Dr. Alexandra Dimitrova Milanova

Assistant Professor Alexandra Dimitrova Milanova
Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
Historian
Coordinator of the Bulgarian Team

Areas of Special Interests:
Modern and contemporary history of the Balkans, international relations, 19th – 20th Centuries, social history, everyday life, modernization processes in the Balkans, urban culture, music history, cultural heritage, digital humanities

Education:
PhD in History and Archaeology, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of History
MA in International Relations, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law
BA in Southeast European Studies and History, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of History

Contact:
alexandra.milanova@balkanstudies.bg
Mobile phone: +359 886 316 882

Dr. Alexandra Milanova (Plovdiv, 1987) is Assistant Professor in the Department “Modern Balkans” at the Institute of Balkan Studies & Center of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Southeast European Studies, a Master’s degree in International Relations and Multilateral Diplomacy, and a PhD in History and Archaeology from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She has an extensive work experience in project and event management, bibliographical, archival, and field research, as well as pedagogical experience.

Selected Publications

Politics of an empire, diplomacy of a republic: The Ottoman Empire and Republic of Turkey in the major European and world conflicts (1853-1945), in: History Magazine, No. 1(XIX). Sofia: Edition of the Editorial Board of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Science, 2011, ISSN 0861 – 3710, pp. 26-46 [Политика на империя, дипломация на република: Османската империя и Република Турция в големите европейски и световни конфликти (1853-1945), в: История, № 1, година XIX. София: Издание на главна редакция на педагогическите издания на МОМН, 2011, ISSN 0861 – 3710, с. 26-46].

In the shadow of Constantinople: the unpublished memoirs of Adrianople by François Pouqueville, in: Cities in South Eastern Thrace: Continuity and Transformation. Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, 2017, ISBN 978-954-07-4275-5, pp. 209-220.

Le tigre de Janina – the image of Ali Pasha of Tepelena in the works of François Pouqueville, in: History Magazine, No. 2(XXIII). Sofia: “Az Buki” National Publishing House, 2015, ISSN 0861 – 3710, pp. 119-125 [Le tigre de Janina – образът на Aли паша Тепелена в произведенията на Франсоа Пуквил, в: История, № 2, година XXIII. София: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз Буки”, 2015, ISSN 0861 – 3710, с. 119-125].

Prisoner of the Ottomans in Constantinople: the everyday life of François Pouqueville in Yedikule Fortress (1799-1801), in: Doctoral and postdoctoral readings 2014. Sofia, 2014, pp. 82-91 [Един османски пленник в Константинопол: всекидневието на Франсоа Пуквил в Седемте кули (1799-1801), в: Докторантски и постдокторантски четения 2014. София, 2014, с. 82-91].

The women in the Ottoman Empire through the eyes of a Western woman: the works of Lady Mary Montagu, in History Magazine, No. 5(XXIII). Sofia: “Az Buki” National Publishing House, 2015, ISSN 0861 – 3710, pp. 504-514 [Жените в Османската империя през погледа на една западноевропейка: произведенията на лейди Мери Монтегю, в: История, № 5, година XXIII. София: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз Буки“, 2015, ISSN 0861 – 3710, с. 504-514.].

Palikova, N. and A. Milanova. The 3D animation of cultural heritage objects as an innovative instrument for vocational training and education, -In: ICERI2018. 11th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. 2018, ISBN 978-84-09-05948-5/ISSN 2340-1095, pp. 849-856.

Palikova, N., A. Milanova and E. Kovatcheva. Contextualization of cultural heritage objects through an interactive platform as a tool for research and education, – In: ICERI2018. 11th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation. 2018, ISBN 978-84-09-05948-5/ISSN 2340-1095, pp. 1032-1037.

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