Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Dr. Tanya Dimitrova

Frau Dr. Dimitrova ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Professur für Südslawistik.

Tanya Dimitrova
Dr. Tanya Dimitrova
Bau 98
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8
07743 Jena
Telefon: +49 3641-9-44727
Fax: +49 3641-9-44702
E-Mail: tanya.dimitrova@uni-jena.de

Dimitrova, T., 2015. Informelle Migrationsnetzwerke und soziale Verbindungen zwischen Bulgarien und Griechenland – der Fall bulgarischer Migranten in Griechenland. – in: Südosteuropa Mittelungen, 1, S. 48-59

Dimitrova, T., 2015. The feast of Cyril and Methodius as identification factor for Bulgarian migrant communities. – in: Kahl, Thede; Salamurovic, Aleksandra (Hrsg.): Das Werk der Slawenapostel Kyrill und Method – Nationale und europäische Perspektiven. Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, 2015. (forthcoming)

Dimitrova, T., T. Kahl. (Еds.) 2014. Migration from and towards Bulgaria. 1989-2011., Berlin: Frank und Timme

Dimitrova, T. 2014. Transnationalisation of the identities in emigration – the case of Bulgarian migrants in Greece” – In: Dimitrova, T., T. Kahl. (Еds.) Migration from and towards Bulgaria. 1989-2011., Berlin: Frank und Timme, pp.165-182

Димитрова, Т. 2013. Миграция и инентичности – на примера на българските мигранти в Гърция. – в: Маева, М., С. Захова. (съст.) Етнография на миграциите. Българите в Средиземноморието. София: Парадигма, pp.65-99

Dimitrova, T. 2012 “Migrant Networks and Social Chains between Bulgaria and Greece. The Case of Bulgarian Migrants in Greece” – In: Hristov, P. (Ed.) Migration and Identity: Historical, Cultural and Linguistic Dimensions of Mobility in the Balkans. Sofia: Paradigma, pp. 326-341.

Dimitrova, T. 2012. “Mobility versus Localness: Two Possible Dimensions on Life in Emigration” – In: Golubovic, B., Sikimic, B., Hristov, P. (Eds.) Labour Migrations in the Balkans. Studies on Language and Culture in Central and Eastern Europe" (SLCCEE), Münhen: Kubon&Sagner, pp. 147-160

Dimitrova, T. 2011. „Remembering the past of first generation immigrants in Greece” – In: “Humanicus. Academic journal of humanities, social sciences and philosophy”, Issue 6, 2011, http://www.humanicus.org/en-us/issues.html

Димитрова, Т. 2011. „Паметта за социализма сред първо поколение български емигранти в Гърция” – сп. „Българска етнология”, 1, 2011, ISSN 1310-5213, с.60-73

Димитрова, Т. 2010. „Мобилност срещу локалност: две възможни измерения на живота в емиграция. (На примера на емигрантите от гр. Кнежа) – В: Конфесионално и мултиетнично съжителство на православни, католици и мюсюлмани в Северна България. В. Търново, Университетско изд. "Св. Св. Кирил и Методий", 2010, с. 78-94.

Димитрова, Т. 2002. „По въпроса за албанския героичен епос“ – В: Доклади от националните студентски четения. Велико Търново, 2002

Education and training

Jan 2008 – Dec 2010

PhD

PhD thesis “Contemporary migrant groups in Greece” („Съвременни миграционни групи в Гърция“, in Bulgarian)

Institute of Ethnography with Ethnographic Museum (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with

Ethnographic Museum) at the Bulgarian Academy of Science

Oct 1998 - June 2003

M.A. in Balkan Studies

St. Kliment Ohridsky Sofia University, Faculty of Slavonic Philology, Department of Comparative Balkan and Indo-European Linguistics

Oct 2000 – June 2006

B.A. in Sociology

St. Kliment Ohridsky Sofia University, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Sociology

Scholarships

Oct 2009 - Feb2010, awarded by Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société (MSHS), Sofia, Bulgaria

Project experience

Project “Migration strategies and integration processes among Bulgarian immigrants in Germany”, Individual project funded by the Programme to support junior researchers in obtaining third-party fund, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

Project „Mobilität, Transnationalisierung und europäische Identität in Südosteuropa – überlieferte und aktuelle Dimensionen“, Institute for Slavonic and Caucasus Studies, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Leaded by Prof. Dr. Thede Kahl, 22.05.2012 - 22.05.2013, Obtained position: participant

