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Sergei N. Bogatyrev <email@example.com>
School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London
Regionalism in Russia
Cross-cultural contacts in Russia in the 16th-17th cc.
University College London
London, UK WC1E 6BT
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- Lecturer in Early Russian History, SSEES, UCL
- Docent of Early Russian Culture, U of Helsinki
- Ph.D., (Russian history), University of Helsinki, 2000 (eximia cum laude approbatur)
- Licentiate in Philosophy (History), University of Helsinki, 1994 (eximia cum laude approbatur)
- Qualification examinations for the degree of Ph.D. (kandidat istoricheskikh nauk), The Institute for the History of the USSR (Academy of Science and Letters of the USSR), 1990
- M.A., (Source Study), The Institute for Historical and Archival Studies (MGIAI), Moscow, 1988 (diploma with distinction)
Courses taught: History of Russia to 1598, History of Russia 1598 to 1856, Ivan IV and the Russian Monarchy in the 16th century, Cultural History of Russia (together with Professor Pekka Pesonen); Medieval Russian Society and Culture; The Evolution of the Russian state; Early Slavic Literature (11th-17th centuries); Ivan the Terrible and His Times; Russia in the 16th century; Religion and Culture in Russia in the 16th century; Reform from Above. Russia in the Reign of Peter the Great; Historical Methods and Approaches. Stories of Eastern and Central Europe.
Academic Awards and Fellowships:
- SSEES History ‘Trevor Thomas Prize for Teaching Excellence’, 2006
- Finnish Academy research fellowship, 2000-2003
- British Academy visiting fellowship (School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London), 2001
- Chancellor of the University of Helsinki, research travel grant, 2000
- Centre for International Mobility (Helsinki, Finland), research grants, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
- Rector of the University of Helsinki, grant for doctoral training, 1996
- University of Helsinki, International Relations Office, research grant, 1993
A1. Authored Book
1. The Sovereign and His Counsellors: Ritualised Consultations in Muscovite Political Culture, 1350s-1570s (Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters: Helsinki, 2000), 297 pp.
A2 Edited Books
2. Khozyaistvennye knigi Chudova monastyrya 1585/86 g. (Moscow, The Centre for Ancient Texts of the Russian Central State Archive of Ancient Records), 1996, 192 pages.
3. Russia Takes Shape. Patterns of Integration from the Middle Ages to the Present (Helsinki: Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2004), 290 pp.
A3. Chapters in Books
4. “Kak nazyvalas’ prikaznaya elita v posol’skikh knigakh XVI -- nachala XVII v.,” (The Definitions of the Chancellery Elite in the Diplomatic Records, 16th and the early 17th centuries),in 40 let nauchnomu studencheskomu kruzhku istochnikovedeniya istorii SSSR (The 40th Anniversary of the Society for Study of Historical Sources) (Moscow: The Institute for History and Archives, 1990), 98-101.
5. “Gramoty Boyarskoi dumy XVI v. v dokumentakh Posol’skogo prikaza,” (Documents of the Boyar Duma in the Records of the Foreign Chancellery, 16th century), in Issledovaniya po istochnikovedeniyu istorii SSSR dooktyabr’skogo perioda ( Source Studies of the History of Pre-Soviet Russia) (Moscow: The Academy of Sciences and Letters of the USSR, 1991), 19-35.
6. “Administrativnye sistemy Tyudorov i Ryurikovichei. Sravnitel’nyi analiz,” (The Administrative Systems of the Tudors and of the Riurikids. A Comparative Study), in Zerkalo istorii. Sbornik statei (The Mirror of History: Collected Essays) (Moscow: The Russian University for the Humanities, 1992), 74-84.
7. “‘Ot Volgi do potoka Amazonki’: Zhizn’ i puteshestvie Tomasa Smita,” (From the Volga to the Amazon’: The Life and Voyage of Sir Thomas Smith), in Zerkalo istorii. Sbornik statei. Issue 2 (The Mirror of History. Collected essays) (Moscow: The Russian University for the Humanities, 1995), 52-66.
8. “Proklamatsii Tsarskogo soveta po sochineniyam Dzh. Fletchera,” (Giles Fletcher on the Proclamations of the Tsar's Council), in Istochnikovedenie. Sbornik v chest’ Sigurda Ottovicha Schmidta (Source Studies. Essays in Honour of Academician Sigurg Ottovich Schmidt) (Moscow, Penza: The Russian University for the Humanities, The Regional Administration of Penza, 1994), 63-66.
