Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex, Russia

Textile Archaeology: Dress and Society

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

The course aims to provide students with basic understanding of ancient textile technology and production. The course focuses on the studies of economic and social aspects of textile use and production. Specific examples of archaeological materials from various cultures of Eastern Europe and Caucasus will be used to illustrate the topics studied.

Course leader

Programme convenor: Dr Anna Mastykova
Academic staff: Dr Alexandr Aibabin, Dr Leonid Vyazov, Dr Mikhail Kazanskiy, Dr Olga Orfinskaya and Dr Elzara Khayredinova

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.

Course aim

The course aims to provide students with basic understanding of ancient textile technology and production. The course focuses on the studies of economic and social aspects of textile use and production. Specific examples of archaeological materials from various cultures of Eastern Europe and Caucasus will be used to illustrate the topics studied.

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

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

Scholarships

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