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“Awake Bulgaria” collected messages from all continents

Representatives of IEFSEM – BAS participated, on 17 December, in the last meeting for the year of the Council for Work with Bulgarians Abroad to the Vice President of the Republic of Bulgaria, at which the successful implementation of the initiative “Awake Bulgaria” was reported. The Institute of Ethnology and Folklore with Ethnographic Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is the main partner in the initiative and, in addition to its expert work, it has been actively involved in its promotion outside the boundaries of the country. […]

2020-12-22T09:40:58+02:00Friday, 18 December 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

International Scientific Conference “Between the Worlds: Magic, Miracles and Mysticism”

The International Scientific Conference “Between the Worlds: Magic, Miracles, and Mysticism” (BEW 2020) will be held on 29-31 October 2020 in Sofia with working language English. It is part of the series “Between the Worlds” (the first scientific forum was held in 2017) and is funded by the Bulgarian Science Fund at the Ministry of Education and Science under the programme to support international forums in Bulgaria. The organizing committee of the conference is international and includes both established scientists and young researchers and PhD students. […]

2020-10-29T11:04:19+02:00Wednesday, 28 October 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

The richness of the Balkan church murals from the post-Byzantine period, collected in a bilingual monograph

In its new edition “Roads of Balkan Icon-Painters” the Institute of Art Studies of BAS will show the richness of the Balkan church murals from the post-Byzantine period. The presentation will take place from 17.00 on 13 October in “Prof. Marin Drinov” hall of BAS. […]

2020-10-12T10:25:23+03:00Wednesday, 7 October 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

The Institute of Balkan Studies-BAS presents the exhibition “The City of the Balkans: Spaces, Images, Memory in Postcards” in Kavarna

The exhibition “The City of the Balkans: Spaces, Images, Memory in Postcards” of the Institute of Balkan Studies with Center for Thracology of BAS was opened on 1 September 2020 in Kavarna. The event was attended by the mayor of the city Elena Baltadzhieva, Chief Assist. Prof. Dr. Malamir Spasov from IBSCT-BAS and Mr. Boris Spasov, Chairman of the Dobrudzha Scientific Institute. This new edition of the exhibition is carried out jointly with the Municipality of Kavarna under the National Science Program “Cultural and Historical Heritage, National Memory and Social Development”, funded by the Ministry of Education and Science. […]

2020-09-04T15:51:47+03:00Wednesday, 2 September 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

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. […]

2020-07-29T10:16:18+03:00Tuesday, 28 July 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

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|
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