Liubov Chernysheva

European University at St. Petersburg


Foreign languages



Research areas

Urban studies, STS, assemblage urbanism, urban commons, urban housing, urban mobility, qualitative methods of social research



2016 - present European University at St. Petersburg, PhD Student; 

2014 - 2016 European University at St. Petersburg; MA in Sociology - (expected) June 2016.

2010 - 2014 Saint-Petersburg State University, Department of Sociology; BA in Sociology

Research projects

2016 — 2018 The North-West Institute of Management of the RANEPA (Saint-Petersburg). Researcher in the project "Quality of urban space: vectors of civil initiatives development in Russia and Germany"

2014 - 2017 Co-evolution of Knowledge and Communication Networks: Structural Dynamics of Creative Collectives in European Cultural Capitals (2014-2017)

2013 - 2014 "The city SAGA. Public spaces in transformation" (Center for Independent Social Research, Open Urban Lab) 

Additional education

2017 5th RC21-IJURR-FURS Summer School in Comparative Urban Studies (London-- Leeds, UK, 30.08.17-11.09.17)

2016 Summer Laboratory Digital Traces I: Meta-Morphologies of St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg, Russia, 17.08.16-30.08.16)

2016 VIU International PhD Academy, Venice, Italy, 8.01.16 – 15.01.16 

2014 EUSP Summer School (St. Petersburg)

2014 Haniel Spring School “Border policies from the Soviet Union to the EU: Russia and the Baltic States”, Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt (St.-Petersburg, Ivangrod, Narva, Tallinn)

2014 School for Young Scientists "Markers of inequality in Soviet and post-Soviet biographies" (St. Petersburg Association of Sociologists) 

2014 Spring master school RPANEPA and MSSES (Moscow) 2014  Winter School "Academic Writing for students in the humanities" (KSU, Kazan)

Work experience

2014 – 2015  junior researcher with STS Center of the European University at St. Petersburg



Chernysheva L. (2016) Vzaimodeistvie molodykh uchenykh I grantodateley:proffesionalizm i mobil’nost’ v pole biomeditsiny [The interaction between young scientists and funders: professionalism and mobility in the field of biomedicine] .  The Journal of Social Policy Studies. 2(14). P. 181–196