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Yana Dimitrova

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Saborna St., 1000 Sofia

Employment, academic and research positions
Since 2011
technical assistant in the Administrative department of NIAM-BAS
2003 Bachelor's degree in Archaeology
2000 MA in History

Education and additional qualification
2007-2012 PhD program in National Institute of Archaeology with theme: “Cultural development of Rhodopi Mountain in Early Iron Age (according to Archaeological Data)”
2003-2004 Master's course at the University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of History, Department of Archaeology
1998-2002 University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of History, Department of Archaeology, Bachelor's degree
1995-2000 University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of History, Department of History, with Master's degree
   
Organizing experience
- Scientific leader of salvage field archaeological survey
- Deputy-scientific leader of archaeological excavations
- Administration of projects for preservation of the national cultural heritage by national and international programs
- Administrative position in NIAM-BAS

Languages
English, Russian, Deutsch

Research
1998-2012 participation in more than 50 archaeological researches (student’s archaeological practice, rescue and regular excavations) as a member of the research team and deputy director

Archaeological excavations and projects:
October-November 2011 participation in project “Urvich – the last Fortress of Shishmans” of the Sofia Municipal Programme “Culture” 2011, as an administrative coordinator and participant in the archaeological research 
December 2010 – January 2011 participation in the preparation of joint project  “Archaeology in the service of the trans-border quality of life” of the partners: Fund of Credits Management for Archaeological Projects – Greece), NIAM- BAS and Ivajlovgrad Municipality (Bulgaria) of Operational Programme “European Territorial Cooperation Programme Greece – Bulgaria 2007 – 2013”
December 2009 – January 2010 participation in the preparation of joint project  “Monuments of the Trans-Βorder History” of the partners: Kyprinos Municipality (as a representative of the Fund of Credits Management for Archaeological Projects – Greece), NIAM-BAS and Ivajlovgrad Municipality (Bulgaria) of Operational Programme  “European Territorial Cooperation Programme Greece – Bulgaria 2007-2013”
January-October 2008 participation in project “Development centre for elaboration of effective models for cultural tourism in the region of Kavarna and Constanta” of Programme  Joint Small Projects Funds, PHARE CBC Bulgaria – Romania, as a Project Secretary
August 1999 – November 2011 participation in more than 50 archaeological researches (student’s archaeological practice, rescue and regular excavations) as a member of the research team and deputy director. Participation in the regular and rescue researches of the Thracian sites and sanctuaries:
- Ada tepe, Krumovgrad, with scientific leaders from 2001 – 2006 assoc. prof. G. Nekhrizov and from 2010 – assoc. prof. H. Popov and assoc. prof. K. Nikov
- Aul Kaya near Dolno Cherkovishte, with scientific leader assoc. prof. G. Nekhrizov
- Dragojna,near Bukovo village, Parvomaj district, with scientific leader E. Bozhinova
- Site near the wall of the dam Yadenitsa, Belovo district, with scientific leader assoc. prof. A. Gotzev
- Babyak, with scientific leaders assoc.prof. M. Tonkova and assoc. prof. A. Gotzev
- Fortresses: Liutitsa fortress near Ivajlovgrad, with scientific leader assoc. prof. B. Petrunova
National Archaeological Reserve Kaliakra cape, with with scientific leader assoc. prof. B. Petrunova
- Pit-fields: pit-field near Svilengrad, with scientific leader G. Nehrizov

Selected bibliography:

Articles

Dimitrova 2011. Y. Dimitrova. Rodopi Mountain Between Thrace and Aegea Region:Some Elements of a Border Culture of Early Iron Age in Southern Bulgaria. In: Anodos. Studies of the Ancient World, 10/2010, Trnava, 2011, 71-84

Димитрова 2010. Я. Димитрова. Ями от Късната желязна епоха от с. Зимница, обект 16. – in print

Димитрова 2010. Я. Димитрова. Керамични комплекси от ранната желязна епоха от Родопите. – В: Научни трудове XIX международна научна конференция за млади учени “Мениджмънт и качество 2009”. София, 2010, 111-134

Димитрова 2009. Я. Димитрова. Керамика от късната бронзова и ранната желязна епоха от крепостта Лютица, Ивайловградско. – В:  Б. Петрунова, А. Аладжов, Е. Василева (ред.). Laurea. In honorem Margaritae Vaklinova, т. II, София, 2009, 15-32

Dimitrova 2008. Y. Dimitrova. From Late Bronze to Early Iron Age – Thracian Sanctuaries in the Eastern Rhodopi Mountain Bulgaria. In: Anodos. Studies of the Ancient World, 6-7/2006-2007, Trnava, 2008, 493-507

Димитрова 2007. Я. Димитрова. За тракийското присъствие на крепостта Калиакра и околностите й. – В: Каварна – средище на българския североизток. Варна, 2008, 25-44

Editorial boards membership
Membership in ABA



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