Assoc. Prof. Ivo Hristov, Phd


Phone: 032 / 261 491
E-mail: ihristov@netbg.com
Address: 21 Kostaki Peev Street, fl. 1, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Visiting hours:

Field of the scientific qualification

Education

Institution

[ Date from - Date to ]

Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:

31St. School Sofia

1979 - 1982

 

 

Sofia University

"St.Climent Ochridsky"

Law Faculty

1986 – 1992

 

 

USSR

1989

 

Sofia University

"St. Climent Ochridsky" Department of Sociology

1997 – 2002

 

Specialization at the International Law Institute

Washington D.C.

2000

 

Specialization at the "Moscow School of Political Researches"                                                                                     Moscow – Stockholm  -Strasbourg 

2002

 

University "Carlo Bo", Urbino, Italy

2005

 

Neuwaldegg Institute, Vienna, Austria

2007

 

2009

 

Completed Higher Education

 

 

 

Master of Law

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Law School in the USSR (Moscow, St. Petersburg(Leningrad), Riga)

 

 

 

 

Ph.D. in Sociology of Law

 

 

 

Certificate of Specialization

 

 

 

Certificate of Specialization

 

 

 

 

 

Certificate of Specialization

 

 

 

Certificate of Specialization

 

 

 

Associate professor, Sociology of Law

 

Professional experience

Date from – Date to

Location

Company

Position

1991

Sofia

INTERIUS Ltd. legal advisers

 

 

The Union for Private Enterprise

 

 

Apprenticeship

 

Legal Adviser

1992-1995

Sofia

CIELA Law Company Ltd.

Legal Adviser

1995- 1997

Sofia

The 37th National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria

 

Legal expert to the Standing Committee against Corruption

1997 – 2001

Sofia

The 38th National Assembly of the Republic of  Bulgaria

 

Legal expert at the National Assembly of The                        Republic of Bulgaria –Legislative Standing Committee

2001 – 2005

Sofia

The 39th National Assembly of the Republic of  Bulgaria

 

Senior Legal expert at the National Assembly of The                        Republic of Bulgaria –Legislative Standing Committee

2005 – 2009

Sofia

The 40th National Assembly of the Republic of  Bulgaria

 

Senior Legal expert at the National Assembly of The                        Republic of Bulgaria –Legislative Standing Committee

2005 – present

 

Sofia

 

The National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation

 

Member of the Committee for Post Accreditation Control

 

           

12. Scientific career

2010 (March – July)

Research fellow at the "Center of Advanced Studies" – CAS Sofia

 

2009 - present

Head of the division "Applied Sociology and Sociology of Institutions" at the Department of Philosophy and History at the University of Plovdiv "P. Hilendarski", Bulgaria

 

2009 - present

Associate professor of "Sociology of Law" and "Sociology of Modernization" at the Department of Sociology at the University of Plovdiv

 

2009 – present

Associate professor of "Sociology of Law" at the Department of Sociology at Sofia University "St.Climent Ochridsky", Bulgaria

 

2005 – 2009                               

Assistant professor of "Sociology of Law" at the Department of Law at the "New Bulgarian University" Sofia

 

2004                                                

Research fellow at the "Open Society Institute"- Sofia

 

2004 – 2008

Senior Assistant Professor of "Sociology of Law", "Sociology of The Modern Institutions". "Sociology of Politics" and "Historical Sociology of Institutions" at the Department of Sociology at the University of Plovdiv "P. Hilendarski"

                                                       

1997 - 2000                                     

Assistant professor of "Sociology of Law" at the Department of Law at the University of Plovdiv

"P. Hilendarski"

 

1997 – 2000

Assistant professor of "Sociology of Law" at the "Southwest University", Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

 

1995 – 2000

Research fellow in the Department of Sociology at the Sofia University "St. Climent Ochridsky"

 

1994 – 2008

Assistant professor of "Sociology of Law" at the Department of Sociology at Sofia University "St.Climent Ochridsky"

 

1993 -1994    

Lecturer at the Law Department of the "New Bulgarian University" - Sofia

 

13. Experience/positions in NGOs –

2009 - present

Member of the board of the Bulgarian Sociological Association - BSA

 

2005 – 2009

Member of the Ethics Committee of the Bulgarian Sociological Association - BSA

 

 

2003 - present         

Member of the Bulgarian Sociological Association - BSA

 

2003 - 2008      

Member of the Bolkan Assist Association - Sofia

 

2002 – present

Member of the board of BCAF - Bulgaria                              

 

2001 - present

Member of the board of Parliamentary Analytical Center for European Law – PACEL Sofia

 

1994 – 2002

Member of the board of the Assocciation for Social Investigations and Applied Research Practices (ASI)

Memberships

Have a command of languages

Language

Reading

Speaking

Writing

Bulgarian

 

Mother tongue

 

Russian

1

1

1

English

1

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

Publications

Major publications:

 

"The Place of Law in the Modernisation Processes in Bulgaria" - Sotsiologicheski Problemi, N 2/ Sociological Problems N 2, Sofia, 1995.

