Kazakov Evgeny Petrovich

Senior Research Associate of the Medieval Archaeology Department of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences

Kazakov Evgeny Petrovich (October 22, 1934, Buturlino work settlement (formerly Ketarsha village), Gorky Oblast) – Archaeologist, Historian, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Expert in Primeval and Medieval Archaeology of the Volga-Ural Region. Senior Research Associate of the Medieval Archaeology Department of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. He graduated from the Kazan State University named after V.I. Ulyanov-Lenin in 1963. For three years he attended a postgraduate training program at the Archaeology and Ethnography Department of the G. Ibragimov Institute of Language, Literature and Art of the Kazan Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Since 1967 he worked as a Junior Research Associate, Senior Research Associate and Leading Research Associate at the G. Ibragimov Institute of Language, Literature and Art of the Kazan Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences. In 1996, due to a reorganization of the G. Ibragimov Institute of Language, Literature and Art of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, Evgeny Petrovich was transferred to the Institute of History named after Sh. Mardzhani of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. In 2014, he became a Chief Research Associate at the newly established Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences.

In 1972, E.P. Kazakov defended a candidate’s thesis “Tankeevsky burial mound (the issue of the ethnocultural components of early Volga Bolgaria)”. In 1994, at Moscow State University, he defended a doctor’s thesis “Culture of the early Volga Bolgaria (stages of ethnocultural history)”.

In 1972, E.P. Kazakov defended a candidate’s thesis “Tankeevsky burial mound (the issue of the ethnocultural components of early Volga Bolgaria)”. In 1994, at Moscow State University, he defended a doctor’s thesis “Culture of the early Volga Bolgaria (stages of ethnocultural history)”.

Since 1977, Iskander Lerunovich has participated in various archaeological expeditions in the Middle Volga region, conducted archaeological excavations of medieval monuments (Bilyar and Zolotaryovskoye settlements, Bolshetigansky and Armievsky burial grounds, salvage activities under the Kazanmetro program in Kazan, and others. Of particular social significance were the studies of the condition of Tatarstan archaeological monuments carried out with his participation and under his supervision in 1988-1993 in the impact area of Kuibyshev and Nizhnekamsk reservoirs, as well as at the sites of Kazan and Pre-Volga regions (Bogdashkinsky and Kamayevsky settlements, Starokuibyshevsky complex of monuments, and others). He is one of the leading specialists in the interdisciplinary study of the ethnogenesis and ethnic history of the Tatar people and their ancestors, study of the military archaeology and military history of the medieval states of Eurasia.

E.P. Kazakov is one of the authors, compilers and editors of the 6-volume work “Archaeology of Tatarstan”. For over 10 years, he was Chairman of the Council for the Defense of Doctoral and Candidate’s Theses of the Institute of History named after Sh. Mardzhani of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Member of the Academic Council of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Khalikov of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences, Editorial Board of “The Volga River Region Archaeology” Journal, Council for the Defense of Doctoral and Candidate’s Theses at the Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University.

Academic interests: medieval archaeology and history, Great Migration Period and Turkic Khaganates in the Volga-Ural region

Titles and Awards:

State Prize of the Republic of Tatarstan in the field of Science and Technology (1994);

Title “Honored Scientist of the Republic of Tatarstan” (1999);

Medal “In Memory of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan” (2005);

Badge “For Achievements in Culture” of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan (2010).

Main Scientific Works and Publications:

Evgeny Petrovich has prepared oevr 60 reports with a total volume of more than 250 author’s sheets, approved by the Field Research Department of the Institute of Archaeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He has published about 500 works both in domestic sources and abroad – in Bolgaria, Hungary, Finland and the USA, including 11 monographs. The latter, as a rule, have been prepared on the basis of new material, obtained by the author himself, covering the important stages in the history of the peoples of the Ural-Volga region.

