Entries by Ivan Vasilev

BHF-IFR Scholarships for Season 2017

The Balkan Heritage Foundation (BHF), Bulgaria, and the Institute for Field Research (IFR), USA, would like to remind interested applicants that in 2017, the BHF-IFR Program for the Balkans once again will award two merit-based scholarships, of 1,200 USD each, for students participating in the Program’s projects. Only students who have been admitted to one of

The Balkan Heritage Foundation Supported the Establishment of a New Exhibition at the Ethnography Museum in Sozopol

The Balkan Heritage Foundation supported the initiative of its partner – the Museum of Archaeology in Sozopol, to establish a new exhibition at the Ethnography museum in the coastal town. The museum is located in a traditional 18th century Black Sea region house in the Old Town Quarter of Sozopol. In the museum are exhibits related

Conference: “Museum Exhibits and Standards: A Look Ahead”, November 28-29, 2016

A conference sponsored by the Bi-National Commission for the Preservation of Bulgaria’s Cultural Heritage. Free of charge and open to the public.   The Balkan Heritage Foundation and the Bi-National Commission for the Preservation of Bulgaria’s Cultural Heritage  are pleased to invite potential participants to register for the international conference “Museum Exhibits and Standards: A Look

BHF-IFR Scholarships for season 2016

The Balkan Heritage Foundation (BHF), Bulgaria, and the Institute for Field Research (IFR), USA, are happy to remind interested applicants that in 2016 the BHF-IFR Program for the Balkans once again will award three merit-based scholarships, of 1,200 USD each, for students participating in the Program’s projects. Only students who have been admitted to one

3-D Models from Stobi (Republic of Macedonia)

The Balkan Heritage Field School students attending a field school for 3D archaeological recording (photogrammetry and Reflectance Transformation Imaging) in the summer of 2015 at Stobi, Republic of Macedonia, have produced three-dimensional digital models of more than 30 artifacts found in the ancient Hellenistic and Roman city of Stobi. During the 2015 season a joint

Donation to BHFS Site at Tell Yunatsite

Our friend and alumnus Robert Goodwin and his wife Julie Kiernan have donated 4,000 USD to the BHFS excavation site at Tell Yunatsite, Bulgaria through their newly established company Stone & Compass Balkan Ecotourism and Cultural Retreat. This is the second donation they have made to the site. The purpose of the donation is to support

Research Equipment Needed: the Balkan Heritage Foundation is Launching a Fundraising Campaign

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Partners, Since 2014, the Balkan Heritage Foundation has been integrating advanced photo documentation techniques into our field school projects. We believe this not only offers our students relevant technical knowledge, but also helps to promote and preserve the cultural heritage of the archaeological sites we work on around the Balkans. Creating