The cycle of lectures of the Institute for Advanced Studies Balkanski-Panitza aims to present to the wide audience leading researchers from Bulgaria and abroad who work in various academic fields (humanitarian and social sciences, science, engineering). Among the lectors are distinct figures from the civil society, means of mass communication and business with respect to the education and science issues in Bulgaria. The lectures aim to bridge the different fields of the scientific knowledge and to contribute to the enrichment of the academic life in Bulgaria in accordance to the mission of the Institute.
What: Lecture on Future Now: Education and Policies for Values by Prof. Lidia Denkova
When: 12 February, 2014, 19:00
Where: Sofia University Rectorate, lecture hall 224 (hall America for Bulgaria)
Prof. Lidia Denkova holds degrees in Classical Philosophy and Psychology from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski.” She obtained her PhD in 1988 with a dissertation on “Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite and the Middle-age Bulgarian Culture”. She became an assistant in Bulgarian Acedemy of Science in 1997, an associate professor in 2002 and a professor in 2013 in New Bulgarian University. Currently she teaches Comparative Religion Studies, Ethics, and Aesthetics. She is the author of many research papers on historical and philosophical topics. She also translates from French, Russian, Latin, and Ancient Greek.