Main monographs:

  1. Archaeological Monuments near Rozhdestveno Village. – Kazan: Kazan State University, 1962, 128 p. (co-authored by Gening V.F., Stoyanov V.E. et al.);
  2. Editor and compiler: Archaeological Monuments of the Lower Kama Region. – Kazan, 1984, 125 p. (co-authored by Khalikov A.Kh., Khlebnikova T.A.);
  3. Archaeological Sites of the Tatar ASSR. – Kazan, 1987, 240 p. (co-authored by Starostin P.N., Khalikov A.Kh.);
  4. Editor and compiler: Early Bolgars in Eastern Europe. – Kazan, 1989, 135 p. (co-authored by Khalikov A.Kh., Khuzin F.Sh.);
  5. Editor and compiler: Early Bolgars and Finno-Ugric People in Eastern Europe. – Kazan, 1990, 144 p.;
  6. Bolgar village of the 10th-13th Centuries in Lower Reaches of the Kama River. – Kazan, 1991, 176 p.;
  7. Culture of the Early Volga Bolgaria. – Moscow: “Nauka” Publ., 1992, 335 p.;
  8. Editor and compiler: Archaeological Sites in the Area of the Reservoirs of the Volga-Kama Cascade. – Kazan, 1992, 144 p. (co-authored by Starostin P.N., Galimova M.Sh.);
  9. History of the Volga-Kama Bolgars. Naberezhnye Chelny, 1997, 3.5 printed sheets (co-authored by Dubrovsky A.G.);
  10. Essays on the Ancient History of the Eastern Trans-Kama. – Almetyevsk, 1999, 7.5 printed sheets (co-authored by Rafikova Z.S.);
  11. Volga Bolgar, Ugric and Finnish Peoples in the 9th-14th Centuries: Issues of Interaction. – Kazan, 2007, 13 printed sheets.
  12. Monuments of the Stone Age in the Trans-Kama Region. Kazan, 2011, pp. 1-180 (11.25 printed sheets);

Articles:

