ARCS Spring 2016 lectures announced

Check out the schedule of public lectures to be held at ARCS during the Spring semester.


ARCS Spring 2016 Lectures


Feb. 9              Daniel Costache-Bolocan (Buzau County Museum) Statistics in Archaeology. A Model for Relative Chronology

Feb. 16            Emil Nankov (American Research Center in Sofia) Introducing Molybdenology and the Importance of Being a “Glandophile”

Feb. 18            Julia Valeva (Institute of Art Studies-BAS), Late Roman Serdica – A Brief Archaeological Review

Feb. 23            Alexander Panayotov (Aarhus University), Jews and Jewish Communities in the Early Byzantine Balkans and the Aegean.

Feb. 25            Boyan Dumanov (New Bulgarian University), Late Antiquity in Bulgaria: Current Trends in Archaeological Research

March 8          Rossitsa Gradeva (American University in Bulgaria), Rich and Poor Sofians: Glimpses from 17th century Documents

March 10        Ivo Topalilov (Shumen University), Early Christian Transformation at Philippopolis        

March 28        Evelina Kelbecheva (American University in Bulgaria), From Violence to Freedom: Politics of Memory in Bulgaria

April 7             Christopher Mielke (Central European University and ARCS Pre-doctoral Fellow) Material Culture and Contacts between Medieval Hungary and Bulgaria

April 12           Georgi Burnaski (Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and ARCS SE European Fellow), Transformational Processes among the Local Elite of the Bulgarian Turks (1980 – 2000): Trends and Comparisons

April 14           Ordanche Petrov (University of Skopje and ARCS SE European Fellow), Medieval Weapons and Armour on the Territory of the Republic of Macedonia: late 6th to late 14th century

April 19           Adriana Panaite(Independent Scholar and ARCS SE European Fellow), The Villa Landscape in Moesia Inferior

April 21           Moysés Marcos(University of California, Riverside and ARCS Pre-Doctoral Fellow), Julian and Themistius: Philosophy, Kingship, and Tolerance in the Fourth Century Roman Empire




*** Public lectures begin at 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted ***




American Research Center in Sofia

75 Vasil Petleshkov St.