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Year of birth
Academic degree
Doctor of Historical Sciences
Field of studies

Head of the Department of History of the Middle Ages of Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia)

Responsible editor of the magazines "Byzantine Time" and "Historical Journal: scientific research"

General information
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Research interests:
Middle Ages, Medieval studies, Byzantium, Black Sea region, source studies, faleristics, economic history.
Scientific recognition
Awards and achievements:

2021 - Order of Alexander Nevsky for Services to the Fatherland (Russia).

2018 - St. Macarius Metropolitan of Moscow 1st Degree Award "In consideration of the contribution to the establishment of traditional values in society and in connection with the 70th anniversary of his birth" (Russian Orthodox Church, Russian Academy of Sciences).

2016 - M.V. Lomonosov Prize for Achievements in Teaching (Russia).

2011 - Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

2009 - Order of Honor (Russia).

2009 - S.M. Solovyov Gold Medal for the monograph "History of the Trebizond Empire" (Russia).

2005 - Order of Friendship (Russia).

2004 - Order of Academic Palms for Merits in education and science (France).

1996 - State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology for outstanding achievements in the field of science (Russia).

1992 - M.V. Lomonosov 1st Degree Prize for a series of works "The History of Byzantium and the Black Sea Region in the Middle Ages" (Russia).

- Full member of the Leibniz Society (Germany).

- Corresponding member of the Ligurian Academy of Sciences (Italy).

- Corresponding member of the Venice Deputation of National History (Italy).

- Doctor honoris causa of the University of Paul Valery - Montpellier III (France).

- Honorary Professor of Jilin University (China).

- Honorary Professor of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan.

- Member of the editorial boards of journals: "Bizantinistica", "Archvio Veneto" (Italy), "Notes of Radov of the Byzantine Institute" (Serbia); "Quaestiones Medii Aevi Novae" (Poland), "Bulletin of Moscow State University" (ser. "History"), "Bulletin of the Russian Nation", "Middle Ages", The Golden Horde Review (Russia).
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