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Elizaveta Matveeva

  • Born September 1, 1981

Work Address:

  • Department of World History and International Relations
  • Irkutsk State University
  • Karl Marx st., 1, Irkutsk, Russia , 664003
  • Phone/fax: +7(3952) 24-19-74
  • E-mail:

Current position:

  • Lecturer, Department of  World History and International Relations, Irkutsk State University, December 2006 – present


  • Doctorate (“aspirantura”), History, Irkutsk State University, 2003-2006
  • Title of dissertation: “Evolution of Italian political parties’ positions on European integration in 1994-2006”, dissertation is to be presented in February 2008
  • University Diploma, History, Irkutsk State University, 2003

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

  • TEMPUS / TACIS MP-JEP “Siberian Network of EU Studies Centers”, Trainee, 2003-2006, including:
  • Participation in 5 workshops (summer methodological schools) on EU studies, 2004-2006
  • Study trip to the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK) and Free University of Brussels (Belgium), October – November 2005
  • Participation in final conference of the project “EU-Russia Relations” in Salzburg, Austria, July 15-16, 2006

Research and teaching interests:

Italy and EU, Italian party system; social policy, evolution of European welfare states

Courses taught:

  • EU Social policy: Evolution of social citizenship and integration in Europe
  • Political system of contemporary Italy

Teaching materials:

  • EU Social policy: Evolution of social citizenship and integration in Europe // Towards Europe: Collection of syllabi on European studies. - Tomsk, 2005. – pp. 70-76.


  • “Debates on European policy issues of Italian party elites (2001-2003)” // European Etudes: Collection of PhD students’ works. – Irkutsk, 2004. – pp. 62-79 (rus)
  • “EU Eastern enlargement and the social dimension of the European integration: challenge or new opportunities?” // Towards Europe. - Tomsk: Tomsk State University Publishing House, 2005. – pp. 71-76 (rus)
  • European integration and national political parties: theoretical aspects of interaction // Herald of Irkutsk State University. Special issue: The materials of annual scientific conference of young scholars. – Irkutsk, 2006. – P. 71-73 (rus)
  • The discourse of European integration in Italian party competition: the case of the national election campaign of 2006 / in Larisa Deriglazova, Anselm Skuhra, Stefan Fritch (eds.) EU and Russia: Face to face. Materials of an International conference. – Tomsk, Tomsk state university publishing house, 2007. – pp. 319-334 (en)


  • Italian – reading, speaking, writing
  • English – reading, speaking, writing