Dr. Yuri Chistov

Director, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences

 

Education and Scholarly Career

  • Leningrad (Saint-Petersburg) State University Historical faculty (1976);
  • PhD program at N. N. Miklukho-Maklai Institute of Ethnography and Anthropology (1976—1979);
  • PhD thesis “Human cranium media-sagittal type contours variability” (1983);
  • Dr. Sci. thesis “Anthropology of the Ancient and Modern Population of South Yemen” (2000);
  • Postdoctoral fellowship at Anthropological Department Durham University, UK (1993—1994);
  • Fellowship in the Institute of Anthropology of the Mainz University, Germany (Grant of the German Academic Exchange Service — DAAD);
  • Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) Russian Academy of Sciences: Junior Researcher (since 1979), a Researcher (since 1986), a Senior Researcher (since 1993), and Leading Researcher (2001), Director (since 2001);
  • Member of the Scientific Board of international scientific journal HOMO (Journal of Comparative Human Biology, Gustav Fisher Verlag CmbH, Stuttgart);
  • Member of the Editorial Boards of journal “International Journal of Intangible Heritage” (ICOM Korea, National Folk Museum of Korea);
  • Member of Editorial Board of “American Anthropologist” (American Association of Anthropologists) (2010—2013);
  • Member of the Editorial Boards of journal “Forum for Anthropology and Culture” (Saint-Petersburg);
  • Member of the Editorial Boards of journal “Bulletin of Anthropology, Archaeology and Ethnography” (Tyumen);
  • Member of the Editorial Boards of almanac “Bulletin of Anthropology” (Moscow).

 

Research Interests:

Biological, social, cultural anthropology and archaeology of ancient and modern populations of the Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean, and Central Asia; evolutionary morphology of human cranium; paleopathology; methods of multivariate statistical analysis in Physical Anthropology; using databases in anthropological research; museology; museum management; history of early European museums; museum databases, computer catalogs of museum collections, multimedia in museums.

 

References:

Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography

 


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