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Serguei Grigoryevich

Leading Researcher at the IOM RAS
Candidate of Sciences (equiv. Ph.D.) - History
(04.02.1928 — 21.09.2014)
Born on February 4, 1928, in Gomel, Belorussia.

From 1945 to 1950, student at Leningrad State University, the Faculty of Oriental Studies, the Departments of Turkic Philology and the History of Near and Middle East.

From 1950 to 1957, worked at the Institute of Geology, first as bibliographer (till 1953), then as the head of the Reference Department. In 1957, moved to the Leningrad Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, the USSR Academy of Sciences, the Department of Turkic and Mongolian Studies, first as a junior researcher. From 1960 to 1962, headed the Institute's Academic Library.

In 1962, defended the PhD dissertation entitled Old Turkic Runic Texts as a Source on the History of Central Asia [Древнетюркские рунические памятники как источник по истории Средней Азии], supervised by Dr A.N.Bernstam and Acad. S.E.Malov. From 1963 till 2013, the head of the Department of Turkic and Mongolian Studies; in 2014, retired. From 1964, senior researcher of the Department. From 1969, lecturer at Leningrad University, the Faculty of Oriental Studies, the Department of Turkic Philology, from 1995, at the Department of Central Asia and Caucasus, from 1992 as a Professor. In 2005, awarded with Gold Medal of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference.

Took part in a number of expeditions to varios parts of Soviet Central Asia, Siberia and Mongolia (first as a student in 1947-1953, last in 2003).

Publications ( the entire list as a *.pdf file)


Klyashtornyj S. / 謝爾蓋•克里昂什多爾内. Manichaean Motives in the Turkic Runic Texts from Dunhuang and Tuva / 敦煌及圖瓦突厥古文本中的摩尼教主 // Dunhuang Studies: Prospects and Problems for the Coming Second Century of Research / 敦煌學:第二個百年的研究視角與問題. St. Petersburg: Slavia Publishers, 2012. P. 112—114,


Klyashtornyj S., Sultanov T. States and Peoples of Eurasian Steppes: from Antiquity to Modern Age [Государства и народы Евразийских степей: от древности к Новому времени]. St Petersburg, Peterburgskoe Vostokovedenie Publishers 2009. 432 p. («Orientalia»).

Klyashtornyj S.G. Old Turkic Runic Texts and History of the Eurasian Steppe / Eds. Victor Spinei and Cristina Spinei. Bucureşti - Editura Academiei Române, Brăila - Editura Istros a Muzeului Brăilei, 2008.


Klyashtorny S.G. Old Turkic Monuments of Runic Writing from Eastern Turkestan // Russian Expeditions to Central Asia at the Turn of the 20th Century / Collected articles. Edited by I.F. Popova. St Petersburg, Slavia Publishers, 2008. P. 50-64.


Kljaštornyj S.G., Sultanov T.I. Staaten und Völker in den Steppen Eurasiens. Altertum und Mittelalter (Studia Eurasia. Band XI). Hrsb. von Reinhold Schletzer. Reinhold Schletzer Verlag, 2006.


Кляшторный С. Г., Султанов Т. И. Государства и народы Евразийских степей. Древность и средневековье. СПб.: Петербургское Востоковедение, 2004: 2-е изд., исправл. и доп. 368 с. (Orientalia).

Klyashtornyi S.G. Customary Law in the Ancient Turkic States of Central Asia: the Legal Documents and Practical Regulations // Central Asian Law: An Historical Overview. A Festschrift for The Ninetieth Birthday of Herbert Franke. Ed. by Wallace Johnson, Irina F.Popova. Topeka, Kansas, 2004.


Klyashtorny S.G., Sultanov T.I. Kazakistan. Türkün üç bin yılı. Istanbul: Selenge Yayınları, 2003 (in Turkish).


Klyashtorny S. Manichaean Text T II D and Ïrq Bitig XIX // Manuscripta Orientalia. Vol. 8, No 3, September 2002. P. 42-45.


Mongolica-V. Dedicated to K.F.Golstunsky [Mongolica-V. Посвящается К.Ф. Голстунскому]. Ed. by S.G.Klyashtornyj, I.V.Kulganek. St Petersburg 2001.


Archival Materials on Mongolian and Turkic Peoples in Russian Academic Collections. Conference papers / =Архивные материалы о монгольских и тюркских народах в академических собраниях России: Доклады научной конференции / Compiled by I. V. Kulganek. Executive editor S. G. Klyashtornyj. Ed. by I. A. Alimov, I. V. Kulganek, E. V. Pavlova. St. Petersburg: Peterburgskoe Vostokovedenie Publishers, 2000. 160 p. ISBN 5-85803-148-Х.

Кляшторный С. Г., Султанов Т. И. Государства и народы Евразийских степей. Древность и средневековье. СПб.: Петербургское Востоковедение («Orientalia»). 2000. 320 с.


Mongolica-IV. To the 90th Birthday Anniversary of Ts. Damdinsuren [Mongolica-IV. 90-летию со дня рождения Ц. Дамдинсурэна посвящается]. Ed. by S.G.Klyashtornyj and I.V.Kulganek. St Petersburg 1998.


Klyashtorny S. About One Khazar Title in Ibn Fadlan // Manuscripta Orientalia. Vol. 3, No 3, November 1997. P. 22-23.


Mongolica-III (from the Archives of Russian Mongolists from the 19th to early 20th Century) [Mongolica-III. Из архивов отечественных монголоведов XIX — начала XX вв.] / Ed. by S.G.Klyashtornyj, I.V.Kulganek. St Petersburg 1994.


Моngolica: To the 750th Anniversary of the Secret History [Mongolica-II: К 750-летию «Сокровенного сказания»] / Editorial Board: V.M.Solntsev (chief), L.K.Gerasimovich, S.G.Klyashtornyj (deputy chief), E.I.Kychanov, A.G.Sazykin, N.N.Yatskovskaya. Moscow 1993. 343 p.


Klyashtorny S.G. Ancient Turkic Ethnical and Political Unions and Their Role in the Turkic Ethnogenesis // Altaic Religious Beliefs and Practices. Proceedings of the 33th Meeting of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference. Budapest, 1992.


Моngolica-I. In Memory of Boris Yakovlevich Vladimirtsov. 1884-1931 [Моngolica-I. Памяти Бориса Яковлевича Владимирцова. 1884-1931] / Editorial board: A.N.Kononov (chief), L.K.Gerasimovich, S.G.Klyashtornyj, E.I.Kychanov, A.G.Sazykin, V.M.Solntsev. Moscow 1986.


Кара Д. Книги монгольских кочевников (семь веков монгольской письменности). М.: «Наука», ГРВЛ, 1972. Ответственный редактор С.Г.Кляшторный.

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