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Assist. Prof. Dr. Maria Baramova

Modern Balkan History

Office Hours:
Tuesday 14.00-16.00 in room 25 А

Phone: 9308/ 378
E-mail: baramova@clio.uni-sofia.bg

Address:
Faculty of History
boulevard „Tzar Osvoboditel”15
1504 Sofia, Bulgaria

Curriculum Vitae

Born on April 26th, 1977 in Sofia.

1995 – Russian Language High School „Sv. Kliment Ohridski“, Sofia

July 2000 – MA in History at the Faculty of History, Sofia University

2003-2006 PhD student at the Department of „History of Byzantium and the Balkans“ at the Faculty of History, Sofia University. Dissertation: “Danube in the European-Ottoman relations (1396-1566). Geopolitical, strategic and military aspects”.

2002-2003 / 2005-2006 – Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Balkan history at the Faculty of Law and History, Southwestern University, Blagoevgrad.

June 2008 – Assistant Professor of Modern Balkan history at the Department of History of Byzantium and the Balkans, in the Faculty of History, Sofia University „Sv. Kliment Ohridski“

2011-2012 – Researcher at Leibniz-Institute for European History, Mainz (Germany). Project: Übersetzungsleistungen von Diplomatie und Medien im vormodernen Friedensprozess in Europa, 1450-1789

Specialization:

  • Austria: Herder-Preis Fellowship by Alfred Toepfer Foundation (Hamburg) at University of Vienna (2003-2004); 6-month specialization at the Institute for Austrian Studies at the University of Vienna with the support of the Austrian Academic Exchange Service – OAD (2004)
  • Germany: Dr. Günther-Findel-Stiftung-Fellowship at the Herzog-August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel (2005); Klaus von Kotze-Stiftung-Fellowship at University of Cologne(2005), Fellow at the Institute for European History, Mainz (2006-2007 )

Membership:

Projects

  • Regional Studies Program at Center of Excellence in the Humanities „Alma Mater“ (coordinator and member of the research team)
  • SUDigital –Digital Resources for researching, preserving and popularization of bulgarian cultural and historical heritage“ (Executive Director of the Digitalization Center)
  • „Enhancing the capacity of the Digitalization Center to the University of Sofia“ (coordinator)
  • Collegium Historicum (coordinator)
  • Research seminar „Eighteenth century“: Historical section –  2011 (member of research team)

Research Interests

History of Southeastern Europe, 16th-18th century; Ottoman Empire; Habsburg Monarchy, geopolitics, warfare, peace treaties, environmental history

Selected Publications

Books:

  • Evropa, Dunav i osmantsite (1396-1541), Sofia: Sofia University Press, 2014.
  • Historical Atlas of Southeastern Europe, Sofia: Datamap, 2012 (with Christo Matanov, Vladimir Stanev).

Editing:

  • Social Networking in Southeastern Europe, 15th-19th Centuries. LiT: Berlin/ Münster, 2015 (Ed. with Grigor Boykov, Ivan Parvev). (in print)
  • Bordering Early Modern Europe, Wiesbaden: Harassowitz, 2015 (Ed. with Grigor Boykov, Ivan Parvev).
  • Power and Influence in Southeastern Europe, 16th-19th century. Berlin/ Münster: LiT, 2013 (Ed. with Ivan Parvev, Plamen Mitev, Vania Racheva);
  • Two Hundreds Years on the Road „Balkan Peninsula“ (1808-2008), Sofia: Sofia University Press, 2014 (Ed. with Ivan Parvev);
  • Collegium Historicum, Т. 1. Sofia: Gutenberg, 2011 (Ed. with Boris Stoynov);
  • Empires and Peninsulas. Southeastern Europe between Karlowitz and the Peace of Adrianople, 1699-1829, Berlin/ Münster: LiT, 2010 (Ed. with Plamen Mitev, Ivan Parvev, Vania Racheva).

Articles: 

