Assoc. Prof. Stoyka Penkova, PhD


Phone: 032 261 396
E-mail: tonipenkova@yahoo.com
Address: 21 Kostaki Peev Street, fl. 1, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Visiting hours:

Field of the scientific qualification

Head of Department

Education

Field of the scientific qualification:

                Sociology

 

Education:

      Habilitation

 

2013 - Associate Professor, Sociology of Inequalities ("Inequality, Discourse, Inheriting")

The Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski

     PhD:

            2010 - Sociology

"Practical Logic and the Discourse Order: Bourdieau and Foucault"

 

     Master:

                2001 - The Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski, Sociology

"The Logic of the Child's Thinking"

Professional experience

Professional experience:

      Occupied lecturer's duties at this stage:

2013 to now Associate Professor, Sociology of Inequalities and Social Stratification, Modernity and Postmodernity: Philosopical and Sociological Discourses, Sociology of Education, Roma: Symbols, Borders, inequalities

2003 to 2013 Assistant Professor, PhD - Sociology of Inequalities and Social Stratification, Modernity and Postmodernity: Philosopical and Sociological Discourses

Faculty of Philosophy and History, Plovdiv University, Department of Sociology and Human Sciеnce

 

      Administrative-management experience:

2014 to now - Head of the Departments of  Sociology and Human Science, Faculty of Philosophy and History, Plovdiv University

2009 to now - Scientific secretary of Department of Sociology and Human Sciеnce

Faculty of Philosophy and History, Plovdiv University

2008 to now - Scientific secretary of Institute of Social Critical Research, University of Plovdiv

2011 to now – Commission for faculty assessment, Faculty of Philosophy and History, University of Plovdiv, Member

2011 to now - Faculty Council of the Faculty of Philosophy and History, Plovdiv University

2012 to now – Academical Council of Center for Anthropological and Ethnosociological Studies

Memberships

Institute of Social Critical Research

"Critic and Humanism" Foundation

"Heterodoxy" Foundation

Center for Anthropological and Ethnosociological Studies

Bulgarian Sociological Association

Have a command of languages

                Bulgarian

                English

                Russian

Publications

Monographs:

2013a. Inheriting and Discursive Practices. Plovdiv, KONTEKST

2013b. Inequality, Discourse, Inheriting. Plovdiv, KONTEKST

2012. Elchinova, M., Ganeva-Raycheva, V., Gergova, L., Penkova, S., Rashkova, N., Vukov, N., Zlatkova, M. Migration, Memory, Heritage: Socio-cultural Approaches to the Bulgarian-Turkish Border, edited by Valentina Ganeva-Raycheva, Meglena Zlatkova.  IEFSEM – BAS, Sofia, 2012. 202 p. ISBN 978-954-8458-42-9 http://2sidesborder.org/migration%20EN/index.html

Studies:

2015. The discourse of Motherland as representation of socialist ideology: discursive forms and derivation in child personal diary (1948/1953). In: Sociological Problems 1-2/2015, p. 171-190.

2012а. Contradictions of inheritance on both sides of the Bulgarian-Turkish border: sociоаnalysis and discursive practices. In: Migration, Memory, Heritage: Socio-cultural Approaches to the Bulgarian-Turkish Border. 99-133 http://2sidesborder.org/migration%20EN/index.html

2012б. The Children of Migrants: Cultural Heritage Strategies and Types of Crossing the Bulgarian-Turkish border. In: Migration, Memory, Heritage: Socio-cultural Approaches to the Bulgarian-Turkish Border. 174-201 (with Meglena Zlatkova) http://2sidesborder.org/migration%20EN/index.html

Scientific papers and reports:

2015. Heritage and Memory: the Identity as Discursive possibility. In: Ethnosociology: images of Culture. Collective papers.  Ulyanovsk, Russia, Publisher "Zebra",p. 122-131.

2014.     The symbolic efficiency of security discourse in the society of hyper-surveillance. In: Society, Community, Person: Searching of the "Eternal world". Collective papers.  Tambov, Russia, p. 11-17.

2013. Patriotic Primer": Performativity and ideology of the Discursive Practice of Teaching of Patriotism. In: Society, Community, Person: Searching of the "Eternal world". Collective papers.  Tambov, Russia

2013a. Discourse and Symbolic Power: Inequality and the Forms of Discursive Discrimination. In: Sociological Issues, 1-2/2013

2013b. Bourdieu and the "Ethnosociological Laboratory" of Bearn and Kabyle:  Socioanalysis and Discursive practices. (forthcoming)

2013c. Heterodoxical Discourse of Bourdieu in Optic to the Historical Sociology of Discursive Practices.

2012. Practical Logic and Discourse Order: One possible optic to the discursive practices. In: Breaking Down The Order. Collective papers. Plovdiv.

2012. Cross-border returns? Forms of crossing the Bulgarian-Turkish border by the young generations. In: Sociological Issues, 1-2, p. 152-171 (Co-authored with Meglena Zlatkova).

