About me/CV

My name is Dimitrovska Vasilka, archaeologist, researcher and blogger from the Republic of Macedonia. I works as a field archaeologist at HAEMUS - center for scientific research and promotion of culture ans I am also co-founder of HAEMUS Journal - an academic e-journal for the history and archaeology of the Balkan Peninsula. I am engaged in public archaeology and cultural heritage, I take part in many excavations, write and publish scientific and popular articles on archaeological issues, participate in public debates and symposiums and I am giving professional advice.

CV

Education
2013 – 2016
University of Belgrade
Department for archaeology
Mentor: ph-d. Dusan Mihailovic
Ph. D. in archaeology

2005 -2011
University of Belgrade
Department for archaeology
Mentor: ph-d. Dusan Mihailovic
M. Sci. in archaeology

2001
University “Cyril and Methodious”, Skopje
The Faculty of History of Art and archaeology
Mentor: ph-d. Dragi Mitrevski
graduated archaeologist
graduated art historian

Work experience

2012 -
Co-Founder/Owner of HAEMUS - Center for scientific research and promotion of the culture
2012 -
CEO and Founder of Haemus Journal
2012 -
Contributor and part of editorial board in Macedonian journal of speleology 
2011 -
Contributor to National geographic Society
2011 -
CEO of Travel and Training Center, Skopje
2008 -
Developer and writer for Macedonia Vision, long-term project for incoming tourism
2010 -
CEO and Founder of Wikimedia Macedonia, official branch of Wimikedia Foundation
2006 -
Developer, writer and collaborator of Wikipedia in Macedonian language
2005 –
CEO and Founder of Arheoblog (arheo.com.mk), platform dedicated for promotion of Macedonian cultural heritage
2004 -
Professional licence for tourist guidance given by the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Macedonia
2003 – 2010
Collaborator and writer of Nampres publish house with more than 100 articles about heritage and tourism
2000 -
Part of Savana Tourist Enterprise, including working experience in outgoing and incoming tourism, and cultural and archaeological tourism

Excavations
Since I was a student, I was a part of many excavations within Macedonia and abroad. They are mostly related with prehistory (paleolithic). lately, I organize archaeological excavation and training the students of archaeology. For more click here.

Published papers and books
I have been interested in prehistory of the Balkans and chipped stone industries since I was a student. The referring link contains published papers within this topic, which in general covers my interests (www.arheo.com.mk/articles/)

Membership
1996 Red Cross ofMacedonia
1997 Speleological Society ‘Peoni’, Skopje
2003 Macedonian archaeological scientific society (MAND)
2004 Association of tourist guides of Macedonia (ZTVM)
2007 European association of archaeologists (EAA)
2010 Wikimedia Macedonia



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My area of expertise in archaeology is prehistory, mainly stone tools, technology and raw materials. In 2010 I was proclaimed one of the most influential bloggers in the Balkans and accepted the award for best promoter of cultural heritage in the Republic of Macedonia. I am a member of EAAAARG and MAND. I support the use of CC licenses and free and open access to knowledge on the Internet. I am also a professional licensed tourist guide with the permission by the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Macedonia.


You can also contact me at info@arheo.com.mk, dimitrovska@haemus.org.mk or find me on:


 

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