9. “Tsarskii sovet v sochineniyakh Dzh. Fletchera i V. O. Klyuchevskogo,” (Giles Fletcher and Vasily Klyuchevskii on the Tsar's Council) in Klyuchevskii: Sbornik materialov (Klyuchevskii: A Collection of Essays), 1 (Penza: The Russian Academy of Sciences and Letters, The Regional Administration of Penza, 1995), 45-50.
10. “‘Smirennaya groza:’ K probleme interpretatsii istochnikov po istorii politicheskoi kul’tury Moskovskoi Rusi,” (‘Humble Majesty:’ An Interpretation of the Sources on the History of Muscovite Political Culture), in Istochnikovedenie i kraevedenie v kul’ture Rossii. K 50-letiyu sluzheniya Sigurda Ottovicha Shmidta Istoriko-arkhivnomu institutu (Study of Sources and Study of Local Lore in Russian Culture. In Honour of the 50th anniversary of Sigurd Ottovich Shmidt’s Service for the Institute for History and Archives) (Moscow, Russian University for the Humanities, 2000), 79 - 83.
11. “Religious Identity in Sixteenth-Century Muscovitica: Herberstein and Fletcher,” in “Se rakkain kotipolku”: Erkki Kouri ja yleinen historia (Helsinki: University of Helsinki, 2000), 131-148.
12. “Paavi Juusten: protestanttinen piispa ja kuninkaan diplomaatti,” (Paul Juusten: Protestant Bishop and King’s Diplomat), in Paavi Juusten, Matka Moskovaan, 1569-1572 (Pietari, BLITs, 2000), 7-65. in Russian and in Finnish.
13. "Battle for Divine Wisdom. The Rhetoric of Ivan IV's Campaign against Polotsk," in The Military and Society in Russia, 1450-1917. Edited by E. Lohr and M. Poe (Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, 2002), 325-363.
14. “Localism and Integration in Muscovy,” in Sergei Bogatyrev, ed., Russia Takes Shape. Patterns of Integration from the Middle Ages to the Present (Helsinki: Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2004), 59-127
15. “General Conclusion,” in Sergei Bogatyrev, ed., Russia Takes Shape. Patterns of Integration from the Middle Ages to the Present (Helsinki: Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2004), 267-272.
16. “Ivan IV, 1533-1584,” in Maureen Perrie, ed., The Cambridge History of Russia, vol. 1, From Early Rus’ to 1689 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), 240-263
B Refereed articles
17. “The Historical and Genealogical Journal Novik in the Years from 1934 to 1963,” Historical Genealogy (Ministre de l'Éducation National, Paris, France-The Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia), 1993, 2: 87-114. In English and in Russian.
18. “Povedenie Ivana Groznogo i moral’nye normy russkogo obshchestva XVI v.” (The Behaviour of Ivan the Terrible and the Moral Standards of 16th-Century Russian Society), Studia Slavica Finlandensia XI (Helsinki: Institute for Russia and Eastern Europe, 1994), 1-20.
19. “Blizhnyaya Duma v tret’ei chetverti XVI v. Chast’ 1: 1550-e gg.” (The Muscovite Privy Council in the Third Quarter of the 16th Century. Part 1: 1550s) in Arkheograficheskii ezhegodnik za 1992 g. (The Yearbook for Studies of Ancient Texts for 1992) ( (Moscow: The Russian Academy of Science and Letters, 1994), 119-133.
20. “‘Moi chestneishii i dorogoi drug Grigorii Ivanovich Mikulin’: Pis’mo angliiskogo gosudarstvennogo geyatelya k russkomu diplomatu nachala XVII v.,” (My Dear and Most Honourable Friend Grigory Ivanovich Mikulin: A 17th-Century Letter of an English Stateman to a Russian Diplomat,” Otechestvennye arkhivy, (Moscow: The Russian State Administration of Archives), 1995, 6: 86-90.
21. Together with Sigurd O. Schmidt, “‘Pisannye zakony Rossii’: Angliiskoe opisanie Moskovskogo gosudarstva kontsa XVI v.,” (The Laws of Russia Written:’ An English Account of 16th-century Muscovy: A Study and Translation) Istoricheskii arkhiv, (Moscow: The Russian State Administration of Archives, Moscow) 1995, no. 5: 183-201.
22. “The Clan of Secretaries Shelkalovs,” Historical Genealogy (Ministre de l'Éducation National, Paris, France-The Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia), 1995, 5: 60-70. In English and in Russian.
23. “Groznyi tsar’ ili groznoe vremia? Psikhologicheskii obraz Ivana Groznogo v istoriografii,” (The Terrible Tsar or Terrible Time? The Psychological Image of Ivan the Terrible in the Historiography) Russian History 22 (1995), no. 3: 285-308.
