College of Asia and the Pacific
The Australian National University
Building 9 (Coombs Bld.)
Canberra, ACT 0200, AUSTRALIA
Leonid Petrov (b. 1969) graduated from the Department of Oriental Studies, St. Petersburg State University in 1994, where he majored in Korean History and Language. In 1994-1996, he worked as interpreter for the South Korean National Soccer Team and participated in the 26th Olympic Games in Atlanta. In 1996-2002, Leonid Petrov worked on a doctoral thesis “Socio-economic School and the Formation of North Korean Official Historiography” at the Australian National University in Canberra. Between 2003 and 2005, Dr. Petrov conducted post-doctoral research at the Academy of Korean Studies in Seongnam and taught Korean History at the Intercultural Institute of California (San Francisco) and Keimyung University in Daegu. In 2006-2007, he was Chair of Korean Studies at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) in France. Between 2009 and 2014, he taught Korean History and Language at the University of Sydney and the Australian National University. Currently, Dr. Petrov teaches Strategic Intelligence, Cross-cultural Management, and other business-related courses at the International College of Management, Sydney.
Dr. Leonid Petrov has worked on a number of projects sponsored by the Australian Research Council (ARC): “Historical Conflict and Reconciliation in East Asia” (2007-2009, ANU), “Northeast Asia and the Korean War: Legacies of Hot and Cold Wars in Contemporary Constructions of the Region” (2011~, ANU); and “North Korea’s Quiet Transformation” (2013~, UTS).
This weblog carries Leonid Petrov’s essays on Korea (North and South). You are welcome to use these materials but please acknowledge the source. See the full list of publications here…
Other web projects by Leonid Petrov:
코리아 비전 (in Korean)
Leonid Petrov on NEWSLE (Media clips)
ВЗГЛЯД ИЗ АВСТРАЛИИ (in Russian)
L&J DEVELOPMENT & CONSULTANCY (Archived)
NORTH KOREAN STUDIES (Archived)
СЕРВЕР “ЗАГРАНИЦА” – ПЕТРОВ Л.А. (in Russian)