CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME: Marina V. Vorobjova

POST ADDRESS: St. Petersburg, p.o. box 11, Russia, 195298

E-MAIL: marina.vorobjova@upelsinka.com

WEB-PAGES: http://www.dansk.ru, http://www.upelsinka.com, http://www.progscan.ru etc.

PHONE: +7 921 9107334

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: March 23, 1971, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

CITIZENSHIP: Russian

EDUCATION:
2003-2008 - Post-Graduate Student, Museum
of Anthropology and Ethnography of Russian Science Academy (Kunstkamera), St.-Petersburg, Russia
1999 - M. Sc. of Religious Studies, Russian Christian Institute for the Humanities, St.-Petersburg, Russia
1998 - B. Sc. of Religious Studies, Russian Christian Institute for the Humanities, St.-Petersburg, Russia

CURRENT POSITIONS:
President of Religious Studies Research Center "ETHNA",

Web-programmer (free-lance)

WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Since 2004 ã. - up to now President of Religious Studies Research Centert "ETHNA".
2002–2008 — Lecturer of Religious Studies and Informational Technologies, Russian Christian Academy for the Humanities, St. Petersburg.
2007–2008 — IT-specialist, Technical Support Department, ‘Anthill’ company (Internet-provider).
2007–2007 — programmer, "Prodvizhenie" Company, St. Petersburg.
2006–2007 — IT Person, "Windows on Nevsky" Company, St. Petersburg.
2000–2007 — IT Person, Coordinator of Information Department of Russian Christian Academy for the Humanities, St. Petersburg.
1999–2000 — Assistant, Russian Christian Institute for the Humanities, St.-Petersburg.
1997–1999 — Assistant, Faculty of Retraining of the Experts on East and African Studies of Special East Faculty of the St. Petersburg State University.
1996–1997 — Assistant, Russian Christian Institute for the Humanities, St.-Petersburg.
1994–1996 — Administrator, "Russian Court Yard", St. Petersburg.
1988–1993 — Techniques of Information Department, Research and Development Design Institute of Technologies of Mechanical Engineering, St. Petersburg, Russia.

AUTHOR’S INTERNET-PROJECTS:
— Informational Project Dansk.Ru – History and Culture of Denmark (2008);
— Informational Project "Upelsinka’s Page" (2000);
— Informational newsletter "Modern Religious Studies" (2000);
— Official Site of Religious Studies Research Center “ETHNA” (2004);
ProgScan – Scandinavian Progressive Metal (2006)
etc.

PARTICIPATION IN INFORMATIONAL PROJECTS:
—The Multimedia Course for E-learning "The History of the Ancient Paganism" , St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2006.
— Informational Portal “Woman in Religions”, St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2004-2005.
— Informational Project "The Encyclopedia of Russian self-consciousness and hypertext electronic library 'Russian Way'", St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2003-2004.
— Informational Project "Cultural and Confessional Structure of the Christian Civilization", St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2000-2001.
— Informational Project "The Philosophical Library of the Middle Ages", St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2001-2002.
— Informational Project "The Philosophical Library of the Renaissance", St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2001-2002.

PARTICIPATION IN EDUCATIONAL AND RESEARCH PROJECTS:
Three-week Pre-semester Danish language courses, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, January 2009.
Viking Age Scandinavia – Archaeology, History, Culture (Summer School), Arhus University, Moesgard, Denmark, August 2008.
Three-week Pre-semester Danish language courses, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, January 2008.
Research Project "Religious Situation in the Netherlands", Academic Programme "Prospekt 2002", Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, Catholic University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, September 2001.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF RESEARCH AREA:
— History and Culture of Denmark;
— New Religious Movements.

