Шкурова Елена Валерьевна

Elena V. Shkurova

Candidate of Sociology, Associate Professor

Department of Sociology

Kalvaryiskaia str. 9, room 437 Minsk Republic of Belarus 220004

Tel.: (+375-17) 259-70-41; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


She was born December 5, 1982 in Minsk. She graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences (Sociology Department) in Belarusian State University (2005) and State Institute of Management and Social Technologies (Law Departmen) in Belarusian State University (2007).

Sociologist, lawyer. Specialist in the sociology of religion and sociology of law.

In 2008 she defended her PhD thesis "Development of inter-confessional relations in the Republic of Belarus: theoretical and methodological aspect."

She works at the Sociology Department of the Belarusian State University as a lecturer since 2008, as a senior lecturer since 2010 and as an associate professor in 2011.

The sphere of her research interests includes issues of sociology of law, sociology of religion, the relationship of state and religion, inter-confessional relations, public policy in matters of religion, the current state of the religious field.