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Dr. Vesselka Katsarova Chief Assistant

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS, 2 Saborna Str., 1000 Sofia
Employment, academic and research positions
Since 2004 Research Associate 2nd degree, Department of Classic Archaeology National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
2003-2004 Archaeologist-Researcher, Department of Classic Archaeology National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
1995-1998 Curator-Archaeologist, Regional Museum of History, Kyustendil

Education
2004 Ph.D.
1999-2003 Ph.D. student, Department of Classic Archaeology National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
1995 Student in History, specialized in Archaeology, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia

Languages
French and Russian - fluent
English - spoken
Serbian and Italian – working level

Computer skills
MS Office, Adobe Photoshop

Research
Areas of research interest: Material culture of the Roman province of Thracia and the Late Roman/Early Byzantine province of Dacia Mediterranea; Early Christian art and architecture; settlement archaeology and spatial analysis of settlement patterns; town-planning; cemeteries

Archaeological excavations and projects:
2003-2004 Thracian pit sanctuary – Site 10 (Bulgaria) on Trakia highway, team member
2002 rescue excavations at 1 St. Karadzha St. in Kyustendil (Bulgaria); Project director
2001 rescue excavations at 25 Tsar Simeon I St. in Kyustendil (Bulgaria); Project Director
2001-2002 rescue excavations of Roman burial mound near the village of Svirachi, Ivaylovgrad region (Bulgaria); Deputy director
1999 Ulpia Oescus: a Roman military camp and town near the village of Gigen, Pleven region (Bulgaria)
1998-1999 Rescue excavations at a Late Roman/Early Byzantine and Mediaeval cemetery near the village of Koprivlen, Blagoevgrad region (Bulgaria)
1992-1998 15 archaeological sites on the territory of Pautalia (present day Kyustendil) (Bulgaria); trainee, team member and deputy director

Научни публикации:
The Early Christian Basilica № 7 at Pautalia. – In: Mitteilungen zur Christlichen Archäologie, 5, 1999, 18-44, Wien (with R. Spassov, R. Mladenova, S. Filipova).

The Late Antique and Medieval Necropolis at Koprivlen. – In: P. Delev, D. Vulcheva (eds.). Koprivlen, I. Sofia 2002, 213-242 (with V. Hadjiangelov).

Късноантичен и средновековен некропол край с. Копривлен. – В: А. Божкова, П. Делев (ред.). Копривлен, І, София, 2002, 215-243, (в съавторство с В. Хаджиангелов).

Раннохристиянски базилики от Пауталия. – Известия на ИМ - Кюстендил, 8, 2003, 221-226.

Пещ за строителна керамика от Пауталия (наблюдения върху топографията на късноантичния град). – Известия на ИМ - Кюстендил, 9, 2004, 105-112.

Нови данни за водоснабдяването на пауталийските терми. - Археология, 2004, 3-4, 7-16 (в съавторство с Н. Шаранков).

Границите на пауталийската градска територия през ІV-VІ в. – една възможна реконструкция. - Известия на ИМ - Кюстендил, под печат.

Пространствен анализ на селищната мрежа в Трънско и Знеполе през римската и късноантичната епоха. - В: Сб. 75 години ИМ-Перник, под печат.



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