TANYA CHAVDAROVA

CURRICULUM VITAE
November 10, 2009

 

 

Department of Sociology

Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski",
125, Tzarigradsko Shosse Blvd., Bl. 4,

1113, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

 

Phone/Fax: (++359 2) 870 62 60

Email: Tania@sclg.uni-sofia.bg

 

 

Education

1989

 

Ph.D. in Sociology: Institute of Sociology - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

 1981

 

M.A. in Philosophy: Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

 

Academic positions

2001-present

 

Associate Professor, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Department of Sociology

1994 – 2001

 

Assistant Professor, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Department of Sociology 

1989 – 1994

 

Research Fellow, Institute of Sociology - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Section Sociology of Work, Economics and Social Policy

1988 – 1989

 

Sociologist, Institute of Sociology - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Section Sociology of Work

1984 – 1987

 

Ph.D. student, Institute of Sociology - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Section Sociology of Work

 

Administrative experience

2001 -present

 

Director of the M.A. Program at the Department of Sociology, Sofia University on: Labor Markets and Human Resources Development

 

Courses thought

B.A.

 

Two-terms mandatory course on: Economic Sociology

One term optional research training on: Socio-economic Transformations

M.A.

 

 One term optional courses on:

Informal Economy and Employment Regulations;
Cross-cultural Management;
Human Resources Development.

 

Guest-lecturing

2008

 

Guest-lecturing at the MA Program “East European Studies”, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich. (Elitestudiengang „Osteuropastudien“). Sommerakademie: „Europäisierung – Globalisierung – Regionalisierung“, 20. Juli–1. August 2008, Ljubljana / Portorož.

2002/2003

 

Course on: Labor Markets and Informal Economy at Ss. Cyril and Methodius UniversitySkopje, Department of Sociology, Macedonia

1999/2000

 

Course (together with Prof. Dr. W. Glatzer) on: Gesellschaftlicher Wandel in Osteuropa und Ostdeutschland (Social Change in Eastern Europe and East Germany) at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Department of Sociology.

1997/1998

 

Course on: Economic sociology at Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”, Department of Sociology

1996 - 1997

 

Transformation industrieller Beziehungen (Transformation of the Industrial Relations) - lecturing at the Bulgarian-German Summer School, Varna, Bulgaria.

1994 - 2000

 

Guest-lecturing at the Universities of Bielefeld, Osnabrück, and Magdeburg.

 

Fellowships and grants   

2009

 

Grant for publishing a book by the Centre of Excellence Dialogue Europe, Sofia.

September 2004

 

University of Cambridge, St. John’s College - A scholarship by the University of Cambridge, St. John’s College, and Open Society Fund

Oct.1998 – April 2000

 

University of Magdeburg (1.10.1998 – 30.04.1999) and Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main (1.05.1999 – 30.04.2000) - A Humboldt Foundation scholarship

Oct.–Dec.1996

 

Oxford University, Nuffield College - A scholarship by the Nuffield College, the British Council and the Soros Foundation

July, 1993

 

University of Essex, England - E.C.P.R. grant

Oct. 1993 – March 1994

 

Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main – A scholarship by Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Oct. 1992 – March 1993

 

University of Osnabrück and University of Bielefeld – A scholarship by DFG (The German Research Society)

 July 1992

 

Eastern Michigan University, USA - United State Information Agency grant

 

Research projects

2007 – 2009

 

„Informalität, Vertrauen und Misstrauen in Transformationsgesellschaften  - Deutschland, Bulgarien, Ungarn” (Informality, Trust and Distrust in Transformation Societies – Germany, Bulgaria, Hungary). Project supported by the German Research Society. Head: Dr. I. Dietzsch, Humboldt University, Berlin. Responsible for the Bulgarian side of the project.

2008

 

“Nedeklariranijat trud: Kachestvo na publichnite politiki I nauchna expertisa”(“Undeclared Work: Public Policies’ Quality and Scientific Expertise”). Individual project in frame of the project on Kachestvo na publichnite politiki. Angazhiranost na sozialnite ucheni.  (Public Policies’ Quality. Social Scientists’ Commitment), sponsored by the Open Society Fund, Bulgaria. Head: Prof. Dr. G. Fotev.

