Roumiana Il. Preshlenova

Professor Roumiana Il. Preshlenova
Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
Historian
Senior Researcher

Areas of Special Interests:
Culture and education as a leverage in international relations in the Balkans in 19th and 20th century.

Education:
PhD, Institute of Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
MA, Department of History and Theory of Culture, Faculty of History, Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski
MA, Department of German Studies, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski

Contact:
+359 888 461 801
roumiana.preshlenova@balkanstudies.bg





Since 2018, Dr. Roumiana Il. Preshlenova is professor and director of the Institute of Balkan Studies & Center of Thracology, Bulgarian Academy of Siences, Sofia. She is teaching at the Faculty of History, Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski. She is member of Comité Internationale d’Association internationale d’études du Sud-Est européen (AIESEE) and chair of the Bulgarian National Committee for Balkan Studies since 2018. Her research interests include among other topics Austro-Hungarian and Russian activities in the Balkans in late 19th and early 20th century.

Selected Publications

Monographs:
On the Roads of Europeism. Higher Education in Austria-Hungary and the Bulgarians (1879-1918) [in Bulgarian]. Paradigma, Sofia 2008.

Frontiers revisited. Identities and Economy in the Balkans in Late 19th and Early 20th centuries. Saarbrücken, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2011.

Austria-Hungary and the Balkans 1878-1912 [in Bulgarian]. Sofia, St Kliment Ohridski University Press, 2017.

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