Nikolai Sergeevich ROZOV
Professor of Philosophy (PhD., Dr.Sc.)


  • Chief researcher of the Institute for Philosophy and Law, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science,
  • Head of the Department for Social Philosophy and Political Science in Novosibirsk State University,
  • Professor of the Department for International Affairs and Regional Studies in Novosibirsk State Technical University.


Research interests:

Historical macrosociology, philosophy of history, philosophy and methodology of social and historical sciences, theory of values, comparative politics and political sociology.



fellowship in the Fernand Braudel Center (Univ. of New York at Binghamton) under supervision of Prof. Immanuel Wallerstein


fellowship in Philosophy and Social Sciences in the Institute for Philosophy and Law (Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences)


graduated from the Moscow State University (the Department of Psychology)



Post Doctorate (Doctor of Philosophical Sciences), Social Philosophy, Moscow State University, dissertation: "The Value Foundations of Humanities in the Modern World"


Ph.D. (Kandidate of Sciences), Social Philosophy, Tomsk State University, dissertation "The Methodological Analysis of Modelling of SocioculturalObjects"


M.A., Psychology, Moscow State University (under supervision of academician Vasiliy V. Davydov)

Academic Experience:

Since 2002

Leading researcher and now Chief researcher of the Institute of Philosophy and Law, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences;

Since 1987

assistant professor, full professor and now Head of the Department for Social Philosophy and Political Science in Novosibirsk State University;

Since 2003

Professor of the Department for International Relations and Area Studies, Novosibirsk State Technical University (NSTU);

1998 - 2002

Organizer and Coordinator of the network 'Macrohistorical Dynamics' in Social Science History Association (SSHA);


Visiting Research Associate in Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations (director Prof. Immanuel Wallerstein), Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA



Ideas and Intellectuals in the Stream of History (Idei i intellektuali v potoke istorii) Novosibirsk: Manuskript, 2016. 340 p. (Summary and Contents in Russian)


Koleya I Pereval: Makrosotsiologicheskie Osnovania Strategiy Rossii v 21 Veke (Track and Pass: Macrosociological Foundations of Russia’s Strategies in 21 century). Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2011. 740 p. (Summary and Contents in Russian)


Istoricheskaya Makrosotsiologiya: Metodologia I Metody (Historical Macrosociology: Methodology and Methods). Textbook. Novosibirsk, NSU, 2009. (Summary and Contents in Russian)


Filosofia I Teoria Iistorii (Philosophy and theory of history. Book 1. Prolegomena) Moscow, Logos, 2002.


Tsennosti v Problemnom Mire (Values in the Problematic World: Philosophical Foundations and Social Applications of Constructive Axiology) Novosibirsk: Nososibirsk State University, 1998, 280 p. (Detailed English abstract )


Filosofiya Gumanitarnogo Obrazovaniya (The Philosophy of Humanities and Social Sciences in Higher Education). Research Center for Specialists' Education, Moscow, 1993, 195p.


Struktura Tsivilizatsii i Tendentsii Mirovogo Razvitiya (The Structure of Civilization and World Development Trends) Novosibirsk St.Univ., Novosibirsk, 1992, 215p.
Kultura, Tsennosti i Razvitiye Obrazovaniya (Culture, Values and Development of Education) Research Center for Specialists' Education Moscow, 1992, 154 p.



Voina i Geopolitika (War and Geopolitics) The 3-d issue of The Almanac 'Vremia Mira'


Struktury Istorii (Structures of History) The 2-d issue The Almanac 'Vremia Mira' (Editor). The 2-st issue., Novosibirsk, 2001.


Vremya Mira (Almanac 'The Time World') The 1-st issue. The Historical Macrosociology in the 20-th Century, Novosibirsk, 1998, Sec.edition 2000.

Papers in English and in Russian in Academia.Edu

Papers in English:


Acceleration of History: The Conceptual Framework for Causal Analysis. In: Acceleration of History: War, Conflict, and Politics. Ed. by Alexios Alecou. Lexington books. 2016.
The Large Second World and the Necessary Shifts in Research Approaches in Macrosocial Dynamics // After the Soviet Empire. Legacies and Pathways. Linz and Boston: Brill, 2016. Pp. 184-199,


The Specific Nature of “Russian State Power” In: Russian Social Science Review, 2015


The Strategy of the New Principal In: Russian Politics and Law, 2013, Vol. 51, Issue: 4 P. 85-101.
Cycles of Russian History, Difficulties of Democratization and Conditions of Conflict Resolution in the Post-Soviet Area // The Soviet Legacy 22 Years On: Reversed Or Reinforced? Edited by Leila Alieva Center for National and International /Qanun, Baku, 2013


The Circumscription Theory by R.Carneiro in the Socio-Ontological and Macrosociological Context In: Social Evolution & History. 2012. Vol. 11. № 2. P. 86-91.
Geopolitics, Geoeconomics, and Geoculture The Interrelation of Dynamic Spheres in the History of Russia In: Sociological Research Volume 51, Number 4 / July-August 2012, pp. 67 – 90.
The Specific Nature of ‘Russian State Power’: Its Mental Structures, Ritual Practices, and Institutions. In: Politics and Law. 2012. Vol. 50. № 1. pp. 36-53


The Meaning of History as a Trial for Humanity: Philosophical Foundations for a Global Multilevel Legal and Judicial System In: Problems of Contemporary World Futurology. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011, pp.50-75.


