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Digitalization and innovation in the field of cultural heritage

The main activities of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences related to the digitalization of cultural heritage were presented by the Vice-President of BAS, Corresponding Member Vassil Nikolov, at an international video conference on the problems of digitalization and innovation in the field of cultural heritage. BAS is emerging as the largest entity in the country in this area, said Corresponding Member Vassil Nikolov, after acquainting the participants in the event, broadcast online, with specific projects for the work of scientists from the humanities institutes of the Academy, three academic museums, the Scientific Archive and the Central Library of BAS, as well as the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics. The Vice-President of BAS spoke about the main activities carried out at the Academy for digitalization at [...]

2020-06-29T12:57:33+03:00Monday, 22 June 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

Exhibition “Clothing and Linguistic Treasure” in the National Ethnographic Museum

The exhibition "Clothing and Linguistic Treasure" in the National Ethnographic Museum is open to visitors until 15 August 2020. The opening took place on 16 June, in Hall 11. The exhibition is part of the scientific project "Local production, clothing and linguistic treasure (contribution to historical linguistics and anthropology of dress)". The project aims to study and publish in electronic form little-known archival documents from 1888 and 1889, stored in the Scientific Archive of BAS. They are over 1 100 pages of handwritten descriptions of clothing and about 150 photographs taken specifically to show some of the clothing. The organizers of the exhibition thank the Scientific Archive of BAS for agreeing to exhibit facsimiles and photographs, part of the manuscripts studied in the project. The project [...]

2020-06-29T12:54:54+03:00Wednesday, 17 June 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

Exhibitions of the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology in Sofia and Plovdiv

The exhibition "MAN-NATURE-CULTURE: ANCIENT THRACIA AND MEDIEVAL BULGARIA" was opened on 10 June 2020 in the Ancient Cultural-Communication Complex "Serdika", "Largo" area, located under the "Independence" square. It is carried out by the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences together with the Regional History Museum - Sofia. Its authors are Prof. Valeria Fol and Chief Assistant Professor Ruja Popova, PhD from IBCT-BAS, and Chief Assistant Professor Oleg Konstantinov, PhD from the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski”. The exhibition is presented in implementation of the distributed research infrastructure INFRAMAT (part of the National Roadmap for Research Infrastructure), supported by contract D01-155 / 28.08.2018 of the Ministry of Education and Science. Assoc. Prof. [...]

2020-06-29T12:52:45+03:00Monday, 15 June 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

The National Assembly approved the annual report of BAS for 2019

The National Assembly approved the annual report of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for 2019 at today's plenary session. The President of BAS, Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, presented the activity of BAS during the past year to the deputies. BAS strengthens its role as a leading scientific institution - over 50% of the referenced scientific articles according to Web of Science for 2019 are of researchers from the Academy, highlighted Prof. Revalski and said that there was stability of the scientific results of the researchers from BAS which were also aimed at their direct application in practice. The inventions by scientific units of BAS recognized in 2019 are 40, and 20 utility models have been registered. Prof. Julian Revalski paid special [...]

2020-06-29T12:49:14+03:00Friday, 12 June 2020|Categories: General Academic News|Tags: |

General Assembly of the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA)

The Scientific Secretary-General of BAS, Prof. Evdokia Pasheva, participated in a virtual meeting of the General Assembly of the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) on 3 June. Two new academies were accepted as members of ALLEA: the Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts and the German Junge Akademie (Youth Academy). The meeting also elected new members of the Board of ALLEA for the period 2020-2022. The Board consists of 10 representatives of academies from Austria, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The activities of the organization during the last 12 months and the steps for implementation of the strategic goals of ALLEA were discussed. The ALLEA activities report for 2019-2020 can be found [...]

2020-06-09T14:10:35+03:00Thursday, 4 June 2020|Categories: General Academic News|

The President of BAS participated in a meeting of the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC)

The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, participated in a virtual meeting of the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) which took place on 29 May. The meeting discussed the activities of the organization over the past six months as well as some of the new documents of EASAC: the report "Packaging plastics in the circular economy" http://www.bas.bg/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EASAC-Plastics-complete-Web-PDF.pdf, the commentary on the EU's environmental recovery after COVID-19 http://www.bas.bg/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/EASAC_Covid19Recovery_Web_26_May.pdf and others. One of the main topics of the meeting was related to the activities undertaken by the member academies in response to the coronavirus. Prof. Revalski presented the active work of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in nine points, emphasizing that the Academy reflected on its website also the news from [...]

2020-06-01T13:21:02+03:00Friday, 29 May 2020|Categories: General Academic News|