Call of papers

The international Conferences “Archaeologu of the Old Rus”: actual issues and inventions”, dedicated to the memory of professor Daniil Antonovich Avdusin (1918 – 1994) will be held at the Department of Archaeology, the History Faculty, Moscow State University from 22 to 24 November 2018. The topics of the Conference represents the wide research interests of D. A. Avdusin comprising the Old Russian archaeology and ethnocultural contacts of the State formation epoch/

The session of the conference cover the following main themes:

  • Medieval towns: origin, culture and crafts
  • Burial rites of the early urban and rural cemeteries
  • Ethnocultural contacts of the Old Russian state formation period
  • Medieval archaeology: actual issues and inventions
  • Field archaeology: latest experiences of methods and technologies
  • D.A. Avdusin as a scholar and lecturer

We hope that the Conference proceedings will be published in the online journal of the History Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University “History Studies” (historystudies.msu.ru)

Both oral presentation and posters are welcome. Proposals should be submitted with a short abstract up to 500 words long by 31th April 2018 as a Word document attached to an e-mail archaeologymsu@gmail.com. Please note that abstracts can be submitted in Russian and English. Registration form is enclosed.

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