European Archaeology in Brief: All in One Pack


Location:

Season: 
Sunday, June 29, 2014 to Saturday, August 16, 2014

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014

Flyer:

Program Type

Field school
Volunteer

Affiliation:

Balkan Heritage Foundation, Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History, New Bulgarian University, Municipality of Strumyani (Bulgaria), Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Nanterre (France); Apollonia Pontica Excavation Team, Archaeological Museum of Sozopol, Topola Excavation Team (National Archaeological Institute with Museum at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)

Project Director:

Dr. Malgorzata Grebska-Kulova (archaeologist and curator at Blagoevgrad Regional Museum of History); Ass. Prof. Krastina Panayotova, PhD in Archaeology, Department of Classical Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences;Associate Prof. Liudmila Doncheva Petkova, PhD in Archaeology, Department of Medieval Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; Associate Prof. Metodi Daskalov, PhD in Archaeology, Department of Medieval Archaeology, National Institute of Archaeology and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Project Description

The pack is combination of three Balkan Heritage Field School (BHFS) projects covering three periods of the European History: Prehistory, Antiquity and Medieval Ages. It provides to either students or people interested in Archaeology, History and Anthropology comprehensive archaeological experience (in six weeks at three different sites: prehistoric settlement, a sanctuary and a necropolis, located in Bulgaria. What is more choosing to participate in the pack’s proposals the BHFS participants will benefit from the considerably reduced admission fees, faster registration and the option to join a 5-day excursion to Istanbul, Turkey between the second and third field school projects.

The PACK combines the following Balkan Heritage Field School (BHFS) projects:
  1. The Birth of Europe - Excavations of the Neolithic Settlement Ilindentsi (BEBG.EXC 14);
  2. Apollonia Pontica Excavation Project (AP.EXC 14) on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast;
  3. Topola – the Biggest Biritual Necropolis in South Eastern Europe (TOP.EXC 14) on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast;

and the optional excursion to Istanbul, Turkey (28 July - 1 August, 2014)

All the details concerning the field schools and the excursion - the archaeological sites, project venues, traveling information, field school agendas, programs and project teams, special requirements, food and board arrangements, etc. are specified on the web pages  listed above! Our admission officer Mrs. Anna Parmakova is ready to answer all your questions concerning the EUROPEAN ARCHAEOLOGY IN BRIEF - ALL IN ONE PACK!

Period(s) of Occupation: Prehistory, Antiquity, Middle Ages

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: Three (3) sessions

Minimum age: 
18

Experience required: 
No.

Room and Board Arrangements

<p align="justify"><strong>Pack&#39;s locations: </strong>Ilindentsi, Sozopol and Balchik, Bulgaria<strong>. </strong>Participants in the pack will be expected to arrive first in Ilindentsi.</p> <p align="justify"><strong>At Ilindentsi: </strong>participants will be accommodated in comfortable rooms with two to three beds (bathrooms with shower and WC, TV) in a local guest house, wich also provides a cheap laundry service and free Wi-Fi. Participants are not expected to bring any additional equipment, bedclothes or towels.&nbsp;Three meals (fresh, organic Bulgarian homemade food) per day are covered by the admission fee.</p> <p align="justify"><strong>At Sozopol: </strong>Participants will be accommodated in comfortable rooms with two to three beds (bathrooms with shower and WC), equipped with air-conditioning, refrigerators and TV in a hotel (one star) located very close to the town beaches, the Old Town Quarter, the Archaeological Museum and within 15 min walking distance from the archaeological site. Wi-Fi is available on the first floor of the hotel.</p> <p align="justify"><strong>At Balchik: </strong>Participants will be accommodated in comfortable rooms with two to three beds, with bathrooms with shower and WC, equipped with air-conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi.&nbsp; The hotel has a swimming pool and nice view to the sea and the picturesque town&#39;s harbour. Three meals per day are covered by the admission fee.</p>
Cost: 
Starting from 3550 EUR* (app. 4615 USD. Check current exchange rates!).

Academic Credit

Name of institution offering credit: 
New Bulgarian University
Number of credits offered 6/9 credit hours
Tuition: 
starting from 345 EUR
Contact Information
Ms. Anna Parmakova
204 Sveta Troitsa St.
Stara Zagora
Bulgaria
6004
Telephone: 
+ + 359 877 725 052