2012. Socioanalysis of liminality: two cases on both sides of the Bulgarian-Turkish border. In: Migrations on Both Sides of the Turkish-Bulgarian Border: Inheritance, Identities, Intercultural Interactions, edited by V. Ganeva-Raicheva et al. Sofia: IEFEM, p. 61-75.

2011. "Contradictions of inheritance": mechanisms of inheriting and discursive practices (the case of ethnicity)]. In: Sociological Problems, (Special edition), 38-59.

2011. "Contradictions of inheritance": mechanisms of inheriting with the successors of Thracian refugees and Bulgarian out-migrants in Edirne. In: Annals of the Department of Anthropology, vol. 4. Sofia: NBU.

2011. Contradictions of ideological inheritance: on the discursive practice of "personal diary" from the socialist period. In: Sociological Issues, 3-4, 218-236.

2010. (Co-authored with Meglena Zlatkova) "Contradictions of Heritage" – Education as a Cultural Capital of the Second Generation Migrants: the Children of Resettlers in Turkey. In: Lovtsi na umove - II [Brain-hunters- II. Lectures in anthropology]. Sofia, NBU, 4, p. 74-100. In Bulgarian

2009. Bourdieu and Foucault as a chance for one historical sociology of discursive practices. In: Sociological Problems, 3-4/2009, p. 50-69

2008. Discourse and Thruth in Bourdieau and Foucault. In: Sociological Problems, 1-2/2008

2007. Performative Logic and Decartes's philosophical discourse in the context of Foucault's – Derida's of the theoretical debate. In: Critics and Humanism magazine 24/2007.

2006. "Body, Name and Practical Logic" – Review of PhD students' seminar Plovdiv 2005. In: Sociological Problems magazine.

2005. Practical Logic for Confirmation of Discourse Authenticity. Collective Papers Plovdiv 2003. Practical Logic and the Discourse Order: Bourdieau and Foucault and analythics of Truth. In: Critics and Humanism magazine 7/2003.

Activities

Research projects:

 

2015

 

2014

 

2010 – 2013

‘The Language of Hate' – The Hater Discourse and the Relationship with the Other.

Usage of Cultural Historical Heritage in contemporaneity.

 

The Contradictions of Heritage (Strategies for a Virtual Museum of Socialism) is funded by the National Scientific Fund – team member

2010 – 2013

The Project "Resettlers and Migrants on Two Sides of The Bulgarian-Turkish Border: Heritage, Identity, Intercultural Interactions" is funded by the National Scientific Fund, Department for "Cultural and Historical Heritage and National Identity" of the Thematic Competition for Scientific Research Projects in 2008 (ТК 01-129) – team member

2008 – 2010

The multimedia archive. Theoretical model and applications in social sciences and humanities. Funded by University Science Found, Plovdiv 2008 – 2009 – team member

2008 – 2010

 

 

2004 – 2005

 

2000

 

 

 

Research Project of Institute of Critical Social Studies, Hidden Publicity: Mapping the unofficial cultures in Bulgaria – team member.  

 

Elaborating a conception for a specialized site of the Faculty of Philosophy and History – project coordinator - sponsored by University of Plovdiv Fund for Scientific Research – team member

 

Research project "Yogh Sexual Culture under ethnomethodological microscope", Institute of Critical Social Studies – team member

 

 

   

Educational projects:

 

2009 - 2010

 "Roma Identity Construction" - Interdisciplinary Module in Ethnology and Sociology Curricula" in Open Society Institute, CRC - Central European University – team member

2004 - 2005

Research project "Introducing a Course in Practical Logic and Communcative Rationality for PhD students in Plovdiv University and Ljubljana University" Program "Strategic Partnership in Higher Education in Balkan and Sought-Eastern Europe Region, funded by Open Society Foundation, Sofia, Programme Education – team member.

2004 – 2005

Introducing modules and a special course proposed by PhD candidates in the frame of the M.A. program Philosophy and Social Sciences in 20th century funded by Open Society Foundation, Sofia, Programme Education – team member.

2002 – 2003

 

 

 

 

2001

 

 

 

 

 

2000

 

 

1999

Ethnosociology – Interdisciplinary Module for B.A. Programs of Ethnology and Sociology – curricula development project, funded by Open Society Foundation, Sofia, Programme Education – team member

 

Research project "Practical Logic and Communcative Rationality", Institute of Critical Social Studies,  "Education" programme, "Open Society Foundation", Sofia – team member

 

Research project "The Logic of Children Thinking", "Education" programme, "Open Society Foundation", Sofia

 

Research project "In children thinking labyrinth", "Education" programme, "Open Society Foundation", Sofia

   

 

Graduates and PhD

Graduates:

