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BHF Celebrates 10th Anniversary

On 28 April 2018, the Balkan Heritage Foundation invited colleagues, alumni, partners, friends and family to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Foundation. The celebration was held at the Sofia History Museum.

The First BHF E-Book of the Series “Balkan Heritage Studies” Presented in Sofia, Bulgaria

On 11.01.2018 the Balkan Heritage Foundation (BHF), and Dr. Angel Angelov (the author) presented the BHF e-book dedicated to the late medieval church St. Theodore Tyro in Zimevitsa, Bulgaria at the National Ethnographic Museum, Sofia, Bulgaria. The church is the oldest preserved building in the village. The date of its construction is not known, but

BHF Director Elected to International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM) Board

Between the 15th and 20th of October 2017, three members of the Balkan Heritage Foundation team and two affiliates: Ivan Vasilev (CEO), Angela Pencheva (Program Director), Barbara Remedios (Admissions Officer), Mishko Tutkovski (NI Stobi), and Kristen Jones (Queen’s University) attended the 13th Conference of the International Committee for Mosaic Conservation (ICCM) held in Barcelona, Spain.

BHF welcomes Fulbright Scholars for 2017/2018

The Balkan Heritage Foundation along with the National Archaeological Institute and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences are excited to host two Fulbright student researchers for the 2017-18 academic year. These are USA PhD students Ashlee Hart and Matthew Schueller, both Balkan Heritage Field School alumni. Ashlee first attended the Balkan Heritage Field School Ancient Greeks

New Fulbright Research Award for 2018/2019

The Bulgarian-American Fulbright Commission, in partnership with Balkan Heritage Foundation, announced a new study/research award in Archaeology/History for the 2018/2019 academic year. Upon arrival in Bulgaria in August/September 2018, the grantee will take part in a Balkan Heritage Field School. Following field school, the student will receive ongoing academic guidance from BHF for the remaining