BHF Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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. At the party, a video commemorating the development of the Foundation was shown. To view Anniversary video: Thank you to all who have made the last 10 years possible! (Pho...
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The First BHF E-Book of the Series “Balkan Heritage Studies” Presented in Sofia, Bulgaria

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 its architectural features and the analysis of t...
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BHF Director Elected to International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM) Board

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. The ...
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BHF welcomes Fulbright Scholars for 2017/2018

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 in the Land of D...
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New Fulbright Research Award for 2018/2019

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...
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BHF-IFR Scholarships for Season 2017

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 eight BHF field schools through th...
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BHF Scholarships for the Field School at Tell Yunatsite

BHF Scholarships for the Field School at Tell Yunatsite
Balkan Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce two new scholarships for the field school at Tell Yunatsite, Bulgaria!  Thanks to a generous donation (for a third consecutive year) by BHFS alumni Robert Goodwin and his company  Stone & Compass, we are pleased to announce two new scholarships for the 2017 season. These scholarships of €1000 each (issued through a tuition reduction), will b...
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The Balkan Heritage Foundation Supported the Establishment of a New Exhibition at the Ethnography Museum in Sozopol

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 to local crafts, practiced for thousands of years, that illustrate...
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Conference: “Museum Exhibits and Standards: A Look Ahead”, November 28-29, 2016

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 L...
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BHF-IFR Scholarships for season 2016

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 of the seven BHF field schools through th...
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