Nurie Muratova, PhD, Assistant Professor at Neofit Rilski South-West University (SWU) - Blagoevgrad. With research interests in the field of archival policies, the archives of women and minorities, Nurie Muratova analyzes in detail the policies of the socialist government in Bulgaria towards Muslim women, revealing insufficiently explored aspects of the history of the so-called revival process among the Pomak population and following the development of censorship mechanisms of the communist regime. Respecting the "right to memory" of all, Nurie Muratova enriches the collection of the Balkan Society for Autobiography and Social Communication (BSASC) with scattered, forgotten and publicly unknown documents, as well as autobiographical and family oral histories, photos and other personal documents of people from different social strata with different ethnic and religious background.
N. Muratova participates in a number of regional, national and international projects (Digital Archives - Science and Information Complex, Shared Memory Places - Digital Map of Monuments - projects of the Science Fund of the Ministry of Education and Science, To Come Out of the Shadow Supporting the Social Integration of People Threatened with Marginalisation Caused by Their Nationality (2011-2013, Grundtvig Program), Politics of Memory Cultures of the Russian-Ottoman War 1877-1878: From Divergence to Dialogue 7th Marie Curie Framework Program (2012-2016, FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IRSES Marie Curie Action International Research Staff Exchange Scheme), Knowledge Exchange and Academic Cultures in Humanities: Europe and the Black Sea Region, late 18th - 21st Centuries (2017-2020, Horizon2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Rise), among others.
Nurie Muratova has made significant contributions in the creation of and digitization for the digital archives at SWU. As a member of BSASC, of the International University Seminar for Balkan Studies and Specializations and of the Multimedia Center for Computer Archives, Digital Archives and History of Local Self-Government, N. Muratova contributes significantly to the digitization of materials, actively participating in the maintenance and completion of the archive collection as well as in helping in its establishment as a scientific and educational dialogue center, which through numerous exhibitions, lectures, meetings, etc., are deepening the public debate on the recent past.
Blagoevgrad, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria 2700
- Yakoruda, Bulgaria