2006 – 2008

 

"Europa als Aufgabe: Grenzen und Chancen von Erweiterung und Vertiefung der EU" (Europe as a Task: Limits and Chance for Extension and Deepening of the EU). Research supported by the Bavarian government. Head: Prof. Dr. K. Roth, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich. Member of the Bulgarian team.

2005 – 2007

 

Bulgarian-German project: „Studienerfolg ausländischer Studierender - Das Beispiel Bulgarien” („Studying Successfully Abroad: The Case of Bulgaria”). Research supported by the University of Bonn, Germany. Head: Prof. Dr. G. Rudinger, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Coordinator of the Bulgarian team.

2005 – 2007

 

"DIOSCURI: Eastern Enlargement – Western Enlargement. Cultural Encounters in the European Economy and Society after the Accession“. Research supported by the VI-th Framework of the EU. Head: Prof. Dr. J. M. Kovacs, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna. Member of the Bulgarian team - field coordinator.

2003 – 2005

 

“Sozialbeziehungen, Netzwerke, Vertrauen” (Social Relations, Networks, Trust) – Forost-Projekt “Erbe des sozialistischen Alltags” (The Legacy of the Socialist Everyday Life).  Research supported by the Bavarian Government. Head: Prof. Dr. K. Roth, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich. Member of the Bulgarian team.

2005

 

“Fiscal Bones: The Problems of Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance.“ Research supported by the Bulgarian Ministry of Finances. Head: Prof. Dr. P. Simeonov. Team member.

2002 – 2004

 

“Einzelprivatunternehmertum: Entstehungs – und Etablierungsmuster im Vergleich (Bulgarien, Tschechien, Russische Föderation)”. (The Sole Proprietors: Patterns of Emerging and Establishing  in Comparison – Bulgaria, Czech Republic, and Russia) Research supported by the Volkswagen Foundation. Head: Prof. Dr. E. Dittrich, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg. Coordinator for Bulgaria.

2002 – 2003

 

“After the Accession …The Socio-economic Culture of Eastern Europe in the Enlarged Union: An Asset or a Liability?” Research supported by the Austrian National Bank and the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Head: Prof. Dr. J. M. Kovacs, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna. Member of the Bulgarian team - field coordinator.

2001 – 2002

 

The Sole Proprietor in Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Turkey: Economic Culture”. Grant by HESP – CEU and the Centre for Advanced Study, Sofia, NEXUS Project. Head of the project.

1996 – 1998

 

"Indigenous and Western Culture in the Emerging Key Political and Economic Institutions in Bulgaria: A Comparison with Germany and Taiwan". Research supported by the Central European University, RSS - Prague. Heading: together with Prof. Dr. H.-J. Daheim, University of Bielefeld and Prof. Dr. W. Chang, National Tsing Hua University.

1994 – 1995

 

Nationale Muster betrieblicher Transformation - Bulgarien, Ungarn und Polen im Vergleich”. Research supported by the Volkswagen Foundation. Head: Prof. Dr. E. Dittrich, University of Bielefeld. Member of the Bulgarian team.

1993 – 1994

 

"Strategies of Economic Activities of the Bulgarian Households". Research supported by the National Research Fund. Head: Prof. Dr. S. Todorova. Team member.

1992 -1994

 

Irregular Work in Bulgaria – Causes, Spread and Types.” Grant by the Central European University, RSS – Prague, Soros Foundation. Individual research project.

1991 – 1992

 

"Popular Perceptions of Social Justice - West and East". Head: Prof. Dr. A. Alvin, Ann Arbor University, Michigan. Member of the Bulgarian team.

1988 –1989

 

Quality of Work and Working Conditions”. Research supported by the Institute of Sociology – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Head: Prof. Dr. C. Kjuranov. Team member.

1986

 

"Industrial Relations at Workplace Level" supported by the Institute of Sociology - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Ph.D. project.

