Volodymyr Kulikov is a historian, visiting professor, and project manager at Central European University. He specializes in the business history of Eastern Europe. His main publications are on the history of enterprises, big business, and industrialization in the Russian Empire and Ukraine. His book on company towns in Ukraine, published in 2019, presents these settlements as a space of conflicting interests of businesses, workers, the state, and other stakeholders.
He is currently working on a project looking at the past as a resource for business organizations. He also contributes to projects exploring the transformative power of heritage for sustainable cities and communities in East-Central Europe.
Research fields: corporate heritage, uses of the past, business history, historic corporate social responsibility, industrial heritage
Latest peer-reviewed articles:
- Fava, Valentina, and Volodymyr Kulikov. “Recent Trends in the Business History of Russia: The Blurry Borders of the Discipline.” Business History Review 96 (2). Cambridge University Press (2022): 325–51. doi:10.1017/S0007680521000386.
- Sklokina, Iryna, and Volodymyr Kulikov. "Industrial Heritage and Its Multiple Uses in Donbas, Ukraine." Region: Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia 10, no. 1 (2021): 33-60.
- Kulikov, Volodymyr, and Martin Kragh. "Tsarist Business: State-owned Enterprises in the Late Russian Empire." Region: Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia 10, no. 2 (2021): 235-257.
- Kulikov, Volodymyr. Necessity or Luxury? Welfare Work in the Company Towns of the Russian Empire. Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte / Economic History Yearbook 60, no. 2 (2019): 449-472.