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Dr. Kalin Dimitrov Chief Assistant

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Saborna St., 1000 Sofia
E-mail: kalin.d@abv.bg
Employment, academic and research positions
since 2010 Chief assistant PhD, NIAM-BAS
2007-2010 Research Associate II degree, PhD, Centre of Thracology, BAS
2002-2005 Administrative Inspector, Archaeology department, Sofia University
2001-2003 World news editor in a internet based newspaper www.mediapool.bg
1992-1997 Archaeologist in the Centre of Underwater Archaeology, Sozopol, Bulgaria

Education and additional qualification
2007 PhD, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" with thesis "The copper metallurgy along the West Black Sea Coast (5-4 mill. B.C.)", director Prof. Dr H. Todorova, grant of Sofia University 1997-2000
1998 One-month research fellowship at the University of Gent, Department of pre and protohistory, tutor Prof. J. Bourgeois
1995 Three-month research fellowship in the Laboratoire des Musées de France, Paris, tutor Prof. J.-P. Mohen
1987-1992 MA in History and Archaeology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Faculty of History, Chair of Archaeology with master thesis "Prehistoric Copper Axes in Eastern Europe"
1981-1986 Graduate summa cum laude at the French college in Sofia

Organizing experience
Member of the Board of the Association of Bulgarian Archaeologists

Languages
French, English, Russian – fluent

Research
Areas of research interest:

Prehistory, Chalcolithic period, early metallurgy

Archaeological excavations and projects:
2004 Director of deepwater archaeological research project of the Institute of Oceanography (Varna), Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2001-2002 Team member of the joint Bulgarian-American project of underwater excavation on late medieval shipwreck at Urdoviza, Kiten
1997-1998 Vice-director of the excavation of the Chalcolithic tell "Kozareva", Kableshkovo region, Chalcolithic, Early Bronze Age and Hellenistic sectors, director Dr. P. Georgieva
1993-1995 Vice-director of the underwater excavation of the submerged Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age sites "Sozopol – The harbour" and "Sozopol – St. Cyric", director V. Draganov
1994 Archaeologist at the underwater excavation of the submerged Final Prepotery Neolithic B site Atlit Yam, Israel, directors Dr. E. Galili and Dr. J. Sharvit
since 1988 Member of the Durankulak project team – different positions, director Prof. Dr H. Todorova
1988-2001 Member of the Bulgarian-Greek prehistoric archaeological project "Promachon-Topolnitza", director Prof. H. Todorova, Prof. H. Koukouli-Chrysanthaki, Dr. Y. Boyadzhiev

Selected bibliography:
Articles
Pierre Pétrequin, Serge Cassen, Michel Errera, Tsoni Tsonev, Kalin Dimitrov, Lutz Klassen et Rositsa Mitkova (2012): Les haches en « jades alpins » en Bulgarie. In: JADE. Grandes haches alpines du Néolithique européen, Ve au IVe millénaires av. (Eds.) J.-C. Pétrequin, P. et ali. Cahiers de la MSHE Ledoux №17, 1231-1279.
Димитров, К., Ковачев, В., Стоянов, Т.; Стоянова, Д. (2009): История на използването на минералните суровини. In: Земята – неспокойната планета, Ed. Кунов, А. (БГ – Принт, Враца), 363–387.
Dimitrov, K. (2007): Stone scepters type zoomorphic figure from Sozopol. Steppe influences on the West Black See coast at the beginning of the 4-th mill. B.C. In: PRAE. In Honorem Henrieta Todorova, Eds. Stefanovich M. and Chr. Angelova. (National Archaeological Institute with Musem), 145–158.
Димитров, K. (2007). Медната металургия по Западния бряг на Черно море /средата на V – началото на ІV хил. пр. Хр./. (Aвтореферат), 70 pp.
Тодорова, Х., Димитров, К. (2005): Современные исследования археометалургии в Болгарии. Росийская археология 4, 6–12.
Dimitrov, K. (2002): Die Metallfunde aus den Gräberfeldern von Durankulak. In: Durankulak, Band II, Teil 1, Die Prähistorischen Gräberfelder, Ed. Todorova, H. (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Berlin, Anubis Sofia), 127–158.
Dimitrov, K. (2002): Die Artefakte aus Felsstein und ihre Nachahmungen. In: Durankulak, Band II, Teil 1, Die Prähistorischen Gräberfelder, Ed. Todorova, H. (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Berlin, Anubis Sofia), 207–212.
Dimitrov, K. (2002): Zu den Jenseitsvorstellungen des prähistorischen Menschen. In: Durankulak, Band II, Teil 1, Die Prähistorischen Gräberfelder, Ed. Todorova, H. (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Berlin, Anubis Sofia), 281–282.
Todorova, H., Dimov, T., Bojadziev, J., Vajsov, I., Dimitrov, K., Avramova, M. (2002): Katalog der prähistorischen Gräberfelder von Durankulak. In: Durankulak, Band II, Teil 2, Die Prähistorischen Gräberfelder, Ed. Todorova, H. (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Berlin, Anubis Sofia), 31–125, Tabl. 1–203.
Димитров, K. (2000): Технология на медната брадва-клин от гроб 867 от праисторическия некропол Дуранкулак. In: Симпозиум Караново 1999, Ed. Николов, В. (БАН, Агато), 85–92.
Todorova H., Dimitrov, K. (1998): Die äneolithische Sozialstruktur auf Grund der Angaben des Gräberfeldes von Durankulak. In: The prehistoric research in Greece and its Perspectives. Theoretical and Methodological Considerations. Proceedings of the international symposium in memory of D.R. Theocharis, Thessaloniki – Kastoria – 26–28 November 1998, 373–384.
Ангелова, Хр., Димитров, К., Драганов, В. (1995): Подводни археологически проучвания в акваторията на остров "Св. Кирик" и пристанището на Созопол. In: Археологически открития и разкопки 1995. (АИМ – БАН), 113–114.
Ангелова, Хр., Драганов, В., Димитров, К. (1993): Потънали селища от финала на халколита и ранната бронзова епоха в созополското пристанище. In: Археологически открития и разкопки 1992–93. (АИМ – БАН), 17–20.
Dimitrov, K. (1993): Les haches cruciformes énéolithiques de type européen. In: The Fourth Millennium B.C. Proceedings of the International Symposium, Nessebur, 28–30 August, Ed. Georgieva, G. (New Bulgarian University 1993), 146–162.

Teaching experience
since 2001 Assistant professor in Department of Archaeology, Faculty of History, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", courses: Prehistoric metallurgy; Archaeological documentation, Prehistory, part I (Neolithic and Chalcolithic)
since 2009 Assistant professor at the Department of Archaeology, New Bulgarian University, course: Prehistoric copper metallurgy

Editorial boards membership
Secretary of the Bulgarian e-Journal of Archaeology (ISSN 1314-5088) http://be-ja.org



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