  1. The Issue of Tolerance of the Volga Bolgars // Historical Origins, Experience of Interaction and Tolerance of the Peoples of the Cis-Urals. – Izhevsk, 2002, pp. 143-145.
  2. New monuments of the early Bolgar period in the Ulyanovsk Volga region // Issues of the Ancient and Medieval History of the Middle Volga Region. – Kazan, 2002, pp. 121-127 (co-authored by Semykin Yu.A.).
  3. Early Trade and Craft Settlements on the Volga and Kama Rivers // Medieval Kazan: Emergence and Development. – Kazan, 2000, pp. 117-121.
  4. Turkic Innovations in the Culture of the Volga Bolgars (on the Basis of Archaeological Materials) // Askizsky Antiquities in the Medieval History of Eurasia. – Kazan, 2000, pp. 30-40.
  5. The Early Date of Elabuzhsky (Chertovo) Settlement of the Bolgar Period // Ancient Alabuga. – Yelabuga, 2000, pp. 56-77.
  6. The Role of Migrations and the Formation of the Ethnos and Culture of the Volga Bolgars // Scientific Heritage of A.P. Smirnov and the Contemporary Issues of Archaeology of the Volga-Kama Region. – Moscow, 2000, p. 224-231.
  7. Formation of the Statehood of Volga Bolgaria in the 9th-11th cc. // Current Issues of the History of Statehood of the Tatar People. – Kazan, 2000, pp. 21-27.
  8. Particular Groups of Details in the Belt Set of the Volga Bolgars of the 9th-11th cc. // Cultures of the Eurasian Steppes in the Second Half of the 1st Millennium A.D. (from the History of Costume). Vol. 2, Samara, 2001, pp. 170-179.
  9. The Causes and Consequences of Migrations of the Ural Population to the Middle Volga Region in the 9th c. A.D. // Antiquities of the Volga and Ural Regions, Yoshkar-Ola, 2001, pp. 66-71.
  10. The Artistic Metal of the Ugric People from the Ural-Volga Region in the Medieval Complexes of Eastern Europe // Archivum Eurasial Medii Aevi. – 2000-2001. – Narrassowitz Verlag. – S. 7-24.
  11. The Volga-Bolgar Component in the Antiquities of the Great Volga Route // The Great Volga Route. – Kazan, 2002, pp. 53-62.
  12. The “Turbasli” Elements in the Burial Rite of the Volga Bolgars // Issues of the Ancient and Medieval History of the Middle Volga Region. – Kazan, 2002, pp. 115-118.
  13. Early Bolgars in the Volga region // History of the Tatars. – Kazan, 2002, pp. 185-194.
  14. New monuments of the early Bolgar period in the Ulyanovsk Volga region // Issues of the Ancient and Medieval History of the Middle Volga Region. – Kazan, 2002, pp. 121-127 (co-authored by Semykin Yu.A.).
  15. Monuments of the Mellyatamak type in the East of Tatarstan // Contact Areas of Eurasia at the Turn of Epochs. – Samara, 2003, pp. 81-84.
  16. Ancient History of the Region // Elmet-Almetyevsk. – Kazan, 2003, pp. 36-55 (co-authored by Rafikova Z.).
  17. Chiyalinskaya Culture: Territory, Period, Origins // The Ugric People. Proceedings of the 6th Siberian Symposium. – Tobolsk, 2003, pp. 79-87.
  18. Studies of “Devichiy Gorodok” Village / The Archaeology of the Volga Region and the Urals. – Kazan, 2003, pp. 97-102 (co-authored by Ivanova R.G.).
  19. Studies of New Monuments of the Early Bolgar Period in the Ulyanovsk Volga Region // The Archaeology of the Volga Region and the Urals. – Kazan, 2003, pp. 114-138 (co-authored by Semykin Yu.A.).
  20. Issues of Interaction between the Volga Bolgars and the Volga-Oka Finns in the 9th-13th cc. // Uvarov Readings V. Proceedings of the Scientific Conference dedicated to the 1140th Anniversary of Murom. – Murom, 2003, pp. 8-42.
  21. Avtozavodskoy Early Bolgar Burial Ground in the Territory of Ulyanovsk // Proceedings of the First Scientific Conference dedicated to S.L. Sytin. – Ulyanovsk, 2004, pp. 207-219 (co-authored by Semykin Yu.A., Viskalin A.V.).
  22. Cenotaphs of the Period of Turkic Khaganates in the Lower Reaches of the Kama River // Antiquities of the East. – Moscow, 2004, pp. 76-85.
  23. Post-Petrogrom Culture: Sources, Period, Territory // Fourth Bersov Readings. – Ekaterinburg, 2004, pp. 120-128.
  24. Finno-Ugric Peoples and the Indo-Iranian World in the Middle Ages // Formation, Historical Interaction and Cultural Relations of the Finno-Ugric Peoples. – Yoshkar-Ola, 2004, p. 127-132.
  25. Phenomenon of Medieval Migrations in the Forest Zone of North-Eastern Europe and its Reflection in the Antiquities of Western Siberia // Russians. Proceedings of the 7th Siberian Symposium. – Tobolsk, 2004, pp. 271-272.
  26. The Volga Bolgars and Ural Ugric Peoples: Stages of Interaction // 125th Anniversary of the Society of Archaeology, History and Ethnography of Kazan University. Issues of Historical and Cultural Development of the Volga-Ural Region. Part 1, Kazan, 2004, pp. 85-93.
  27. New Materials on the Issue of Interpretation of Imenkovo Antiquities // Issues of the Archaeology of the Urals and the Volga Region. Issue 2, Samara, 2004, pp. 280-284.
