Anna Leshchenko

Senior lecturer in the Department of Museology, History of Art Faculty, RGGU (staff member)

Research Interests

  • Metamuseology 
  • Cybermuseology 
  • Museum communication



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


Non profit organizations membership


Ongoing Projects

  • The history of museology: the museological thinking in the organisation of a field of knowledge 

Description: raising awareness about museology and museologists around the world. 


Editorial boards of


Email: leshchenko.a [at]

Social media: Cybermuseology bloglinkedinfacebooktwitterslideshare, academia, ResearchGate

Google Scholar page



  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.


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