Sergei A. Mudrov holds PhD from the University of Salford (UK), Masters Degrees from the University of Maastricht (Netherlands) and Warwick (UK), and BA in Theology from Minsk Theological Seminary (Belarus). During the development of his career, he took full-time employment in mass-media, NGOs and academia in Belarus. Sergei held visiting fellowships at the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg (Germany), University of Tallinn (Estonia), University of Dundee (UK) and New Europe College (Romania). Prior to coming to Warsaw, Sergei worked at Baranovichi State University (Belarus) and the United Nations Development Programme in Belarus.
The main area of his research includes Christianity in the European Union, Church-State relations, religion, identity and politics, and the Orthodox Church. He is an author of three books and more than thirty articles, published in English, Russian, Belarusian and Polish languages. Sergei’s research in Warsaw is focused on the “Identity Politics and the Ukrainian Crisis”, with a special attention to the religious actors/factors. He also participates in the project “Religion in post-Soviet nation-building: Official mediations and grassroots’ accounts in Belarus”, carried out by the Södertörn University in Sweden. Sergei is a regular contributor to ‘pravoslavie.ru’ website, where he mainly writes about the Orthodox Churches in Europe.
Supervisor in Global Dialogues Fellowship Program: Prof. Michał Janocha
Fellowship Duration: March 2018 – July 2018 and September 2018 – January 2019