TOURAL

Toural project conducted its Virtual Kick-off meeting

TOURAL project conducted its Virtual Kick-off meeting on January 24th, marking the initiation of project activities.
MANUSCRIPT BOOKBINDINGS OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN: CONSERVATION AND RESEARCH
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Manuscript Bookbindings of the Eastern Mediterranean: conservation and research

The Balkan Heritage Foundation and the Centre for Slavo-Byzantine Studies “Prof. Ivan Dujčev” in Sofia present "Manuscript Bookbindings of the Eastern Mediterranean: conservation and research" led by Dr. Nikolas Sarris. The seminar will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria in the period February 12 - 17, 2024.
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The Relationship between Skeletons, Trade, and Migration at the Ancient Greek Black Sea Colony of Apollonia Pontica (7th-3rd centuries BCE)

In the BEMA Online Seminar on January 20, 2024 Dr. Katharine Kolpan, will talk about "The Relationship between Skeletons, Trade, and Migration at the Ancient Greek Black Sea Colony of Apollonia Pontica (7th-3rd centuries BC) ".

BCT HUBS MEETING TAKES PLACE IN SOFIA, BULGARIA

Today concluded the second international seminar of the Blue Culture Technology Excellence Hubs in EU Widening Member States (BCT Hubs) project, which took place in Sofia on 7-8 November. The event was organized by the Balkan Heritage Foundation and the Center for Underwater Archaeology.

International training “Creating Management Plans for Conservation of Immovable Heritage”

On September 04, 2023, the Balkan Heritage Foundation, the Municipality of Kazanlak, Bulgaria and the Kazanlak History Museum “Iskra” welcomed ten participants to the international training “Creating Management Plans for Conservation of Immovable Heritage” funded by UNESCO.
Reopening Of The Museum Exhibition At Aladzha Rock-hewn Monastery

The BHF Supports The Reopening Of The Museum Exhibition At Aladzha Rock-hewn Monastery Near Varna, Bulgaria

On July 20, 2023, the Varna Regional Historical Museum reopened the renovated museum exhibition at one of its major archaeological sites, the Aladzha Monastery, thanks to financial support from the Ministry of Culture and the Balkan Heritage Foundation.
Tell Yunatsite Archaeological Studies And Perspectives

 Presentation of the book “Tell Yunatsite – Archaeological Studies and Perspectives”

On April 27, 2023, in the main hall of the National Archaeological Institute with Museum (NAIM-BAS), the Balkan Heritage Foundation, Dr.Yavor Boyadzhiev and Dr. Kamen Boyadzhiev had the pleasure to officially present the book “Tell Yunatsite – Archaeological Studies and Perspectives”.

Conservation Seminar (March 20 -24 , 2023) and New Exhibition Opening at the National Library “Ivan Vazov” Plovdiv

The seminar on the preservation of historic bookbinding collections started on Monday (20.03), and also the exhibition "Plovdiv - City of Mosaics" was opened.
North Iraq: Salvage and Conservation of Manuscripts in Times of Peril

Lecture by Dr. Nikolas Sarris: “North Iraq: Salvage and Conservation of Manuscripts in Times of Peril”

This presentation discusses the mission for salvage and conservation of manuscripts from North Iraq, endangered by the war conflict with the Islamic State and the devasting results of vandalism on Christian monasteries and churches.