  • Vom Waffenstillstand zu Pax Perpetua. Der Kaiserliche Frieden von Belgrad (1739) und seineEntfristung (1747), Österreich: Geschichte, Literatur, Geografie: ÖGL, 59 (2015), Heft 3, pp. 281-289
  • Social Networking “En passant”. The Habsburg Great Embassy of Count Damian Hugo von Virmont to Constantinople 1719–1720, in: In: Maria Baramova, Grigor Boykov, Ivan Parvev (eds.): Social Networking in South-Eastern Europe, 15th–19th Centuries, Berlin / Münster: LIT Verlag, 2015 (in print).
  • Negotiating Borders: Habsburg–Ottoman Peace. Treaties of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. – In: Maria Baramova, Grigor Boykov, Ivan Parvev (eds.), Bordering Early Modern Europe, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015, pp. 115-120.
  • Non-splendid Isolation: The Ottoman Empire and the Thirty Years’ War. – In: Olaf Asbach, Peter Schröder (eds.), The Ashgate Research Companion to the Thirty Years’ War, London: Ashgate, 2014, pp. 115-126;
  • Преводът като израз на могъщество. Хабсбургско-османските отношения и техните “транслационни схеми”, ХVІ-ХVІІІ в. В: Йоанна Бенчева, Теодор Димитров (състав.), Realia Byzantino-Balcanica. In honorem annorum LX Christo Matanov = Сборник в чест на 60-годишнината на проф. Христо Матанов, София: Тангра ТанНакРа ИК, 2014, с. 553 – 563.
  • Земи и граници. Югоизтокът в европейската картография от Ранното ново време. – В: Иван Първев, Мария Баръмова (съст.), Двувековният път на едно понятие. Балканският полуостров (1808-2008). София: Университетско издателство, 2014, с. 27-36л
  • Der Frieden von Baden und seine Deutung am Goldenen Horn. Die Kaiserliche Diplomatie in Konstantinopel, 1713-1715. – In: Heinz Duchhardt, Martin Espenhorst (Hrg.), Utrecht – Rastatt – Baden 1713/1714. Translationsleistungen in Diplomatie und Medien, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013, pp. 357–372;
  • Pax Belgradensis – Pax Perpetua? Deutungen und Missdeutungen in den deutschen Medien der 1740er Jahre. – In: Martin Espenhorst (Hrg.), Unwissen und Missverständnisse im Europäischen Friedensprozess, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013, pp. 109–126;
  • Did the Danube exist in Habsburg Power Politics in Southeastern Europe before 1699? – In: Maria Baramova, Plamen Mitev, Ivan Parvev, Vania Racheva (Eds.). Power and Influence in Southeastern Europe, 16th-19th century, Berlin/ Münster: LiT, 2013, pp. 25–35;
  • „Die Übersetzung der Macht“. Die Profile der habsburgisch-osmanischen Translationen im 16.–18. Jahrhundert. – In: Heinz Duchhardt, Martin Espenhorst (Hrg.), Frieden übersetzen in der Vormoderne. Translationsleistungen in Diplomatie, Medien und Wissenschaft, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012, pp. 197–205;
  • Nikolaus Ernst Kleemanns ‘Reisen von Wien über Belgrad bis Kilianova’ und die Neuentdeckung des Donauraums in der Habsburgermonarchie. – In: Harald Heppner, Eva Posch (Eds.), Encounters in Europe’s Southeast: The Habsburg Empire and the Orthodox World In the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Bochum: Winkler Verlag, 2012, pp. 65–75;
  • Балканите като геополитическа реалност в Цедлеровия универсален лексикон. – В: Исторически личности и идеи. Сборник в чест на 60-годишния юбилей на проф. Искра Баева, София: Университетско издателство, 2011, с. 220-226;
  • Seen trough Zedler’s Eyes: The 18th-Century Habsburg-Ottoman Conflict and the Early Modern Encyclopaedic Knowledge. – In: Plamen Mitev, Ivan Parvev, Maria Baramova, Vania Racheva (Eds.). Empires and Peninsulas. Southeastern Europe between Karlowitz and the Peace of Adrianople, 1699-1829. LiT: Berlin/ Münster 2010, pp. 95-106.
  • Border Theories in Early Modern Europe / Grenzvorstellungen im Europa der Frühen Neuzeit – In : Europäische Geschichte Online (EGO), hg. vom Institut für Europäische Geschichte (IEG), Mainz European History Online (EGO), published by the Institute of European History (IEG), Mainz Dec 03, 2010. URL: http://www.ieg-ego.eu/baramovam-2010-de URN: urn:nbn:de:0159-2010092151
  • Na granitzata na Islama. Yugoiztočna Evropa i Dunav prez XV-XVI vek / On the Border of Islam. Southeastern Europe and the Danube, 15th-16th century. – Istoričesko Bădešte, 1-2, 2008-2009, 142-153.
  • Otsam i otvăd. Ponyatieto granitza v epohata na Rannoto novo vreme /Here and Beyond. The Term Border in the Early Modern Time. – In: Istoria v prehod. Sbornik v čest na 60-godišninata na professor Dragomir Draganov. Sofia, 2008, pp. 99-108.
  • „Izgubim li Dunava, šte ni spoleti beda“. Goljamata evropejska reka v
    edin antiosmanski tarktat ot 1558 g. /„Wenn wir verloren Thonaw // So stehn
    wir gar in grossem leidt“. The Big European River in one German Tractate of 1558/. – In: Tangra. Sbornik v čest na 70-godišninata na akad. Vassil Gjuzelev. Sofia 2006, pp. 217-230.
  • „Die übrige Welt hieß dort Europa“. – In: Netzwerk Magazin, Juli 2005, http://www.toepfer-fvs.de/fileadmin/user_upload/Netzwerk_Magazin/Die_uebrige_Welt.pdf
  • Dunav i trite osmanski obsadi na Belgrad prez XV-XVI v. /The Danube and the Ottoman sieges of Belgrade in the 15th – 16th centuries/. – In: Iztok-Zapad. Istoričeska Perspektiva. Sofia 2003, pp. 131-139.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Naoum Kaytchev

Head of the Department of „History of Byzantium and the Balkans“ Modern Balkan History

Prof. Dr. habil. Ivan Ilchev

Contemporary Balkan History

Prof. Dr. habil. Christo Matanov

Medieval Balkan History / History of Byzantium

Assoc. Prof. Dr. habil. Ivan Parvev

Modern Balkan History

Assist. Prof. Dr. Maria Baramova

Modern Balkan History

Assist. Prof. Dr. Hristo Berov

Modern and Contemporary Balkan History

Assist. Prof. Dr. Teodor Dimitrov

History of Byzantium

Assist. Prof. Vasko Arnaudov

History of Byzantium

Assist. Prof. Joanna Bencheva

Medieval Balkan History