Grinin, Leonid

Grinin, Leonid
Фамилия:  Grinin
Имя:  Leonid

Leonid E. Grinin, PhD, is a Russian philosopher of history, sociologist, political anthropologist, economist, and a scholar of historical trends and future studies. He is Senior Research Professor at the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow and Leading Research Fellow of the Laboratory for Destabilization Risk Monitoring of the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Grinin is Deputy Director of the Eurasian Center for Big History & System Forecasting (Russian Academy of Sciences). He is also is Research Professor and Director of the Volgograd Center for Social Research. He is Editor-in-Chief of the international journals Social Evolution & History and the Journal of Globalization Studies, as well as co-editor of the international almanacs Evolution, History and Mathematics, and Kondratieff Waves.

Grinin`s academic interests lie in the sphere of social laws, social evolution, driving forces of historical development, the theory of historical process and its periodization and certain aspects (the productive and political ones), evolution of statehood.

Grinin`s academic research in the field of Global Studies, futurology and Big History is connected with the analysis of modern problem of globalization and modernization, forecasts of the world political and social-economic development, current global crisis, economic cycles of different duration and their modeling, information-scientific revolution and its influence on global processes, history of globalization and periodization of global process analysis of global trends in historical processes, comparison of global processes in nature and society. Together with Alexander Markov and Andrey Korotayev, he studies regularities common to biological and social macroevolution.

Dr. Grinin is the author of more than 450 scholarly publications in Russian, English and Chinese including 26 monographs. These monographs include Philosophy, Sociology, and the Theory of History (4th ed. Volgograd: Uchitel, 2007, in Russian); Productive Forces and Historical Process (3rd ed. Мoscow: KomKniga, 2006, in Russian); State and Historical Process (3 vols. 2nd ed. Moscow: KomKniga, 2009–2010, in Russian); Social Macroevolution: World System Transformations (Moscow: LIBROKOM, 2009, in Russian; with Andrey Korotayev); Macroevolution in Biological and Social Systems (Мoscow: LKI/URSS, 2008, in Russian; with Alexander V. Markov and Andrey V. Korotayev); Global Crisis in Retrospective: A Brief History of Upswings and Crises (Moscow: LIBROKOM, 2010, in Russian; with Andrey Korotayev); The Evolution of Statehood: From Early State to Global Society (Saarbrücken: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011). The latest monographs are: From Confucius to Comte: The Formation of the Theory, Methodology and Philosophy of History (2012, in Russian); Macrohistory and Globalization (2012); Cycles, Crises, and Traps of the Modern World-System (2012, in Russian, with Andrey Korotayev), The Big History of Development of the World: Cosmic Evolution (2014; in Russian), Great Divergence and Great Convergence. A Global Perspective (2015; with Andrey Korotayev).

In 2012 Leonid E. Grinin was awarded with the Gold Kondratieff Medal by the International N. D. Kondratieff Foundation.

     E-mail: lgrinin@mail.ru

ResearcherID: D-8842-2012

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0278-2619

Scopus ID: 24331544600

Leonid Grinin


Monographs:

  • 1997–2001. Formations and Civilizations. In journal “Philosophy and Society”. (in Russian).
  • 2006. Philosophy, Sociology and Theory of History. The fourth ed. Moscow: KomKniga (in Russian) (1st ed. 1995–1996; 2nd – 1999; 3rd – 2003)
  • 2006. The Productive Forces and Historical Process. The third ed. (in Russian, summary in English) (1st ed. 2000; 2nd – 2003).
  • 2006. The Philosophy of History: Problems and Prospects. Moscow: KomKniga. (in Russian, in cooperation Y. Semenov and I.Gobozov)
  • 2007. The State and Historical Process: The State Formation Period. Moscow: KomKniga. (in Russian)
  • 2007. The State and Historical Process: From an Early to a Mature State. Moscow: KomKniga. (in Russian)
  • 2007. The State and Historical Process: The Political Cut of the Historical Process. Moscow: KomKniga. (in Russian)
  • 2008. Macroevolution in Wild-life and Society]. (co-editor and co-author) (in Russian)
  • 2009. Social Macroevolution. Genesis and Transformations of the World-System. (co-editor and co-author) (in Russian)
  • 2010. The State and Historical Process: The evolution of Statehood. From an Early to a Mature State. 2nd ed. Moscow: LIBROCOM. (in Russian)
  • 2010. The State and Historical Process: The Political Cut of the Historical Process. 2nd ed. Moscow: LIBROCOM (in Russian)
  • 2010. Global Crisis in Retrospective: A Brief History of Upswings and Crises (Moscow: LIBROKOM, in Russian; with Andrey Korotayev))
  • 2011. The State and Historical Process: The State Formation Period. 2nd ed. Moscow: LIBROCOM (in Russian))
  • 2011. The Evolution of Statehood. From Early State to Global Society. Saarbrücken: Lambert Academic Publishing. )
  • 2011. The Cycles of Development of Modern World-Sytem Moscow: LIBROKOM, in Russian; with Andrey Korotayev and Sergey Tsirel) )
  • 2012. From Confucius to Comte: The Formation of the Theory, Methodology and Philosophy of History (in Russian)
  • 2012. Macrohistory and Globalization
  • 2013. The Big History of the Evolution of World: Space Evolution.. Volgograd: ‘Uchitel’ Publishing House.
  • 2015. Great Divergence and Great Convergence. A Global Perspective Delhi: Primus Books

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