Anna Leshchenko

Senior lecturer in the Department of Museology, History of Art Faculty, RGGU

Research Interests

  • Museum Ethics
  • Museum Activism 
  • Cybermuseology 


  • Introduction into profession (Bachelor’s program)
  • General museology (Bachelor’s program)
  • Sociocultural aspects of exhibition activities (Bachelor’s program)
  • Non-museum exhibitions: typology and functions (Bachelor’s program)
  • Museological research abroad (Bachelor’s program)
  • Modern trends in foreign museology (Master’s program)
  • Basics of scientific communication (Master’s program)


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Email: leshchenko.a [at]

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Research sharing platforms: ResearchGateAcademiaGoogle Scholar page.



  1. Chung, Y.S.S, Leshchenko, A., & Brulon Soares, B. (Eds.). (2019). Defining the Museum of the Twenty-First Century - Evolving Multiculturalism in Museums in the United States. Paris: ICOM / ICOFOM.



  1. Leshchenko, A. (2010). The principle of the indivisibility of museum collections as part of Museological theory and Russian reality. ICOFOM Study Series, 39, 61-71.
  2. Altshuler, B., Leshchenko, A., Riccio, R., Sandell, R., Schwarzer, M., Small, N. P., Sorin, G. S., & Stapp, C. B. (2011). How Do Museum Studies Programs Address the Nature of Museums Today? Exhibitionist, 30(1), 82-86.
  3. Leshchenko, A. (2012). Empowering digital museum audiences to foster museum communication. ICOFOM Study Series, 41, 237-244.
  4. Leshchenko, A. (2013). A visitor-centered approach: Enhancing Museology with perceptual theory. ICOFOM Study Series, 42, 154-160.
  5. Leshchenko, A. (2015). Digital Dimensions of the Museum: Defining Cybermuseology's Subject of Study. ICOFOM Study Series, 43a, 237-241.
  6. Leshchenko, A. (2016). A visitor-centered approach: Enhancing Museology with Perceptual Theory. In A. Davis, & K. Smeds (Eds.), Visiting the Visitor: An Enquiry Into the Visitor Business in Museums (pp. 153-163). Bielefeld, Germany: Transcript-Verlag. (Request full text over ResearchGate)
  7. Leshchenko, A. (2016, December 28). What does the future of museums look like? Aksenov Family Foundation Journal. Retrieved from 
  8. Leshchenko, A. (2017). Metamuseologia e o Discurso Museológico. In Stránský: uma ponte Brno – Brasil; Stránský: a bridge Brno – Brazil (pp. 115-129). Paris: ICOFOM.
  9. Leshchenko, A. (2017). Metamuseology and Museological Discourse. In Stránský: uma ponte Brno – Brasil; Stránský: a bridge Brno – Brazil (pp. 130-143). Paris: ICOFOM.
  10. Leshchenko, A. (2017). Musée-activiste : agrandissement du rôle des espaces discursifs des musées. In Définir le musée du XXIe siècle : Matériaux pour une discussion (pp. 238-241). Paris: ICOFOM.
  11. Leshchenko, A., & Brulon Soares, B. (2018). Museology in Colonial Contexts: A Сall for Decolonisation of Museum Theory, ICOFOM Study Series, 46, 61-79. Retrieved from; DOI: 10.4000/iss.895
  12. Leshchenko, A. (2019). Avram M. Razgon. In B. Brulon Soares (Ed.). (2019), A History of Museology - Key authors of museological theory (p. 88-92). ICOFOM: Paris


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