Aleksandra Kishkina graduated bachelor’s degree at the Faculty of Arts and Culture of the Ural Federation University, thesis topic “The phenomenon of the game in the funeral and memorial culture of the Eastern Slavs”. In this regard, she visited museums, archives (St. Petersburg, Moscow, Yekaterinburg), archaeological practices and collected living folklore (Arkaim). Aleksandra Kishkina graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of Charles University with a degree in Russian Language and Literature, Department of Eastern European Studies in 2021. The topic of her degree thesis is Anti-religious propaganda on the pages of the “Bezbozhnik” magazine. Since 2021, Aleksandra Kishkina enrolled in the joint double degree Ph.D. program of German and Slavic Studies at Sapienza University (Rome, Italy) and Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) with a research project about Folklore in the service of Soviet propaganda in the era of the constitution of Stalinist totalitarianism.