Ph.D. at Inst. of Ethnology and Anthropology
Russian Academy of Science
Anna Ozhiganova is an anthropologist, a senior researcher at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Russian Academy of Sciences, and a member of the Association of Medical Anthropologists (AMA). Her research interests concern
the intersections of religion, health and alternative social movements, as well as the teaching of religion in the post-secular societies. Some of her publications: “Spiritual And Moral Education” in Russian Public Schools: Constructing a Neo-Traditionalist Identity. In Forum for International Research in Education 5(1): 107-125, 2019; “Teaching about Religion in School: The Pursuit of Neutrality and the “Culture Wars”. Introduction”. In Gosudarstvo, religiia, tserkov’ v Rossii i za rubezhom 35(4): 7–29, 2017; “The Children of New Age: a Utopian Project of Anastasia Movement”. In Gosudarstvo, religiia, tserkov’ v Rossii i za rubezhom 33 (2): 262-286, 2015; “Health magic in Russian New Age”. In Socialist and post-socialist contexts. Historic and Ethnographic Case Studies of Orthodoxy, Heterodoxy, and Alternative Spirituality. Vol.1. Alexandra Cotofana, James M. Nyce (eds.), Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag, 2017, pp.175-195; “New religiosity in modern Russia: teachings, forms and practices”, Moscow: IEA RAS, 2006 (in co-authorship with Y. Filippov).