Dr Olga Litvinova

Dr (Rostov on Don)

Name
Olga Litvinova
Position
Honorary Research Fellow
Email
sose0c@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
01248 382214
Location
Room 205, Neuadd Ogwen

Overview

Olga Litvinova has been an officer at the power plant constructor TKZ (Taganrog, South Russia) where she took part in several sociological surveys of the organisation and its workforce. In Moscow, she served as an assistant of the Chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Parliament. Later, she worked as deputy head of a secondary school.

As university lecturer and also as researcher she took part in national and international projects. As an expert in contemporary sociological theory she established new courses at the Pedagogical University and the Southern Federal University (both in Rostov on Don, Russia).

In summer 2011, Olga Litvinova became a Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Social Sciences.

Research

Research interests are related to systems theories and to the areas of sociology of culture, law and education. Dr Litvinova’s special interest is conflicts in multiethnic organisations.

Publications

Books

Machura, Stefan, Donskow, Dmitrij and Litvinova, Olga (2003). Ehren­amt­li­che Richter in Südrussland, Munster: Lit (People’s Assessors in South Russia).

Litvinova, Olga (2004). Doavtopoietisheskij period sociologii Niklasa Lumanna. Rostov on Don: Pedagogical University Press (The Pre-autopoiesis Period of Niklas Luhmann’s Sociology).

Litvinova, Olga (2007). Sistema i sreda sociologii Niklasa Lumanna Moscow: Alfa-M (System and Environment of Niklas Luhmann’s Sociology).

Litvinova, Olga (2005). Book review: Loew, Martina. Einfuehrung in die Soziologie der Bildung und Erziehung (in German). Opladen: Leske+Budrich, 2003. In: Sociological Science, no 9. pp. 153 -155.

Journal articles

Litvinova, Olga (2002). Konstruktivistskij podhod k nabludeniju system v sociologii Niklasa Lumanna. Nauka i obrazovanije, no. 4 (The Constructivistic Approach in the Observation of Systems in Niklas Luhmann’s Sociology).

Litvinova, Olga (2003). Sistemnaja paradigma v nauke i v strukturno-funkzionalnoj soziologii. Nauka i obrazovanije, no. 2 (The System Paradigm in Academic Scholarship and in the Structural Functionalist Sociology).

Litvinova, Olga (2007). Osobennosti sociologii Niklasa Lumanna na primere predmetnoj oblasti prava. Sociological Science, no. 4 (Pecularities of Niklas Luhmann’s Sociology. The Example of Law).

Litvinova, Olga (2012). Dorossijskiji period kariery Johna Hughsa. Istorichny i politologichny dostichennja, No. 3-4 (The Pre-Russian Period of John Hughes’ Career).

Articles in Edited Books

Litvinova, Olga (2001). O ponimaniji ekstremisma v politicheskoj literature FRG. In: Marchenko Tatiana A. (ed.), Filosofija. Obchestvo. Kultura, Rostov on Don: Delovoj mir  (Understanding the Extremism Definition in Current German Political Science Publications).

Litvinova, Olga, and Machura, Stefan (2001). Globalisatsija. In: Open Society Institute, State University Rostov on Don, and State Institute for International Relations (University) Moscow MID RF (eds.), Globalisatsija i regionalisatszija w sowremennom mire. Materialy meschdunarodnoj nautschnoj konferenzii (Rostow-na-Donu 15-20 sentjabrja 2001 g.), Rostov on Don: pp. 16-25.

Litvinova, Olga (2002). Vnutridisziplinarnaja kritika zelesoobraznosti generalisirovannoj teorii sozialjnykch system N. Luhmanna. In: Denisova, Galina S. (ed.), Aktualnyje problemy sozialnogo funkzionirovanija transitivnogo obchestva. Soziologicheskije ocherki, Rostov on Don: Izdatelstvo RGPU, ch. 4. (Disciplinary Criticism on the Usefulness of the Generalised Theory of Social Systems by N. Luhmann).

Litvinova, Olga, and Machura, Stefan (2002). Niklas Luhmann: Ot sistemno-funkzionalnogo k funkzionalno-sistemnomu analisu – roschdenie nowogo metoda. In: Denisova, Galina S. (ed.), Sozialnyje ismeninija. Zennosti. Duchownost. Sbornik nautschnych trudow, Rostov on Don: Delowoj mir, pp. 67-79 (Niklas Luhmann: From Systems-functional to Functional-systems Analysis – The Development of a New Method).