PUBLICATIONS:
Methodology of research of new religiousness in the modern Religious Studies (Report for the Second International Online Conference on Religious Studies «Comparative Religion: From Subject to Problem». Moscow, Russia). http://www.e-religions.net/2008/datas/users/Vorobjova.pdf
Religious Russia of the Last Decade: a Portrait by a Witness. – Religion zwischen Kirche, Staat und Gesellschaft – Religion between Church, State and Society. Irimie Marga, Gerald G. Sander & Dan Sandu (Hrsg). – Verlag Dr. Kovac, Hamburg, 2007. Pp. 199-211.
Religion and Internet in Russia at XXI century (Report to the International Internet-Conference “Man. Religion.Internet”. Moscow, Russia, 2007). http://www.e-religions.net/2007/reports/vorobjova.htm
Interrelations between religion and society in the XXI century. - Report for the International Conference “Secularism and Beyond – Comparative Perspectives”, May 29th to June 1st 2007. http://www.ku.dk/satsning/religion/sekularism_and_beyond/pdf/Paper_Vorobjova.pdf
Woman in the Megacity. The point, where dreams can't be back. The Interview to the Telesnost.Ru portal. http://telesnost.ru/omega/etika/zhenshina_v_megapolise.htm
- Religion and Internet. – Religion on the Borders: New Challenges in the Academic Study of Religion: Programme and Abstracts. Lena Roos (ed.). – Intellecta, Solna, Sweden, 2007. Pp. 290-291.
In Search of a Dialogue: Eastern European Spiritual Journey in the Beginning of the 21st Century (on the example of Russia). - Report for the 15th Nordic Conference in Systematic Theology “Spirit and Spirituality”, January 4-7 2007. http://www.teol.ku.dk/ast/nstc2007/Papers/Marina%20Vorobjova_Paoer.doc
Changing World of New Religiousness. – Challenges of Religious Plurality for Eastern and Central Europe.Miklos Tomka, Andrij Yurash (ed.) – Social-Humanitarian Consortium GENEZA, Lviv, 2006. Pp. 181-191.
Religion and religiousness on post Soviet territories: the Russian case. – Eastern European Religion. Edit Revay, Miklos Tomka (ed.). – Pazmany Tarsadalomtudomany 5, Budapest – Piliscsaba, 2006. Pp. 251-268.
Changing World of New Religiousness / Moderne nabozestvo II (Modern Religion II). Zostavila Silvia Velicova (ed.). – Ustav pre vztahy statu a cirkvi, Bratislava, 2006. Pp. 207-222.
Meniaci sa svet novej naboznosti / Moderne nabozestvo II (Modern Religion II). Zostavila Silvia Velicova (ed.). – Ustav pre vztahy statu a cirkvi, Bratislava, 2006. Pp. 88-102.
New Religious Movements in Russia – to Be or Not to Be? On the Matter of Priorities among the Contemporary Russian Population/ Religions Churches and Religiosity. Irena Borowik (ed.). – “NOMOS”, Krakow, 2006. Pp. 158-169.
Progressive Metal in Nordic tones. – Classic Rock (Russian Edition), ¹ 11 (51), November 2006. Pp. 50-51.
Woman in the Megacity: The back side of glossiness. – Interview to Magazine “Salonnoe chtivo” (Moscow, Russia). October-November 2006. Pp. 98-99.
— “Religiovedenie”. Encyclopaedic dictionary. – Moscow, «Academichesky Proect», 2006 (articles: Duhovnye Christiane, Osho Radzhnish’ Movement, The Raelian Movement).
Soka Gakkay and it’s Significance on the Common Life ot the Modern Japan / 3rd Torchinov Conference “Studies in Religions of Asia”. Materials of the Conference. – St. Petersburg, Russia, 2006. Pp. 298-301.
Relations of Church and State in the Post-Communist Russia (legal and practical aspects of the interaction). – “Siberia on the Crossroad of the World Religions”: Materials of the Conference. – Novosibirsk, 2006. Pp. 55-58.
Religion and Religiousness in the Modern Russia. – Journal “Religious Studies” (“Religiovedenie”), ¹ 2/2006. Pp. 21-32.
New Religious Movements In Russia – to Be or Not to Be? On the Matter of Priorities of Ñontemporary Russian Population/ Religious organisaions in the social state system of contemporary Russia: Science Internet-conference (April 10 – October 10, 2006.). NNIC, T.A. Folieva (ed.) - Volgograd, 2006. Pp. 4-8.
Nove nabozenske hnutia v postsovietskom Rusku / Europa a nove nabozenske hnutia II. Miroslav Lojda (ed.) – Ustav pre vztahy statu a cirkvi, Bratislava, 2005. Pp. 52-56.
New Religious Movements in Post-Soviet Russia / Europe and New Religious Movements II. Miroslav Lojda (ed.) – Ustav pre vztahy statu a cirkvi, Bratislava, 2005. Pp. 126-130.
Woman in traditional and non-traditional religions: modern Russian context / Acta eruditorum. 2005. Sciential reports and accounts. – Russia, St.-Petersburg, 2005. Pp. 9-14.
ASANAS and Religious Studies / Michaela Morvcikova (ed.) New Age. – Ustav pre vztahy statu a cirkvi, Bratislava, 2005. Pp. 592-600.
ASANAS a Vyskum Religiozity / Michaela Morvcikova (ed.) New Age. – Ustav pre vztahy statu a cirkvi, Bratislava, 2005. Pp. 601-609.
Gender Approach in Religious Studies: An Attempt of Interdisciplinary Discussion (on Russian). – Journal “Religious Studies” (“Religiovedenie”), ¹ 3/ 2005. Pp. 119-123.
Women’s Type of Sacrality in the New Indian Religious Movements / Second Torchinov Conference “Studies in Religions of Asia”. Materials of the Conference. – St. Petersburg, Russia, 2005. Pp. 202–207.
