Scientific group of the National History Museum Members of the scientific group PhD students 2023 Science Group Individual Reports The National Historical Museum is a cultural and scientific organization that participates in the implementation of the state policy on the preservation of cultural values and museum work throughout the country. The main activity of the museum is the preservation and presentation of movable and immovable cultural values. In order to carry out this activity, the museum carries out scientific research, organizes and conducts scientific events (conferences, workshops and discussions), publishes scientific, popular science and advertising materials, publishes the results of the identification of cultural values - owned by individuals or legal entities, after receiving written consent of their owners, participates in field archaeological surveys on the territory of the country. A scientific group of specialists with scientific degrees or holding an academic position has been created for the museum. The members of the scientific group, according to their expertise, carry out scientific processing of the museum fund, participate with reports in scientific forums, prepare and publish scientific works, study good practices in the field of museum work, engage in exhibition, collection and scientific popularization activities. Members of the scientific group Prof. Bonni Petrunova, PhDDirector See more Prof. Ivan Hristov, PhDchairman of the Scientific Group See more Prof. Dean Ivan Gatsovcurator See more associate professor Nikolay KochankovDoctor of historical sciences See more Prof. Dr. Vladimir Penchevspecialist in numismatics See more Ch. Assistant Professor Mariela Inkova, PhDHead of Department "History of Bulgaria in the Middle Ages" See more Lubava Konova, PhDcurator See more Margarita Popova, PhDHead of department See more Valentina Zadgorska, PhDHead of department See more Mihail Simov, PhDHead of department See more Iva Stoyanova, PhDcurator See more Dr. Nikola Lambevhistorian-medievalist See more Vera Atanasova, PhDdoctor See more Associate Professor Dr. Iliyan Boyanov; report for 2022 Ch. Petranka Nedelcheva, PhD; report for 2022 Dr. Ralitsa Katsova; report for 2022 Dr. Emilia Tsenova Dr. Radostina Tsenkova; report for 2022 Dr. Veselina Ivanova; PhD students Pavlina DevlovaSupervisor:Dr. Rumyana GeorgievaDissertation topic: "Emergence and development of urban life in Thrace - mid-XNUMXnd millennium BC. - IV century BC." Panayot AntonovSupervisor:Prof. Stanislav StanilovDissertation topic: "Amulets in medieval Bulgaria (VII - XI century), SSA BAS" Alexander VatovSupervisor:Prof. Dr. Hr. Etropolski, NHADissertation topic: "Photographic collection of NIM from the end of the XNUMXth century and the beginning. XX century. Processes, preservation and characteristic features' Violin KiryakovaSupervisor:Associate Professor Dr. Iliyan BoyanovDissertation topic: "Typology and Semantics of Ancient and Late Antique Amulets from the Balkan Provinces of the Roman Empire" Mina MegalaSupervisor:Prof. Bonni Petrunova, PhDDissertation topic: "Early Christian monastic communities in the Eastern Balkans and Egypt. Study of Analogous and Synchronous Phenomena' Dimitar VassilevSupervisor:Assoc. Dr. Stanka YanevaDissertation topic: "Folk crafts in modern times, functions, presentation, perspectives" Ivaylo KanevSupervisor:Prof. Dr. Konstantin Konstntinov, "Bishop Konstantin Preslavski" SchoolDissertation topic:"Late antique and medieval fortress in the town of "Balak Dere" municipality. Ivaylovgrad" Elena EndarovaSupervisor:Prof. Bonni Petrunova, PhDDissertation topic: "Political and economic contacts of the Dobruja despotism in the second half of the XNUMXth century. According to archaeological data" Ekaterina StamboliyskaSupervisor:Prof. Ivan Gatsov, Ph.D.Dissertation topic: "Development of the social and economic relations of the Chalcolithic population based on the studies of the necropolises of the Hamandzhia culture and the Varna culture"