 

"What does the new University Education Act regulate?" – in Sociologicheski problemi (Sociological Problems) No. 3/1997 (co-author with Prof. Dr. G. Dimitrov, J. Dimitrova), Sofia, p. 84 - 104

 

"Social Ineffectiveness of the Law in Bulgaria",       Annual edition of the Sofia University -Department of Philosophy /co-author/ 1996.

 

"The Place of Law in the Socialist System" – Political research"1997.

 

Permissive Regulation in the Bulgarian Legal System", Annual edition of the Sofia University – Department of Philosophy 1997.

 

"Administration and Deformations" – in:"The Corruption in Contemporary Bulgaria. Analitical Overview", Transparency International – Bulgaria 1998.

 

"Law and Modernisation" in: Valuables in the Contemporary Bulgarian Society"Fridrieh Ebbert Foundation /ed/ 1998.

 

"Commentary of the Non-governmental Organizations Act", Institute for sustainable communities, 2001, Sofia, 53 pages

 

"Legal forms for economic activity of the NGOs" (Chapter 1) – in "Economic Activity of the NGOs and business planning", Resource Centre, 2002, Sofia, pp. 7 – 18.

 

"Involvement of NGO's in Law-making in Bulgaria" in: "East-West Parliamentary Practice Project/Summer 2002", Amsterdam.

 

"Law and Modernity"(monography), Sofia, "Krotal Publishers" 2003, 245 pages.

 

"Lawmaking: between the Law and the Act" – "Reason" 3/2003, Sofia.   

 

"The Legal Regulation of the Conflict of Interests in Bulgarian Legislation" – in:"The Conflict of Interest in State Administration. Analitical Overview", Transparency International – Bulgaria, Sofia – 2003.

 

"The Conflict of Interests in the Legislation of Baltic Countries" – in:"The Conflict of Interest in State Administration. Analitical Overview", Transparency International – Bulgaria, Sofia – 2003.

 

"The Challenges in the Face of Bulgarian Juridical Modernization 1878 – 1944" – in: "Critique and Humanism" 1/2004, Sofia, p. 221-244.

 

"Is the Change of the Constitution Going to Change Something? - Sociolgicheski Problemi, N 1-2 /Sociological Problems N 1-2, 2004 Sofia

 

"The Law in Conditions of Socialism", "Ponedelnik" Magazine/ "Monday"/ Magazine, Sofia, N 11-12/2004.

 

"The Constitutional Reform: a never-ending story"-"Le Monde diplomatique" Issue N 2, 2004 Bulgarian edition

 

"The Law as a Product of Modernity. The Law and the Market" in: "The Sociology as a Chance", Sofia, "East – West" Publishers, 2004, p. 241-261.

 

"The Political parties Act – no news from the political front" in "Politiki" magazine, No. 1/2005

 

"The access of the society to court: legislative and administrative aspects of the reform", in "Evaluation of the effect of implementation of anti-corruption policies and practices in the Bulgarian judiciary", Sofia, Transparency International – Bulgaria, 2005q, pp. 7 – 18.

 

"The reform of Bulgarian university education", in "Politiki" magazine, No. 11/2005

 

"Film-making legislation" in "Media Law. Glossary of the main terms", Sofia, "Trud" publisher, 2005, pp. 461-473.

 

"Sociological research: "Problems with the equal access to justice in Bulgaria" Main results from the research" (co authorship with Doz. Dr. I. Chalakov) in "European Integration and Law" No. 3/2005, published by Ministry of Justice, Sofia, pp. 51- 57.

 

"The Problems and challenges before juridical education in Bulgaria. In: "The challenges before juridical education in Bulgaria". Sofia, Ministry of Justice (ed.) (in Bulgarian – co-author) 2005.