 

Teaching projects

2004

 

“Cross-cultural management” supported by the Open Society Fund and the Sofia University. Individual teaching project grant.

2001 – 2002

 

“Labor Markets and Informal Economy”. Teaching project (together with Dr. M. Gurovska) within the framework of the project: Innovative Sociology: South-East European Societies in Transformation supported by HESP – CEU, Budapest. Project coordinator.

1996 – 1999

 

TEMPUS Project on: “Labor Markets and Employment Systems”. Head: Prof. Dr. J. Vilrokx, Free University, Brussels. Coordinator for the Sofia University.

1997 – 1998

 

Informal Economy and Employment Regulations: Introduction of a University Course” supported by the Open Society Institute, HESP – Budapest. Individual teaching project grant.

1992 – 1994

 

TEMPUS Project on: "Study of Industrial Relations". Coordination: Prof. Dr. H. Slomp, Nijmegen University. Coordinator for Bulgaria.

 

Language proficiencies

Bulgarian

 

Mother tongue

English

 

Fluent

German

 

Fluent

Russian

 

Fluent

 

Professional Service

2007 - present

 

Elected to a member of the Specialized Scientific Council on Sociology to the State Supreme Certification Commission

2003 -present

 

Elected to a member of the Bulgarian Sociological Association’s Executive Board; 2007- Re-elected to the same position.

2003 - present

 

Elected to a member of the Faculty of Philosophy Council, Sofia University; 2007- Re-elected to the same position.

 

Other Professional Activities

 

 

Anonymous Reviewer, Soziologicheski problemi (Sociological problems)

 

 

Anonymous Reviewer, Godishnik na SU, kniga Soziologia (Sofia University Year-book -  Sociology)

 

 

Anonymous Reviewer, National Research Fund

 

 

Anonymous Reviewer, Research Fund, Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University

 

Organization memberships

1984

 

Bulgarian Sociological Association

1994

 

DGS (German Sociological Association) – Section “Ost- und Ostmitteleuropa-Soziologie“ (Eastern and Middle East European Sociology).

2005

 

Bulgarian Macroeconomic Association

2007

 

International Sociological Association, RC 02 Economy and Society

 

Conference Organization

2009

 

International Sociological Association, RC 02 Economy and Society interim conference on: Markets as Networks. September, 25-26, 2009, Sofia. Organizing commettee chair.

2004

 

Second Regional Workshop of the Balkan Sociologists on: Economic Culture of the Balkan Societies in the Contemporary World. June, 18-20, 2004, Sofia. Organizing commettee chair.

 

Supervision of Doctoral Theses

2008-2011

 

Deayn Petrov: Work Organization in Bulgarian Machine-building: Trajectories of Change

2007-2010

 

Stoyan Novakov: Students’ Economic Activity: Specifics, Motivation and Consequences

2004-2008

 

Ivan Tatchev: Types of Management in Bulgarian Tourism after 1989

2004-2007

 

Antoaneta Getova: Models of Human Resources Development in Privatized Enterprises

2003-2006

 

Petya Slavova: Metamorphoses of the Profession “Architect” in Bulgaria (double supervision together with Prof. Dr. De Vaal, Free University, Belgium)

 

Selected Publications:

 

Books:

2001. Neformalnata ikonomika. (The Informal Economy). Sofia: Lik.

1995. Together with Todorova, S., S. Dilova, M. Kelijan, T. Rakadgijska, and M. Zhelijaskova. Strategii sa ikonomicheska aktivnost na bulgarskite domakinstva. (Strategies of Economic Activity of the Bulgarian Households) Sofia: ZINTI.

Editing:

2010. Forthcoming: together with P. Slavova and S. Stoeva (eds.) Markets as Networks. Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press.

2008. Da ostanem v Bulgaria: naj-trudnijat izbor?Kandidatstudentski dilemi. (Remaining in Bulgaria: The Most Difficult Choice? The Aspiring Students’ Dilemmas) Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press.