Project “Cultural heritage and national identity in terms of pan-European labour mobility” (BG051PO001/07/3.3-02), funded by National Scientific Fund, Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Vesselin Popov, 2009-2011, Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Obtained position: participant

Specializations and summer schools

Summer language course in Tirana, Albania, August 2000

THYESPA program, Athens, Greece, 09.06.2009-16.07.2009

4th Konitsa International Summer School in Anthropology, Ethnography and Comparative Folklore on the Balkans, Greece, 29.07.2009-13.08.2009

Erasmus program, Macedonian University, Thessaloniki, Greece, 01.06.2010-30.09.2010

THYESPA program, Athens, Greece, 05.06.2009-14.07.2011

2nd Summer School of Ethnicity and Migration Studies, Bratislava, Slovakia, 18-30.07.2011

Organization of Scientific Events:

 International Conference “The work of Saint Cyril and Methodius – national and European perspectives”, Friedrich        Schiller University, Jena, Germany, Institute for Slavonic Studies, 17-18.05.2013

 International Conference “Migration from and towards Bulgaria (1989-2011)”, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, 27-28 April 2012

Participation in international events (seminars, conferences, public lectures):

Sympsium Bulgarische Sprache, Kultur und Literatur in Europa, 07.06.2016, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena (Paper "Български езикови и фолклорни реликти в Южна Румъния - записки от терена")

20th Biennial Conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature, and Folklore, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA, 28-30 April 2016 (Paper together with Prof. Dr. Thede Kahl: "Language and Identity among Bulgarian speaking comunity in Southern Romania: the case of Valea Dragului and surrounding villages")

Colloque international “Processus de transmission dans les famille de migrants on issues de l’immigration. Regards croisés les Ėtats de l’Union Européenne », Université catholique de l’Ouest, Angers, France, 15-16 Octobre, 2015 (Paper „Transmitting national identity in situation of migration – ways, objectives and obstacles. The case of Bulgarian out migration after 1989“)

Symposion des Wissenschaftlichen Beirats der Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft: Gegenwartsbezogene Migrationsforschung zu Südosteuropa Von der Perspektiv- zur Krisenmigration?, 13.02.2015, Jena (Paper „Informellen Migrationsnetzwerke und soziale Verbindungen zwischen Bulgarien und Griechenland. Der Fall bulgarischer Migranten in Griechenland“)

International Conference ”Contextualizing Changes: Migrations, Shifting Borders and New Identities in Eastern Europe”, 8-10 October 2014, Sofia, Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Paper “The Church “Maria Magdalena” in Weimar as attracting Center for the Orthodox Community in Thuringia, Germany”)

International Conference „Das Werk der Slawenapostel Kyrill und Method – Nationale und europäische Perspektiven“, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, Institut for Slavonic Studies, 17-18.05.2013 (Paper „"The feast of Slavonic culture and literature as identification factor for the Bulgarian migrant communities")

Workshop "Orale Literatur - Sammeln, Darstellen, Interpretieren", Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, 24 May 2012 (Together with Prof. Dr. Thede Kahl and Anna Kuzmina, MA – Feldforschungsatelie “Eindrücke von Feldforschungsaufnahmen in Süden Bessarabiens / Ukraine“)

9th DRC (Danube Rectors’ Conference) Summer School on Regional Co-operation, 01 - 08 July 2012, Maribor, Slovenia (Lecture “Labour migration and mobility in Southeastern Europe after 1989”)

International Conference “Migration from and towards Bulgaria (1989-2011)”, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, 27-28 April 2012 (Paper “Bulgarian migrant community in Greece and the process of creation of “transnational”, “migrant” identity”)

18th Biennial Conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature, and Folklore, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 29-31 March 2012 (Paper “Language as a main identification marker among Bulgarian migrants in Greece”)

Scientific conference “90 years after the Treaty of Neuilly”, Dragoman, Bulgaria, 27-28 November 2009. (Paper: Constructing the notion of home among three migrant generations of the same family (in Bulgarian)

International Conference “Alignment with the regime of communism – 20 years later”, Institute for Ethnology with Ethnographic Museum, together with Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria 09-11 November 2009 (Paper „Remembering the past of first generation immigrants in Greece”)

7th International Border Crossing Network Conference, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 09-12 April 2009 (Paper “Mobility versus Localness: Two Possible Dimensions on Life in Emigration”)