 

"The Law as a product of Modernity" in "Juridicheski svyat" /Juridical World/ magazine No. 2/2005, SIBI, Sofia, pp. 11-21

 

"Between nomos and the calculator" in "Sociologicheski Porblemi" /Sociological problems/ No. 3-4/2005, Sofia, pp. 333-353.

 

"The Sociology of Law – The Privileged Viewpoint for the Dissection of the Modern Society" – in: "Sociological Problems" – Trajectories of Contemporary Sociology in Bulgaria. Special Issue." 2006. p.238-244.

 

"Evaluation of the existing expectations and the results from the entering into force of the Criminal procedure Code and the amendments to the Criminal code – a legal and sociological analysis" (co-authorship with Doz. Dr. I. Chalakov, Ass. Prof. Nikoleta Kuzmanova, Ass. Prof. Dr. Nina Nikolova, Ass. Prof. D. Keskinova) in "European Integration and Law" magazine No. 4/2006 ministry of Justice, Sofia, pp. 7 – 60.

 

"Bulgarian legal metamorphoses" (monography), Sofia, "Zacharii Stoyanov" publishers, 2007, 316 pages.

 

"Should there be a constitutional change?" in Sociologicheski problemi /Sociological problems/ No. 1-2/2008, Sofia.

 

"The legislation of transition" in "The networks of transition. What actually happened in Bulgaria after 1989", Sofia "Iztok – Zapad" publishers (co-author with I. Chalakov, A. Bundjulov, L. Deyanova, N. Nikolova, T. Mitev, D. Deyanov, B. Slavenkov, O. Simeonov, Pl. Chipev, V. Stoinev and St. Felici) pp. 64 – 116.

Activities

Projects:

 

"Social Deficiency of Bulgarian Legal System", /1994-1996/

Financed by "National Scientific Reseach Fund" – Ministry of Education; Research team: Prof.Dr. Georgi Dimitrov – head of the team;  D. Blagoev, St. Stoyanov, V. Todorova, I.Hristov – members

 

"Diversification of Higher Education in Bulgaria", /1996-1998/

 

East – West Parliamentary Practice Project "Legislatures and Citizens" (interdisciplinary international research project), /2001 – 2004/, Institution: "Free and Democratic Bulgaria" Foundation' National Assembly of Bulgaria, East – West Institute Amsterdam, the Netherlands                          

 

"From Networks to Networks: Bulgarian Society in the End of Transition", /2004 - 2005/, financed by "Open Society", Sofia

 

"Reform of the legal education in Bulgaria – realization of the expectations"/02-05.2005/; financed by The Ministry of Justice; research team: Ass. Prof . Dr. I. Chalakov, Dr. I. Hristov

 

"Problems with the equal access to justice in Bulgaria", /May-July 2005/ financed by The Ministry of Justice; research team: Ass. Prof . Dr. I. Chalakov, Dr. I. Hristov

 

"Evaluation of the results from the judicial reform and the new Judiciary Act", /May-Dec. 2006/ financed by The Ministry of Justice; research team: Ass. Prof. Dr. I. Chalakov - head, Ass. Prof. Dr. I. Hristov, Ass.Prof. D. Keskinova, Atanas Slavov

 

"Activities ensuring the most efficient implementation of the new Criminal procedure Code and the changes in the Criminal Code" /May – Dec 2006,/ financed by The Ministry of Justice; research team: Dr. I. Hristov - head, , Ass. Prof . Dr. I. Chalakov Ass.Prof. D. Keskinova,

 

"Activities ensuring the most efficient implementation of the new Administrative procedure Code and the adoption of a new Administrative Infringement and Sanctions Act",  /May – Dec 2006/ financed by The Ministry of Justice; research team: Ass. Prof. Dr. I. Chalakov - head, Ass. Prof. Dr. I. Hristov, Ass. Prof. D. Keskinova.

 

 "First practical steps and challenges before the administrative judiciary – one year later" /May – Dec 2007/ financed by The Ministry of Justice; research team: Ass. Prof. Dr. I. Chalakov, Ass. Prof. Dr. I. Hristov, Ass. Prof. D. Keskinova.

 

"Shaken Order" (interdisciplinary international research project) – "Centre for Academic Research", Sofia, term: 2007 – 2009; head of research team – Ass. Prof . Dr. I. Hristov

 

"The Power of Electricity: Sociological Analysis of Energetic System of Bulgaria" – "Risk Monitor" Foundation – Sofia, term: 2009 – 2010; head of research team -  Ass. Prof. Dr. I. Chalakov

Graduates and PhD

Other Activities