Staff Directory

Alexandra Milanova

IMG Alexandra MilanovaAlexandra Dimitrova Milanova

Scientific degree and current position:
Doctor of Philosophy, Assistant Professor

Areas of academic interest:
Modern and contemporary history of the Balkans, international relations 19th - 20th Centuries, social history, everyday life, modernization processes in the Balkans, urban culture, musicology, cultural heritage, digital humanities 


Education and fellowships:

Education
2016 PhD in History and Archaeology, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of History
2012 Master’s degree in International Relations: International Organizations and Multilateral Diplomacy - with distinction, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Law
2010 Bachelor’s degree in Southeast European Studies and History teacher - with distinction, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of History

Fellowships
2014 University of Geneva, Switzerland
2014 Yale University, USA
2011–2012 African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), Kenya
2009 Dilmer Language Teaching Center, Turkey
2007 Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Participation in scholarly projects:

2020– Coordinator of the Bulgarian team working on project "Visual Culture, Piety and Propaganda: Transfer and Reception of Russian Religious Art in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean (16th-early 20th c.) – RICONTRANS", funded by the European Research Council (ERC)
2020– Project team member in "Serbian (Yugoslav)-Bulgarian relations and the interests of the Great Powers in the Balkans (19th-20th Centuries)" joint project between IBSCT-BAS and the Institute for Balkan Studies at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts
2019– Project Manager "European influences in modern urban music culture in the Balkans. Bibliographic research", funded by the National Science Fund, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria
2019– Member of the team of IBSCT-BAS in the National Scholarly Program Cultural Historical Heritage, National Memory and Social Development, funded by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria
2019– Member of the team of IBSCT-BAS in the National Interdisciplinary Research E-Infrastructure for Resources and Technologies for the Bulgarian Language and Cultural Heritage, integrated within the European Infrastructures CLARIN-ERIC and DARIAH (CLADA-BG), funded by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria
2019 Project Manager "Les Tsiganes/Roma dans les Balkans ottomans : problèmes de méthodologie historique", funded by the Embassy of the Republic of France in Bulgaria and the French Institute in Bulgaria
2013–2017 Project team member in "Cities in Southeastern Thrace: Continuity and Transformation", funded by the Center of Excellence in the Humanities “Alma Mater”. Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
2010–2013 Project team member in "RELIGARE: Religious Diversity and Secular Models in Europe - Innovative Approaches to Law and Policy", funded by the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation



Teaching:

2015 Modern History of Southeastern Europe - lectures and practice of the specialty "Past and present of Southeastern Europe", Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of History
2010 History teacher at the 32nd Secondary School St. Kliment Ohridski



Selected publications:

Политика на империя, дипломация на република: Османската империя и Република Турция в големите европейски и световни конфликти (1853-1945), в: История, № 1, година XIX. София: Издание на главна редакция на педагогическите издания на МОМН, 2011, ISSN 0861 - 3710, с. 26-46.

Le tigre de Janina - образът на Aли паша Тепелена в произведенията на Франсоа Пуквил, в: История, № 2, година XXIII. София: Национално издателство за образование и наука "Аз Буки", 2015, ISSN 0861 - 3710, с. 119-125.

Един османски пленник в Константинопол: всекидневието на Франсоа Пуквил в Седемте кули (1799-1801), в: Докторантски и постдокторантски четения 2014, 2014, с. 82-91.

Жените в Османската империя през погледа на една западноевропейка: произведенията на лейди Мери Монтегю, в: История, № 5, година XXIII. София: Национално издателство за образование и наука "Аз Буки", 2015, ISSN 0861 - 3710, с. 504-514.

In the shadow of Constantinople: the unpublished memoirs of Adrianople by François Pouqueville, in: Cities in South Eastern Thrace: Continuity and Transformation, St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, 2017, ISBN 978-954-07-4275-5, pp. 209-220.

Palikova, N. and A. Milanova. The 3D animation of cultural heritage objects as an innovative instrument for vocational training and education, -In: ICERI2018. 11th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. 2018, ISBN 978-84-09-05948-5/ISSN 2340-1095, pp. 849-856.

Palikova, N., A. Milanova and E. Kovatcheva. Contextualization of cultural heritage objects through an interactive platform as a tool for research and education, - In: ICERI2018. 11th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. 2018, ISBN 978-84-09-05948-5/ISSN 2340-1095, pp. 1032-1037.

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