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Metodi Zlatkov

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Saborna St., 1000 Sofia
Employment, academic and research positions
02.01.2006 – 02.02.2007 tourist guide at the National Museum of Military History
 
Education and additional qualification
Since 2010 PhD Student, National Archaeological Institute and Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, working title of the thesis: “The Settlement System in Southwest Bulgaria During XI-XIV centuries”. Supervisor: Prof. Violeta Nesheva
2009 MA in Archaeology, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of History, Department of Archaeology, Master’s degree in Archaeology
MA thesis: “Medieval Settlements during XI – XIV Centuries in Today’s Central South and Southeast Bulgaria”. Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Stefka Angelova
2005 BA in Archaeology, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, specialization in Medieval Archaeology
 
Organizing experience
2012 Co-director of archaeological rescue excavations of the ancient and medieval city in archaeological preserve Augusta Trayana – Beroe
2011 Co-director of archaeological rescue excavations of the Ancient and medieval city in archaeological preserve Augusta Trayana – Beroe  
 
Languages 
English
 
Technical skills and competences
Windows XP/7, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Corel Draw
 
Research
Areas of research interest:
Medieval archaeology; settlement system in XI-XIV centuries; Field work
 
Archaeological excavations and projects:
2012 Expedition “Struma”; Medieval church near Burgas; Medieval church in Melnik; Ancient and medieval city in archaeological preserve Augusta Trayana – Beroe (co-director)
2011 Medieval church in Sozopol,  Skamni Cape; Rescue excavations of medieval settlement near Zlatna livada; Rescue excavations  of The Ancient and medieval city in Archaeological Preserve Augusta Trayana – Beroe (co-director) 
2010 Rescue excavations of medieval settlement near Zlatna livada; Rescue excavations of roman and prehistory settlement near Devetak; mediaeval city of Melnik; the capital of the second Bulgarian kingdom – Turnovo, the hill of Trapezitsa
2009 Rescue excavations of Late Iron Age site near Benkovski; Rescue excavations of roman and prehistory settlement near Devetak; non-destructive archaeology expedition near Dobri dol
2007 Late antiquity fortress near the village of Znamenosec; Rescue excavations in the medieval city in NAAR Durostorum – Drastar – Silistra; Rescue excavations of Medieval settlement near Zlatna livada
2006 Necropolis of Mesambria; the medieval city in NAAR Durostorum – Drastar – Silistra
2005 Late antiquity fortress near the village of Gorno Novo Selo; The medieval city in NAAR Durostorum – Drastar – Silistra; Rescue excavations of Late Antiquity and late medieval settlement at Goliamo Buchino; Rescue excavations near Rudozem
2004 Rescue excavations at the mound near Vidin; the medieval city in NAAR Durostorum – Drastar – Silistra; Rescue excavations of Early Byzantine necropolis and Medieval settlement Karasura near Rupkite
2003 Thracian fortified urban center at NAR ‘Sboryanovo; Rescue excavations at the site Vratitca; Rescue excavations at the site in Maritsa – Iztok
2002 Rescue excavations at the site Yabalkovo
 
Selected bibliography:
Методи Златков. Бележки за селището Перник през Средновековието (Notes about the Settlement of Pernik in the Middle Ages) – In: България, българите и Европа – мит, история, съвремие, т. IV, (доклади от международна конференция в памет на проф. дин Йордан Андреев „България, земя на блажени …“, В. Търново, 29-31 октомври 2009 г.), Велико Търново, 2011, с. 220-238.
Методи Златков. Бояна през Средновековието - състояние и проблеми на проучванията (Boyana in the Middle Ages - state of art and problems of research). – In: B. Penkova (ed.), The Boyana church between the East and the West in the Art of the Christian Europe. Sofia 2011, 56-68.
Нешева и др. 2011: Виолета Нешева, Цветана Комитова, Здравка Коркутова, Владимир Петков, Методи Златков. Град Мелник. Манастир „Света Богородица Пантанаса“. – В: Археологически открития и разкопки през 2010 г., 2011, с. 494-496. 


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