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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Naoum Kaytchev

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

Modern Balkan History

Office Hours:
Tuesday 14.00-16.00 in room 25 А

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

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

Curriculum Vitae

  • October 29th, 1970 – Born in Sofia
  • 1987–1992 – studied history at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. MA thesis: “The Educational Life in Salonica (1878-1908)”.
  • 1994–1995 – Visiting PhD student at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University, UK.
  • 1994–1998 – PhD student at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”: Department of Byzantine and Balkan History.
  • 1998 – Doctoral degree. Topic of dissertation: “Macedonia in Serbian and Bulgarian Public Consciousness: Images and Notions Cultivated by the Army and the School (1878-1912) ”
  • 2002 – Assistant Professor in Modern Balkan History, Sofia University.
  • 2015 – Associate Professor in Modern and Contemporary Balkan History

Administrative positions:

  • 1999–2001 – Consul General of Bulgaria in Toronto, Canada.
  • 2007–2010 – Consul General of Bulgaria in Bitola, Republic of Macedonia.  
  • since 2015 – Head of the Department of „History of Byzantium and the Balkans“

Specializations:

  • Greece: University of Athens (1995);
  • Serbia: Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade (1997);
  • Hungary: Central European University, Radio Free Europe Archive, Budapest (1998);
  • Croatia: University of Zagreb (2005).

Membership:

Research Interests

National Identities in Southeastern Europe; Educational institutions and schoolbooks in Southeastern Europe; History of Croatia, Serbia and Macedonia, 19th-20th c.

Selected Publications

Books

  • Илирия от Варна до Вилах: хърватското национално възраждане, сърбите и българите (до 1848 г.). София: Парадигма, 2015 г.
  • Македонийо, възжелана: армията, училището и градежът на нацията в Сърбия и България (1878-1912). С., изд.“Парадигма“, 2003, 312 с.

Editing

  • Григор Пърличев и Братя Миладинови: нови изследвания и прочити. София: УИ „Св. Климент Охридски“, 2011.

Articles

  • Children into Adults, Peasants into Patriots: Army and Nation-Building in Serbia and Bulgaria (1878–1912). – In: Benjamin Fortna (ed.). Childhood in the Ottoman Empire and After. Leiden: Brill, 2015, 115-140.
  • Between Science and National Emancipation: Bulgarian Geography Textbooks on the Kingdom of Greece and Greeks (before the Crimean War). – Études Balkaniques, 2015, № 1, 47–58.
  • Living on the Edge of Christendom: Some Eighteenth-century Croatian Perceptions of Europe and its Borders, in: Maria Baramova, Grigor Boykov, Ivan Parvev (eds.), Bordering Early Modern Europe. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015, 141–147.
  • Being Macedonian: Different Types of Ethnic Identifications in the Contemporary Republic of Macedonia. – Politeja (Krakow, Poland), № 30 (2014), 122–131.
  • Българите във Вардарска Македония в двустранните отношения на България с Югославия и Република Македония (1944–2012) – Македонски преглед, 36, 2013, №3, 63–82.
  • Политика Болгарии по отношению к обществам македонских беженцев  (1944–1989).  – Славяноведение [Москва], 2009. № 5, 39–50.
  • Bugarska i Makedonski čvor: od Stanka Vraza i Konstantina Miladinova do Europske unije. – Hrvatska revija [Zagreb], 2007, br. 3, 50–54.
  •   „Гоцевият ден и Илинден у нас са популярни“: македонските бежански дружества в България и държавната политика по македонския въпрос (1944–1989). В: Преломни времена. Юбилеен сборник в чест на професор Любомир Огнянов. София: УИ „Св. Климент Охридски“, 2006, 485–512.
  • IMRO groupings in Bulgaria after the Second World War – in: Pettifer, James (ed.) The New Macedonian Question. London., 1999, 167-183 (в съавторство с Иванка Недева).
  • Bulgarian Nationalism, Articulated by the Textbooks in Modern Bulgarian History. 1878-1996. – In: Internationale Schulbuchforschung [Braunschweig, Germany], 20, 1998, 51-70 (with Snezhana Dimitrova).
  • „The Happiness and Progress of the Nation are Attainable Only Provided that Not a Single Part of this Body Hurts…“: Bulgarian Historical Education and Perspectives of the National Identity. – Балканистичен форум, 1999, кн. 1-3, 56-90 (with Snezhana Dimitrova).
  • „Драга отаџбино, како си лепа“: националне идентификациjе и представе о Македониjи, стваране посредством уџбеника књижевности у Бугарскоj и Србиjи (1878-1912). – Годишњак за друштвену историjу [Белград], 1997, № 2-3, 147-177.
  • Английски предложения за сепаративен мир с България от 1915 до 1918 година. – Военноисторически сборник, 1996, кн. 5, 7-16.
  • Българската църква и просвета в Костурско (1900-1912). – Македонски преглед, 14, 1991, №3, 90-108.

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