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Location: Marnitogorsk, RU
Season: July 1, 2019 to August 30, 2019
Deadline Type: Rolling
Tyumen State University, Russia
Denis V. Sharapov, PhD (University of Pittsburgh, USA). 2018-2019 US Fulbright Scholar in Russia. Postdoctoral researcher, International Laboratory for Climate Change, Land Use, and Biodiversity (X-Bio), Tyumen State University, Russia.
Project: Bronze Age settlement patterns and the development of complex societies in the Southern Ural steppes (3500-1400 BC). The project is administered by Tyumen State University, Russia.
Location: Russia, Chelyabinsk Oblast’, vicinities of Magnitogorsk
Living conditions: house in a village
When: July 7 – August 30, 2019. Interested parties can join for any time period.
Costs: Interested parties need to pay for the airfare to the city of Magnitogorsk, Russia, as well as cover tourist visa fees (~$300). Aside from that, we ask that you contribute $20 per day of your stay for food and transportation expenses.
Methods: regional settlement pattern survey, excavations, GIS analysis, GPS, zooarchaeology, topographic mapping with a Total Station, drone 3D-modeling, satellite image remote sensing, soil geochemistry, paleodemographic and paleoecological reconstructions.
Additional skills: opportunity to speak Russian, English, and Spanish with native speakers.
Period(s) of Occupation: Bronze Age
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: none
Room and Board Arrangements:
A house in the village of Zingeyskoye. Housing is free. Cost: Interested parties need to pay for the airfare to the city of Magnitogorsk, Russia, as well as cover tourist visa fees (~$300). Aside from that, we ask that you contribute $20 per day of your stay for food and transportation.
Dr. Denis Sharapov
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