2005. The Socioeconomic Cultures on the Balkans – Sustainability and Change. Sociological Problems. Special Issue.

1999. Ikonomika i soziologia. Amerikanskata ikonomicheska soziologia sled 1970. (Economics and Sociology. The American Economic Sociology after 1970: A Reader). Sofia: Lik.

Articles and Book Chapters:

2009-2010: Forthcoming

2010. “Die Wahrnehmung von Prekarität: Das jugendliche Unternehmertum in der Schattenwirtschaft Bulgariens.“ In: Götz, I., B. Lemberger, K. Lehnert and S. Schondelmayer (Hrgs.) Mobilität und Mobilisierung: Arbeit im soziokulturellen, ökonomischen und politischen Wandel. Campus Verlag.

2010. ” From Social Networks to Market Anonymity: The Informally Self-employed Young Bulgarians.” In: Chavdarova, T., P. Slavova, S. Stoeva (eds.) Markets as Networks. Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press.

2010. Together with P. Slavova and S. Stoeva. 2010. ”Introduction.”In: Chavdarova, T., P. Slavova, S. Stoeva (eds.) Markets as Networks. Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press.

2009. “Trust and Informal Self-Employment: The Case of the Young Bulgarian Autonomous Workers.” In: Giordano, C. and D. Kostova (eds). Trust, Cooperation and Integration in Agrarian Bulgaria. LIT Verlag.

2008

“From Cultural Differences to Status and Labor Market Inequalities: The Generations in the Bulgarian Banking Business“. In: Bach, M. und A. Sterbling (Hrsg.). Soziale Ungleichheit in der erweiterten Europäi­schen Union. Hamburg: Krämer Verlag, Schriftenreihe: Beiträge zur Osteuropaforschung, Band 14, S. 149-172.

„Die bulgarische EU-Integration: eine Chance für die Jugend?“ In: Roth, K. (Hrsg.) Europäisierung von unten? Beobachtungen zur EU-Integration Südosteuropas. Forost Arbeitspapier Nr. 44, S. 43-67.

”Vuvedenie” (“Introduction) In: Chavdarova, T. (ed.) Da ostanem v Bulgaria: naj-trudnijat izbor? Kandidatstudentski dilemi (Remaining in Bulgaria: The Most Difficult Choice? The Aspiring Students’ Dilemmas) Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, рр. 7-8.

”Kandidatstudenti ili kandidatemigranti? Bulgaria I problemite na bulgarskoto obstestvo pres pogleda na mladite” (“To be a College Student or an Emigrant? Bulgaria and the Problems of the Bulgarian Society in Youth’s Eyes) In: Chavdarova, T. (ed.) Da ostanem v Bulgaria: naj-trudnijat izbor? Kandidatstudentski dilemi (Remaining in Bulgaria: The Most Difficult Choice? The Aspiring Students’ Dilemmas). Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, стр. 178-192.

Prisuedinjavaneto na Bulgaria kum Evropejskia sujus: obstestven, pokolenski, lichen shans?” (“Bulgaria’s Accession to the EU: A Chance for the Society, the Generation, the Person?”) In: Chavdarova, T. (ed.) Da ostanem v Bulgaria: naj-trudnijat izbor? Kandidatstudentski dilemi (Remaining in Bulgaria: The Most Difficult Choice? The Aspiring Students’ Dilemmas). Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, pp. 193-214.

2007

“Towards an Europeanization of National Economic Cultures: Between West and East or between North and South? The Case of Bulgarian Business”. In: Roth, K. (Hg.) Sozialkapital - Vertrauen - Rechtssicherheit. Postsozialistische Gesellschaften und die Europäische Union (Social Capital - Trust - Rule of Law. Post-socialist Societies and the European Union). Freiburger Sozialanthropologische Studien, Band 19. Münster, Berlin: LIT Verlag, pp. 107-123.

„Business Relations as Trusting Relations: The Case of Bulgarian Small Business.” In: Roth, K. (ed.) Soziale Netzwerke und soziales Vertrauen in den Transformationslandern. Social Networks and Social Trust in the Transformation Countries. Freiburger Sozialanthropologische Studien, vol. 15. Münster, Berlin: LIT Verlag, pp. 277-302.

