Academic Secretary

Sergey Gennadievich Bocharov (July 09, 1970) – Russian archaeologist, Candidate of Historical Sciences, specialist in medieval archaeology of South-Eastern Europe of the 13th – 18th centuries. He graduated from the Faculty of History of the M.V. Frunze Simferopol State University in 1995.

Theses: He defended a Candidate’s Thesis “Historical Typography of Caffa (late 13th Century – 1774). Fortification, Cult Sites, Water Supply System” at Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow) in 2000.

In October 2015, at the meeting of the Laboratory for the Study of Byzantium and the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages at the Faculty of History of Lomonosov Moscow State University, he presented a report “The Historical Geography of Genoese Gazaria (1275-1475)”, which was positively received by the audience and became a framework for the activities on the preparation for a doctoral thesis.

Professional Activities:

January 1988 – June 1990 – guide, Junior Research Associate of Yalta Historical Museum.

June 1990 – November 1992 – Senior Laboratorian of the M.V. Frunze Simferopol State University.

November 1992 – April 1996 – Senior Laboratorian of the Crimean Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

April 1996 – December 2014 – Junior Research Associate, Research Associate, Acting Senior Research Associate, Senior Research Associate, Acting Head of the Department of Medieval Archaeology, Research Associate, Senior Research Associate of the Department of Medieval Archaeology of the Crimean Branch of the Institute of Archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

January – December 2015 – Senior Research Associate at the Department of Medieval Archaeology of the Institute of Archaeology of the Crimea.

June – December 2015 – Research Associate at the Department of Medieval Archaeology of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (concurrently).

January 2016 – November 2017 – Senior Research Associate at the Department of Medieval Archaeology of the Institute of Archaeology of the Crimea of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

June – December 2016; August 2017 – August 2018 – Research Associate of the Information-Analytical and Design Department, Research Associate of the Protective Research Department, Senior Research Associate of the Medieval Archaeology Department of the Separate Division “Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (concurrently).

September 2018 – present time – Academic Secretary of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences.

Primary Scientific Works:

Archaeological studies conducted under the supervision of S.G. Bocharov allowed to establish the dating of Golden Horde glazed ceramics and facilitated the use of this category of mass archaeological material as a chrono-indicator at all the studied monuments of this medieval state. He determined individual groups in the combined material antiquities of the Golden Horde, related to the culture and influences of West-European states – the Archaeology of Latin Gazaria.

He is the author of over 190 scientific publications, including 1 collective monograph. He was engaged in the writing of chapters for the “Great Russian Encyclopedia” and “Russian Historical Encyclopedia”.

Since 1988, he participated in various archaeological expeditions, since 1996 he was Deputy Head, and since 2001 – Head of the East Crimean (Feodosiya) Expedition of the Crimean Branch of the Institute of Archaeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and presently – the “Caffa” Archaeological Expedition of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. The expedition conducts studies at Byzantine, Genoese and Golden Horde sites of the 13th-15th centuries, including the sites related to the history of the Tatar states and the Ottoman Empire of the 16th – 18th centuries located in the territory of the Volga Region, the Crimean Peninsula and the North Caucasus.

As Chairman and co-Chairman of the Organizing Committee, he participated in the arrangement and proceedings of six International Scientific Conferences: “Historical and Cultural Relations of the Black Sea and Mediterranean Regions in the 10th – 18th Centuries on the Basis of Glazed Pottery Materials”. Yalta. 1998; “Glazed ceramics of Eastern Europe, the Black Sea Region and the Mediterranean in the 10th – 18th Centuries”. Yalta. 2007; “Ethnic, Demographic and Spiritual Relations of the Northern and Western Black Sea Region in Ancient Times, the Byzantine Period and the Middle Ages”. Simferopol. 2008; “Pottery of Khazar Khaganate (7th – 10th Centuries) and the Issue of Identification of Bolgar Pottery in the Black Sea and Volga Regions”. Yalta. 2011; 1st and 5th Bolgar International Forums. Kazan. 2010; Yalta. 2013; 7th International Conference dedicated to the memory of G.A. Fedorov-Davydov “Dialogue of Urban and Steppe Cultures in the Eurasian Space. Historical Geography of the Golden Horde. Yalta. 2016: He participated in the organization of the 1st International Congress of the Archaeology of Eurasian Steppes. Kazan. 2009.

