Brief CV

 

University Studies and Career

 

·         1978-1979, German Studies at University Paris-Sorbonne

·         1979, Philosophy at Humboldt University, Berlin

·         1979-1984 Philosophy at Sofia University, Second Speciality French Studies

·         1984, Master in Philosophy & in French Studies

·         1989 First Doctor Title - Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy), Institute of Philosophy - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

·         1984-89, Assistant Professor in French Studies (Philosophy Translation Program) at the Department of Western Languages, Sofia University

·         1989-95, Research Fellow at the Institute for Philosophical Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IPhR-BAS)

·         1995, Habilitation in Contemporary Western Philosophy (IPhR-BAS) with 4 books on Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy

·         1995-2013 Senior Research Fellow at the IPhR / ISSK, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

·         2006 Second Doctor Title - Dr. Phil., Vienna University

·         2013 Third Doctor Title - Sc.D. (Doctor of Sciences), Institute for the Study of Society and Knowledge, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (ISSK-BAS)

·         2014 - Full Professor and Chair of the Contemporary Philosophy Program at the ISSK-BAS

Fellowships

 

·           1996 Paul Celan Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna

·           1997 Exchange Program Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy of Vienna University

·           1998-1999 Fellow at the Austrian Academy of Sciences   

 

Administrative Duties

 

·       2015- President of BFO-Fenomenologia, the Bulgarian Phenomenology Association

·       2010- Head of the PhD Program on Contemporary European Philosophy at the ISSK-BAS

·       2000-2010 Head of the Department for Contemporary European Philosophy and Gender Studies at IPhR-BAS

·       1999- Director of the Institute for Axiological Research, Vienna

·       1995-1997 Scientific Secretary of the Institute for Philosophical Research (IPhR-BAS)

·       1990- President of the Bulgarian Society for Francophone Philosophy and Culture

·       1993-1998 President of the Association for Human and Axiological Studies "Arcanum", Sofia

·       1995- Council Member of ABIRA, USA

·       1995- Head of the Bulgarian Phenomenology Center (IPhR-BAS)  

 

Expert Functions

 

·          2014 - External expert at the National Science Centre, Poland

·           2013 - Expert at FEMtech - Women in Reserach and Technologies 

·           2008 - Expert at the Austrian Women Journalist Congress 

·           2006 - 2016 Correspondent of the Paul Ricoeur Foundation 

·           1996 - International Research Board of Advisors of ABIRA, USA

·           1996 - Adviser at the IBCC Advisory Council, Cambridge, UK 

·           1995-2000 Chair of the Library Advisory Board at IPhR-BAS 

·           1987-1990 International Relations Adviser, Bulgarian Philosophical Society