Anton Sidorov

アントン シドロフ


Doctoral student , 1st Year

Place of Birth: Perm, Russia


  • 20142018. St. Petersburg State University, Russia. Bachelor of History
  • 2019-2021. St. Petersburg State University, Russia. Master of Art Studies (Master Thesis: Art Deco Architecture in Japan: Regional Typology, Cultural Context, International Influences)
  • 2020-2021. Kanazawa University, Japan (Exchange Program)


Research Topic: Preservation, Restoration, Utilisation of Modern Japanese Architecture.


PhD research in the framework of the World Heritage Doctoral Program focus on the study of the preservation of modernist architectural heritage in Japan, particularly in the public spaces of small towns and villages.

The study is comprehensive and includes an analysis of the legal framework, a survey of the relationship between society, the state and business in the preservation of modernist architecture, as well as sociological research and a comparative analysis with other countries.

Research paper will be of theoretical and practical interest to Japanese and foreign specialists in all fields of heritage protection as well as the relevant authorities, NGOs, buildings owners, and the general public.


Research interests also include the preservation of the architectural heritage of modernism in various countries, as well as the history of Japanese architecture in general.


Research Achievements:


Paris to Tokyo. Art Deco Architecture and Its Transformation in the "Eastern Capital". Abstracts of IX International Conference Actual Problems of Art Theory and History - 2020, St. Petersburg, 2020



XXV International Scientific Conference of Young Scientists "Lomonosov", Moscow State University, Russia (2018)


IX International Conference Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art, The State Hermitage Museum, Russia (2020)



JT Fellowship for Students of Japanese Studies in Russia (2020)


Professional Background:

March-October 2018. Assistant Chief Curator. Contemporary Art Department, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Peterburg, Russia



October 2018-March 2020. Curator of the Educational Lecture Centre. Open Workshop Project, Lermontov Library, St. Petersburg, Russia