S.G. Bocharov was the scientific editor of two published collections of research articles: Relations between the Northern and Western Black Sea Regions in the Period of Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Simferopol. 2009, 150 p.; Proceedings of the 7th International Conference dedicated to the memory of G.A. Fedorov-Davydov “Dialogue of Urban and Steppe Cultures in the Eurasian Space. Historical Geography of the Golden Horde. Kishinev: “Stratum” Publ. 2016, 311 p.; He is the author of a collective monograph “Historical Atlas of the Republic of Crimea. Bakhchisaray District. Fortress of Jewels. Kirk-or. Chufut-Cale. Kazan. 2015, 276 p., and five collections of abstracts from International Scientific Conferences “Historical and Cultural Relations of the Black Sea and Mediterranean Regions of the 10th – 18th Centuries on Glazed Pottery Materials”. Simferopol. 1998, 206 p.; 2nd International Scientific Conference “Glazed Pottery of Eastern Europe, the Black Sea and Mediterranean Regions in the 10th-18th centuries”. Yalta. 2007, 119 p .; “Ethnic, Demographic and Spiritual Relations of the Northern and Western Black Sea Region in Ancient Times, the Byzantine Period and the Middle Ages”.  Simferopol, 2008. 42 p.; “Pottery of Khazar Khaganate (7th – 10th Centuries) and the Issue of Identification of Bolgar Pottery in the Black Sea and Volga Regions”. Simferopol. 2011, 107 p.; 5th Bolgar Forum “Political and Ethnocultural Interactions of States and Peoples in the post-Golden Horde Space (15th – 16th Centuries)”. Yalta. 2013, 148 p.

S.G. Bocharov is the Chief Editor of two periodicals: “The Glazed Ceramics of the Mediterranean and Black Sea Regions of the 10th – 18th Centuries”. Vol. I. Kiev, 2005, 510 p.; Vol. II. Kazan – Chisinau 2017. 845 p. and “Genoese Gazaria and the Golden Horde” Volume I. Kazan – Simferopol – Kishinev, 2015, 711 p.; Vol. II. Kazan – Kishinev, 2018 (in print). He is a member of the editorial board of the journal “Medieval Turkic-Tatar States”. He is the Chief Editor of the fourth volume (“Medieval Archaeology”) of the journal “Archaeology of the Eurasian Steppes”. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal “Volga River Region Archaeology”.

Academic interests: Byzantine archaeology, archaeology and historical geography of the Golden Horde, archaeology, historical geography, fortification and architecture of Latin Gazaria, medieval utility systems, dating capabilities of glazed ceramics.

Scientific Grants:

Grant of the Russian Foundation for Humanities- Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2007) “Organization and Conduct of the 2nd International Scientific Conference “Glazed Pottery of Eastern Europe, the Black Sea and Mediterranean Regions in the 10th – 13th Centuries”. (Project No.31-01/07-01-91180, main founder and project manager).

Grant of the Russian Foundation for Humanities- Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2008-2010) “The Role of Crimea in the Commercial and Cultural Relations of Ukraine and Russia in the 13th — 15th Centuries” (Project No. 22/08-01-91108, main founder and project manager).

Grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research – State Foundation for Fundamental Research of Ukraine (2011-2012) “Glazed Ware of the South-Eastern Crimea in the System of Ceramic Production of the Medieval Black Sea Region” (project No. 40.5/002/11-06-90401 a_Ukr), project manager)

Grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (2016) “Organization and Conduct of the 7th International Scientific Conference dedicated to the memory of G.A. Fyorova-Davydov “Dialogue of Urban and Steppe Cultures in the Eurasian Space. Historical Geography of the Golden Horde”(Project No. 16-46-161058 r_g, project manager)

Grant of the Russian Science Foundation (2014-2019) “The Black Sea and Mediterranean World in the System of Relations between Russia, East and West in the Middle Ages” (project No. 14-28-00213, originator) (project manager – Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Faculty of History at Lomonosov Moscow State University S.P. Karpov)

Main Scientific Works and Publications:

Monograph:

Miras – Heritage. Tatarstan – Crimea. The City of Bolgar and the Study of Tatar Culture in Tatarstan and Crimea in 1923 – 1929. Eds. S.G. Bocharov and A.G. Sitdikov. Kazan, Perm: “Aster Plus” Publ. 2016. Vol. I. 580 p., Vol. II. 568 p., Vol. III. 719 p. Author’s contribution – 105.8 p.s.