  28. Turbasli-Imenkovo Cultural Products of the Ural-Volga Region // Proceedings of Local History Readings dedicated to the 135th Anniversary of the Society of Naturalists of Kazan State University, 110th Anniversary of M.G. Khudyakov. – Kazan, 2004, pp. 95-104.
  29. Archaeological Monuments in the Lower Reaches of the Kurnalinka River // Ibid. pp. 104-115 (co-authored by Rudenko K.A.).
  30. New Materials of the Period of Turkic Khaganates in the Trans-Kama Region // Antiquities of the Volga Region: the Middle Ages (Studies of the Cultural Heritage of Volga Bolgaria and the Golden Horde). -Kazan, 2005, pp. 22-30.
  31. Child’s Burial of the Stone Age in the East of Tataria // Stone Age of the Forest Zone of Eastern Europe and Trans-Urals. – Moscow, 2005, pp. 274-279.
  32. Nizhnemaryansky Burial Ground // Ural-Volga Forest-Steppe in the Bronze Age. – Ufa, 2006, pp. 65-77.
  33. The Volga Bolgars and the Nomadic Population of the Ural-Volga Region of the 8th-9th cc.: Issues of Interaction // Medieval Archaeology of the Eurasian Steppes. – Kazan, 2007, pp. 118-126.
  34. Indo-Iranian Interaction in the Culture of the Volga Finns in the early Middle Ages // Influence of the Natural Environment on the Development of Ancient Communities. – Yoshkar-Ola, 2007, pp. 268-273.
  35. The Ethnocultural Situation in the Ural-Volga Region of the Middle Ages // Perm Finns: Archaeological Cultures and Ethnic Groups. – Syktyvkar, 2007, pp. 140-144.
  36. The contact of the Volga Bolgars with the Oghuz in the 10th century // Proceedings of Likhachev Readings. – Kazan, 2007, pp. 190-197.
  37. New Monument of the Period of Turkic Khaganates near Staraya Mayna // Proceedings of the Likhachev Readings on April 3-5, 2008. Kazan: “Express Format” Publ., 2008, pp. 207-213 (co-authored by Kozhevin A.E.).
  38. The Sylvensko-Nevolino Ceramics from the Monuments of Early Volga Bolgaria and the Issues of the Migration of the Ugric Peoples to the Volga in the 8th-9th cc. // Finno-Ugrica. – No. 10. – pp. 24-33.
  39. The Early Date of the Capital of Pre-Mongol Volga Bolgaria // Finno-Ugrica, No. 10, pp. 34-39.
  40. Minnyarovskoye Burial of the Stone Age in the Ik-Belaya Interfluve // Tver Archaeological Collection. Issue 7, Tver, 2009, pp. 317-322 (co-authored by Galimova M.Sh.).
  41. Tetyushsky Burial Ground of Azelino Culture // Materials and Studies on Medieval Archaeology of Eastern Europe. – Kazan, 2009, pp. 31-44.
  42. Collective Burial of the Stone Age in the East of Tatarstan // Ancient and Medieval Archaeology of the Volga-Kama Region. Kazan, 2009. pp. 21-26.
  43. Turbasli-Imenkovo Complexes of the Kama Region and their Counterparts // Iled-Altai Forum. Theses. Kazan, 2009. pp. 112-113.
  44. The Presence of Medieval Ugric Peoples in Vyatka Krai // Materials and Studies on the Archaeology of the Volga Region. Issue 5, Yoshkar-Ola, 2010, pp. 122-125.
  45. The Issue of Identification of Ethno-Cultural Components of the Ural-Volga Region in the Pre-Bolgar and Bolgar Periods // Congressus XI Internationalis Fenno-ugristarum. Pilisesaba, 2010. Pars. II. pp. 287-288.
  46. Belt Overlays of the Eastern Bolgars from Tankeevsky Burial Ground and the Izmerskoye Village // Rus and the East in the 9th-16th c. Moscow, 2010, pp. 53-61.
  47. Ethnocultural Situation of the 4th-7th cc. in the Middle Volga Region // Finno-Ugrica, No.12-13, 2011, pp. 8-39.
  48. The Typology and Chronology of Turkic Antiquities from Volga Bolgaria of the 9th-10th cc. // Bolgar Forum I. Proceedings of the International Forum, June 19-21, 2010, Bolgar, Kazan, 2011, pp. 119-128.
  49. The Cultural Peculiarity of the Monuments of the Mellyatamak Type in the Cis-Urals // Current Issues of the Archaeology of the Volga Region. Kazan, 2012, pp. 34-42.
  50. Early Bolgar Burial Complexes on the Right Bank of the Volga River in the System of Medieval Antiquities of Eastern Europe // Studies on the Medieval Archaeology of Eurasia. Kazan, 2012, pp. 117-132.
  51. The Fall of Khazaria and its Reflection in the Archaeological Monuments of Volga Bolgaria // Bulletin of Udmurt University. History and Philology. 2013. Issue 1. pp. 79-83.
  52. The Magyars and Volga Bolgars: Stages of Interaction // 2nd International Magyar Symposium. Collection of Research Papers. Chelyabinsk – Shadrinsk, 2013, pp. 173-181.
  53. Female Burial with a Glass Goblet of the Second Half of the 6th c. A.D. in the Lower Reaches of the Kama River // Hun Forum. Issues of the Origin and Identification of the Culture of the Eurasian Huns. Chelyabinsk, 2013, pp. 180-191.
  54. Begovatov E.A., Kazakov E.P., Mukhametshin D.G., Singatullina A.Z. Numismatic Complexes of the 10th Century from Semenovskiy Island (the Republic of Tatarstan) // The Volga River Region Archaeology. 2013, No.4, pp. 47-63.
  55. Archaeological Complexes of the Volga Bolgars of the 9th-11th Centuries in the System of Medieval Antiquities of Eastern Europe // Proceedings of the 4th (20th) All-Russian Archaeological Congress. Kazan, 2014, Vol. 3, pp. 70-73.