Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex, Russia


when 21 August 2017 - 3 September 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee USD 50

The programme aims to equip both students and younger archaeologists with an understanding of the research approaches to paleoanthropological data analysis. The programme includes lectures on critical issues of palaeoanthropology. The workshop sessions that constitute the core of the programme aim to develop practical skills through the analysis of cranial, dental and postcranial materials. The programme also covers the issues of field restoration and conservation of paleoanthropological materials.

Working languages: Russian and English. The programme is delivered in Russian with interpretation and translation to English provided by a certified interpreter.

Application via website
Applications dead-line: May,1 2017

Course leader

Programme convenor: Dr Denis Pezhemsky (research associate, Anuchin Research Institute and Museum of Anthropology, Moscow State University)
Academic staff: Dr Natalya Leybova (research associate, Centre for Physical Anthropology, Institute of Ethnology a

Target group

This programme is for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, regardless of nationality. Recent graduates up to the age of 35 are also welcome.

Credits info

All students receive a certificate of additional training issued by Kazan Federal University
The duration of the course is 72 academic hours

Fee info

USD 50: The registration fee of $50 for international students cover Moscow-Kazan-Moscow transfer and visa support
USD 0: No tuition fee


Food, and accommodation are provided thanks to generous support of Khalikov Institute of Archaeology and Bolgar State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve