Monthly Archives: September 2017

Slava Yanakieva

Work­ing lan­guages: Eng­lish, Rus­si­an

Field of work: Medi­ev­al Drama, Visu­al Arts, Social Stud­ies, Theo­logy.

Short bio­graphy: Slava Yana­kieva is an aca­dem­ic research­er in Cul­tur­al Stud­ies. She is a part-time lec­turer at the St Kli­ment Ohrid­ski Uni­ver­sity of Sofia (Depart­ment of Cul­tur­al Stud­ies) since 2000 and at the Nation­al Academy of Art (Depart­ment of Sceno­graphy) since 2016. She holds a PhD from the Uni­ver­sity of Sofia for her dis­ser­ta­tion on  Top­ics of Sac­red­ness in Cine­ma­to­graphy. Dr. Yana­kieva is a full mem­ber of the Insti­tute of Medi­ev­al Philo­sophy and Cul­ture, the Byz­an­ti­um Work­ing Group, the Uni­on of Bul­gari­an Act­ors (Guild of Theatre Crit­ics), the Uni­on of Bul­gari­an Film Makers (Guild of Film Crit­ics). She is a co-author of two read­ers in Medi­ev­al Visu­al Cul­ture and author of many art­icles and book chapters on Medi­ev­al Visu­al and Fest­ive Cul­ture as well as on Reli­gious Cinema.

Selec­ted trans­la­tions:

  • Ziz­ioulas, Jean, Being as Com­mu­nion: Stud­ies in Per­son­hood and the Church (St. Vladimir’s Sem­in­ary Press, 1985) / Иоан Д. Зизиулас, Битието като общение, Фондация „Комунитас”, София, 2013
  • Kan­torow­icz, Ernst Hartwig, The King’s Two Bod­ies: Study in Medi­aev­al Polit­ic­al Theo­logy (Prin­ceton Uni­ver­sity Press, 1997) / Ернст Канторовиц, Двете тела на краля. Изследване на Средновековното политическо богословие), ИК “Лик”, София, 2004
  • Arch­bish­op Kal­lis­tos Ware, The Mys­tery of Per­son­hood. Essays on Hesychasm, 2002. / Архиепископ Калистос (Уеър), Тайнството на човешката личност. Исихастки студии, Лик, София, 2002
  • Florovsky, Georges, The Byz­antine Fath­ers of the Sixth to Eighth Cen­tury, 2000 / Георгий Флоровски, Византийските отци. V-VІІІ век., Тавор, София, 2000
  • Florovsky, Georges, The East­ern Fath­ers of the Fourth Cen­tury, 1999 / Георгий Флоровски, Източните отци от ІV век.Тавор,София, 1999

Con­tact: e-mail: slava.yanakieva@gmail.com

Kamen Kostov

Work­ing lan­guages: Eng­lish, Rus­si­an

Field of work: fic­tion, dram­at­urgy, human­it­ies, polit­o­logy, eco­logy

Short bio­graphy:

Edu­ca­tion
1989–91 – NATFA, cinema and tele­vi­sion dir­ect­or

1969–73 – VITIZ „Kr. Sara­fov”, theatre dir­ect­or

1961–66 – Eng­lish High School, Plov­div

Pro­fes­sion­al activ­ity

Trans­lat­or for the pub­lish­ing houses „Dami­an Yakov”, „Bard”, „East-West”, etc.

1988–1992 – dir­ect­or in Bul­gari­an Nation­al Tele­vi­sion

1973–1988 – dir­ect­or in the dra­mat­ic theatres in Stara Zagora, Gab­rovo, Yam­bol, Paz­ardjik, Varna, Rousse, Kardzhali

Selec­ted trans­la­tions:

  • Robert Brustein’s “The Theat­er of Revolt”,
  • 4 books by Noam Chom­sky,
  • Fran­cis Fukuyama’s “The Ori­gin of Polit­ic­al Order” and “Polit­ic­al Order and Polit­ic­al Decay”,
  • Richard Tar­nas’ “Cos­mos and Psyche”,
  • Tad Wil­li­ams’ “Oth­er­land” (6 volumes),
  • Gogol’s „Mar­riage”

Awards: Uni­on of Bul­gari­an Act­ors – for dir­ect­or

Con­tact: https://​www​.face​book​.com/​k​a​m​e​n​.​k​o​s​t​ov1; kamkost@abv.bg; mobile: 359/988723082