department since 2000.

She is actively involved in dissertation councils on philosophy and cultural studies and supervised and consulted several candidate and doctoral dissertations successfully completed and defended.

She is on editorial boards of a number peer-reviewed journals on the list of High Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

A member of the Russian Philosophical Society. In 2013 M.A.Silantieva has been elected foreign member of the Serbian Academy of Education.

She has been teaching at MGIMO since 2005.

She completed the following advanced training programs:

1. Competence-based Approach to Research on Current Philosophical and Sociological Problems of the World Community and Russia in the 21st century (MGIMO, 2008);
2. Current Issues of Historical and Cultural Studies of Russian Orthodoxy (Far Eastern Federal University, 2012);
3. Linguistic and Cultural Thesaurus and Speech Behaviour of an International Specialist (MGIMO, 2012-2014);
4. Scientometric Databases for Higher Education Teachers (MGIMO, 2017);
5. Religions of the Chinese Civilization: Past and Present (Amur State University, 2018).


  • Philosophy
  • Logic
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of Culture
  • Theory and History of Culture
  • Intercultural Communications

Key Publications

  • Existential Problems in the Ethics of Creativity of N.Berdyaev. — Moscow, 2002. — 124 p.
  • Existential Dialectics of N. Berdyaev as a Method of Modern Philosophy. — Moscow, 2004. — 228 p.
  • Philosophy of Culture N. A. Berdyaev and Contemporary Problems. — Moscow, 2005. — 220 p.
  • Philosophy of Culture «Slavia Orthodoxa», Global Communications and National Identity: Linguistic and Cultural Dimensions (in Serbian) in History of Serbian Philosophy: Collective Monograph. — Belgrade: Euro-Chunti, 2012. — P. 349-378.
  • Intercultural Communications in the Context of Globalization (co-author). — Moscow: Prospekt, 2016. — 200 p.