Gender Approach in Religious Studies: An Attempt of Interdisciplinary Discussion (Abstract) / The Book of Abstracts of the Nordic Women’s and Knowledge History Conference “Gender and Knowledge”. – Turku, Finland, 2005. P. 33.
Women’s Religiosity in the Internet / VI Congress of Ethnologists and Anthropologists in Russia. Book of Abstracts. – St. Petersburg, Russia, 2005. Pp. 391–392.
New Religious Movements and Secular World: Social Interrelation Development Dynamics (Abstract) / The Book of Abstracts of XIXth World Congress of the IAHR. – Tokyo, Japan, 2005. Pp. 299-300.
Nabozenske Rusko po epoche ateizmu: Portret ociteho svedka. – Stat a cirkev v postsocialistickej Europe II. Ustav pre vztahy statu a cirkvi, Bratislava, 2004. Pp. 194-207.
Religious Tolerance as the Basic Component of Inter-Religious Dialogue / Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies. No. 9 / Winter 2004. Pp. 19-26.
Religion and Religiousness on Post-Soviet Territories: The Russian case (Abstract) / The Program of the 2004 Conference of ISORECEA “15 Years After”. – Budapest–Piliscsaba, 2004. Pp. 61-62.
"New Age" and Religious Studies: The Russian case. – "Study of Religion" ("Religiovedenie"), ¹ 4/2004. Pp. 59-64.
— Christianity and New Religious Movements: Possibilities for Dialog between Religions in Eastern Europe. – Identity and tolerance in poliethniccivil society. III International Seminar. May 11-14, 2004, Alushta, Ukraine/ Ed. T.A. Senyushkina. – Simpheropol, 2004. Pp. 58-61.
Christian Variety of Thinking, Dictionary. St.-Petersburg, 2004. 96 pp. (
The web-version of the Dictionary was published on the Yandex.Slovari Portal here. On Russian).
Whether we are ready to the dialogue? (To a question on the dialogue of science and society on an example of Religious Studies) - Russian Science and Media. International Internet-Conference of the Moscow Agency of Fund by K. Adenauer/ Collection of articles. Moscow, 2004. Pp. 21-24.
"Let me be the cure...". Memories about Prof. Evgeni Torchinov (1956-2003). - "Religiovedenie", ¹ 1/2004: 30-37.
Changing World of New Religiosity (Abstract) / Handbook of the 5th Conference of the ISORECEA “Challenges of Religious Plurality for Eastern and Central Europe”. Lviv Ukraine, 2003. P. 70.
Creation of mechanisms of a Religious Tolerance. Culture and toleration.
To 300-years of St.-Petersburg. Materials of Õ Conference of Religious Studies (St.-Petersburg, 2003): 12-14.
The prospects for Religious Study in present-day Russia, "Religiovedenie" (¹ 3/ 2003): 164-173.
Religious Studies in St.-Petersburg, "State and Confessions Relations" web-site.
Features of the interreligious dialogue in Russia: "Traditional" and "untraditional", Way of Orient: Traditions of liberation: The Annual Scientific Conference of young people on problems Philosophy, Religions, Cultures of Orient; Philosophical faculty of St.-Petersburg State University (St.-Petersburg, 2003): 179-181.
On the way to the dialogue: choice of modern Russia, "Religion and Law" (¹ 2/ 2003): 7-8.
Interview for the magazine "Religion and Law", (¹ 1/ 2003): http://www.upelsinka.com/Interview/irlaw.pdf
Traditional and nontraditional: paradoxes of coexistence. - CESNUR (2003): http://www.cesnur.org/2003/vil2003_vorobjova.htm
Modern Religious Studies in Russia: particulars and perspectives of development. - Internet Portal Credo.Ru (2002): http://www.portal-credo.ru/site/?act=fresh&id=49
Russian's Religious Studies (brief browses of Religious Studies Sites in the Internet), Internet Portal Credo.Ru (2002): http://www.portal-credo.ru/site/?act=netnav&id=8
The Heart Image in Oriental Tradition, The Bulletin of Russian Christian Institute for the Humanities, (St.-Petersburg, 2001): 328-336.
Female Image of the Supreme Godhood in Creation of Traditions and Stereotypes, Yaroslav-The-Wise Novgorod State University (Velikiy Novgorod, 2002): 46-49.
About the Measure of Goodness (to the History of Kumran), Way of Orient: Traditions of liberation: The Second Scientific Conference of young people on problems Philosophy, Religions, Cultures of Orient; Philosophical faculty of St.-Petersburg State University (St.-Petersburg, 2001).
Mircea Eliade and His Time, God. Man. World: Annual Scientific Conference, Russian Christian Institute for the Humanities (St.- Petersburg, 2001): 58-60.
The Magic of Name: Primitive Thought and Ancient Egypt, God. Man. World: Annual Scientific Conference, Russian Christian Institute for the Humanities (St.- Petersburg, 1998): 21-22.
Problems of Name in Chinese Philosophy, Way of Orient: Traditions of liberation: The Second Scientific Conference of young people on problems Philosophy, Religions, Cultures of Orient; Philosophical faculty of St.-Petersburg State University (St.-Petersburg, 1999): 67-68.
The Phenomenon of Man in Babylonian Tradition, God. Man. World: Annual Scientific Conference, Russian Christian Institute for the Humanities (St.- Petersburg, 1999): 28-30.

