“Wonders of Bulgaria”: BAS plays a key role in the preservation and promotion of cultural and historical heritage through modern digital technologies

The International Forum "Culture and Business - Together in the Digital World" was held on 30 August at the Marinela Hotel, Sofia. The organizers of the prestigious event were Standard Media and the Wonders of Bulgaria Foundation, in cooperation with M3 Communications Group. Among the special guests were EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, the Minister of Culture Prof. Velislav Minekov, the Secretary-General of Europa Nostra Sneška Mihailović and the President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy. "The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has played a key role in preserving and promoting the wonders of Bulgaria through state-of-the-art digital technologies," said Prof. Revalski. "I am glad that BAS is a welcome partner in these initiatives and I would like to assure you that you [...]

2021-09-01T10:20:28+00:00Tuesday, 31 August 2021|Categories: General Academic News, Selected|Tags: |

The National Archaeological Institute at the age of 100

Honorary plaque of BAS - gold for the National Archaeological Institute with Museum A celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Archaeological Institute of BAS was held in the Central Hall of the National Archaeological Museum. It is the oldest scientific institute in Bulgaria, established by decree of Tsar Boris III on 16 July 1921.   In 1947, the Institute was incorporated into the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), and in the following year, by a decree of the Council of Ministers, it was united with the National Museum into one institution under the name of the Archaeological Institute with Museum. The present name of the institution, the National Archaeological Institute with Museum (NAIM) at BAS, was determined at a General Assembly of BAS [...]

State-of-the-art еquipment explores polymeric nutraceutical and cosmetic formulations

 New laboratories with modern equipment for innovative polymer materials were opened at the Institute of Polymers of BAS. The equipment is part of the Centre of Competence "Sustainable Utilization of Bioresources and Waste of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for Innovative Bioactive Products" at the Department of Polymeric Nutraceutical and Cosmetic Formulations. The aim of the project is to produce innovative products of plant origin with high added value, used as food supplements and cosmetics. In the official opening ceremony of the new scientific research facility at the Institute of Polymers took part the Deputy Minister of Education and Science Prof. Neli Koseva, the Vice-President of BAS Prof. Evdokia Pasheva, representatives of the Institute of Polymers and partner organizations of the project. Scientific experiments and research [...]

2021-07-19T10:18:32+00:00Thursday, 15 July 2021|Categories: Nanosciences, New Materials and Technologies, Selected|

Four new books on Bulgarian-Ukrainian cultural relations

Four books on Bulgarian-Ukrainian cultural relations were presented at BAS by the Institute of Literature and the Embassy of Ukraine in Bulgaria. The comparative collection “Bulgaria and Ukraine – Culture at the Turning Points (XIX-XIX)”, the anthologies “Bulgarian Poetic Avant-Garde”, “Ukrainian Poetic Avant-Garde” and the phototype edition “The Ukrainian-Bulgarian Review: Cultural Diplomacy of the Embassy of the Ukrainian People’s Republic in Bulgaria” (1919-1920) show artistic facts, developments and documents unknown to the academic and cultural audience. […]

Ceremonial assembly on the occasion of 24 May

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences celebrated 24 May - the Day of the Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius, of the Bulgarian alphabet, education and culture and of the Slavonic Literature with a ceremonial assembly. The President of the Academy Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of BAS, delivered a speech on the occasion. "Our mission is to be convinced and to convince that every talented creative act, every scientific discovery marks a significant, respectable trace not only in the national memory," said Prof. Revalski. Prof. Iliya Iliev from the Institute for Historical Studies of BAS delivered a festive speech on the topic “The work of Cyril and Methodius and medieval Bulgaria”.   "Bulgaria became a leading cultural center of medieval Europe. Armed with this spiritual shield, [...]

2021-05-31T11:11:28+00:00Friday, 21 May 2021|Categories: Selected, Uncategorized|
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