Dr Nadir Kinossian



Since March 2015: Researcher in the Department of Regional Geography of Europe

2014–2015: Docent, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia

2013 –2014: Researcher, the Barents Institute, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Kirkenes, Norway

2011–2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Culture and Literature, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

2011: Research Associate, Cardiff School of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff, UK

2010: PhD, Cardiff University School of City and Regional Planning, UK. PhD title:  “Governing a regional capital in Russia. The pursuit of competitiveness and identity: A case study of Kazan” (2010)

2006 – 2009: Urban Planner, Ove Arup International, Cardiff UK

2005: MA in Political Science, University of Missouri in St. Louis, USA

2002: MSc in Urban Planning (International), Cardiff University School of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff, UK

1997–1999: Assistant Professor, Kazan State Academy of Architecture and Building, Kazan, Russia

1996: Diploma in Architecture (Distinction), Kazan State Academy of Architecture and Building, Kazan, Russia


Book Review Editor for Eurasian Geography and Economics

Research interests

Spatial policy, urban governance, cultural landscape, theoretical and policy aspects of spatial polarisation and peripheralisation

Research projects

Agents of change in old-industrial regions in Europe  -  
Cities after decline: small city revival in the USA and Russia  - Initiation of International Collaboration 


Automatically generated list of publications from the electronic catalog of the library.
Chan, Kam Wing / Gentile, Michael (Verfasser/-in) / Kinossian, Nadir (Verfasser/-in) / Oakes, Tim (Verfasser/-in) / Young, Craig (Verfasser/-in)
Editorial - theory generation, comparative analysis and bringing the "Global East" into play. -
In: Eurasian geography and economics, 59 (2018), 1, Seite 1-6
Kinossian, Nadir
Planning strategies and practices in non-core regions : a critical response. -
In: European planning studies / 26 (2018) 2, Seite 365-375
Kinossian, Nadir
Cities as haunted landscapes. -
In: City & society, 2018
Kinossian, Nadir
Architecture and monuments. -
In: Urban Eurasia: cities in transformation. - Berlin: DOM publishers, Seite 252-265
Kinossian, Nadir / Wrakberg, Urban
Palimpsests. -
In: Border aesthetics: concepts and intersections. - New York: Berghahn Books, Seite 90-110
Gerlach, Julia / Kinossian, Nadir
Exploring arctic diversity by hitting the road : where Finland, Norway, and Russia meet. -
In: Focus on geography, 2017
Kinossian, Nadir
Mega-projects as a solution to the challenges facing Russia's Arctic cities. -
In: Laruelle, Marlene ; Orttung, Robert (Hrsg.): Urban sustainability in the Arctic : visions, contexts, challenges : proceedings of 4 NSF-funded conferences. - Washington, DC : Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, George Washington University, 2017, Seite 229-234
Kinossian, Nadir
Re-colonising the Arctic : the preparation of spatial planning policy in Murmansk Oblast, Russia. -
In: Environment and planning / C: politics and space, 35 (2017-00-00), 2, Seite 221-238
Kinossian, Nadir
The cart before the horse : the perils of state-led metropolisation in Russia. -
In: Europa regional / Metropolisierung und Peripherisierung in Europa, Seite 61-68
Kinossian, Nadir
State-led metropolisation in Russia. -
In: Urban research & practice, 2016
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Dr. Nadir Kinossian
Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde
Schongauerstr. 9
04328 Leipzig

Tel.: +49 341 600 55-191

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