Assoc. Prof. Dr. Evgeny Kandilarov

 

 

 

Dr. Evgeny Kandilarov         

 

Date of birth:28. 05. 1980

E-mail: ekandilarov@hotmail.com

 

Education and Academic History: 

 

2003-2006 - Ph. D., In Modern and Contemporary History of Bulgaria, Department of Bulgarian History, Faculty of History, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski";

 

2002-2003 – M. A., Department of Bulgarian History, Faculty of History, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski";

 

1998-2002 – B. A., Department of Early Modern and Modern History, Faculty of History, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski";  Specialization: Modern and Contemporary World History; second specialization: Arab studies

 

1994 – 1998 - English High School 

 

1986 – 1994 - Primary and Secondary Russian School

 

Non-degree qualifications

 

2007-2009 – Postgraduate qualification in "Japanese language and culture", Department of East-Asian Studies, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

 

Professional career:

 

2012 ~   Academic coordinator and administration of Graduate Program “History and Contemporary development of the East Asian Countries (Japan, China, Korea)”, coprogram of the Faculty of History and Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

 

2010-2011 Postdoctoral research fellow, Centre of Excellence ‘Dialogue Europe’, Faculty of History, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

2008 ~    Adjunct Assistant Professor in East Asian Studies Department, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

2007 ~     Adjunct Assistant Professor in Department of Bulgarian History, Faculty of History, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

2007 ~     Teacher of history in Educational Center “TARA”, Sofia

2006 ~     Research Fellow in the Centre for Historical and Political Studies.

2006 – 2007 Teacher of history in Zlatarski School (Sofia) - The First International Baccalaureate School in Bulgaria 

 

Specializations

 

Sept-Oct 2011 - Dept. of Management & Information Systems Science, Dept. of System Safety, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan, Grant from Japan Foundation

 

June-August 2009 - “Japanese-Language program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Fields”, Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai, Grant from Japan Foundation

 

Sept – Dec 2005 - Financial Grant from SYLFF for specialization - conducted in the School of Political Science and Economics, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan;

 

 

Achievements:

 

May 2011 – Fellowship Grant from Japan Foundation, Fellowship Program for Intellectual Exchange 2011-2012.

 

2010-2011 Postdoctoral research grant from Centre of Excellence Dialogue Europe, Sofia University, Faculty of History. 

 

May 2009 - Grant from Japan Foundation for “Japanese-Language program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Fields”, Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai.

 

Sept – Dec 2005 - Financial Grant from SYLFF for specialization - conducted in the School of Political Science and Economics, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan;

 

May 2003 – Ph.D. Scholarship from The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund Program (SYLFF), The Nippon Foundation;

 

 

Research Interests:

 

In the field of Modern and Contemporary Bulgarian and World political, economic and cultural history. I’m interested mainly in issues concerning the Cold War period: The formation of the Soviet Bloc; Bulgarian foreign policy after World War II; The Cold War in East Asian Region; Bulgaria and East Asian countries during the Cold War; Sino-Soviet Split and the changes in the Cold War paradigm; Japanese postwar development – economic model and international relations; The relations between COMECON and EEC and The socio–economic rivalry between the two blocs; Political, Economic and Social Transformations in Bulgaria and other Eastern-European countries after the end of the Cold War.

 

 

 

 

Taught courses in the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski":

 

2008-2013 – Bulgarian Diplomacy after the WWII – With a look to the East and to the West (with Assoc. Prof. Evgenia Kalinova) In graduate program of Modern and Contemporary Bulgarian History at the Department of Bulgarian History, Faculty of History.

 

2009-2013 – Bulgaria and Japan (Political, Economic and Cultural Relations) – In Undergraduate Program, East Asian Studies Department,  Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology;

 

2007-2008 – Bulgaria and Japan after the WWII (political, economic and cultural relations). In graduate program of Modern and Contemporary Bulgarian History at the Department of Bulgarian History, Faculty of History;

 

2010-2013 – Bulgaria and Japan after the WWII (political and cultural relations).– In postgraduate qualification in "Japanese language and culture", Department of East-Asian Studies, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology;

 

2011-2012 – USSR and East Asia – In graduate program “History of Eurasia, Russia and Eastern Europe”, Modern and Contemporary Department, Faculty of History; (with assist. Prof. Dr. Alexander Sivilov).

 

2012-2013 – Crises, conflicts and relations between Japan and the East Asian Countries – In graduate program “History and Contemporary development of the East Asian Countries (Japan, China, Korea)”, coprogram of the Faculty of History and Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology 

 

2011-2013 – Seminars in Contemporary Bulgarian History – In undergraduate programs„Past and Present of Southeastern Europe“, “Archival and Document science“, “History and Geography”.

