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Dr. Stefan Alexandrov Associate Professor

Address: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2 Saborna St., 1000 Sofia
Employment, academic and research positions
Since 2003 Senior Research Associate 2nd degree, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
1994-2003 Research Associate 1st degree, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
1992-1994 Research Associate 2nd degree, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
1990-1992 Researcher, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS

Education and additional qualification
2000-2001 Scholarship of Musee des Antiquites Nationale, Paris, France
1999 Scholarship of Ecole Francaise d’Athene, Greece
1995-1996 Scholarship of Cardiff University, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, Cardiff, UK
1990 PhD; PhD thesis: Cotofeni Culture in Bulgaria; Bucharest University, Romania
1985 MA in History and Archaeology; MA thesis: Early Bronze Age in northern Bulgaria; St. Kliment Ohridski Sofia University
1975-1978 7th High School, Sofia

Organizing experience
Since 2003 Head of Department of Thracian Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS
1994-1999 Assistant Scholarly Secretary, National Institute of Archaeology with Museum – BAS

Languages
English, Russian, Romanian, Serbian – written and spoken

Research
Areas of research interest: Late Prehistory; Late Chalcolithic; Bronze age; Early Iron age; Southeast Europe, Anatolia and Levant; prehistoric burial rites; prehistoric religious and mythological ideas; field work

Archaeological excavations and projects
2004 Middle Bronze age site at the village of Antimovo, Vidin region (Bulgaria)
Since 1998 Late Bronze age cemetery with inhumation burials in the town of Sandanski (southwest Bulgaria)
Since 1998 Late Bronze age site at the village of Koprivlen (southwest Bulgaria)
Since 1994 Rescue excavations along the gas main to Greece among which are:
- Early Bronze age site at the village of Izvor, Slivnitsa region
- Early Bronze age site at the village of Boboratsi, Radomir region
- Early Bronze Age barrow cemetery near Riltsi neighborhood, Dobrich
1994 Prehistoric site at the village of Mednikarovo, Galabovo region
1994 Bronze age site at the town of Tutrakan (northeast Bulgaria)
1990-1991 Late Neolithic and early Bronze age site at the town of Radomir
1987-1990 Early Bronze age site at the village of Gradets (northwest Bulgaria)
Since 1987 Rescue excavations on the territory of Maritsa Iztok Power Complex among which are:
- Tell Galabovo (Chalcolithic and Bronze age)
- Early Bronze Age barrow cemetery at the village of Mednikarovo
- Early Bronze Age barrow necropolis near the village of Ovchartsi