Articles:

  1. New Materials on the History of the Medieval Armenian colony in Caffa // Byzantine Chronicle. 1997. Vol. 57, pp. 211 – 234. (co-authored by: E.A. Aybabina).
  2. Fortifications of Caffa (late 13th – second half 15th centuries) // Black Sea Region in the Middle Ages. Saint-Petersburg: “Aleteya” Publ. 1998. Issue 3, pp. 82 – 117.
  3. Caffa’s Genoese-Tatar Copper Coins // “Stratum Plus” Publ. Kishinev. 1999. No. 6, pp. 130 – 137.
  4. Essays on Historical Geography of Genoese Gazaria in the 14th – 15th cc. The Southern Coast of Crimea // “On the Antiquities of the Southern Coast of the Crimea and the Tauride Mountains.”. Collection of Research Papers. Kiev: “Stilos” Publ. 2004, pp. 186 – 205.
  5. Essays on Historical Geography of Genoese Gazaria in the 14th – 15th cc. Soldaia Consulate // Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Collection of Research Papers. Yekaterinburg. 2005. Issue 36, pp. 282 – 294.
  6. A Group of Byzantine Glazed Bowls of the Second Half of 14th Century // Glazed Pottery of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea Region, 10th–18th Centuries. Kiev: “Stilos” Publ. 2005, pp. 306 – 324.
  7. Cartographic Sources for the Topography of the Turkish City of Mangup // Bakhchisaray Historical and Archaeological Collected Works. Simferopol: “Antikva” Publ. 2008, pp. 191 – 212.
  8. Byzantine Glazed Pottery in the Northern Black Sea Region (Late 13th-14th Centuries) // Acts IX Congresso Internazionale sulla ceramica Medievale nel Mediterraneo. Venezia, 2011. R. 255-266. (co-authored by: A.N. Maslovsky).
  9. Khazars and Bolgars in the Crimea // Bulgarica. Time and Space of the Bolgar Civilization. Illustrated Atlas. Moscow – Kazan. 2012, pp. 190 – 200 (co-authored by: Yu.M. Mogarichev).
  10. Vosporo fortress in the System of Genoese Fortification of the Crimean Peninsula of 14th – 15th Centuries // Classica et Christiana 10. Yassi. 2015, pp. 443-459.
  11. Kaliera, a Genoese Castle // The Genoese Gazaria and the Golden Horde. Kazan, Simferopol, Kishinev: “Stratum Plus” Publ. 2015, pp. 47-99.
  12. Fortifications of the Genoese Vosporo // The Black Sea Region in the Middle Ages. Saint-Petersburg: “Aleteya” Publ. 2015, Issue 9, pp. 126 – 145.
  13. Written Sources on Italian Leather Trade in the Northern Black Sea Region and Archaeological Data // Proceedings of the Kazan (Volga) Federal University. Humanities Series. Volume 157. Book 3. 2015, pp. 215 – 220. (co-authored by: A.N. Maslovsky).
  14. Genoese Possessions in the Crimea in the Second Half of 14th Century // Bylye Gody. 2015, Vol. 38. Issue 1, pp. 808-824.
  15. The Kashi Pottery in the Western Regions of Golden Horde // Actas do X Congresso Internacional a cerâmica Medieval no Mediterraneo. Silves. 2015, R. 840 – 845 (co-authored by: A.N. Maslovsky and A.G. Sitdikov).
  16. Ak-Mechet. Historical Topography of the Crimean Khanate Town // Medieval Turkic-Tatar States. Issue 7. Kazan: Center of Innovative Technology. 2016, pp. 5-10.
  17. Historical Geography of Genoese Gazaria of 1275-1475 // Proceedings of the 7th International Conference dedicated to the memory of G.A. Fedorov-Davydov “Dialogue of Urban and Steppe Cultures in the Eurasian Space. Historical Geography of the Golden Horde. Kishinev: “Stratum Plus” Publ. 2016, pp. 263-269
  18. Glazed Pottey of the Turn of the 14th Century on the Basis of Materials of Archaeological Research of Posidima Settlement (South-Eastern Crimea) // The St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo and Bolgar Archaeology. Vol. 2. Prof. Dr. Boris Borisov – Students and Friends. Veliko Tarnovo: “Ivis: Publ. 2016, pp. 655 – 669.
  19. Metamorphosis of Sheikh-Koya // “Stratum Plus” Publ. Kishinev. 2016, Issue 6, pp. 371-392 (co-authored by: V.P. Kirilko).
  20. Essays on the Historical Geography of Genoese Gazaria of the 14th – 15th Centuries. Soldaia Consulate // Volga River Region Archaeology. Kazan. 2017. No. 2, pp. 204-223.
  21. Archaeology of Venetian Gazaria. Definition of the Term and Scientific Content // Issues of History, Philology and Culture. Magnitogorsk, 2017. No. 4, pp. 233-249.

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