INVITED CONFERENCES:
Second International Online Conference on Religious Studies "Comparative Religion: From Subject to Problem". Moscow, Russia, 2008.
International Internet-Conference “Man. Religion.Internet”. Moscow, Russia, 2007.
International Conference “Secularism and Beyond – Comparative Perspectives”. Copenhagen, Denmark, 2007.
Religious Studies Conference at Sodertorn University College "Religion on the Borders: New Challenges in the Academic Study of Religion". Stockholm, Sweden, 2007.
Spirit and Spirituality. Nordic Systematic Theology Conference. Hillerod, Denmark, 2007.
3rd Conference “Siberia on the Crossroad of the World Religions”. Novosibirsk, Russia, 2006.
7th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society. Tarragona, Spain, 2006.
Religious organisaions in the social state system of contemporary Russia: Science Internet-conference (April 10 – October 10, 2006.). Volgograd, Russia, 2006.
3rd Torchinov Conference “Studies in Religions of Asia”. St. Petersburg, Russia, 2006.
International Symposium “Church and State in Romania and Central Europe Today”. Iasi, Romania, 2005.
Nordic Women’s and Gender History Conference “Gender and Knowledge”. Turku, Finland, 2005.
Warsaw East European Conference Polish ‘Solidarnosc’ opposition in the communist countries and the collapse of communism. The Centre for East European Studies. Warsaw University, Poland, 2005.
VI Congress of ethnologists and anthropologists in Russia. St. Petersburg, Russia, 2005.
The 19th World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions, Tokyo, Japan, 2005.
Religious Situation on the North-West of Russia and in the Baltic countries: International Conference. St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2005.
Second Torchinov Conference “Studies in Religions of Asia”. St. Petersburg, Russia, 2005.
“15 Years After”: ISORECEA Conference 2004. Budapest – Piliscsaba, Hungary Republic, 2004.
Religious Studies in structure of teaching and educational process of Institute of higher education. All Ukrainian science conference to 40 years of Culturology department of State Pedagogical University by name of M.P. Dragomanov. Kiev, Ukraine, 2004.
1st International Conference on Discourse and Intercultural Relations. Murcia, Spain, 2004.
Alternative Spiritualities and New Age Studies: Second International Conference. University of Wolverhampton, England, 2004.
Identity and Tolerance in poliethnic civil society: III International Seminar. Alushta, Ukraine, 2004.
— The Round Table to publish of 10th volume Scientific and Theoretical Journal "Study of Religion"("Religiovedenie"), Moscow, Russia, 2004.
Challenges of Religious Plurality for Eastern and Central Europe. 5-th Conference of ISORECEA, Lviv, Ukraine, 2003.
Culture and toleration.
Õ Conference of Religious Studies in State Museum of History of Religion. St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2003.
Russian Science and Media. International Internet-Conference of the Moscow Agency of Fund by K. Adenauer. Moscow, Russia, 2003.

