Dr Leonid A Petrov

Pacific and Asian History
School of Culture, History and Language
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Dr Leonid Petrov is a Visiting Fellow at the School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific. His research interests are socio-economic history and international relations in Northeast Asia; Inter-Korean (DPRK and ROK) conflicts and cooperation; Disputed territories, migration and border control in China, Japan, Korea, and Russia; and Communist and post-communist studies (USSR, Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States).

He runs a blog featuring his insights on North and South Korea at leonidpetrov.wordpress.com

Leonid holds a Master of Arts in Asian and African Studies from the Department of Oriental Studies, St Petersburg State University and a PhD in History examining Socio-economic School and the Formation of North Korean Official Historiography from ANU.

Key interests

Socio-economic history of Korea, North-South Korean conflicts and cooperation, political history of DPRK (North Korea), Communist and post-Communist studies, Russia and Korea

Asia (North) - Korea
Europe - Russia
Politics - International