Just a few words about myself. I was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. My educational backgrownd: the Social Sciences Department of the Herzen State Pedagogical University. Of Russia, then – Theory ahd History Department postgraduate studies. The Theme of my Ph.D. – “Baltic Region Middle Ages Culture. The problem of modeling general and local types". This research made it possible to understand the peculiarities of the Northen countries culture, to analyze its foundations, genesis, and its socio-cultural dynamics trace.

After that I specialized in the Scandinavian countries and Finland history and theory of culture.The main research was devoted to the analysis of art in order to identify the specifics of the everyday life representation. I analyzed the degree of reliability and authenticity of the Scandinavia and Finland everyday life realities presented in art and literature.

Trained in leading scientific and educational institutions of European countries - Sweden (University of Linkepping), Czech Republic (International Educational Consortium, Prague), Germany (University of Potsdam). I was involved in a number of research projects related Scandinavian culture various aspects.

I work at the Theory and History of Culture Department as an associate professor today, take an active part in the development of new study programs and other support for bachelor's and master's degrees, supervise the "Scandinavian Studies" at the department. Based on my professional experience in international activities, I am actively involved in the theory and practice of communication, organize and conduct communication training seminars. The main direction of scientific activity is the study of bodily and mental transformations in our days from a cultural and anthropological point of view.

Author of an over 100 scientific articles.

Membership in public organizations:

Interregional Psychophysiological Association

Scientific and educational cultural studies society



Northern Europe history and culture

Scandinavian and Finnish neo-romanticism; problems of cultural identity.


Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

Faculty of Social Sciences


Physicality and mentality transformations in the transmodernity era

Problems of norm and deviation.

Middle Ages Art and Literature

Art and mythological complex of the early and classical Middle Ages.

Communication science

Art and business communications; text as communication.


Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

Department of Theory and History of Culture

Postgraduate studies

Applied (Practical) Cultural Studies

Creative industries; Creative clusters in a city cultural space.

Basic professional trainings

2008 – E-teaching mit Moodle – Konzeption, Technologie, Anwendung. Advanced training program at the University of Potsdam. Potsdam, Germany.

2009 – Actual problems of modernization of teacher education. Advanced training program of Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia.

2012 – System for mastering the competencies of graduates of bachelor's and master's degrees development in accordance with the new generation standards. Professional development program of Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

2016 – Designing the fund of evaluation means of the higher education’ main professional educational program. Professional development program of Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia.

2017 – Design and organization of the educational process in the university’ electronic information and educational environment. Professional development program of Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia.


Gender relations in the context of feminist criticism; queer theory.

"Состояние мира: одновременность": Художественная культура Скандинавских стран и Финляндии в пространстве концептов. Монография/ А.Ю.Чукуров - СПб.: Астерион, 2011. - 200с., илл.

ISBN 978-5-94856-848-2


В монографии предпринимается попытка целостного освещения развития Скандинавских стран и Финляндии вотрой половины XIX века - начала нашего тысячелетия. Разовор об искусстве идет на базе выделенных концептов и их проявлении в художественных практиках.


Книга рассчитана на широкий круг читателей. Особый интерес она представляет для тех, кто интересуется художественной культурой стран Северной Европы.