Aims & Scope

The Journal's mission is to create favorable conditions for scholarly communication, promotion and exchange of the latest achievements in the archaeology of Eurasian steppes and adjacent territories; to enrich the science with new archaeological sources; to present the most recent advances and innovations in the contemporary archaeology to a wide variety of researchers.
The aim of the journal  is to cover and discuss current research issues related to archaeology and scientific methods applied to the archaeology of Eurasian steppes and the adjacent territories; to inform the scientific community on the achievements of field and theoretical archaeology in ancient times and the Middle Ages.
The editorial policy of the journal is aimed at the historical knowledge popularization and rapid exchange between Russian and foreign scholars the latest developments in the Eurasian steppe archeology. The Eurasian steppes are very important region: its history had a direct impact on the processes of culture-genesis and ethnogenesis both in ancient times and in the Middle Ages, connecting Eastern and Western civilizations. Archaeological research in this territory remains a valuable source of reconstruction of many historical processes and a key factor for understanding modern world integration processes in the Eurasian region.
The journal welcomes natural scientific research applied to archeology and historical reconstructions.
To ensure the high quality of the published materials, an international team of leading experts in various disciplines, fields and historical periods provide their reviews. We publish field studies only if the article contains in-depth analysis of the materials and takes into account the achievements of the world science.
The objectives of the journal are to:
  • publish research papers, reviews and critical notes;
  • present research findings to end users in the most useful way;
  • create a platform for discussing challenges related to the archaeology of the Eurasian steppes and the adjacent territories;
  • develop scientific contacts between experts in archeology and natural sciences;
  • review the past scientific events in archaeology and interdisciplinary studies and announce the future ones;
  • maintain the high level of academic publications.