Religion and Democracy: an exchange of experiences between East and West. The CESNUR Conference. Vilnius, Lithuania, 2003.
Woman. Education. Democracy: International Interdiscipline Conference, Female Institute "Envila", Minsk, Belarus, 2002.
Ontology of Dialogue as the Main Value of Cultural and Religious Experience. The First Cycle of Cross-Cultural and Interreligious Discussions under the Auspices of UNESCO. St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2001.
Gender Problems of the Society. The Seminar of Novgorod Gender Centre, Faculty of Sociology, Yaroslav-The-Wise Novgorod State University, Velikiy Novgorod, Russia, 2001.
Way of Orient: Traditions of Liberation. The Scientific Conference of young people on problems Philosophy, Religions, Cultures of Orient. Philosophical Faculty of St.-Petersburg State University, St.-Petersburg, Russia, 2003, 2001, 1999.
God. Man. World: Annual Scientific Conference, Russian Christian Institute for the Humanities, St.- Petersburg, Russia, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1998.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Course of Lectures "Informational Technologies in Educational Institutions for the Humanities", 2002-2007.
Course of Lectures "Phenomenology of Religion", 2003.
Course of Lectures "Introduce to Religious Studies", 2003.
Course of Lectures "Main Concepts of Religious Studies", 2002-2003.

LANGUAGES: English, Danish.

PROFESSIONAL COMPUTER POSSESSION:
Web-programming (HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript)
CMS knowledges: Joomla, PHP Fusion, Bitrix etc.
Working experience – 9 years.

HOBBY: Music (Progressive Metal), Art photography.

Last update: March 1, 2009

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