 

Publications / Writings:

 

Books:

 

  1. Bulgaria and Japan. From The Cold War To the XXI Century. Sofia, 2009. 
  2. Japan – Economy, Technologies, Innovations and Management. Sofia 2012. (together with Nako Stefanov)

 

Articles and papers:

 

  1. The Electronic Industry In The Bulgarian Economic Policy During 60s – 80s Years Of The XXth Century - Anual Of Sofia University, Faculty of History, Vol. 96/97, 2003/2004, pp. 431-503;
  2. The Participation Of Bulgaria At Expo` 70 – Bulgarian-Japanese Relations And Formulation Of The Bulgarian Economic Policy – Proceedings Of The State Archives, 20/2005, pp. 64-90; 
  3. 70s Of The ХХth Century – Apogee Of Bulgarian-Japanese Relations – In: Crucial Time. Volume In Honour Of Professor Lyubomir Ognyanov. Sofia, 2006, pp. 751-769; 
  4. Bulgarian Studies in Japan – Past, Present, Prospects – In: University Readings And Studies of Bulgarian History. Smolyan, 2006; 
  5. From Divine Emperor to Symbolic Constitutional Monarch – The Issue About Changing Image of Showa Emperor after WWII – In: Historical science and the birth of heroes. National conference, Sofia, 14-15 December 2006; 
  6. Dialogue And Tolerance During The Cold War Period (Bulgaria And Developed Capitalist Countries) – In: Dialogue and Tolerance In Politics, Sofia, 2007, pp. 107-127; 
  7. USA and the Relations Between Japan and the Soviet bloc During the Cold War – In: The study of America and American studies in the 21st century. Volume From The Annual Conference of the Bulgarian American Studies Association (BASA), Sofia, 2007. 
  8. The State Committee of Science and Technical Progress – Innovations and innovation strategies in the years of the State socialism – In: Proceedings Of The Bulgarian Historical Society, Vol. 41, С., 2009 (forthcoming). 
  9. Was it possible an Alternative Model of The Bulgarian Transition – In: Monday. Journal about Theory, Politics and Culture, 2009, №11/12. 
  10. Sino-Soviet Split and Its Reflection In Bulgaria (60s of the XX th century) – In: Russia, Europe and the World, Sofia, 2012.
  11. From “The Real” to “The Democratic” Socialism. Through the zigzags of the Programme Development Of the Bulgarian Communist Party – In: Studies on the History of the Socialism in Bulgaria 1944-1989. Volume II. Sofia, 2010, pp. 64-157.
  12. Innovations and Innovation Policy in The years of the State Socialism in Bulgaria - In: Studies on the History of the Socialism in Bulgaria 1944-1989. Volume II. Sofia, 2010, pp. 225-306. (together with Assoc. Professor Nako Stefanov). 
  13. National Innovation System of Japan – Development, Parameters, Prospects – In Economic Thought (forthcoming) (together with Assoc. Professor Nako Stefanov). 
  14. How Japan Became A World Economic Superpower – Novo Vreme. Journal For Social Ideas, PoliticS And Culture, Sept-Oct 2011, № 9-10, 77-100.
  15. “Small Is Beautiful” or The Ideas of the Consumption Supply in Bulgaria During the 80s of the XXth century – In: Historical personalities and Ideas. Volume in Honor of 60s Anniversary of Professor Iskra Baeva. Sofia, 2011, 338-349.
  16. Rossa Luxemburg’s Ideas and Programme Development of BCP/BSP – Monday, 2011, №11/12, 48-52.
  17. The Attitude of Bulgarian Socialist Party Toward The Socialist Past – In: Studies on the History of the Socialism in Bulgaria. The Transition. Volume III. Sofia, 2011, pp. 338-376.
  18. The Lack of Bulgarian National Innovation System under the condition of Global Economic Crisis at the Beginning of the XXI century – In: The Global crisis and Bulgaria. Sofia, 2012, pp. 182-195.
  19. Can Historical Memory be Renovated?! (The Destiny of the National Museum “Georgi Dimitrov”) – In: Georgi Dimitrov In the Social and Academic Memory. Sofia., 2012, 200-211. (together with Stefka Savova
  20. Lyudmila Zhivkova and The Cultural Diplomacy Toward Japan – Novo Vreme, November 2012, №11, 89-102.
  21. The Reincarnations of the Principle wakon yosai (和魂洋才) in the Technological Development of Japan (at the end of XIX and XXth century) – In: Japan – Times, Spirit and Perspectives. Volume in Honor of 60 years Anniversary of Prof. Dr. Habil Boika Tzigova. Sofia, 2012.
  22. Ecology and Innovations – The example of Japan – In: Ecology and Humanism. Humanitarian Dimensions and Aspects of the Ecological issues. Edition Prof. Lyuben Dimitrov and Assoc. Prof. Maksim Mizov. Sofia, 2013, 128-137.
  23. Integration Processes in East Asia at the end of XX and beginning of XXI century – challenges and perspectives – In: East Asian Countries and The World – Interrelations and Interactions. Sofia 2013, 13-22.
  24. Is Japan turning Into a “Country of the sunset”? (Economic, industrial, technological and social challenges at the end of XX and beginning of XXI century.) – In: East Asian Countries and The World – Interrelations and Interactions. Sofia 2013, 380-388.
  25. Political and Economic Relations Between Bulgaria and Republic of Korea after the end of the Cold War – In: Society, Economics and Culture in Bulgaria and Korea after the Liberation. Edition Prof. Dr. Habil Alexander Fedotov and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kim So Yung. Sofia, 2013.

 

 

Edited volumes:

 

Programme Development of the Bulgarian Socialist Party. Volume of Documents (1990-2005). Sofia. 2008.

 

Studies on the History of the Socialism in Bulgaria 1891-1944. Volume I. Sofia, 2008.

 

Studies on the History of the Socialism in Bulgaria 1844-1989. Volume II. Sofia, 2010.

 

Studies on the History of the Socialism in Bulgaria. The Transition. Volume III. Sofia, 2011.

 

Studies on the History of the Socialism in Bulgaria. The Transition II. Volume IV. Sofia, 2013.

 

 

Languages:

 

English – Excellent

Russian – fluent

Japanese - intermediate

Bulgarian – native


 

 

 

 

 

 

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