Assist. Bojidar Draganov, PhD


Phone: 032/261-268
E-mail: b.draganov@abv.bg
Address: 24 Tsar Assen Street, fl. 2, 256-a, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Visiting hours: Wednesday 14,30-16,30

Field of the scientific qualification

Roman Archaeology; Roman Religion; Thracian Archaeology

Education

Education: Habilitation PhD: 2007-2011, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", History Faculty, Department of Archaeology. PhD in Archaeology. PhD thesis: "The Cult of Hermes in Roman Provinces Moesia Inferior and Thrace" (scientific adviser Prof. Kostadin Rabajiev); Master: 2004-2006, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", History Faculty, Department of Archaeology. MA in Archaeology. MA thesis: "The Cult of Hermes in Thrace – VIth – Ist century B. C." (scientific adviser Prof. Kostadin Rabajiev); Bachelor: 2000-2004, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", History Faculty, Department of Archaeology. Bachelor in History and Archaeology. Specialization – Classical Archaeology. BA /historian-archaeologist – professional qualification/

Professional experience

Occupied lecturer's duties at this stage: February 2013 to date – Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski", Faculty of Philosophy and History, Department of History and Archaeology. Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology and Thracian archeology;

Memberships

Have a command of languages

Bulgarian; English; Russian; Italian

Publications

Studies: 1. Култът към Хермес и отражението му в погребалните обреди през Античността (The Cult of Hermes and its Impact in the Funeral Rituals in Antiquity). – В: Historia est magistra vitae. ІV Национална научна студентска конференция. Загражден, 2007. Пловдив, 2009, 150-158. 2. Херми-затварачи за тоалетни сандъчета от територията на Долна Мизия и Тракия – функция, разпространение и семантика (Herms-clasps for Decoration of Toilet Boxes from Territory of Moesia Inferior and Thrace – Function, Dissemination and Semantics). – История, ХVІ, 2008, 2-3, 18-32. 3. Оброчни плочки на Хермес и Атина от провинции Долна Мизия и Тракия (Votive Tablets of Hermes and Athena from Moesia Inferior and Thrace). – В: Изкуство и контекст. Четвърта младежка котференция. София, 2008, 221-232. 4. Заговорите, любовта и Хермес в древногръцката митология (The Conspiracies, the Love and Hermes in Ancient Greek Mythology). – В: ХV Юбилейни Кюстендилски четения. Заговори и преврати в историята. В. Търново, 2008, 15-22. 5. The Cult of Hermes in Moesia Inferior. – In: Culture and Civilization at Lower Danube. XXIV. Călăraşi, 2008, 149-157. 6. За Хермес и костенурката, или за символиката на паметника (About Hermes and Turtle, or the Symbolism of the Monument). – В: Изкуство и контекст. Текстове от Пета младежка научна конференция. София, 2011, 42-49. 7. Култът към Меркурий в Рим и Западните провинции (The Cult of Mercury in Rome and West Provinces). – В: Годишник Collegium Historicum, том I, изд. Гутенберг, 2011, 332-347. 8. Първоначални проучвания на римския могилен некропол в местността Бузлука край с. Кардам (Primary Research of the Roman Mound Necropolis in the Locality "Buzluka" Near the Village Kardam). – В: Добруджански глас, 2011, 33, с. 3. 9. Сондажни проучвания на могилен некропол в местността „Бузлука", землището на с. Кардам, община Генерал Тошево (Drilling Excavations of Mound Necropolis in the Locality "Buzluka", Land of Village Kardam, General Toshevo Municipality). – В: Археологически открития и разкопки през 2011 год. София, 2012, 298-300 (in collaboration with I. Iotov). 10. Издирвания на археологически обекти в землището на с. Средина, община Генерал Тошево (Tracing of Archaeological Sites in the Land of Village Kardam, General Toshevo Municipality). – В: Археологически открития и разкопки през 2011 год. София, 2012, 532-535 (in collaboration with I. Iotov). 11. Изображения на Хермес върху монетите на Philippopolis (І – ІІІ в. сл. Хр.) (Images of Hermes on the Coins of Philippopolis (I – III c. AD)). – В: Труды совместной музейно-археологической экспедиции. Выпуск 1. Брянск – Пловдив, 2012, 39-53. 12. Археологически разкопки на полуостров Урдовиза в гр. Китен (Archaeological Excavations on the Peninsula Urdoviza in Kiten). – В: Археологически открития и разкопки през 2012 год. София, 2013, 428-430 (in collaboration with Kr. Panayotova, M. Daskalov and Vl. Todorov). 13. Археологически разкопки на обект „Късноантична крепост и средновековен манастир в м. Хисаря", землище на с. Драгойново, община Първомай (Archaeological excavations at the site "Ancient fortress and medieval monastery in the locality Hissarya", land of the village Dragoinovo, municipality Parvomai). – В: Археологически открития и разкопки през 2013 год. София, 2014, 541-543 (in collaboration with Iv. Djambov and St. Popov). 14. За връзката между петела и Хермес-Меркурий в паметниците от Долна Мизия и Тракия (About the Relationship between the Rooster and Hermes-Mercury at the Monuments of Moesia Inferior and Thrace). – В: Труды совместной музейно-археологической экспедиции. Выпуск 2. Брянск – Пловдив, 2014, 27-38. 15. Епиграфски паметници, свързани с култа съм Хермес-Меркурий в провинции Долна Мизия и Тракия (Epigraphic Monuments Connected with the Cult of Hermes-Mercury in the Provinces of Moesia Inferior and Thrace). – В: STEPHANOS ARCHAEOLOGICOS: Четения в чест на 80-годишнината на проф. д.и.н. Людмил Гетов (in print). 16. Типология на изображенията на Хермес-Меркурий върху нумизматичните паметници от провинции Долна Мизия и Тракия (Typology of the Images of Hermes-Mercury on Numismatic Monuments from Provinces of Moesia Inferior and Thrace). – В: Българска историческа библиотека (in print). 17. Късноантична крепост и средновековен манастир в м. Хисаря, землище на с. Драгойново, община Първомай (Ancient fortress and medieval monastery in the locality Hissarya, land of the village Dragoinovo, municipality Parvomai). – В: Археологически открития и разкопки през 2014 год. София, 2015, 727-729 (in collaboration with Iv. Djambov and St. Popov).

