International Archaeology Day 2018 - Republic of Macedonia
Sponsored by HAEMUS - Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

EU Infocentre
Sv Kiril i Metodij 52-b
Skopje 1000

To celebrate International Archaeology Day 2018, the Center for Scientific Research and Promotion of Culture “HAEMUS” organizes a series of lectures in the field of archaeology starting at 19:00, on October 17, 2018 (Thursday), at the EU Infocentre in Skopje.

The event is promoted in collaboration with the Archaeological Institute of America. Its primary goal is to popularize Macedonian archaeology and cultural heritage in general. International Archaeology Day is a world event that celebrates archaeology and raises awareness of archaeology as a science, at the same time providing an opportunity for public participation in archaeological activities and debates.

The speakers at the event will be given 15-20 minutes for their presentations, followed by questions from the audience and a debate.

The event is organized by the UNESCO Club HAEMUS, under the UNESCO motto of “Open Educational Resources” (OER) and the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The event is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia.


1  Dr. Lidija Kovacheva (EuroBalkan, Skopje)
    Plague Through Antiquity and Byzantium and its Perception in the Macedonian Folk Legends

2  Julijana Ivanova (Local archaeological and historical museum “Terracotta” Vinica, Vinica)
    The Mystery of Vinica’s Terracotta “ICONS”

3  Dr. Olgica Kuzmanovska (Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences and
    Mathematics, Department of Physics, Skopje)
    Kokino Sky and its Significance in the Bronze Age Rituals

15 min. break

4  Anica Gjorgjievska (NI Institute and Museum Bitola, Bitola)
    Heraclea Lyncestis - Pearl of Antiquity

5  Dushko Temelkovski (NI Institute and Museum Prilep, Prilep)
    Stibera - Macedonian Pompeii

6  Dr. Nikos Chausidis (Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Art
    History and Archaeology, Skopje)
    “River people” of the Northeren Black Sea and Macedonia


Contact Information
Vasilka Dimitrovska