24. “Blizhnyaya Duma v tret’ei chetverti XVI v. Chast’ 2: 1560-1570” (The Muscovite Privy Council in the Third Quarter of the 16th Century. Part 2: 1560-1570), in Arkheograficheskii ezhegodnik za 1993 g. (The Yearbook for Studies of Ancient Texts for 1993) (Moscow: The Russian Academy of Science and Letters, 1995), 94-112.
25. “Blizhnyaya Duma v tret’ei chetverti XVI v. Chast’ 3: 1571-1572; Zaklyuchenie,” (The Muscovite Privy Council in the Third Quarter of the 16th Century. Part 3: 1571-1572; Conclusion), in Arkheograficheskii ezhegodnik za 1994 g. (The Yearbook for Studies of Ancient Texts for 1994) (Moscow: The Russian Academy of Science and Letters, 1996), 64-81.
26. Together with Maria S. Arel, “Anglichane v Moskve vremen Borisa Godunova. Po materialam posol’stva Tomasa Smita, 1604-1605 gg.,” (Englishmen in Moscow under Boris Godunov: A study based on the documents of the embassy of Thomas Smith's, 1604-1605), in Arkheograficheskii ezhegodnik za 1997 g. (The Yearbook for Studies of Ancient Texts for 1997) (Moscow: The Russian Academy of Science and Letters, 1997), 439-455.
27. “Diplomats and Believers: Herberstein and Cross-Confessional Contacts in the Sixteenth Century,” in 450 Jahre Sigismund von Herbersteins Rerum Moscoviticarum Commentarii, 1549-1999. Jubiläumsvorträge herausgegeben von Frank Kämpfer und Reinhard Frötschner (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002), 215-234.
28. ‘Regionalism v Moskovskoi Rusi’ (Regionalism in Muscovite Russia), in Studia Slavica Finlandensia, 20 (2003), FINNISH CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE 13TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF SLAVISTS, pp. 35-47.
C Other publications
29. “Putila Mikhailov: pomestnyi dyak i oprichnyi kaznachei,” (Putila Mikhailov: An Estate Secretary and the Treasurer of the Oprichnina), in Realizm istoricheskogo myshleniya. Chteniya, posvyashchennye pamyati A. L. Stanislavskogo (The Realism of Historical Thinking. Readings in Memory of Professor A. L. Stanislavsky) (Moscow, The Institute for History and Archives, 1991),
30. “Psikhoistoriya i vspomogatel’nye istoricheskie distsipliny,” (Psychohistory and Auxiliary Historical Disciplines), in Vspomogatel’nye istoricheskie distsipliny: vysshaya shkola, issledovatel’skaya deyatel’nost’, obshchestvennye organizatsii (Auxiliary Historical Disciplines: High Education, Studies, Public Institutions. Papers of the Annual International Conference in the Russian University for the Humanities) (Moscow, The Russian University for the Humanities, 1994), 40-41.
31. “Angliiskie istochniki o Rossii XVI - nachala XVII v. Itogi i perspektivy izucheniya,” (English Sources on Russia in the 16th and early 17th Centuries: Research Results and Prospects for Study), in Rossiya v X - XVIII vv. Problemy istorii i istochnikovedeniya. Tezisy dokladov Vtorykh chtenii, posvyashennykh pamyati A. A. Zimina (Russia in the 10th - 17 th Centuries. Problems of Historical and Source Studies. Papers of the Second Conference in Memory of Professor A. A. Zimin) (Moscow, Russian University for the Humanities, 1995), 103-107.
32. Kremlin and Westminster at the Office Desk: A Comparative Study of Muscovite and English Administrative Structures in the Tudor Age. A paper presented at the 15th national workshop of general history (Yleisen historian XV valtakunnallinen tutkijakoulutuskurssi) (University of Helsinki, November 1996).
33. Angliiskie sochineniya o Moskovskom tsarstve. Problemy interpretatsii (English Accounts of Muscovy: Problems of Interpretation), A paper presented at the 14th Conference of Scandinavian Slavists (University of Helsinki, August 1997).
34. Models of Religious Identity in Foreign Accounts of Muscovy: Herberstein and Fletcher. 1549-1999. 450 Jahre Sigismund von Herbersteins Rerum Moscoviticarum Commentarii. Internationale Tagung vom 12.-16. Oktober 1999. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster.
35. The Image of the Sovereign and His Counsellors in Muscovite Political Culture (from the Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Centuries). A paper presented at the 18th national workshop of general history (XVIII yleisen historian valtakunnallinen tutkijaseminaari). University of Turku, October 1999.
36. Apostle and Slave: The Role of a Counsellor in Muscovite Political Culture (15th to 16th centuries). A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, 1-3 April, 2000.