The Small Entrepreneur: Culture and Economic Action (The Case of Sofia and Skopje). Sofia: CAS, “Sofia Academic NEXUS” Working Papers, Issue 1. http://www.cas.bg/?cy=65

Ikonomicheskata kultura kato generator na neravenstva: pokolenijata v bankovia bisnes (Economic Culture as Generator of Inequalities: The Generations in the Banking Business). Soziologicheski Problemi (Sociological Problems), Vol. 3-4, pp. 67-89.

„Individualismut na drebnoto gradsko predpriemachestvo v Sofia I Skopie” (Individualism of the Small Entrepreneurs in Sofia and Skopie). In: Dimitrov, G. (ed.) Inovativna soziologia (Innovative Sociology). Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, pp. 156-174.

2006

Young People – Those New Bulgarians:  What do They Think about Bulgaria? South East Europe Review for Labor and Social Affaires, Vol. 9, No. 3, "Borderland 2": 57-67.

“Izblednjavaneto na Iztoka I priblizhavaneto kum Juga? Bulgaskata kultura v bisnesa” (Fading out of the East and Approaching South? The Bulgarian Business Culture). In: Boyadzhieva, P., L. Deyanova, S. Koleva, K. Koev (eds.) Svetove v soziologijata (Worlds in Sociology). Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, pp. 373-392.

2005

The Bulgarian Small Business Owners: Entrepreneurs or Workers without Boss? Sociological Problems, Special Issue: The Socioeconomic Cultures on the Balkans – Sustainability and Change, pp. 5-22.

“Bisnes otnoshenijata: problemut sa doverieto” (Business Relationships: The Problem of Trust). In: Koleva, D. and M. Grekova (Eds.) Kulturata: granizi i susedstva. (Culture: Boundaries and Neighborhoods). Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, pp. 448-471.

2004

“Cultural Encounters in Business: Between the Bulgarian and Western Economic Culture.” In: Kabakchieva, P. and R. Avramov (eds.) “East” – “West” Cultural Encounters. Entrepreneurship, Governance, Economic Knowledge. Sofia: Lik, pp. 25-130.

“A Brief Survey of Research on the Transformation of Socio-Economic Culture in Bulgaria.” In: Kabakchieva, P. and R. Avramov (eds.) “East” – “West” Cultural Encounters. Entrepreneurship, Governance, Economic Knowledge. Sofia: Lik, pp. 361-383.

Between Individualism and Collectivism: The Small Entrepreneurs in Sofia and Skopje”. In: Roth, K. (Hg.) Arbeit im Sozialismus - Arbeit im Postsozialismus.  Erkundungen der Arbeitswelt im östlichen Europa. Freiburger Sozialanthropologische Studien, vol. 1. Münster, Berlin: LIT Verlag.

Da pravish bisnes v Bulgaria: mezhdu bulgarskata I sapadnata ikonomicheska kultura”(Doing Business in Bulgaria: between the Bulgarian and Western Economic Culture). Soziologicheski Problemi (Sociological problems) № 1-2, pp. 120-146.

2003

“Transactions vs. Work: The Informal economies in Bulgaria in the 1990s.” In: Belev, B. (Ed.) The Informal Economy in the EU Accession Countries. Size, Scope, Trends and Challenges to the Process of EU Enlargement. Sofia: Center for the Study of Democracy, pp. 213-223.

 “Approaches towards the Post-communist Economic Transformation: “Creationist” or “Legacies of the Past”?” In: Genov, N. (Ed.) The Perspectives of Sociology in Bulgaria. Sofia: National and Global Development.

 “Korupzia v postkomunisticheskoj Bulgarii.” (Corruption in Postcommunist Bulgaria). In: Olimpieva, I., O. Pachenkov (Eds.) Neformalnaja ekonomika v postsovetskom prostranstve. Problemji issledovanija i regulirovanija. (Informal Economy in Post-Soviet Space. Research and Regulation Problems). St. Petersburg: CISR, pp. 25-36. (In Russian)

“Korupzijata w Bulgaria: mezhdu nelegalnostta i sociokulturnata legitimnost.” (Corruption in Bulgaria: Between Criminality and Socio-cultural Legitimity) In: Iliev, P. (Ed.) Neformalnata ikonomika w stranite-kandidati sa chlenstwo w ES. (The Informal Economy in the EU Candidate States) Sofia: Center for the Study of Democracy, pp. 144-64.