Litvinova, Olga (2003). Lumannovskaja taktika implikazii avtopoezisa v soziologiju. In: Denisova Galina S. (ed.), Aktualnyje problemy sozialnogo funkzionirovanija transitivnogo obchestva. Soziologicheskije ocherki. Rostov on Don: Izdatelstvo RGPU, ch.1. (Luhmann’s Autopoiesis Implication Tactic in Sociology).

Machura, Stefan and Litvinova, Olga (2005). Krieg und Gesellschaft: Mehrebenenanalyse der amerikanischen und sowjetischen Verfilmungen von Tolstojs Roman “Krieg und Frieden”. In Machura, Stefan, and Voigt, Rüdiger (eds.), Krieg im Film, Munster: Lit, pp. 103-132 (War and Society. Multi-Level Analysis of the American and Soviet Films on Tolstoy’s Novel “War and Peace”). 

Machura, Stefan, and Litvinova, Olga (2007). Lay Judges in Rostov Province. In Feldbrugge, Ferdinand (ed.), Russia, Europe, and the Rule of Law, Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 109-127.

Litvinova, Olga (2012). Vallijskaja obchina na Juge Rossiji (1869-1919) In: Radovel Michail R. (ed.) Modernisazia sozialno-ekonomicheskoj sfery obchestva i problemy sovremennogo obrasovanija. Volume 2, Elektrostalj: The Polytechnic University Press (The Welsh Community in the Russian South (1869-1919)).

Litvinova, Olga (2012). John Hughes, pioneer industrialisaziji rossijskogo Juga. Savchuk Vjacheslav S. (ed.) Chelovek vtorogo plana v istoriji, Rostov on Don: The Southern Federal University Press (John Hughes - A Pioneer of Industrialization in the Russian South).

Litvinova, Olga A. (2012), Metodologija vizualjnoj interpretaziji fotodokumentov pri izucheniji sociokuljturnogo fenomena Jyuzovki (1859-1919). In: Yurij Zubok (ed.) Metody, teorija i istorija sociologiji. Vol. 1. Rostov on Don: Izdateljstvo Yuznogo Federaljnogo Universiteta, pp. 443-450 (Interpretation Methods for Photographs of the Hughsovka Socio-cultural Phenomenon 1859-1919).

Litvinova, Olga (2014). Eugen Ehrlich’s Passion: Bukovina Traditional Textiles. In Papendorf, Knut, Machura, Stefan, and Hellum, Anne (eds.), Eugen Ehrlich‘s Sociology of Law, Zürich/Berlin: Lit, pp. 241-253.

Litvinova, Olga, and Machura, Stefan (2014). The Living Law of the Don Cossacks. In Papendorf, Knut, Machura, Stefan, and Hellum, Anne (eds.), Eugen Ehrlich‘s Sociology of Law, Zürich/Berlin: Lit, pp. 157-177.

Litvinova, Olga (2015). A Russian Ornament in an Anglesey House. In: Montage 2. More Writings from a Welsh Island. Gutenberg Press, pp. 180-184.

Newspaper articles

Litvinova, Olga (2010). K istorii osnovanija sela Warenowki. Priasovskaja stepj. no. 62, 9th October. (About the Foundation of the Village Warenowka).

Litvinova, Olga (2010). K voprosu o narodonaselenii Severnogo Priasovja. Priasovskaja stepj. no. 72, 15th December. (About the Colonisation of the Azov Sea North Cost)

Litvinova, Olga (2011). Hosjajstvennaja chisnj v Pokrovskom 100 let tomu nasad. Priasovskaja stepj. no. 30, 15th March. (Economy in the Town of Pokrovskoje 100 years ago).

Litvinova, Olga (2011). O dorevoluzionnoj ekonomike v Troizkom. Priasovskaja stepj. no. 32, 25th March. (About the Pre-Revolutionary Economy in Troizkoje village).

Litvinova, Olga (2011). Predprinimatelstvo v Nikolaevke: vekovye tradizii. Priasovskaja stepj. no. 42, 29th July. (Business in Nikolaevka village: Hundred Years of Tradition).

Litvinova, Olga (2011). Russian Headdress of a British Lady. Interpretation of the Lady Violet Portrait of J.J. Shannon (1918). The Column. Issue no. 57 November.

Community volunteer project

Litvinova, Olga (2015). Some Interesting Facts About Plas Newydd Garden Most People Don’t Know. The brochure is for internal use at the British National Trust property “Plas Newydd” (Anglesey).