Chizhevsky Andrey Alekseevich (10.10.1965) – Archaeologist, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Specialist in the Archaeology of the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age of the Volga-Urals. Senior Research Associate at the Primeval Archaeology Department of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Dmitry Gennadievich graduated from the Faculty of History of the Kazan State University named after V.I. Ulyanov-Lenin in 1991. He studied at the graduate school of the Institute of Language, Literature and History named after G. Ibragimov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (1991-1994). In 2003 he defended his Candidate’s thesis at the Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) entitled “Funerary monuments of the population of the Volga-Kama Region in Final Bronze – Early Iron Age (Pre-Ananyino and Ananyino Cultural and Historical Areas)”. He is the author and co-author of 110 scientific publications, including 3 monographs, co-organizer of all-Russian and international scientific conferences dedicated to the issues of the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages. Dmitry Gennadievich is the head of long-term large-scale security and rescue excavations of deteriorating primeval burials and settlements in the areas of Nizhnekamsk and Kuibyshev reservoirs, including the reference Murzykhinsky I and II burial mounds and Gulyukovskaya III site, as well as the Rysovsky monument complex, Dubovogrivskaya II and Kaentubinskaya island sites. He is currently supervising the interdisciplinary archeological and paleogeographic studies of the fortifications of Early Iron Age settlements in the Volga-Kama Region.
Member of the Academic Council of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences.
Academic Interests: primeval archaeology of the Volga-Kama Region, paleogeography and paleoecology of the region in the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages, reconstruction of the construction technologies of ancient defensive structures.
Titles and Awards:
Medal “In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan” (2008)
Lyganov A.V. Economy of the population of the Late Bronze Age in the Volga-Kama Region. Thesis in Support of Candidature for a Degree of a Candidate of Historical Sciences. Specialty 07.00.06 – Archaeology. Kazan, 2013.
RFBR grant (2007–2009) “Primitive Man and Natural Environment in the Volga-Kama Region: Methodological Aspects of the Reconstruction of Natural Management and Economic Activity” (Project No. 07-06-00169, author).
RGNF grant (2012-2013) “Study of an Archaeological Collection from Lbische settlement” (Project No. 12-11-63005 a(r), author);
RGNF grant (2015-2016) “Ananyino burial mound of the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages: a comprehensive study of the archaeological collection from the National Board of Antiquities of Finland” (Project No. 14-01-00348a, author).
Main Scientific Works and Publications:
- The Code of Archaeological Sites of the Republic of Tatarstan. Vol. III, Kazan: Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences; Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan, 2007, 528 p. (co-authors: M.Sh. Galimova, A.M. Gubaidullin, A.S. Gubin, E.P. Kazakov, K.A. Rudenko, A.G. Sitdikov, R.F. Sharifullin).
- Funerary monuments of the population of the Volga-Kama Region in the Final Bronze – Early Iron Ages (Pre-Ananyino and Ananyino cultural and historical areas) / Archaeology of the Eurasian Steppes. Issue 5, Kazan: Institute of Histor of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, 2008, 172 p.
- Skornyakovskoe settlement on the Vyatka / Archaeology of the Eurasian Steppes, Issue 22, Kazan: “ID “Kazanskaya Nedvizhimost” Publ.; Institute of Archaeology of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, 2016, 156 p. (co-authors: E.M. Chernykh, A.A. Khisyametdinova, A.E. Mitryakov, E.A. Spiridonova, M.D. Kochanova, A.S. Aleshinskaya).
- E.A. Khalikov and the issue of the chronology of the Maklasheevo stage of the Kazan culture // Issues of the historical and cultural heritage of the Volga-Kama Region. Kazan, 2002, pp. 30-37.
- Ananyino (Post-Maklasheevo) stelae // Antiquities of Eurasia: from the Early Bronze to the Early Middle Ages. In memory of V.S. Olkhovsky. Moscow, 2005, pp. 268-300.
- Burials of the Eneolithic at Murzikhinsky II burial mound // Proceedings of the 2nd (18th) All-Russian Archaeological Congress in Suzdal. Vol. I. Moscow: Institute of Archaeology RAS Publ., 2008. pp. 367-371.
- Paleolandscape and economic activity of the population of the Volga-Kama Region in the Final Bronze Age (on the basis of materials from Gulyukovskaya III site) // Proceedings of the 2nd (18th) All-Russian Archaeological Congress in Suzdal. Vol. I. Moscow: Institute of Archaeology RAS Publ., 2008. pp. 317–321 (co-authors: A.S. Aleshinskaya, M.D. Kochanova, L.V. Melnikov, A.G. Petrenko, E.A. Spiridonova, A.A. Khisyametdinova).
- Dwellings in the forest and forest-steppe area of the Volga-Kama Region dating back to the second half of 2nd – early 1st Millennia B.C. in the context of the development of natural environment and cultural traditions // Archaeology and Natural Sciences of Tatarstan. Book 3. Issues of Primeval and Holocene studies in the Volga-Kama Region. Kazan: “Alma-Lit” Publ., 2008, pp. 93-112.
- The issue of the genesis and chronology of Ananyino (Post-Maklasheevo) stelae // Russian Archaeology. 2009. No.1. pp. 81-90.