Activities

Participation in scientific forums: 1. Third National Conference of Students Historical and Archaeological Club "Professor Velizar Velkov" at Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski" – Zagrajden – 22-23 October, 2005. 2. Annual Conference of the History Faculty of the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" – Gyolechitsa - 23-25 November, 2007. 3. Art and context. Fourth Youth Conference at the Institute of Art Studies – Sofia – 10-11 April, 2008. 4. Annual Scientific Conference of the History Faculty of the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" – Kyustendil – 30-31 May, 2008. 5. Culture and civilization in the Lower Danube. XIIIth Conference – Călăraşi, Romania, 20-24 October, 2008. 6. Annual Conference of the History Faculty of the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" – Gyolechitsa – 28-30 November, 2008. 7. Art and context. Fifth Youth Conference at the Institute of Art Studies – Hascovo – 28 September – 03 October, 2009. 8. Annual Conference of the History Faculty of the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" – Gyolechitsa – 28-30 November, 2009. 9. Art and Archaeology of the Sacred – Oran, Algeria, 9 June – 16 July, 2012. 10. Stephanos Archaeologicos: Conference in Honor of the 80th Anniversary of Prof. Lyudmil Getov – Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". Sofia, 6-7 November, 2015.

Graduates and PhD

Other Activities

Prizes, scholarship, specializations, guest professorships, scientific exchange: - Collegium Historicum Project – Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", 2010; - Getty Research Exchange Fellowship Program ("Art and Archaeology of the Sacred", Oran, Algeria, 9 June – 16 July, 2012), administrated by The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) and American Research Center in Sofia (ARCS).

 

Organization of exhibitions: - Archaeological Summer – Dragoinovo 2014 (Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski" 10. 11. 2014); - The Treasures of Bulgaria (Library of Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski" 11 – 23. 12. 2014).