for participation in the Third International Philological Forum for Young Scholars – BA, MA, PhD Students and Postdoc


The Faculty of Slavic Studies is pleased to invite you to the Third International Philological Forum for Young Scholars, this edition being under the title Fields of Cooperation. The Forum is to be held between 15th and 17th of November, 2018 at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski.

Main areas

Please offer your contributions to one of the following thematic areas:
A Focus on Philology: reflecting on it and its avenues for development;
Literature: history and theory;
Language: history and theory;
Cultural Anthropology, Folkloristics, Ethnology: history and modern realities;
Medieval Studies: the word, the image, the melody;
New Media, Theatre and Cinema. Ambiguity in Art, Virtual Reality;
The Methodology of Teaching Language and Literature: Challenges and Perspectives;
Translation: theory and practice.

Within the Forum

As part of the Forum, we are going to hold a Discussion on Criticism, which has been conceived and organized by Senior Assist. Prof. Noemi Stoichkova, PhD.

On 18th of November, 2018, we have a planned tour entitled Sofia in Antiquity and the Middle Ages.


Upon submitting your application for participation, we will be glad if we receive a recommendation by an expert in your respective field (who has a PhD, as a minimum requirement) using the following e-mail address:
The working languages of our Forum shall be all Slavic languages and English.
Your presentation should be no longer than 15 minutes.
There is no participation fee.
Papers shall receive commentary and assessment from groups of expert academics with the framework of each panel.
All those selected to participate shall receive a certificate of participation.
The one-night accommodation fee for participants from abroad who wish to avail themselves of our student housing facilities shall be about €10.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to write to us:


Papers shall be published upon their successfully passing blind peer review by experts in their field. Papers may be published in the Philological Forum Journal or the International Philological Forum Edited Series.


Organizing team:

Prof. Lyudmil Dimitrov, PhD, Prof. Amelia Licheva, PhD, Prof. Krasimira Aleksova, PhD, Prof. Tatyana Angelova, PhD, Assoc. Prof. Todor Hristov, PhD, Senior Assist. Prof. Veneta Savova, PhD, Senior Assist. Prof. Nadezhda Stoyanova, PhD, Senior Assist. Prof. Martin Stefanov, PhD, Senior Assist. Prof. Teodora Tsankova, PhD, Senior Assist. Prof. Ivan Petrov, PhD, Adjunct lecturer Zhaneta Zlateva, PhD, Adjunct lecturer Georgi Georgiev.

PhD students:

Mariya Ruseva, Kristiyan Yanev, Borislava Ivanova, Velimira Bozhilova, Konstantin Adirkov, Iliyan Shehada, Kristina Koleva.


Nikolay Genov, Vanesa Andonova, Boris Iliev and others.

Deadline for the submission of your participation form: 20/10/2018.