Kalashnikova, Natalya Moiseevna. Concerning the Studies of Material Heritage of Bulgarian Migrants in the Museums of Russia, Moldova and Ukraine

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Title of the article Concerning the Studies of Material Heritage of Bulgarian Migrants in the Museums of Russia, Moldova and Ukraine
Authors Kalashnikova, Natalya Moiseevna — Ph. D. in Cultural Studies, Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg, Russia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Scopus ID 57192835085
Year 2017 Issue 2 Pages 99-106
Type of article RAR Index UDK; BBK BBK 63.5; UDK 7(4/9) Index DOI 10.21638/11701/spbu19.2017.208
This article had been written as a part of the project № 15-01-00376/15 «Bulgarians of Moldova, Ukraine and Russia. Experience of Life in Diaspora» supported by the RHSF/RFBR grant. 
The article constates that the questions of migration history and economical position of Bulgarian migrants in scarcely populated steppe areas of Circum-Pontic region and South Bessarabia in the eighteenth-nineteenth centuries were many times examined in monographs and numerous essays, however, the studies of material heritage of this ethnic group still haven’t received deserved attention. The article emphasizes importance of studying artifacts that characterize material and spiritual culture of Bulgarian migrants in the museums of Russia, Moldova and Ukraine. It is planned to publish the results of ethnographic expeditions of 2015–2017 and the materials prepared by the specialists in Bulgarian studies from Russia, Moldova, Ukraine and the Republic of Bulgaria in course of the project «Bulgarians of Moldova, Ukraine and Russia. Experience of Life in Diaspora» in the monograph «Bulgarians» in the series «Peoples and Cultures».
Keywords Bulgarian migrants, diaspora, material culture, museum collections 
Full text version of the article. Article language Russian
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Tags: museum, Bulgarian migrants, diaspora, material culture, museum collections, Slavic Congress, museums of Russia, museums of Moldova, museums of Ukraine, museums of the Republic of Bulgaria, FONTES / HISTORICAL SOURCES