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Yura Konstantinova

Yura KonstantinovaYura Toteva Konstantinova

Scientific degree and current position:
Dr. habil., Associate Professor

Areas of academic interest:
History of Greece, international relations in the Balkans in the 19th through the 21st Century, Bulgarians in Thessaloniki, diaspora, memory, digital humanities.

 

Education and fellowships:

Education
2020 Thesis defense for awarding a Dr. habil. degree. Topic of dissertation "The Bulgarians in Thessaloniki from the 1960s to the Balkan Wars
2006 PhD thesis defense. Topic of dissertation "Greek politics in the Balkans at the end of 19th and the beginning of 20th Century"
1994 Master's degree in Greek, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, Sofia University 'St. Kliment Ohridski'
1994 Master's degree in History, Faculty of History, Sofia University 'St. Kliment Ohridski'

Fellowships
2014 Mladena and Dianko Sotirov Visiting Fellowship, London School of Economic granted for project: The missing component: The Bulgarian community in Salonica in the early 20th Century
2012 Onassis Foundation scholarship granted for project: The Views of Eleftherios Venizelos on the Balkan Policy of Greece (1910-1916)
2007 Mellon Fellowship granted for project: The Place and Role of Stephanos Dragoumis in the Greek Political Elite in the late 19th and early 20th Century at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens
2005 Panteion University Fellowship, Athens granted for project: Greek-Bulgarian Relations 19th - 20th Century. Archives and bibliography.

Participation in scholarly projects:

Funded by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
- 'Sources about the Balkan nations', managed by Assoc. Prof. Rositsa Gradeva, PhD
- 'Balkans and the projects for Regional and European integration from the 19th Century to the present day', managed by Prof. Alexandre Kostov, Dr. habil., Corresponding Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Funded by the Bulgarian Science Fund, Ministry of Education and Science:
- Project Manager: 'Thessaloniki and the Bulgarians: history, memory, present'
- Project Team Member: 'Contemporary Balkans and the challenges facing Bulgaria', managed by Prof. Alexandre Kostov, Dr. habil., Corresponding Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Funded by the Ministry of Education and Science:
- Coordinator for the IBSCT-BAS in the e-infrastructure CLaDA.bg
- Team Member in the National Scholarly Program 'Cultural historical heritage, national memory and social development'

Teaching:
- Training Centre to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, specialised course 'The Balkans between East and West. Historical Perspective'
- Modern Greek language

Selected publications:

Monographs:
1. Балканската политика на Гърция в края на ХІХ и началото на ХХ век. Фабер, 2008.
2. Българи и гърци в борба за османското наследство. Фабер, 2014.

Compiler and editor:
1. Солун и българите: история, памет, съвремие. Съст. и ред. Ю. Константинова, Н. Данова, Й. Желев. София: ИБЦТ, 2019, 656 стр.
2. С поглед към Америка: Изселването на български арменци от социалистическа България, Съст. Ю. Конставнтинова, И. Начев. София: Факел, 2019, 228 стр.
3. Солун и българите: история, памет, съвремие. Документи. Ред. Ю. Константинова, София: ИБЦТ, ДАА, 2018, 141 стр.
4. С. Велкова-Кожухарова, Българи и гърци – черти от взаимните им представи. Съст. и ред. Р. Заимова, Ю. Константинова, София: ИБЦТ, 2014, 251 стр.
5. Балканите: модернизация, идентичности, идеи. Гл. ред. Ю. Константинова. София: ИБЦТ, 2011, 795 стр.

Selected articles and papers:
„Съвременната одисея на Гърция“: предизвикателства и нови възможности. – В: Новите предизвикателства пред Балканите. Съст. А. Костов. София: Парадигма, 2019, с. 121-138.
The Role of Bulgarians for the Spread of National, Anarchist and Socialist Ideas in Ottoman Salonica - Etudes Balkaniques 2018/3, р. 508-535.„Загубени родини“: бежанци, преселници, малцинства в Гърция през ХХ век. – В: Маски долу! Национализмът на Балканите през ХХ век. Съст. Р. Прешленова. София: Парадигма, 2018, с. 115-159.
Becoming European-like: The Bulgarian community in Salonica in the early 20th century. - Etudes Balkaniques 2016/3, p. 409-432.
The Slavic and Anti-Slavic idea in the context of the East-West dilemma. The case of Slovenians, Bulgarians and Greeks in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. - Etudes Balkaniques, 2015/3, p. 126 - 149.
“Grecomans” and “Slavophones” at the end of 19th and the Beginning of 20th century. - Etudes Balkaniques, 2014/3, р. 122-145.
Political Propaganda in Bulgaria during the Balkan Wars. - Etudes Balkaniques, 2011/2-3, р. 79-116.
The Views of Eleftherios Venizelos on the Balkan Policy of Greece (1910-1916). - Etudes Balkaniques, 2012/1, р. 53-79.
The Race for Salonika. - Etudes Balkaniques, 2013/2, р. 44-67.

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