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Dean's Office: Room 601, Building 4, 14 Studencheskaya Street, 308007, Belgorod, Russia
Phone: +7 4722 301850
Dean of the Faculty of History and Philology Andrey I. Papkov,
Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor
Institute of Pedagogy
There are 3 departments at the Faculty
List of curricula
Programs in cooperation with foreign partners
Research Laboratory of historical anthropology, which conducts research in three main areas:
A historical reconstruction in the classroom for the history of the Middle Ages
«Cognitive, semiotic, linguistic and cultural studies» (leading scholar N.F. Alefirenko, PhD in philology).
«The evolution of social class structure of the Russian Empire (by example of Central Black Earth Region)» (leading scholar V.A. Shapovalov, PhD in history).
«Classical and Byzantine tradition» (leading scholar N.N. Bolgov, PhD in history).
Nikolay F. Alefirenko, professor of the Department of philology, Honored Scholar of the Russian Federation, head of the scientific direction «Cognitive, semiotic, linguistic and cultural studies». Under his supervision, 36 candidate and 24 doctoral dissertations were defended. He published more than 400 works, including 23 monographs.
Vera K. Kharchenko, Doctor of Philology, Professor, Head of the Department of Philology. Trained 2 doctors and 15 candidates of sciences; published 555 scientific works, including 39 books (monographs, textbooks, dictionaries), 8 of which were reissued 2-4 times. For the «Dictionary of the wealth of the Russian language: in 2 volumes» was awarded a silver medal of the All-Russia Exhibition Centre (VDNKh). She compiled an archive of family pedigrees in 30 volumes. Awarded the Medal of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, where she taught Russian language, and the medal «For Service to the Land of Belgorod», II degree.
Bolgov Nikolai Nikolaevich, Head of the Department of General History. Under his supervision, 14 Ph.D. dissertations were made. He published over 300 scientific papers, including 15 monographs. The research team, headed by NN Bolgov (11 people) performed the project «Man in transition eras: Late Antique Early Byzantine» under the Federal Program «Scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel of innovative Russia» in 2009 2011.
Key research results
Faculty scholars repeatedly won various grants. Over the past 10 years, the research teams of the Faculty have received over 6 million rubles in grants. Among the important research projects are «Cognitive discourse strategy of modern linguistics» (head N.F. Alefirenko), «Russian particles: pragmatics and functioning» (head I.A. Nagorny), «Dialectal and regional words in the speech of residents of Belgorod in the 20th-21st centuries» (head S.A. Kosharnaya), «Man in transition eras: Late Antique Early Byzantine» (head N.N. Bolgov).
The opening of the XXI All-Russia Byzantinists session
Archaeological field research is actively conducted. Early Medieval archaeological expedition of BSU has been working on various sites of Saltovo-Mayaki culture in the Belgorod region since 2001. Necropolises in Valuisky, Borisov, Belgorod and other districts have been explored. Since 1979 to the present students of the Faculty form the bulk of the Citea archaeological expedition in Crimea. Since 2001 Belgorod detachment of the East Crimean expedition of the Institute of Archaeology at Academy of Sciences is active, and since 2012 a «Phratria» detachment of the same expedition.
Archeological excavations in Belgorod region
«TRACTUS AEVORUM: the evolution of the socio-cultural and political space», an international online journal is issued in cooperation with the University of Tennessee. It is included in the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) to NSD. The ERIH database operated by NSD is called ERIH PLUS.
On the basis of a cooperation agreement with Vezuvian International Institute of archeology and humanities students of the Faculty undergo short-term training in Italy within «History, archeology and art of ancient Rome in the region of Campania» educational program on the basis of RAS Foundation (Restoring Ancient Stabiae Foundation). Joint educational projects are under way with the University of Bremen (German internship students enrolled within the «Integrated European Studies» program in Belgorod and Russian students studying within the «History» program in Bremen); joint undergraduate schools and seminars on history: «Persona et Verbum: The Problem of Identity in the ancient texts» (Belgorod), «Geschichtsbilder: Interpretation of History and paradigms of historical knowledge» (Bremen).
Annual Youth Science Forum «Belgorod dialogue» attracts a significant number of young researchers from Russia and abroad.
The Department of General History hosts a number of international scientific conferences, received wide recognition, including «Kondakov readings» (2004), «Classical and Byzantine tradition» (2007). In April, 2016 on the basis of the Faculty and «Classical and Byzantine tradition» research school XXI All-Russia session of Byzantinists was held. Belgorod branch of «Byzantine club» was started, a social and political project, whose mission is spreading the formation of new ideological agenda on the revival of civilizational identity, both in Russia and abroad.
Students of the University of Bremen (Germany) as trainees in Belgorod. Mir Belogoriya broadcasting company