37. Gosudar’ i ego sovetniki v Rossii XIV--XVI vv. A paper presented at the Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg (Suomen Pietarin instituutti), 17th May 2000.
38. Obraz gosudaria i sovetnikov v politicheskoi kul’ture Moskovskoi Rusi (XIV--XVI vv.) (The Image of the Sovereign and His Counsellors in Muscovite Political Culture, Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Centuries). A paper presented at the conference “Old Russia, New Russia” in memory of Professor Ya. S. Lur’e. The European University in St. Petersburg, 19th--20th May, 2000.
39. Communicating with the Confessional Other: Diplomatic Relations between Muscovy and Western Europe. A paper presented at the VI World Congress for Central and East European Studies, Tampere, 29 July - 3 August 2000.
40. “Battle for Divine Sophia? Ivan IV's Campaign against Polotsk.” A paper presented at the Davis Center for Russian Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge MA (USA) in September 2000.
41. “The Muscovite View of the Livonian War,” Yale University (USA), September 2000.
42. “Early Modern Russian Diplomacy as Cross-Religious Encounter,” Thomas J. Watson Jr. Institute for International Studies, Brown University (USA), September 2000.
43. “The Structure of the State under Ivan IV.” A paper presented at the AAASS 33rd national convention (Arlington (Crystal City), VA November 2001)
44. “The religious rhetoric of Ivan IV’s campaigns,” Religious and spiritual themes in Russian cultural history. Seminar at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, 8.03.2002
45. “Povest’ o Polotskom vziatii i problemy kul’tury Moskovskoi Rusi,” (The Tale of the Taking of Polotsk and Problems of Muscovite Culture) in Istochnikovedenie i istoriogrfiia v mire gumanitarnogo znaniia. Doklady i tezisy XIV nauchnoi konferentsii v chest’ Sigurda Ottovicha Shmidta, Moskva, 18-19 aprelia 2002 (Source Studies and Historiography in the Humanities. Proceedings of the 14th Conference in Honour of Sigurd Ottovich Shmidt) (Moscow: RGGU, 2002), 128-131.
46. “Dary angliiskogo posla Tomasa Smita Borisu Godunovu”, (The gifts of the English Ambassador Thomas Smith to Boris Godunov), in Rossiia i Britania. Mezhdunarodnaia nauchnaia konferentsiia k 450-letiiu ustanovleniia diplomaticheskikh otnoshenii i torgovykh sviazei. Tezisy dokladov (Russia and Britain. Proceedings of the internationals conference devoted to the 450th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic and commercial relations) (Moscow: The Kremlin Museums, British Embassy in Russia, 2003), pp. 17-19.
47. ‘Piispa ja tsaari: Mitä Mikael Agricola osasi kertoa Iivana Julmasta?’ (The Bishop and the Tsar. What could Mikael Agricola have told us about Ivan the Terrible?), in Ossi Tuusvuori, ed. Agricola-symposiumi. Turku, 20.-21.9.2004. Raportti (Turku: Agricola-työryhmä, 2004), 43-44.
48. ‘Lestnitsa v nebo. Simvolika vlasti Ivana Groznogo,’ (Stairway to Heaven. The symbolism of the power of Ivan the Terrible), in Rodina, 2004, December, 9-13
49. ‘Tsarkaia vlast’ v 1550-e gg. Traditsii ili novatsii?’(Royal power in the 1550s. Traditions or innovations?) in S.Iu. Koroleva and others, eds., Reprezetnatsiia vlasti v posol’skom tseremoniale i diplomaticheskii dialog v XV-pervoi treti XVIII veka. Tret’ia mezhdunarodnaia prakticheskaia konferentsiia tsikla ‘Inozemsty v Moskovskom gosudarstve’ (Moscow: Muzei-zapovednik Moskovskii Kreml’, 2006), 17-20. (Representations of power in the ambassadorial ritual and the diplomatic dialogue in the 15th-18th centuries. The third international Conference from the series ‘Foreigners in the Muscoite State’).
50. ‘What does the Church Militant icon tell us about the ideology of Ivan the Terrible?’ Paper presented at the AAASS convention, Washington DC, November 2006.
51. “Ivan IV,” “Oprichnina,” “Kurbsky, Andrei Mikhailovich,” “Boyar,” Okolnichy,” “Boyar Duma,” “Gosudarev dvor” – entries in James R. Millar, ed. Encyclopedia of Russian History (New York: Macmillan Reference, 2003), s.v.
52. Book reviews in SEER, The Russian Review, Kritika, Slavic Review, Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas
53. “Reinventing the Russian Monarchy in the 1550s. Ivan the Terrible, the Dynasty, and the Church,” Slavonic and East European Review, April 2007