Dr. Nikola Lambev


He received his secondary education at NGDEK "St. Constantine-Kyril the Philosopher". In 2001 he became a "master", and in 2007 - a "doctor" in the department of "Ancient history, trachology and medieval general history" of the Faculty of History of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski".
He specialized in "Arabic Social Studies" in the Department of "Arabic Studies and Semitology" of the Center for Eastern Languages ​​and Cultures, where he later became a part-time teacher. As a doctoral and post-doctoral student, he conducted his research at Università di Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa), School of Oriental and African Studies (London), University of Amsterdam, Leiden University.

In 2018, he became part of the staff of the Boyan Church Museum, a branch of the National History Museum. His research interests are interdisciplinary and gravitate around the medieval history of the Levant, the European encounter with Islam, cultural interaction and religious syncretism in the Eastern Mediterranean. His research work has been realized in a series of publications in Bulgarian and English.

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