Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity

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Rare archeological finds of 8 000 years in the Neolithic settlement of Slatina

A team of archaeologists led by Corresponding Member Vassil Nikolov, Vice-President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences discovered four Early Neolithic graves almost 8 000 years old in the village of Slatina in Sofia. Together with the two graves discovered last year, they are the earliest on the territory of Sofia and the Sofia plain. For the first time in the ritual complex, archaeologists have come across such extremely rare finds, explained Corr. Mem. Nikolov. These are skeletons of three adults and one child. […]

International Scientific Conference “Computational Linguistics in Bulgaria”

On 25 and 26 June 2020, the fourth edition of the International Scientific Conference “Computational Linguistics in Bulgaria” took place (CLIB 2020: https://dcl.bas.bg/clib/). The forum was held in a mixed format – in person (in “Prof. Marin Drinov” hall of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) and online with the help of a platform for video conferencing. The conference was broadcast live on the channel of the Department of Computational Linguistics on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxcyvtRrlcnpsiPIyf1xWWw. […]

2020-07-20T10:41:13+03:00Tuesday, 30 June 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

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|

Gained Independence – Polish and Bulgarian Perspectives in Volume XXXV of the Bulletin of the Institute for Historical Studies

All-focus Volume XXXV of the Bulletin of the Institute for Historical Studies has been published. The collection contains materials from the Polish-Bulgarian scientific conference held in November 2018 at BAS on the topic: "The gained independence - Polish and Bulgarian perspectives". The organizers of the forum were: the Institute for Historical Studies at BAS, the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Bulgaria and the Polish Institute in Sofia. The event was held as part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Poland's independence and the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. It was attended by Polish and Bulgarian scientists from leading universities and research centers. Their reports were devoted to hitherto unexplored [...]

2020-07-07T14:57:05+03:00Sunday, 21 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|