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Nadezhda Kecheva

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Saborna St., 1000 Sofia
Employment, academic and research positions
Since December 2012 Archaeologist, Department of Interdisciplinary Research, NIAM-BAS

Education and additional qualification
Since January 2012 PhD student, Department of Classic Archaeology, NIAM-BAS
2011 Master degree in archaeology, SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”
2009 Bachelor degree in archaeology, SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Organizing experience
2012 Head of rescue surface survey on the route of “South Stream” gas pipeline, Section 1 (km 473+500 – km 540+820) in Kula, Gramada, Dimovo and Ruzhintsi Municipalities, Vidin District
2012 Head of rescue surface survey on the land of the villages Malko gradishte, Valche pole and Dabovets, Lyubimets Municipality; Efrem, Golyama dolina and Malko Bryagovo, Madzharovo Municipality
2012 Deputy of surface survey in Kazanlak Municipality, head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2012 Deputy of rescue excavations of a mound necropolis in the territory of a constructing photovoltaic park on the land of the villages Golyamo Dryanovo and Yasenovo, Kazanlak Municipality; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2011 Deputy of surface survey on the land of the villages Malko gradishte and Oreshets, Lyubimets Municipality; Efrem and Malko Bryagovo, Madzharovo Municipality; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS

Languages
English

Research
Areas of research interest:
Archaeological map of Bulgaria (in Bulgarian: Archeologicheska karta na Bulgaria /AKB/), a methodology of archaeological surface surveys, airborne remote sensing through analysis of satellite imagery and orthophotos; application of geographical information systems (GIS); Early Iron Age Period

Archaeological excavations and projects:
Archaeological surface surveys:
2011-2012 Rescue surface survey on the route of “Nabucco” gas pipeline, Section 1 (km 0+000 – km 75+000), Bolyarovo, Straldzha and Sungurlare Municipalities; a team member; a GIS specialist; head Dr. Kamen Boyadzhiev, Chief Assistant, NIAM-BAS
2011 Project “Modernization of railway section Septemvri-Plovdiv as a part of Trans-European railway”; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2009-2011 Kazanlak Municipality; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2008 Nedelino Municipality; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2007 Lyubimets Municipality; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2006 Dzhebel Municipality; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS

Archaeological excavations:
2008-2011 Malko gradishte village, Lyubimets Municipality, a rock-cut complex “Gluhite kamani”; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2010 Svilengrad town, ritual pits from Early Iron Age; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2009-2010 Sedlari village, Momchilgrad Municipality, a settlement form Early Bronze Age; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
Sofia city, “Subway station 8-II”; a team member; head Dr. Mario Ivanov, Chief Assistant, NIAM-BAS
2008-2009 Stambolovo village, Stambolovo Municipality, a mound necropolis from Early Iron Age; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2008 Kabile village, Tundzha Municipality, rescue excavations of site No 7, km 282+000 – km 282+500 on the route of “Trakiya” Highway; a team member; head Dr. Totko Stoyanov, Associate Professor, SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”
2007 Vaskovo village, Lyubimets Municipality, a dolmen necropolis; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2007 Dolno Cherkovishte village, Stambolovo Municipality, a Thracian cult place “Aul kaya”; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
2006 Svilengrad town, a site from Early Bronze Age and ritual pits from Early Iron Age; a team member; head Dr. Georgi Nekhrizov, Associate Professor, NIAM-BAS
Obligatory university practices:
2010 Sofia city, “Subway station 8-II”; a probationer; head Dr. Mario Ivanov, Chief Assistant, NIAM-BAS
2008 Silistra town; a probationer; head Dr. Stefka Angelova, Associate Professor, SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”
2007 Historical-archaeological reserve “Sboryanovo”, Isperih Municipality, a site “Water center”; a probationer; head Dr. Totko Stoyanov, Associate Professor, SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”
2006 Kableshkovo town, Pomorie Municipality, a settlement mound Kozareva mogila; a probationer; head Dr. Petya Georgieva, Associate Professor, SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Participation in international conferences and workshops
2012 Federated Archaeological Information Management Systems (FAIMS) Project. Creating eResearch tools for archaeology. Workshop, August 16-19, 2012, Sydney, Australia. Plenary Session 2: Online Repositories, Topic Report: “AKB – National Registry of Archaeological Sites in Bulgaria”
2012 European SCGIS Conference with International Participation. Best practices: Application of GIS technologies for conservation of natural and cultural heritage sites. May 21-23, 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria. Plenary Session: Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage Sites using GIS, Topic Report: “Archaeological GIS – Kazanlak Surface Survey, 2009-2011”

Selected bibliography

Articles:
Co-author:
Нехризов, Георги, Юлия Цветкова, Надежда Кечева. „Издирване на археологически обекти в района на скалния комплекс Глухите камъни.” Археологически открития и разкопки през 2011 г. София, 2012. 561-563. ISSN 1313-0889.
Нехризов, Георги, Надежда Кечева. „Ритуални ями от ранната желязна епоха при Свиленград.” Археологически открития и разкопки през 2010 г. София, 2011. 142-143. ISSN 1313-0889.
Nekhrizov, Georgi, Julia Tzvetkova, Nadezhda Kecheva. “Archaeological GIS – Kazanlak Surface Survey, 2009-2011”. Best practices: Application of GIS technologies for conservation of natural and cultural heritage sites. Proceedings of the First European SCGIS Conference. May 21-23, 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2012. 53-62. ISSN 1314-7749.
Nekhrizov, Georgi, Julia Tzvetkova, Nadezhda Kecheva. “Mobile GIS and the Perspectives for Archaeological Surface Surveys in Bulgaria.” Alexandru Morints and Ralica Kogalniceanu (eds.) Survey in Archaeology: Often a Neglected Science. Archaeological Debates, no. 2, 2012. (in print)
Nekhrizov, Georgi, Lynn E. Roller, Maya Vassileva, Julia Tzvetkova, Nadezhda Kecheva. “Gluhite Kamani: Old Questions and New Approaches.” Thracia XX. Sofia, 2012. 215-233. ISSN 0204-9872.


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