Assist. Prof. Evelina Vardhziyska, PhD


Phone: 032 / 261 436
E-mail: eva_var@abv.bg
Address: 21 Kostaki Peev Street, fl. 4, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Visiting hours:

Field of the scientific qualification

Education

PhD:

                9/2014 г. , Sofia University "St Kliment Ohridski", Community of  Inquiry.

Philosophical and Didactical Transformations of a Notion from the Americam Pragmatism in the contemporary German Philosophy (Karl-Otto Apel and Jurgen Habermas) and Didactics of  Philosophy

 

     Master:

            1994г. ,  Sofia University "St Kliment Ohridski", Philosophy and German language,  master theses: Rationalization of Experience (in the context of the American pragmatism and Philosophy with Children)

Professional experience

Occupied lecturer's duties at this stage:

                From 3/2015 until present – assistant professor of Introduction in Philosophy and Didactics of Philosophy at Department of Philosophy

                From 10/1999 until present – assistant professor of Didactics of Philosophy at Department of Philosophy

                From 4/2012 until 2/2014 – lecturer at Goethe Institute Sofia, Bulgaria (German language teaching, adult education)

                From 9/199 until 2/2012 – Teacher in Philosophy (in German Language) at 91.German Language High School in Sofia

Memberships

Gesellschaft für Sokratisches Philosophieren, Germany

Association of Philosophy Teachers, Bulgaria

Member of The National Committee of The Olympiad in Civic Education

Member of The National Committee of the Philosophical Olympiad

Autor of test materials and evaluator by the state Matriculation Exam in Philosophy

Member of the Expert Commissions for developing of the Stat Educational Requirements (Standards) and the Curricula for Philosophy as a school subject at High school

Have a command of languages

German – excellent

English –very good

Russian - good

Publications

Monographs:

               

Studies:

  1. Vardzhiyska Ev , 2010 Comparative  study of Teachers Practices in teaching Bulgarian literature and civic education, (50 pages), in: http://www.seal-sofia.org/bg/projects/current/EINM/CaseStudiesEINM/.
  2. Vardzhiyska Ev., 2008 Manifested and Hidden Programs in Teaching Bulgarian Literature and Civil Education, http://www.seal-sofia.org/bg/projects/current/FCN/cases/?page=10
  3. Vardzhiyska, Ev., 2011 Comparative Study of Educational Standards, Curriculas and Teachers Practices in teaching Bulgarian literature and civic education in: Kyosev, Al (Ed) The New Nationalism, forthcomming

 

Scientific papers and reports:

  1. Ivanova-Vardzhiyska Philosophical Games, Lit Verlag, Berlin (forthcoming)
  2. Ivanova, Ev. D. Krohn Doing Philosophy together in a Foreign Language (Gemeisames Philosophieren in einer anderen als der Muttersprache) In: Neißer, B. (Hrsg.) Sokratik und Urteilskraft in dagogischer Praxis, Lit Verlag, Berlin, 2013, p.149-164, ISBN: 978-3-643-12128-8.
  3. Vardzhiyska, Ev. 2011, About the people in education, http://www.news359.bg/2011/08/04/za-horata-v-obrazovanieto/.
  4. Ivanova, Ev. Socratic Dialogue and Philosophy with Children. A possible Comparison on the Basis of a Personal Experience In: Brune, J.P. H. Gronke, D. Krohn (Edrs) The Challenge of Dialogue, Lit Verlag, Berlin, 2010, p. 215-238, ISBN:978-3-643-10962-0.
  5. Varzdhiyska, Ev. Innovation and productivity of transformation of notions, Philosophical alternatives, 1/2010, p. 128-138.
  6. Ivanova, Ev. Personal and Group Identity in the Tension of Minority – Majority Problematic, In: Camhy, D. (Edr.) Dialogue – Culture- Philosophy, Academia Verlag, Sankt Augustin, 2009
  7. Ivanova, Ev. Integration through Art and Philosophy  In: Camhy, D. (Edr.) Encouraging Philosophical Thinking, Academia Verlag, Sankt Augustin, 2005
  8. Ivanova, Ev.  Philosophizing as a Tool for Personal Development (Philosophieren als Mittel zur Persönlichkeitsstärkung) In:  Mitteilungen des Fachverbandes Philosophie, Deutschland, Heft 44, 2004.
  9. Ivanova, Ev. Doing Philosophy als Help for Helping yourself (Philosophieren als Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe) In:  Rostocker Manuskripte, Universit't Rostock, 1999
  10. Ivanova, Ev. Thematic issue about Philosophy for Children In: Pre-school Pedagogy 1/1999
  11. Karageorgieva, A. Ev. Ivanova, :. M. Marinova, D. Veleva Philosophy for Children In: Philosophy newspaper, 1/1994

 

Textbooks:

  1. Denkov, D.  Ev. Ivanova-Vardzhoyska Philosophy for the 11. Grade, Prosveta, Sofia, 2002
  2. Ivanova-Vardzhiyska, Ev. L. Klassanova, A. Denkova, Living together. Integration of Chidren with Special Needs, Sofia, 2002
  3. Karageorgieva, A., Ev. Ivanova-Vardzhiyska,D. Veleva Eco-Philosohy with Children, Sofia, 2001

