Mr Nikolai Vukov

Nikolai Vukov is Associate Professor at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with the Ethnographic Museum in Sofia. He has a Ph.D. in folklore studies (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) and a Ph.D. in history (Central European University – Budapest). His research, teaching, and publications are related to Traditional Epic Songs and Verbal Folklore; Memory and Commemorations; Monuments and Museums; Migrations and Cultural Heritage. Nikolai Vukov represented Bulgaria at UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for ICH (2014-2017). He has prepared needs assessments and facilitated training workshops on ICH safeguarding in several countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Slovenia, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

Participation in training sessions:

Working experience in:
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Türkiye, Turkmenistan, United States of America, Uzbekistan

Based in:

Working language(s):
French, English, Russian, Bulgarian

Thematic areas of experience or interest:
Community participation, Economic and social development, Education, Environment, Ethics, Health, Indigenous peoples, Information technology, Intellectual property, Legislation, Migration, Peacebuilding, Teaching materials, Tourism, Urban areas