Publications
Alexandrov, S. 1990a Cultura Cotofeni in Bulgaria. Rezumatul tezei de doctorat. Bucuresti, Universitatea din Bucuresti. 1-18.
Динчев, В., Ст. Александров 1988 Праисторически обекти в западните краища на Софийски окръг. Студентски проучвания, VII - 1, София, 261 - 297.
Bakamska, A., St. Alexandrov 1988 Cultura Kostolac in Bulgaria. Symposia Thracologica, No. 6, Bucarest, 31 - 34.
Панайотов, Ив., Ст. Александров 1988 За култура Магура – Коцофени в българските земи. Археология, 2 , София, 1 - 15.
Alexandrov, S. 1990 Cultura Cotofeni in Bulgaria. Symposia Thracologica, No.8, Bucarest, 96 – 98.
Alexandrov, S., A. Gotzev 1990 Asezarea pteistorica de la Hotovo (Bulgaria de Sud – Vest). Thraco – Dacica, XI, Bucarest, 21 – 33.
Панайотов, Ив., К. Лещаков, Ст. Александров, Ил. Змейкова, Цв. Попова, Т. Стефанова 1991 Селищна могила Гълъбово: енеолит, ранна и средна бронзова епоха. В: Марица – Изток. Археологически проучвания, 1, София, 139 - 205.
Александров Ст. 1992 Г. Китов, И. Панайотов, П. Павлов – Могилни некрополи в Ловешкия край. Ранна бронзова епоха (некрополът Горан-Слатина) РП, ХХІІІ, .- рецензия в. Балкански древности, 2, 91-93.
Александров Ст. 1992 О культурной характеристики комплэкса Орля – Садовец. Studia Praehistorica, Sofia, 10 - 12, 358 - 361.
Александров Ст., Сн. Гладичева 1993 Каменни брадви и чукове от бронзовата епоха в колекцията на Националния Археологически музей. Годишник на Националния Археологически Музей, Х, Sofia, 45 - 51.
Alexandrov, S. 1993 Date noi despre epoca bronzului timpuriu in Bulgaria de Vest. Thraco – Dacica, XIV, Bucarest, 47 – 51.
Alexandrov, St. 1994a The prehistoric site of Radomir – Vahovo: some problems of the early bronze age in south – western Bulgaria (Northern Connection). In: Relations Thraco – Illiro – Hellenique. Ed. By Petre Roman et Marius Alexianu. Bucuresti. Repro – Art S. R. L, 117 – 129.
Александров Ст. 1994b Могилен гроб от ранната бронзова епоха в района на Марица – Изток. Минало, 4, София, 32-35
Александров, Ст. 1994c По въпроса за погребалните обреди на култура Магура – Коцофени (южен вариант). В: Марица – Изток. Археологически проучвания, 2, София, 85-90
Александров, Ст., А. Янис - Бенам 1995 Разкопки на могила № 1 от раннобронзов могилен некропол до с. Белица (Тутраканско). В: Тутракан в историческото развитие на Добруджа. Тутракан, 49-54
Панайотов, Ив., Ст. Александров 1995 Могилен некропол от ранната бронзова епоха в землищата на селата Медникарово и Искрица. В: Марица – Изток. Археологически проучвания, 3, Раднево, 87-113
Alexandrov, S. 1995 The early bronze age in western Bulgaria : periodisation and cultural definition. In: Prehistoric Bulgaria. Monographs in world archaeology No. 22. Ed. by D. Bailey and I. Panayotov, Prehistory press. Madison Wisconsin, 253 – 271.
Александров С. 1997 Погребални практики и археология: история, теория, перспективи. в: И. Гацов (ed.)Човекът зад находката, Интела, София, 14-25.
Alexandrov St. 1998а Pottery from the end of the Earley Bronze Age in Western Bulgaria. In: M. Stefanovich, H. Todorova, H. Hauptman (eds). James Harvey Gaul. In memoriam. Sofia, 223 – 233
Алексндров С. 1998в Селище от късната бронзова епоха в: Божкова А, П. Делев, Ст. Александров, Д. Вълчева Древности от Средна Места: Археологически проучвания по трасето на път ІІ-19 Гоче Делчев – Драма, Гоце Делчев,3-4
Alexandrov St, Sirakov N. Petkov E, Gajdarska B. 1998 Trial excavations of a Bronze Age site near Tutrakan, North – West Bulgaria. Archaeologia Bulgarica, II, Sofia, 7-30
Китов Г, Ст. Александров. 1999 Къснобронзов подмогилен комплекс при с. Дойренци, Ловешко (Late Bronze Age Complex under a Barrow Near Doirentzi, District of Lovech). Археологически Вести,1, София, 6-8.
Александров 2000 Късна бронзова епоха. В: 3200 години поселищна история на гр. Сандански, Сандански, 2-3.
Alexandrov 2002a Къснобронзовето селище при Копривлен. The Late Bronze Age Site near Koprivlen. В: Копривлен, Том 1. София, Пътища, 77-143
Александров 2002b Ранната бронзова епоха в Югозападна България (проблеми на проучването) В: “Сборник в памет на Петър Горбанов”. ГСУ-ИФ, Специалност Археология, т.І, 43-54.
Bozkova A. P. Delev, S. Alexandrov, D. Vulcheva 2002c Koprivlen: A Thracian settlement on the Middle Nestos. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Congress of Thracology. Sofia-Yambol, 2000
Александров 2002e Post Cernavodă III – Boleráz phenomena south of the Danube. В: Годишник на Археологическия Институт с Музей – БАН, том ІІ.
Александров 2002f Bronze Age barrow graves between Danube and Balkans: stratigraphy and relative chronology. In: Proceedings of the Archaeological Institute with Museum – BAS, vol. XXXV.

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