Mila Maeva, PhD

Adress: Sofia 1000, Moskovska 6astreet
Phone: + 359 2 8052614
E-mail: mila.maeva@iefem.bas.bg, mila_maeva@yahoo.co.uk
Visiting day: every Tuesday between 14.00 – 16.00

Researcher Profile


Position held:

Associate Professor, PhD, in Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum, BAS

Research Interests:
migration, Islam, Muslims, Turks, Balkans, cultural influences, intercultural dialog, comfort zones

Selected articles:

Mila Maeva’s Bibliography

Funded Projects:

  • “Cultural and Social Consequences of Emigration on the Bulgarian Society (1990-2019) (LEFT-BEHIND)” – subsided by the Bulgarian National Science Fund (BNSF) (№ КН-06-Н40/9 – 10.12.2019 г) – https://leftinbg.com/
  • По КИННПОРА също да запишем според мен

PhD Supervision:

  • Julia Popcheva

Short bionotes:

Mila Maeva graduated in Ethnology from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” in 2002 and in 2005 she obtained PhD in Ethnography from Ethnographic Institute and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Her first book “Bulgarian Turks-Emigrants in Turkey (Culture and Identity)” is published in 2006. She specialized in the University of Warwick (2007), in the University of Manchester (2010-2011),  United Kingdom, and  Pittsburgh University, USA (2009). She is an author of numerous articles on culture and identity of Muslim (especially Turkish) population in Bulgaria, Turkey and FYROM. At the moment her research interestes are focused on Bulgarian migration waves to the Great Britain, France and Norway.

For detail information please see Mila Maeva`s curriculum vitae.