Congratulations to Dr. Andrzej Weber, BAP Project Director, who was recently granted the title of “Honorary Professor of Irkutsk State University” in recognition of his contribution to academic cooperation!

Dr. Weber states “it was a huge surprise but so nice! :-)”

Dr. Weber also gave a public lecture on Saturday, February 16, at the Irkutsk State University entitled “25 years of joint research by the Russian-Canadian archaeological expedition on Lake Baikal”.

The lecture was filmed and is posted on Facebook here:

Photo credit: Photograph by FotoVostSib Восточная Сибир