2014. Nadya Stoilova. ‘The blindness – forms of social politics of inclusion'. BA

2014. Nikoloay Topev. ‘The Prostitution as a Social Phenomenon'. BA.

2013. Dzanan Mustafa. ‘The Social network Facebook: "Structures" of "Bewitching" and "Unbewitching" of Social Agents'. (BA)

2. 2013. Marchela Panayotova. ‘Social Exclusion and Practices of Inclusion of Invalids'. (BA)

3. 2012. Ognyan Seresliev. ‘The Education in Bulgaria in 21 Century'. (BA)

4. 2011. Stefka Popova. ‘The Distinction Among Roma (the case of a Roma neighborhood in Pazardzhic)'. (BA)

5. 2011.  Polina Petkova. ‘The Integration of Roma in 21 Century (the case of ‘Stolipinovo', Plovdiv)'. (BA)

6. 2010. Antoniya  Yordanova. ‘"Makedonskia vapors" (The Question for Macedonia) in the History textbooks in Bulgaria: the rewritings of Ilinden–Preobrazhenie Uprising'. (BA)

PhD:

Dimitar Panchev: The issue for the distinctive identities of Roma: life strategies and discursive practices, 2015 – 2018 г.

Other Activities

Participation in scientific forums:

2001. "The Logic of Children Thinking" in an International Conference Criticism of the Sociology and the Sociology of Reflexivity. Paper. Plovdiv, October

2002. "The Practical Logic of Children Thinking". Paper in an International Conference "Paradigms in the Sociology of Everyday life". Sofia, October 2003.

2003.  Conference "The Fieldwork and Problems of Research". Plovdiv, February

2003. International PhD students training "Practical Logic and Communicative Rationality". A lecture, Plovdiv, September.  

2005. "Reflexive Sociology of Bourdieu: an essay on Analytic of Through" – a paper on International Conference "Reflexivity, Critics and Enlightenment of the Enlightenment. September, Sofia

2005 "Practical Logic and Affirmation of the Veracity of the Discourse" a paper in PhD International Seminar "Body, Name and Practical Logic" Plovdiv 24 – 29 September.

"Reflexive Sociology of Bourdieu: a possible optic to the discursive practices". A paper on "Ten Years Sociology in University of Plovdiv Conference".

2006 "Practical Logic and the Discourse Ordering: René Descartes between Foucault and Derrida a paper on Session "Critical Theory, Ecology and Biopolitics". 29 – 31 May

2006 "Discourse and Throuth in Bourdieu and Foucault" and "Performativity and ideology of the discursive Practicies (The case of "Patriotical ABC book")". Papers on conference "Bourdieu and the Critics of the Theoretical Reason", Sofia 3-4 November. 

2007 "Practical Identity and Performativity" – a paper on "Humanities under Methodological Microscope" – a Session of Institute of Critical Social Research, January Sofia – Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

2010 Bulgaria And Turkey As A Cultural Capital In The Strategies Of Higher Education Among The "Second Generation" Of Migrants From Bulgaria To Turkey Twenty Years After 1989. (Сo-authored with Meglena Zlatkova) In: Migration and Diversity in the Greater Mediterranean: Social and Other Implications, Kamilari, Crete, Greece, organized by Laboratory of Anthropology, Comotini, Greece and the Local Community of Camilari, Greece.

2011. Socioanalysis of liminality: two cases on both sides of the Bulgarian-Turkish border. In: Migrations on Both Sides of the Turkish-Bulgarian Border: Inheritance, Identities, Intercultural Interactions, organized by IEFEM, Sofia, 2 – 3. 12. 2011

2012. Bourdieu and the "Ethnosociological Laboratory" of Bearn and Kabyle:  Socioanalysis and Discursive practices. A paper on "20 Years Ethnology in University of Plovdiv Conference".

2014. Papers on conference "Contradictions of inheritance", IKSI. Plovdiv, 7 – 9 march 2014: The discourse of Motherland as representation of socialist ideology: discursive forms and derivation in child personal diary (1948/1953)

 2014. Papers on conference The "Different" Worlds of Children and the Families. Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 12 December 2014: The Children of Migrants – Crossing the Bulgarian-Turkish Border (with Meglena Zlatkova)

 

Prizes, scholarship, specializations, guest professorships, scientific exchange:

Award for student research projects "In the Labyrinth of Children Thinking" and "The Logic of Children Thinking" – "Open Society Institute" – Sofia

Workshop "Days of Ethnosociology"; Specialized Course on Visual Methods in Sociology; Seminar "Teaching of Teaching"

International PhD students training "Practical Logic and Communicative Rationality"; Workshop "Interactive Methods in High Education Teaching

Course "Practical Logic and Communicative Rationality"

PhD students' Seminar in Practical Logic; Research Seminar "Visual Methods and Sequent Analysis"

FIFTH PART: OTHER ACTIVITIES

 

Coordination and administration of projects

Coordinator of student's teams

Coordinator student's summer fieldwork

Organizing seminars