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Elmira Vasileva

elmiraAssist. Prof. Elmira Vasileva, PhD

Areas of academic interest: Bosnia, Franciscans, Catholic missions in South-Eastern Europe, 15th – 18th c.

2013 – PhD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2003 г. – MA in History, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

2004 – 2010 – History teacher in the 23rd Secondary School “Frederic Joliot-Curie” and in the First English Language School, Sofia.

2016 – till today – Thessaloniki and the Bulgarians: history, memory, present, financed by the National Science Fund in the 2016 competition, leader Y. Konstantinova
2013 – till today – Sources for the History of the Balkan Nations, 15th – 19th c., IBCT project, leader R. Gradeva
2012 – till today – The Ottoman Balkans: Conquests and National Identities, joint research project of IBCT and Institute of History “Nicolae Iorga”, Romanian Academy of Sciences, leader R. Zaimova

2014 – ARIT (Istanbul), programme: ARCS Gipson Postdoctoral Fellowship in Humanities 2014.
2012 – ASCSA (Athens), programme: The American Research Center in Sofia Fellowships for Advanced Doctoral Students 2012.
2011 – University of Toulouse II Le Mirail, programme: Mobilité des jeunes chercheurs (Bourses d’Etudes du gouvernement français).
2011 – Slovak Academy of Sciences in the framework of the bilateral exchange between the Bulgarian and Slovak Academies of Sciences.

- Францисканците от Босна през първото столетие на османска власт (1463-1563)”. - Годишник на департамент „История” на Нов български университет, т. ІV, 2009, 395-431 с.
- Францисканците от Босна и османската политика към католиците в империята (XV-XVII в.). – Сб. "Societas Classica. Култури и религии на Балканите, в Средиземноморието и Изтока", VII, Великотърновски университет, 2012.
- Bosnian Franciscans and the Patriarchate of Constantinople under the Ottomans, 15th -17th centuries. – Études balkanique, 3-4, 2013, pp. 155-166.
- Босненските францисканци и българските католици в годините на подготовка на Чипровското въстание. – В: Личност, народ, история. Националноосвободителните борби през периода ХV-ХІХ в., София, 2014.
- Les missions des franciscains bosniaques et bulgares dans les terres d’outre-Danube au XVIIe siècle. – Études balkaniques, 3, 2014, pp. 148-172.
- The Catholic Reforms on the Balkans and the Bosnian Franciscans, 16th – 17th Centuries. - Études balkaniques, 2, 2015.

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