Litvinenko Tamara

Senior Research Scientist
Associated Professor
tamaralit [at]
Department of Social and Economical Geography

     Tamara V. Litvinenko has published over sixty  articles in Russian, English, and Japanese on social and ecological problems of regional natural resource development. She has actively participated as principal investigator or collaborator in  numerous national and  international projects supported by the World Bank, Global Ecological Fund, Ministry for Education, Culture, Sports, Sciences and Technology of Japanese Government, Doshisha university, Russian Scientific Fund for  Human Studies, Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences.

     Tamara V. Litvinenko was visiting professor at Doshisha university (2000, 2007-2008, 2010) and invited research fellow at the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2007) in Kyoto, Japan. She was awarded by the State Scientific scholarship of the President of Russia for young talented scientists (1993-1996), Honored diploma of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1999) and Honored diploma of Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics (2006).

Research interests:

Social and economic geography, regional natural resource management, geography of tourism and recreation

Study areas:   Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East, Japan, the Ukrainian-Russian-Belarusian transboundary region.

Selected Publications:

  1. Takeshi Murota and Тamara Litvinenko Recent Emergence of Ancestral Commons in Southern Siberia: A Case Study of Reindeer Husbandry in Todzhinskii County, Tyva Republic , Doshisha University World Wide Business  Review,  2012, Vol. 64, No. 1, pp. 1-18.
  2. Litvinenko  T.V. Socioecological Consequences of Transformation of Natural Resources Utilization in  Russia’s  Eastern Part in Post-Soviet Period , Regional Research of Russia, 2012, vol. 2, N 4, p.284-295.
  3. Litvinenko  T.V. Post-Soviet Transformation of Natural Resources Utilization in Eastern  Russia, Regional Research of Russia, 2011, vol. 1, N 3, p.217-227.
  4. Тamara Litvinenko and Takeshi Murota The  Spatial Transformation of Natural Resource Utilization and Associated Social and Ecological Problems: A Field Study on Eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East Sibirica Interdisciplinary Journal of Siberian Studies,Vol.8,No 3,2009: 22-52.
  5. Litvinenko T.V. Tourism and Recreation in the Lake Biwa Region (Japan), Izvestiya RAN. Seriya Geograficheskaya, № 6, 2009:.31-45. (in Russian).
  6. Litvinenko , T. Murota (2009) Natural Resources Development in East Siberia and Far East of Russia. Doshisha University World Wide Business  Review. Vol. 10,Special Issue, Kyoto,Japan, -118 p.
  7. Litvinenko, T. V., and T. Murota (2008), "Social Consequences of Post-Soviet
    Transformation of Natural Resources Utilization in Chukotka Autonomous
    Okrug, Russia," Doshisha Economic Review, 2008, Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 83-101.
  8. Litvinenko (Khantashkeeva) T. V.  Spatial study of tourism and recreation impact on the    environment in the lake Biwa region, Japan.  Inherited social and economic structures and transition to the post-industrial society. Мoscow, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences Publishing House, 2007. P. 276-287.  (in Russian).
  9. T.Khantashkeeva, T. Murota (2004) Post-Soviet Transition of Russian Far East. Research Report.  Doshisha University World Wide Business Review. Vol. 5, No 3.  Kyoto, Japan, -127 p.
  10. Khantashkeeva T.V.  (2004) Forest industry complex of East Siberia Far East regions: major trends in the 1990s. Geography and natural resources, 2: 34-39. (in Russian).
  11. Khantachkeeva,T.V. (2000) Tourism and recreation in the Republic of Buryatia (Russian Federation): present condition and approaches to sustainable development . Ecofrontier 5, 34-40. (in Japanese) .
  12. Khantachkeeva T.V., Voloshin, A.L., Ayusheev ,N.D., Belolipskiy, I.B.(1997) Social and cultural factors of  tourism  development  in  the territory of the Buryat Republic. Geography and natural resources, 2: 187-188. (in Russian).