- Ananyino world: an outlook on the current state of the issue // At the origins of the Volga-Kama archaeology (dedicated to the 150th Anniversary of the discovery of Ananyino burial mound) / Archaeology of the Eurasian Steppes. Issue 8. Yelabuga, 2009, pp. 29-55 (co-author: S.V. Kuzminykh).
- Menzelinsky burial ground // Ancient and medieval archaeology of the Volga-Kama Region. Collection of articles dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of P.N. Starostin / Archaeology of the Eurasian Steppes. Issue 10. Kazan, 2009. pp. 61-80 (co-author: D.G. Bugrov).
- Gulyukovskaya III site: ecological adaptation and factors of economic and cultural development // Ural Historical Journal. No.2 (27). Ekaterinburg: Institute of History and Archaeology of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2010. pp. 25-30.
- Opportunities of the cluster method of analysis of the ornament of ceramics and evaluation of the similarity of archaeological monuments // Proceedings of the Kazan State University. Vol. 152, Series: Humanities. Book 2, part 1, Kazan, 2010. pp. 19-29 (co-author: A.S. Bushuev, A.V. Shipilov).
- Interdisciplinary studies of Kominternovsky 2 barrow of the Late Bronze Age and a Stone Age site // Archaeology and Natural Sciences of Tatarstan. Book 4. Kazan: Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, 2010, pp. 336-367 (co-authors: M.Sh. Galimova, L.V. Melnikov, R.A. Khisamutdinova).
- The issue of the beginning of the Early Iron Age in the Volga-Kama Region // Russian Archaeological Yearbook. No.2 Moscow, 2012, pp. 383–400.
- The Atudy of Archaeological Monuments on Dubovaya Griva Island in 2009-2010 // The Volga River Region Archaeology. 2012, No. 1, pp. 94-115 (co-authors: A.V. Lyganov, V.V. Morozov).
- Psalium from Lugovsky burial mound: the issue of the rider and horse image in Ananino art // Russian Archaeology. 2012, No.2, pp. 383–400.
- The initial period of studying the archaeology of the Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age in the Volga-Kama Region. Field studies // The Volga River Region Archaeology. 2013, No.2, pp. 40-63.
- Chronology of the early period of Ananyino Cultural amd Historical Area // The Volga River Region Archaeology, 2014, No.3, pp. 101-137 (co-author: S.V. Kuzminykh).
- Playing (fortune-telling) dice from Gulyukovskaya 3 site in the Lower Kama Region // Russian Archaeology. 2014, No.1, pp. 133-136.
- Rysovo archaeological complex // Topical Issues of Russian Archaeology. Issue 1, Kazan, 2014, pp. 23–53 (co-authors: A.V. Lyganov, A.V. Shipilov).
- Geological and geomorphological reconstructions of the building technologies of the defensive structures of the Early Iron Age on Kama and Vyatka rivers // Proceedings of the 4th (20th) All-Russian Archaeological Congress in Kazan. Vol. IV, Kazan: “Otechestvo” Publ., 2014, pp. 376-379 (co-author: A.A. Khisyametdinova)
- Ceramics of the Belogorsky type in the Samara Volga Region // Ananyino World: Origins, Development, Relations, Historical Fates / Archaeology of the Eurasian Steppes. Issue 20 / Executive Editors: S.V. Kuzminykh, A.A. Chizhevsky. Kazan: “Otechestvo” Publ., 2014, pp. 211-224.
- Results of a comprehensive study of Sorochiegorsk settlement // Ananyino World: Origins, Development, Relations, Historical Fates / Executive Editors: S.V. Kuzminykh, A.A. Chizhevsky / Archaeology of the Eurasian Steppes. Issue 20. Kazan: “Otechestvo” Publ., 2014, pp. 241-262 (co-authors: А.А. Khisyametdinova, E.A. Spiridonova, A.S. Aleshinskaya, M.D. Kochanova, G.Sh. Asylgaraeva).
- Studies of the monuments of the Bronze Age in the Eastern Trans-Kama Region // The Volga Region Archaeology, No.2, 2015, pp. 52-82 (co-author: A.V. Lyganov)
- Kaentubinskaya island site of the Neolithic – Late Bronze Age (on the basis of research results of 2005) // Tver archaeological collection. Issue 10. Tver: Tver State United Museum, 2015, pp. 184-194 (co-authors: A.V. Shipilov, N.M. Kaplenko).
- The Final Bronze and Early Iron Ages in Northeastern Europe: Cultural Genesis, Boundaries and Contacts of Archaeological Cultures // Archaeology of Western Siberia and the Altai: Experience of Interdisciplinary Research. Collection of articles dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of Professor Yu.F. Kiryushin / Editor: A.A. Tishkin, Barnaul: Altai University Publ., 2015, pp. 44-54. (co-author: S.V. Kuzminykh).
- Fortification system and topography of Cherepashye settlement // Archaeological heritage of the Urals: from the first discoveries to fundamental scientific knowledge (20th Ural Archaeological Conference). Materials of the All-Russian Conference with International Participation / Editors: R.D. Goldina et al. Izhevsk, 2016. pp. 189–192 (co-author: A.A. Hisyametdinova, E.A. Khusnutdinov).
- The genesis and chronology of anan’ino (post-maklasheevka) stelae. In: Anthropology & Archaeology of Eurasia, 2012, vol. 51, no 1, pp. 43-61.