Prof. Dr.Sc.

Ivan ROUSSEV

Chairman of CEHR

Professor of Modern Bulgarian History (Economic History) at the University of Economics in Varna, Bulgaria

Professor of Modern Bulgarian History (Economic History) at the University of Economics in Varna, Bulgaria.

Curriculum Vitae

● October 29th, 1963 – Born in Sliven.
● 1977 – 1982 – Graduated from French Language School in Sliven.
● 1984 – 1989 – Student at St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo. Studied History. Profile in the Faculty of History – European History. Graduated with an M.A. degree in History in 1989.
● 1989-1998 – Curator at Regional Historical Museum in Sliven, Department “National Revival Period (18th – 19th c.)
● 1996- Ph.D. in Bulgarian History at the Institute for Historical Studies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
● 1997 – 1999 – Assistant professor in Bulgarian History at the Faculty of History, Varna Free University “Tzernorizec Hrabar”.
● 2000, 2008 – Elected Associate Professor of Bulgarian History.
● 2012 – Doctor of Sciences (Scientic Doctor) in Bulgarian History at the Intitute for Balkan Studies of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
● from 2013 – Professor of Bulgarian History (Economic History) at the University of Economics in Varna, Bulgaria.

Administrative positions:

● 2003 – 2005 – Head of the Department of “History and European Studies” at Varna Free University “Tzernorizec Hrabar”

Specializations:

● 2002 – 2005 – Postdoctoral Fellow of the Foundation “Maison des Siences de l’Homme”in Paris.

Publications, Fields of Interests:

● Author of over 180 scientific papers (8 books), mostly related to the history of modernization of trade and the modern commercial culture in the Balkans during the 18th and 19th centuries as well as the history of the European consular presence in the Balkans and the Black Sea region during the same period.

Main publications:

● Roussev, I. The commercial modernization during the Bulgarian National Revival Period (18th and 19th cc.) as a culture and a practice. Veliko Tarnovo, 2015, 743 pages.
● Roussev, I. Le consul francais: un intermediaire de la modernisation occidentale dans les Balkans au XIXE siecle. – Etudes Balkaniques-Cahiers Pierre Belon, 2017/1 N22, pp.95-108.
● Ivan Roussev. Varna during the Ottoman period (from the 15th to the 19th cc.) – research achievments and perspectives. – Izvestia Journal of the Union of Scientists – Varna, Economic Science Series, vol.7 N3, 2018, pp.5-14
● Ivan Roussev. The Commercial Law Institutes during the Bulgarian National Revival Period – between the Traditions and the Modernity. – Proceedings of the Centre for Economic History Research, Vol. III, 2018, pp.9-22
● Roussev, I. Old Glory Returns: the Port of Varna and the Trade in the Bulgarian Lands during the Third Quarter of the 18th Century. – Papers of Bulgarians Academy of Science, Vol.3, N1,2016,pp.79- 93.
●Roussev, I. Quelques aspects du regard balkanique sur la guerre de Crimee et les soldats francais. Post-face. – in :Camille Allard. Entre mer Noire et Danube. Dobrowja 1885. Texte edite et presente par Bernard Lory. Postface d’Ivan Roussev. Ed “Non Lieu”, Paris , 2013, pp. 233-247
● Roussev, I. Un episode de la modernisation des Balkans a l’epoque de la Guerre, de Crimee (1853-1856): la France, l’Angleterre et la construction des premieres lignes telegraphiques dans l’Empire ottoman.- The Crimean War 1853-1856. Colonial Scirmish or Rehearsal for World War? Empires, Nations and Individuals. Edited by Jerzy W. Borejsza, Wydawnictwo Neriton, Institut Historii PAN, Warsawa, 2011, pp.469-490
●Roussev, I. Les premiers manuels de commerse bulgares et les influences europeennes au XIX siecle.- Revue des etudes slaves, T. 76, Fascicule 4, Paris, 2005, pp. 473-483.
● Roussec, I. Les premiers pas de la penetration consulaire francaise en Bulgare: le consulat de Varna. – in: Enjeux politiques, economiques et militaires en mer Noire (XIVe – XXIe siecles). Edudes a la memoire de Mihail Guboglu. Sous la direction de Faruk Bilici, Ionel Candea, Anca Popescu, Braila (Roumanie), 2007, pp. 677-702.
● Roussev, I. Conference scientifique internationale, consacree a la Guerre de Crimee (Varsovie, 3-5 octobre 2007). – Etudes balkaniques, 2007, N4, pp. 178-183.
● Roussev, I. L’histoire des Bulgares d’apres l’euvre d’Andre Papadopoulu-Vretos “La Bulgarie ancienne et moderne…”. – in: Ancient Civilisations and the Sea. Studia in honorem annorum LXX Mihail LAzarov. Acta Musei Varnaensis, V, Varna, 2007, pp. 495-504.
● Roussev, I. La “Question d’Orient” et le debut de la penetration consulaire dans les ports bulgares de la mer Noire (XVIII-XIX s.). – Historical Yearbook, T. 3 , Bucharest, December 2006, pp. 73-80.
● Roussev, I. Les manuels bulgares de pratique commersiale a l’epoque du Reveil national et les influences grecques. – Etudes balkaniques, 2005, N4, pp. 77-81.
● Rousssev, I. Forum scientifique international, relatif aux problems du littoral de la mer Noire – Etudes balkaniques, 2004, N4, pp. 169-173.
● Roussev, I. La politique menee par la France de Napoleon dans la region de la mer Noire. Le premier Consulat francais en Bulgarie. – Etudes balkaniques, 2004, N3 , pp. 79- 107.
●Roussev, I. Les manuels de commerce a l’epoque du Reveil National Bulgare (les annees 1830-1870). – Etudes balkaniques, 2003, N4 , pp.18-63
●Russev, I. Der Handel von ragusa auf dem Balkan und die Bildung bulgarischer Handelsgesellschaften waehrend der Wiedegeburt. – Bulgarian Historical Review, 2001, N3-4, pp. 52-63
● Roussev, I. La production de manufacture et les societes commerciales dans les regions balkaniques durant la Ranaissance. – Bulgarian Historical Review, 1999. N3-4, pp.48-74
●Roussec, I. M. Kirova. National Scientific Conference “Culture, Church and Revolution during the Revival”. – Bulgarian Historical Review, 1996, N1, pp. 163-166.
● Roussev, I. More about the First Factory in the Bulgarian Lands. – Bulgarian Historical Review, 1995, N2, pp.69-82.
● Roussev, I. Vue sur l’histoire des societes bulgares du gros capital pendant la Renaissance. Les societes usuraures et les societes par actions. – Bulgarian Historical Review, 1994, N1, pp.22-44
● Roussev, I. The Bulgarian Commercial Companies during the National Revival Period. An Economic History of the Town of Sliven. – Bulgarian Historical Review, 1993, N1, pp. 54-93.