Vusproisvodstwoto na defizit v sozialisticheskata ikonomika I prisvodstvoto na isobilie v ungarskite sozialni nauki (The Reproduction of Deficit in the Socialist Economy and the Production of Abundance in the Hungarian Social Sciences). Soziologicheski Problemi (Sociological Problems), Vol. 1-2: 58-63.

2002

“The Informal Economy in Bulgaria: Historical Background and Present Situation.” In: Neef, R. and M. Stanculescu (Eds.) The Social Impact of Informal Economies in Eastern Europe. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 56-76.

2001

Daheim, H.-J., W. Chang, T. Chavdarova. Towards an Analysis of Institutional Cultures: Bulgaria, Germany and Taiwan. Current Sociology, Vol. 49, No. 5: 23-48.

“Market Developments in Bulgaria: The Problem of Trust.” In: Lang, R. (Hg.) Wirtschaftsethik in Mittel- und Osteuropa. München und Merig: Reiner Hampp Verlag, pp. 177-196.

Corruption in the Bulgarian Post-Communist Transformation. South-East Europe Review for Labour and Social Affaires. Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 9-18

“Fostering the Criminal Economy: the Bulgarian Case.” In: Dittrich, E. (Hg.) Wandel, Wende, Wiederkehr. Transformation as Epochal Change in Central and Eastern Europe: Theoretical Concepts and their Empirical Applicability. Würzburg: Ergon, pp. 139-156.

“Ot vtora kum neformalna ikonomika: ozenki na “senchestija” djal na BVP.” (From Second to Informal Economy: Estimations of the “Shadow” GDP Share.) In: Georgiev, N. (Ed.) Trudovata saetost I sozialnata politika v uslovijata na evrointegraziatata. (The Employment and Social Policy under the Conditions of Euro-integration.) Svistov: D. A. Tsenov Academy of Economics, pp. 306-311.

“Postkomunisticheska ikonomicheska transformazia: “susidanie” ili “nasledstvo na minaloto.” (The Post-Communist Economic Transformation: “Creationism” or “Legacies of the Past”?). In: Genov, N. (ed.) Perspektivi pred soziologiata v Bulgaria. (Perspectives of the Sociology in Bulgaria.) Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, pp. 90-114.

2000

“Changing Modes of Economic Integration in Bulgarian History.” In: McRobbie, K. and K. Polanyi-Levitt (eds.) Karl Polanyi in Vienna. The Contemporary Significance of the Great Transformation. Montreal: Black Rose Press, pp. 146-159.

"Informal Privatization: The Changing Foundation of Socioeconomic Inequality in Bulgaria." In: Iatridis, D. (Ed.) Social Justice and the Welfare State in Central and Eastern Europe: The Impact of Privatization. Westport: Praeger, pp. 82-88.

1999

“Formen Marktwirtschaftlicher (Des-)Integration: Erneuerung und Restauration.“ In: Krämer, L., C. Stojanov (Hrgs.) Bulgarien im Übergang. Sozialwissenschaftliche Studien zur Transformation. Bergisch Gladbach: Edwin Ferger Verlag. S.: 289-320.

 “Industrielle Beziehungen in Bulgarien vor und nach der Wende.” In: Stojanov, C. (Hg.) Bulgarien und Europa. Ein deutsch-bulgarischer Dialog. Bergisch Gladbach: Edwin Ferger Verlag. S.: 77-88.

 “Types of Employment”. In: Genov, N., A. Krasteva (eds.) Bulgaria 1960 - 1995. Trends of Social Development. Sofia: National and Global Development, pp. 156-161.

