Anton Dinerstein Profile


Anton Dinerstein (PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst) is an independent researcher, social scientist, and communication scholar.

Anton DinersteinHis current research is focused on public creativity and inclusive cultural dialogue in modern-day Belarus. He employs Ethnography of Communication and Cultural Discourse Analysis to investigate how public creativity is related to social change and cultural transformation. His analysis focuses on identity, cultural rituals, and social mythology as reflected in everyday communication.

Anton is a native of Belarus where his undergraduate major in Social Communication. He also holds an MA degree in Political Sociology and an MS in Journalism & Electronic Media.

Selected publications and research:

Dinerstein A. (2021). Cultural identity in modern-day Belarusian discourse on public creativity. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 14(1), 41-59, DOI: 10.1080/17513057.2019.1677934

Dinerstein, A. (2020). The people who ‘burn’: ‘Communication’, unity, and change in Belarusian discourse on public creativity. Doctoral dissertation, University of Massachusetts, USA.

Work for CID:

Anton Dinerstein translated KC1: Intercultural Dialogue, KC10: Cross-Cultural Dialogue and KC80: Cultural Discourse Analysis into Russian.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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