Day of ethnology and anthropology 2021

We celebrate the day of ethnology and anthropology with an online event and participants from Bulgaria and abroad. We will share experiences, talk again about the needs and applications of ethnology and anthropology, recall what we have accomplished so far and look ahead to the innovations and prospects around us. We invite everyone who is interested and all newcomers to the community of ethnologists and anthropologists to talk together. We continue our tradition by conducting the Day of Ethnology and Anthropology in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Together we can popularize ethnology and anthropology and introduce with the topics of cultural diversity, [...]

Day of ethnology and anthropology 20212021-02-16T09:13:27+02:00


We took the first steps to create a club at ACEA Mediator. At an information meeting on February 18, 2020, the goals and activities of the Club Sphere were presented. The mission of the club is to provoke critical thinking and attitude towards the world by creating a community of people with diverse interests, experience and knowledge to unite around anthropology as a science and way of life. The activities will be focused on meetings, events and initiatives with which to create conditions for dialogue and exchange of experience with people and organizations from different fields; professional realization and personal [...]

Club SPHERE2020-12-12T22:16:36+02:00

“The Culture together (notes on an opening)”

A meeting-talk with Stoyan Antonov, PhD was held on January 24 2019, in Plovdiv on the topic “The Culture together (notes on an opening)”. You can watch a video from the meeting at https://youtu.be/ar5cvyl8Xak Разговорът засегна теми като символиката и значението на празнуването заедно, преживяното и личната гледна точка и представи една възможна социална диагностика на откриващото събитие на Пловдив - Европейска столица на културата 2019. Факт са разнообразни изказвания, мнения и коментари по темата, които разгледахме като анализатори на случващото се. Срещата представи антропологична гледна точка към подобно събитие и как разбираме и възприемаме случващото се [...]

“The Culture together (notes on an opening)”2020-11-17T21:06:37+02:00

Food as a symbol and a good business idea

On December 18, 2018, our meeting-conversation with Dr. Elitsa Stoilova on the topic: "Food as a symbol and a good business idea" took place. We talked about food and its transformation into a symbol; for yoghurt, industrialization and its origin as a national symbol and 'BG product'. Expect future meetings to find out more about food as a symbol and a good business idea. Follow our Facebook page for news and more events.;

Food as a symbol and a good business idea2020-11-17T21:01:08+02:00

Conference “Sensory ethnography of the city”

Welcome to the conference "Sensory Ethnography of the City" in the "Compass" hall of the University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski" on October 30, 2018. Follow the event for the current program. A sensory exhibition resulting from the project of the same name will be opened at the conference. The research approach to the city through the senses leads to a closer look at communication and connections that people performed. The city is not only an architecturally arranged objective space, but can be defined as the experience of its inhabitants. The gathering of scientists to present and discuss topics related to the [...]

Conference “Sensory ethnography of the city”2020-11-24T09:29:50+02:00

Round table “Sensory presentation of urban cultural heritage”

ACEA "Mediator" invites you to a round table on "Sensory presentation of urban cultural heritage" on October 19, 2018. Time: 10:00 - 13:00 Location: Hall "Compass" University of Plovdiv The round table will bring together professionals, researchers and citizens to discuss the role and challenges of presenting urban cultural heritage in a sensory and sensitive way. The needs and shortcomings of such a presentation for people with disabilities will be discussed. The results of a study related to the application of the methods of sensory ethnography in the study of the urban cultural heritage in Plovdiv will be discussed. Ways to [...]

Round table “Sensory presentation of urban cultural heritage”2020-11-26T21:14:54+02:00

Mediation Month

JULY is the month of MEDIATION and the MEDIATOR. What exactly is mediation and how does it develop in our country? What does it mean to mediate, to be a mediator? Is it a profession or a mission or both? What does this mediator do and when can it be sought? Are they looking for him at all? July 16, 2018 meeting-talk with AKEA "Mediator" on the topic: "Who is a mediator?" July 24, 2018 meeting-talk with Assoc. Prof. Meglena Zlatkova on the topic: "What is mediation?" July 31, 2018 meeting-talk with Social Mediators on the topic: "Mediator in practice" [...]

Mediation Month2020-12-12T22:12:29+02:00

The neighborhoods of Plovdiv – TOGETHER

Together we present the neighborhoods of Plovdiv! ACEA "Mediator" is a partner in the project "Plovdiv Neighborhoods Together", which is part of the program of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019. The neighborhoods of the city have their own lives, their memories and images, which often remain unknown to others. The project team carries out ethnographic and visual mapping of Plovdiv, which aims to present the neighborhood heritage and at the same time to trace the life of the Chitalishta and the participation of citizens in the cultural life of the city. The project includes activities [...]

The neighborhoods of Plovdiv – TOGETHER2020-12-12T22:11:42+02:00