“Vuwedenie” (Introduction). In: Chavdarova, T. 1999. (ed.) Ikonomika I soziologia. Amerikanskata ikonomicheska soziologia sled 1970. (Economics and Sociology. The American Economic Sociology after 1970: A Reader). Sofia: Lik.

1997

Enziklopedichen rechnik po soziologia. (Encyclopedia of Sociology). “Konkurenzia” (Competition), “Mobilnost, trudova” (Labor mobility), “Sobstvenost” (Property). Sofia: M-8-M, pp. 215-216; 271-272; 430-432.

1996

Work without Labor Contract and Changing Employment Policy in Bulgaria. The European Legacy, Vol. 1, No. 2: 664-673.

"Informelle Netzwerkhilfe und Strategien der wirtschaftlichen Aktivitäten in Bulgarien." In: W. Glatzer (Hg.) Lebensverhältnisse in Osteuropa. Prekäre Entwicklungen und neue Konturen. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, S. 237-46.

Die Einstellung privater Haushalte in Bulgarien zur Besteuerung. Südost-Europa. Zeitschrift für Gegenwartsforschung. München: R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 45. Jahrgang, Heft 6-7: 461-474.

Neformalnite Ikonomiki: Teoretichesko Priblizhenie. (Informal Economies: Theoretical Approximation). Soziologicheski Problemi (Sociological Problems) No. 4: 48-61.

“Metodi za opredeljane na linijata na bednostta: Vuprosi sa diskusia.” (Methods for Defining of the Poverty Line: Issues for Discussion).” In: Minev, D., M. Zheljaskova, P. Kabakchieva (eds.) Bednost i fragmentazia na bulgarskoto obstestvo. (Poverty and Fragmentarity of the Bulgarian Society). Sofia: Fondazia “Perspektiva”, pp. 18-21.

1995

Verdeckte Arbeitsverhältnisse in der sich verändernden Bulgarischen Gesellschaft. Südost-Europa. Zeitschrift für Gegenwartsforschung, München: R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 44. Jahrgang, Heft 3-4: 135-147.

1994

"Irregular Economic Activity: The Case of Bulgarian Privatization." In: Ringen, S. and C. Wallace (eds.) Societies in Transition: East-Central Europe Today. Vol. 1, Avebury, Aldershot, pp. 163-74.

Irregular Holding of Second Job in the Transition Period. History of European Ideas. Pergamon Press, Vol. 19, No. 1-3: 443-451.

Populäre Meinungen über die wirtchaftliche Ungleichheit in Bulgarien. Südost-Europa. Zeitschrift für Gegenwartsforschung. München: R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 43. Jahrgang, Heft 6-7: 374-84.

Other Professional Publications:

Forthcoming 2009.

together with P. Slavova, S. Stoeva. 2009. Intervju s David Stark (Interview with David Stark (Columbia University). Soziologicheski problemi (Sociological problems).

together with S. Stoeva. 2009.  Markets as Networks - Conference Report. Newsletter of ISA Research committee 02 Economy and Society, November.  http://www.isa-sociology.org/rc02.htm.

together with S. Stoeva. 2009. Pasarite kato mrezhi – doklad sa protichane na nauchna konferenzia (Markets as Networks - Conference Report). Soziologicheski problemi (Sociological problems).

2006. On Culture Clashes in the Bank Sector. From the East-West Rift to the Generation Gap? Newsletter of Centre for Advanced Study in Sofia, No. 1:  12-13.

2003. “Predpochitam da se naricham eklektik.”(I prefer to call myself eclectic). Interview with Janos Kornai. Soziologicheski problemi (Sociological Problems), Vol. 1-2: 58-63.

2001. “Specific Experiences of a Young Social Scientist in Post-Communist Bulgaria.” In: Schiermeier, Q. and J. Ockenden (eds.). Perspectives of Science in Central and Eastern Europe. Amsterdam: IOS Press, pp. 173-176.

