Vyacheslav V. Shevtsov

Doctor of History, Professor; Tomsk State University (Tomsk, Russia).


  • Graduated with honors from the Faculty of History of Tomsk State University  with a degree in history with the qualification of historian, teacher of history (1999).
  • Subject of Ph.D. thesis “Card game in Russia: the experience of historical and cultural analysis (late 16th – early 20th century)” (2002).
  • The topic of the doctoral dissertation is “Formation and development of the provincial official press of Siberia in the second half of the 19th – early 20th centuries” (2014).

Research interests

History of Russia and Siberia of the 19th – beginning of the 20th centuries, government periodicals of pre-revolutionary Siberia, history of leisure and daily life, play-based forms of behavior in culture, social anthropology.




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