Aims

To design and apply innovative and interdisciplinary approaches in humanitarian research and teaching

 

Team

Professor Madeleine Danova, PhD, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, Sofia University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Associate professor Kostadin Grozev, PhD, Faculty of History, Sofia University, Head of Program, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Radoslava Maslarska, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, Sofia University, Program Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Professor Rumiana Mihneva, National Movement “Bulgarian Heritage”, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Professor Svetlana Stoycheva, National Academy for Cinema and Theater, Sofia.

Dr. Boris Stoyanov, Faculty of History, Sofia Unoiversity, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Dr. Danail Danov, Media Pedagogy, Sofia University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Radoslava Maslarska, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, Sofia University 

Projects under implementation in 2016

  1. Transatlantic Seminar; Project leader, Professor Madeleine Danova
  2. Mass Media Propaganda During the Cold War: Newsreels in Bulgaria and USA: Project leader Prof. Svetlana Stoycheva-Andersen
  3. The Bulgarian Modernism in the Social Cultural Context of European Modernisms: Project leader: Professor Stefana Roussenova
  4. The Soft Power of Cultural and Scientific Diplomacy: Project leader-Prof. Rumiana Mihneva
  5. -Future towards the Past: Cultural Heritage and Cultural Diplomacy in 20th and 21st c.

Completed Projects

  1. “Funeral Traditions and Practices of the Dardian Inhabitants of India and Pakistan, Julian Anatoliiski, PhD student, Faculty of History, Sofia University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Multilingual, multimedia product entitled “Future towards the Past: Cultural Heritage and Cultural Diplomacy in 20th and 21st c.”, Prof. Boia Dobrev, National Art Academy, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Stories from the Radio Archives, Kin Stoyanov, Senior Producer, Bulgarian national radio, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  4. Doctoral seminars jointly conducted with the Fulbright International Summer Institute (FISI), 12-23 August 2013 

Scientific events in 2016

Annual Meeting of the Transatlantic Seminar, Pleven, February 2016

Participation in the International Conference “Refugees Crisis in Europe, 2015-2016, organized by the EU Parliament, Brussels, 29.02.-01.03.2016

Strategy Planning Seminar of the Project „The Soft Power of Cultural and Scientific Diplomacy”, Brestovitsa, 18-20.03.2016

Participation in the Annual Conference of the European Association for American Studies, Constanta, 21-24.04.2016

Seminar of the team working on the project “Mass Media Propaganda during the Cold War: Newsreels in Bulgaria and USA, May 2016

Seminar of the team working on the project The Soft Power of Cultural and Scientific Diplomacy

Seminar of the team working on the project “Mass Media Propaganda during the Cold War: Newsreels in Bulgaria and USA, 28-29.06 2016

Summer school for post-graduates, Kamchia, 26.06.-03.07.2016

Interdisciplinary summer school on Public history and public diplomacy in the contact zones, June-August 2016

International Conference on “Scientific Diplomacy in the Zones of Contact between Islam and Christianity, July 2016

Round-table discussing the results of the project “Mass Media Propaganda during the Cold War: Newsreels in Bulgaria and USA, November 2016 

Key Publications

Dialogues in the Field of International Relations, Security, Human Rights and EU Studies, Sofia 2013, Sofia University Press, papers from The PhD Students Forum at FISI, 2012

Bulgarian Modernist in the Context of European Modernism, Stefana Rusenova etc., Sofia University Press, Sofia 2015