1999. Das Unbehagen im Kaufhaus des Westens. Frankfurter Allgemeiner Zeitung. 17. 06. 1999.

Participations in international conferences and workshops (2009-2004)

2009. “ From Informal Networks to Market Anonymity: The Off-the-books Self-employment among Young Bulgarians”. Paper presented at the conference: Markets as Networks. Interim conference of International Sociological Association, RC 02 Economy and Society, Sofia, 25-26 September.

2009. “Vision Europa – Solidarity, Social Justice, Vital Democracy”, organised by the Otto Brenner Foundation in cooperation with the Hans Böckler Foundation and the European Trade Union Institute, Brussels, 15-17 April.

2009. “The Off-the-Books Self-Employment among Young Bulgarians”. Paper presented at the conference: Mobility and Mobilization: Work in Times of Socio-cultural, Economic and Political Change. 14th Conference of the “Work Cultures” Commission of the German European Ethnology Society. Institut für Volkskunde, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 26–28 March.

2009. CAPRIGHT Conference: “Transformations in Labour: Social Security and Social Dialogue”, Sofia, Bulgaria, 23rd – 24th March.

2008. INFER Workshop on: Varieties of Capitalism, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Sofia University ‘St Kliment Ohridski’, 9 October, 2008.

2008. „Informal Self-employment: The Problem of Trust”. Paper presented at the workshop on: Trust, Borovetz 17-18 May.

2008.  Responding to New Social Realities. Developing an EU Agenda for Opportunities, Access and Solidarity. European Commission Conference. Brussels, 5-6 May.

2007. “Die bulgarische Eurointegration: eine Chance für die Jugend? Paper presented at conference on: Europaeisierung von unten. Das Projekt Europa in seiner Geschichte, Wahrnehmung und Wirkung im oestlichen Europa. Herder Institut, Marburg, 27-29 September.

2007. ”The Social and Fiscal Frauds in Bulgaria”. Paper presented at the conference on: Undeclared Work, Tax Evasion and Avoidance: A Momentum for Change in Belgium and Europe. Brussels, 20-22 June.

2007. “European Cultural Encounters on the Bulgarian Business Terrain: From Cultural Differences at Work to Labour Market Inequalities.” Paper presented at the conference on: Soziale Ungleichheit in der erweiterten Europäischen Union. Sektion „Ost- und Ostmitteleuropa-Soziologie“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie an der Universität Passau, 12.-14. April.

2007. “European Cultural Encounters on the Bulgarian Business Terrain: From Cultural Differences at Work to Labour Market Inequalities”. Paper presented at the Congress of SIETAR Europe, Sofia, April 25th-29th.

2005. “Towards Europeanisation of the National Economic Cultures: Between West and East or between North and Sought? (The case of Bulgarian Business).“  Paper presented at the conference on: Europeanisation and Democratisation: The Southern European Experience and the Perspective for the New Member States of the Enlarged Europe. The Centre of European Excellence of the University of Florence and Istituto Italiano Scienze Umane (ISIT), Florence, 16-18 June.

2005. “Towards Europeanisation of the National Economic Cultures: Between West and East or between North and Sought?” Paper presented at the conference on: Soziales Kapital als Ressource auf dem Weg zur EU. Institutionelles Ver­trauen und Rechtssicherheit  als Voraussetzung der Erweiterung, Sofia, 8-11 September.

2004. „Trusting Relations in Bulgarian Small Business“. Paper presented at the conference on: Soziale Netzwerke und soziales Vertrauen in den Transformationsländern. Smolenice, 7-10. Oktober.

2004.  “The Bulgarian Small Business: Entrepreneurial or Self-employment Culture?” Paper presented at the Second Regional Workshop of the Balkan Sociologists: Economic Culture of the Balkan Societies in the Contemporary World, Sofia, 18-20June.

2004. “The Bulgarian Small Business: Entrepreneurial or Self-employment Culture?” Paper presented at the Second International NEXUS Conference The Balkans and Globalization. Budapest,
4-7 June.

2004. Corruption Attitudes and Practices: Between the Bulgarian and Western Economic Culture”. Paper presented at the conference on: prospects for fighting Corruption in Post-socialist Countries. St. Petersburg, 15 – 16 January.