Bikbulatov Nail’ Valeyevich
14 February 1931, Etbaevo village, Argayashsk District of Chelyabinsk Oblast — 18 April 1996, Ufa
Biography, education, career:
In 1965, at the Institute of Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Nail’ Bikbulatov defended his Candidate Dissertation, titled Applied and Decorative Arts of the Bashkir: Decorative Weaving, Embroidery, Applique. In 1992 1996 Bikbulatov was a leading research fellow at the Institute of History, Language, and Literature of the Ural Scientific Centre, RAS. He is one of the founders of the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography in Ufa.
Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of the peoples of the Urals-Volga region; Anthropology of kinship