The Universal Model of Historical Dynamics as A Bridge Between Macrosociological Theories and Conception of Global Social Evolution (Unpublished)


The Historical Macrosociology: Formation, Fundamental Areas of Research and Types of Models. In: Sociology: History, Theory, and Practices. Vol.10. Bridging the World Together. Moscow. Institute of Socio-Political Research. RAS. 2009. P.24-35.


Specific Nature of "Russian State Power": Its Mental Structures, Ritual Practices, and Institutions In: Politics and Law. 2012. Vol. 50. № 1. pp. 36-532008, On models of the University in today’s Russia. In: Russian Education and Society 2008, Vol. 50. Issue: 5. P. 76-84.
Models of the University in Today's Russia In: Russian Education and Society. 2008. vol. 50. № 5. pp. 76-84.


Not a Curse but a Challenge In: Problems of Economic Transition. 2007. Vol.49, No 9. P.75-82/


The Change of Non-Change: Evolution of Human Regimes and the Structure of World History In: Alternatives of Social Evolution, Vladivostok, FEB RAS, 2000, p.59-79.


An Apologia for Theoretical History In: History and Theory, 1997, vol.36, No3. P.336-352.
Where the World Capitalism is Going? Futures Bulletin, vol.23. No 1, 1997, World Futures Studies Federation, Brisbaine Australia.


Long Duree -Problems of Historical Mechanisms Theses of the International Congress UNESCO ‘Educationa and Science at the Threshold of the Third Millenium, Sections 1-6, Novosibirsk, 1995.
The Values of Social Sciences and Humanities for Future Universities Resume of the International Congress ‘Lomonosov-94’ Moscow StateUniversity, 1995.


Constructive Axiology and Intellectual Culture of the Future, in: Studia Humanistica, 1990, vol.2 Prague, Institute for Philosophy.

English abstracts of Russian papers:


Rozov N.S. Crises and Revolutions: Fields of Interaction, Actors’ Strategies, and Trajectories of Conflict Dynamics. – Polis. Political Studies. 2017. No 6. P. 92-108
The concept of conflict dynamics and the main 'forks' of the February Revolution. In: Tomsk State University Journal, 2017. no 421.
Overcome stagnation of university education: from bureaucratic control to competition of quality. In: Alma Mater, 2017, no 9.
Dynamics of trust and alienation during socio-political crisis // Siberian Journal of Philosophy, 2017. vol.15. no 1. P.70-82.
The Mechanisms of Cycles in Politics and Economics: The General Model .In:. Obschestvennye nauki i sovremennost’, 2017 № 2
Conceptualization of the Link Structure/Agency. In: Filosofiya i Obschestvo. 2017, no 1. P.29-47.


Geopolitics as Science: Can Not be Canceled or Developed In: Politeia, 2016, no 3, p. 130-148.
Russian philosophy in the turns of history: is this peripheralism fatal? In: Filosofiya i Obschestvo. 2016, no 3 (80). P. 96-115.
Revolutionary waves in world history: dynamic models of growth and extinction // ECO, 2016, no 10,. P.78-95.


Foundations of Multilevel Legal Regulation of the Future World Order // Credo New, 2013, no 2. P.252-276


Russian Mentality: Criticism of the Most Constructive Concepts In: Mir Rossii, 2011,No 1


Rituals, Institutions, and Resources: the Bases for Transformation of Mentality In: Tsennosti i Smysly, 2010 №5 (8), P.50-67.
On Russian History and Mentality: The Dynamic Concept of Mentality and Variable Diversity of Russian Habituses In: Ideyi i Idealy, 2010, Vol.1, No 1(3)
Against the Attributive Reductionism: Irreducibility of Epistemic Rationality and Incommensurability of Values In: Credo New, 2010, №1. P.66-109.


Global Crisis in the Context of World Development Megatrends and Prospects of the Russian Policy In: POLIS, 2009, №3. P. 34-46.


Meanings of History as Permanent Self-Tests of Groups and Societies: Philosophy and Social Sciences Versus Ideology. Report for the XXII World Congress of Philosophy , Seoul, June 28 – July 5, 2008.


The Sociological Abolition of Philosophy: A Challenge for Meditation and Response
Social Philosophy — Is it a Dogma or a Weapon Against Dogmatism? (The Question of One or Many Factors of Historical Dynamics). In: Gumanitarnyenauki в Sibiri, 2007.


The Nature of War: the Macrosociological Analysis of Essence and Reasons of a Mass Organized Violence. In: Macrodynamics . Novosibirsk, Nauka, 2002.

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