 

Books:

                Ivanova-Vardzhiyska, Ev. M. Malamin-Siriyski  Beyond the Standards. Integrated Model for Monitoring of the Quality in Social Services, Sofia, 2014, ISBN: 978–619–90346–1-3

Activities

Scientific projects:

2009-2010 - European Integration and Nationalism on a Micro level, The Southeast European Academic League (SEAL)

2009- 2010 – The Role oft he Memory Representations in the Selfknowledge, Sofia University,

2008-2010 International PhD Students Network Project Deutschland und das neue Europa im Zeitalter der Entgrenzungen – Institute für Mitteleuropa der Technische Universität, Dresde; ZEDES-Germanicum, Sofia University and the Universitys in Toronto, Vancouver, Amsterdam, Wroclaw and Budapest.

2007-2008 – Facing the Challenges of Nationalism, The Southeast European Academic League (SEAL)-

Participation in scientific forums:

  1. Der sokratische Dialog als Lehr-, Lern- und Lebensform, 30 Years Philosophy for Children in Austria Human Rights Philosophy as Form of Life ",  Karl Franzens Universität, Graz, 15-18 October 2015.
  2. International Colloquium on Dialogical Practice and Dialogical Philosophizing The Role of Experience in the Dialogue (statement and organization), Sofia, 23-26 July 2015

3.Bildung als intersubjektive Beziehung. Die Forschungsgemeinschaft als Treffpunkt von Erkenntnis und Verantwortung., International Congress Critical Thinking - Knowlegde - Responsibility"

  1. Karl Franzens Universität, Graz, 16-19 October 2014.
  2. International Colloquium on Dialogical Practice and Dialogical Philosophizing (statement), Oslo, 18-21 July 2014
  3. Philosophical Games Workshop/ Philosophische Spielwerkstatt, 7th International Conference of PPA, GSP, SFCP and the Institute of Comparative Ethics at the Free University of Berlin, Philosophizing through Dialogue / Dialogisches Philosophieren Berlin, 26 July to 2 August 2013.
  4. Wie Kinder im Gespräch forschen können. Die wissenschaftliche Methode von Charles Sanders Peirce (Workshop),   „Der zwanglose Zwang des besseren Arguments"- Zur Praxis der philosophischen Gesprächsführung, Institut für Vergleichende Ethik der Freien Universität Berlin, Gesellschaft für Sokratisches Philosophieren, Philosophisch-Politische Akademie, Berlin, 16-17 November 2012.
  5. Wer ist die beste Bürgerin? Wer ist der beste Bürger? Herausforderungen der Demokratie- und Bürgererziehung in Bulgarien, International Congress Childhood and Democracy: New Philosophical Challenges", Karl Franzens Universität, Graz 20-23 October 2011.
  6. "Intersubjectivity as Philosophical Foundation of Interactive Teaching. Transformations of the Notion "Community of Inquiry", International Congress "Thinking the Future.Philosophy – Sustainability – Global Consciousness", Karl Franzens Universität, Graz, 14-17 October 2010.
  7. Intersubjectivity as philosophical foundation of interactive teaching, International Summer school of Philosophy, BAS, Sofia, 4-10 June 2010.
  8. Auf die Jagd nach neuen Ideen. Ein Werkzeug wie man kreativ und reflektiv über die Erfahrung denken kann, Internationaler Kongress Kreativität - Denken - Philosophie, Karl Franzens Universität, Graz, 15-18.October 2009.
  9. Socratic Dialogue as "Community of Inquiry  (Workshop), 6. International Socratic conference „Living together in our modern world. Reason and the Role of Dialogue", Chichester, 27th – 31st July 2009.
  10. Gemeisames Philosophieren in einer anderen als der Muttersprache (Workshop), Philosophiedidaktische Tagung Sokratik und Urteilskraft in pädagogischer Praxis, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 27.09.2008
  11. Charles Sanders Peirces Notion of Communitz of Inquiry - main Characteristics and Functions, International PhD Students Conference, DAAD, Paris, 2-5.07.2008.
  12. Philosophy with Children and Socratic Dialogue (Workshop), International Conference Democratic Education and Citizenship. The role of Socratic Dialogue, Sofia University, Sofia, 19– 3 April 2007.
  13. Integration through Art and Philosohy, International Conference on Philosophy with Children Encouraging Philosophical Thinking, Austrian Center of Philosophy with Children, Graz, 25-29 March 2004
  14. Ethics and Socratic Dialogue in Civic Society 2002, 4th International Socratic conferece, Birmingham, 28.07. – 3.08. 2002
  15. Verständigung über Verständigung im Sokratischen Gespräch – Metagespräch – Strategiegespräch – Analysegespräch, Internationale Tagung der PPA und GSP, Würzburg, 12-14.11.1999

Graduates and PhD

Other Activities

November-December 2009 – DAAD Scholarship at Institut für Mitteleuropa, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

September – December 2008 – DAAD Scholarship at Institut für Mitteleuropa, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

1996-1999 DAAD-Scholarship and Scholarship of the Körber Foundation, Hamburg , Department of Philosophy, University of Hamburg, Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Martens

1994-1995  Scholarship of the Austrian Academic Exchange, Institute for Philosophy with Children – Graz, Austria