Biography:

Scientific degree: Ph.D in History.

Intellectual history studies

Contacts: vedeshkinma@gmail.com

Education.
  • In 2009 graduated from MSPU with a degree magna cum laude in "History with additional specialty Foreign Language (English)".
  • From 2009 to 2013 – postgraduate student in Department of Ancient History and Middle Ages (Faculty of History MSPU).
  • In 2015 defended a Ph.D. thesis – "Pagan opposition to the Christianization of the Roman Empire (IV - VI centuries)". 
Experience:
  • In 2009 - 2014 worked in Moscow schools. Since 2012 – in the system of higher education.
  • Since 2016 - Senior Lecturer, Department of Humanities, International Faculty RSMU.
    Since 2016 - research fellow in Institute of World History of The Russian Academy of Sciences.
Scientific interests:
  • The social, political, economic and religious history of Late Antiquity.
Main publications:
Vedeshkin M.A. Vettius Agorius Praetextatus and the Pagan Opposition in the Roman Senate // Scientific records of Belgorod State University. № 13 (108). Is. 19. 2011. P. 26–34.
Vedeshkin M.A.  Pamprepius and the last battle of East Roman Paganisme // Classical and Byzantine tradition. 2011. Belgorod, 2011. P. 94-99.
Vedeshkin M.A. Pagan Opposition to Christianisation of East Roman City (on the example of Palestinian Gaza) // Scientific records of Belgorod State University. №. 1 (144). Is. 25. 2013. P. 11–18.
The Theodosian Code "On Pagans, Sacrifices and Temples" / Translation and commentary by M.A. Vedeshkin // Scientific records of Belgorod State University. № 15 (128). Is. 27. 2013. P. 38–47.
Vedeshkin M.A. Pagan Intellectuals of the Eastern Roman Empire in the V–VI centuries / Intellectual traditions in Past in Present. 2 / Ed. by M.S. Petrova. M.: Aquilon, 2014. P. 153-191.
Poem against the pagans (Carmen contra Paganos)/ Translation by M.A. Vedeshkin and A.A. Sochilin, commentary by M.A. Vedeshkin // Scientific records of Belgorod State University. № 8 (229). Is. 38. 2016. P. 23–32.
Vedeshkin M.A. On the problem of identification of the hero of the «Carmen contra Paganos» / Aristeas. 13. 2016. P. 63–89.
Vedeshkin M.A. The legal status of pagans and pagan cults in Roman Empire in IV – VI centuries: legislation and practice // Complete Works of Emperor Julian.  Spb.: Quadrivium, 2016. P. 749–791.
Late Roman legislation on pagans, temples and sacrifices / Translation by M.A. Vedeshkin // Complete Works of Emperor Julian.  Spb.: Quadrivium, 2016. P. 792–816.

Vedeshkin  Mikhail
Vedeshkin Mikhail