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Dr. Georgi Ivanov Chief Assistant

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Saborna Str., 1000 Sofia
Employment, academic and research positions
2009 Deputy Scientific Secretary, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2009 Research Associate 2nd degree, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Education and research fellowships
15 November 2007 PhD, theme: “Burial practices in the Late Bronze Age in the Central Balcans”
2002-2006 PhD student in the Sofia University St. Kl. Ohridski
March 2005 Specialization, Belgrade university September 2005 conference “Ikiztepe“ (Turkey)
October 2004 International symposium “Prehistoric Struma/Strimon” (Bulgaria-Greece)
November 2000 MA
1995-2000 Student in the Sofia University St. Kl. Ohridski

Languages
English, Russian

Research
Areas of research interest:
Later prehistory; Bronze and Early Iron Age in SE Europe and Asia Minor; Prehistoric burial practices

Archaeological excavations:
2009 Rescue excavations in Bikovo, Nova Zagora district (highway “Trakia”) (deputy-leader)
2008 Rescue excavations in Benkovski, Nova Zagora district (highway “Trakia”) (deputy-leader)
2007 Late Bronze age cemetery with inhumation burials in the town of Sandanski (southwest Bulgaria) (deputy-leader)
2006 Interdisciplinary research of the prehistory in the area of Gradeshnica, Vratsa district. Joint researches - NAIM-BAS, NBU, SU and Vratsa museum (deputy-leader)
2003 Rescue excavations in Domishte, Kirkovo district (main road “Kardzali-Komotini”) (deputy-leader)

Publications:
About the chronology of the necropolises of Brnica culture In: M. Stefanovich, Ch. Angelova (eds.). PRAE. In Honorem Henrieta Todorova, Sofia 2007, 249-258.

Co-author:
S. Alexandrov, V. Petkov, G. Ivanov. The Late Bronze Age Necropolis in the Тown of Sandanski, Southwest Bulgaria. In: H. Todorova et al. (eds.). The Struma/Strymon River Valley in Prehistory (In the Steps of James Harvey Gaul 2). Sofia 2007, 375-389.

Co-editor:
Henrieta Todorova, Mark Stefanovich, Georgi Ivanov. The Struma/Strymon River Valley in Prehistory. Proceedings of the International Symposium Strymon Praehistoricus 2004, Sofia 2007.

Teaching experience
2009 New Bulgarian University, course АRНВ811 “Burial custom in prehistory” (jointly with Dr. K. Bacvarov and Dr. K. Kostova), 6 h.
2009-2010 New Bulgarian University, course ARHM343 “Burial practices in the Late bronze age in the central Balkans”, 30 h.

Projects
2009-2010 Member of the scientific team in the project “Late Bronze Age Baley in Northern Balkans”, financed from The Shelby White - Leon Levy Program for Archaeological Publications, Harvard University. Leader: Dr. Stefan Alexandrov
2009 Member of the scientific team in the project DO 02-276/18.12.2008. “Struma road, transmission of contacts between Aegean and Balkans in the Prehistory”, financed from FSR-Ministry of Education. Leader: Prof. Henrieta Todorova
2009 Participant in the project INZ01/0104. ARCITEC (Archaeological center fot interdisciplinary technologies for documentation and interpretation of the monuments of material culture), financed from FSR-Ministry of Education. Leader: Prof. Ivn Gatsov
2006 Participant in the project (PHARE, BG 2004/016-782.01.06.03.17 Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Bulgaria – Greece 2004), financed from EU, Bulgaria (Ministry of regional development) and Sandanski Municipality. Leader: Prof. Henrieta Todorova
2004 Participant in the project “Black sea archaeological site Durankilak”, PHARE program, BG 0102.03, Ministry of regional development. Leader: Henrieta Todorova



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