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Krastyu Chukalev

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Saborna St., 1000 Sofia
Employment, academic and research positions
Since 2011 Digitalization of the Depositories Department, NIAM-BAS
1995-1999 Financial Dealer, Financial House “PFM” Ltd

Education and additional qualification
Since 2010 PhD student, Department of Archaeology, New Bulgarian University
2010 MA in Archaeology, New Bulgarian University
2007 BA in Archaeology, New Bulgarian University
1996 MA in Economics of Trade, University of National and World Economy, Sofia

Organizing experience
2011 Head of archaeological field survey on the route of the Nabucco pipeline, Section 4 (КМ 195 – КМ 270) on the land between the villages Palamartsa and Butovo, Municipality Popovo, District of Targovishte, Municipality Byala, District Rousse, Municipality Strazhitsa, Polski Trambesh and Pawlik, District Veliko Turnovo
2011 Co-director of archaeological field survey of caves near the village Kunino, Vratsa Province, Bulgaria

Languages
English and Russian

Technical skills and competences
Windows XP/Vista/7; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access); Adobe Photoshop; SPSS; ArcGis

Research
Areas of research interest:
Late Prehistory; Neolithic; Chalcolithic; Pottery; Application of statistical methods in archaeological research; Museums and museology; Field work

Archaeological excavations and projects:
2010-2011 Chalcolithic settlement "Varchari", Momchilgrad Province, Bulgaria
2009-2010 Expedition “Struma”
2007 Rescue excavation of object from LBA, locality Malo pole, village Gradeshnitsa, Vratsa Province, Bulgaria
2005-2006 Excavation on the fortification of the Roman colony Deultum, village Debelt, Burgas Province, Bulgaria
2005 Antique Production Center in village Krivina, Ruse Province, Bulgaria
2004 Rescue excavation of Late Chalcolithic settlement Orlitsa, Kardzhali Province, Bulgaria
2004 Rescue excavation of object No. 22 (tumulus), village Arnautito, Stara Zagora Province, Bulgaria
2004 Rescue excavation of object No. No. 21 (Late Roman villa rustica), village Arnautito, Stara Zagora Province, Bulgaria
2002-2009 Tell Yunatsite, Pazardzhik Province, Bulgaria
2001-2002 Fortified settlement from the Bronze Age in village Michalich, Haskovo Province, Bulgaria

Selected bibliography:
Articles
Cholakov, I. D., and K. Chukalev. 2008. “Archaeology in Bulgaria, 2006 Season”. American Journal of Archaeology, Volume 112, No. 1 (2008): 143-70.
Cholakov, I. D., and K. Chukalev. 2008. “Statistical Data on the Archaeological Field Activities in Bulgaria, Season 2007”. Archaeologia Bulgarica (12) 3: 89-100.
Vagalinski, L. F., I. D. Cholakov, and K. Chukalev. 2008. “Archaeological Field Activities In Bulgaria: Seasons 2006-2007”. Journal of the Serbian Archaeological Society 24: 175–88.
Cholakov, I. D., and K. Chukalev. 2009. “Statistical Data on the Archaeological Field Activities in Bulgaria, 2008 Season”. Archaeologia Bulgarica (13) 3: 63-73.
Чолаков, И. и К. Чукалев. 2010. “Статистически резултати от теренните археологически проучвания в България през 2008 г.”. Списание на Българската академия на науките 1/2010: 38-45.
Aтанасов, Б., В. Петков, И. Кулов, М. Гребска-Кулова, Б. Думанов, Ж. Узунов, Др. Гърбов, К. Чукалев, В. Герчева. 2010. “Експедиция Струма през 2009 г. (Лебница, Сандански, Плоски)”. – В: Археологически открития и разкопки през 2009 г. София, 2010: 676-8.
Cholakov, I. D., and K. Chukalev. 2010. “Archaeology in Bulgaria, 2007-2009“. American Journal of Archaeology, Volume 114, No. 2 (2010): 715-42.
Cholakov, I. D., and K. Chukalev. 2010. “Statistical Data on the Archaeological Fieldwork in Bulgaria, Season 2009”. Archaeologia Bulgarica (14) 3: 81-92.
Aтанасов, Б., В. Петков, Ил. Кулов, М. Гребска-Кулова, Б. Думанов, Ж. Узунов, Др. Гърбов, К. Чукалев, В. Герчева. 2011. “Експедиция “Струма““. – В: Археологически открития и разкопки през 2010 г. София, 2011: 555-8.
Танева, С., Ц. Цанова, С. Сиракова, К. Чукалев, Р. Спасов. 2011. “Теренни издирвания в землищата на селата Долно Озирово, общ. Вършец, Старо село, община Мездра, Бресте, Реселец, общ. Червен бряг, Камено поле и Кунино, община Роман“. – В: Археологически открития и разкопки през 2010 г. София, 2011: 535-7.
Cholakov, I. D., and K. Chukalev. Forthcoming. “Statistics on the 2006-2010 archaeological surveys in Bulgaria“. Archaeologia Bulgarica (15) 3.
Чолаков, И. и К. Чукалев. Forthcoming. Статистически резултати от теренните археологически проучвания в България през 2010 г. In: Сборник с доклади от Първата научна конференция по проблемите на културно-историческото наследство.

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