Professor Ivanka Yordanova Gergova

Professor Ivanka Yordanova Gergova
Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
Art Historian

Areas of Special Interests:
History of post-byzantine art, Russian icons, Art interactions

PhD, Institute of Art Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
MA, Academy of Fine and Applied Arts, Sofia


Dr. Ivanka Gergova is Professor at the Institute of Art Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia. Since 2015, she is a Correspondent Member of BAS.

Her main scientific area is the Balkan orthodox art: painting, woodcarving (iconostases), cults of Bulgarian saints, late illuminated manuscripts, iconography, art and cultural interactions.

Ivanka Gergova was participant in several international scientific meetings in Russia, Roumania, Greece, Poland, France, Serbia, North Macedonia, Croatia.

She is a member of Editorial Boards of: Art Studies Quarterly (Sofia), Art Readings (Sofia), Monuments, Restoration, Museums (Sofia), Patrimonium MK (Skopje), Balcanoslavica (Prilep).  

Selected Publications

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