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«April 2018»

Current Programmes

"How to Teach Europe" Fellowship Programme


The programme targets academics – highly qualified young and established university professors – from (South) Eastern Europe in the social sciences and the humanities to dedicate themselves to research work oriented toward a specific goal: to lend the state-of-the-art theories and methodologies in the humanities and social sciences a pan-European and/or global dimension and to apply these findings in higher education.

Advanced Academia Programme


Through this independent fellowship programme CAS ensures possibilities for conducting independent research in an international, interdisciplinary environment, without restrictions in the selected areas of study - an approach intended to stimulate excellent scholarship at the highest international level.

Research Network Dedicated to the History of the Monastic Economy


The NETWORK of scholars from South-Eastern (SEE) and Western Europe (WE) is devoted to the history of the monastic economy in a comparative perspective and to the assessment of its relevance in the longue durée.

Current Fellows

In 2018/2019 CAS hosts 17 research fellows from 8 countries in the framework of Advanced Academia programme. Another 6 scholars are involved in the How to Teach Europe in the XXI Century programme and 1 researcher in a new fellowship project, targeting artists from various disciplinary backgrounds.

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MONASTIC ECONOMY: Research Allowances granted

At the end of February a Selection Panel of three senior scholars approved three research proposal for support.

Advanced Academia Public Lectures 2018

CAS Public Lecture Series will be held every Wednesday (between 21 March and 16 May 2018) at 18:00h at the Sofia City Library on 4, Slaveykov Square. You are cordially welcome.

Advanced Academia Public Lecture

Dr. Hristo Gyoshev will deliver a lecture on the topic: "Grounding Recognition Anew: Challenges to Honneth's Recognition Paradigm and Possibilities of Empirical Support for the Creative Social Theory" on 4 April 2018 (Wednesday), 18:00h.

Advanced Academia Public Lecture

Dr. Daniela Kalkandjieva will deliver a lecture on the topic: "The Russian Orthodox Church in Contemporary Geopolitics: Ecclesiastical Aspects" on 11 April 2018 (Wednesday), 18:00h at Sofia City Library, Victoria Hall (4th floor).

Fellow Seminar

Dr. Neda Deneva will present her research proposal on the topic: "Return Migration of Health Professionals and the Transformation of Medical Practice in the Field of Maternal and Child Health in Bulgaria" on 12 April 2018 (Thursday) at 16:30h.

Advanced Academia Public Lecture

Dr. Iva Manova will deliver a lecture on the topic: "History of Philosophy and National Identities during the Communist Regime: Studies on Avicenna and Al-Farabi in the Soviet Union (1950s - 1980s)" on 18 April 2018, 18:00h at Sofia City Library.

Fellow Seminar

Dr. Ina Merdjanova will present her research proposal on the topic: "The Kurdish Women’s Movement and the Struggle for Peace in Turkey" on 26 April 2018 (Thursday) at 16:30h.

Call for Applications: GERDA HENKEL Fellowship

The five-months in-residence fellowships are granted under the framework of the CAS Advanced Academia programme and supports PhD holders from the following countries: Afghanistan, Belarus, China (only Tibet and Xinjiang Autonomous Regions), Kasakhstan, Ky

Call for Applications: Advanced Academia Fellowships for International Scholars

The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) announces a Call for Applications for its 2019/2020 In-Residence Advanced Academia Fellowships for International Scholars in the field of the humanities and the social sciences.


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