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GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING – DECEMBER 2023

A second General Assembly Meeting of the Balkanski-Panitza Institute for Advanced Study will be held in Sofia on December 7, 2023, at 16:00 at the Cybersecurity Laboratory at Sofia Tech Park (111-G “Tzarigradsko Shosse” Blvd., Laboratory Complex Bldg., fl. 1).

All members of the Association are invited. You can now renew your membership for 2024 or pay your membership for 2023, if you have not already, by transferring your membership fee (bank details in “Contacts“).

You can download the invitation (in Bulgarian) here.

For more information about membership related questions, visit the “Membership” section.

HAPPY Day of the National Enlighteners!

“I think true happiness is when you give. And because I believe that people are born to be happy, the more you give, the more you get, and the happier you are”, Prof. Balkanski says.

On behalf of the entire team of the Balkanski-Panitza Institute for Advanced Studies, we congratulate all friends of Bulgarian science on the Day of the Enlighteners and wish you light and success on the difficult path of caring for society through education, enlightenment and science.

ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING 2023

This year, the Annual General Assembly Meeting of the Balkanski-Panitza Institute for Advanced Study will be held in Sofia on May 30, 2023, at 16:00 at the Cybersecurity Laboratory at Sofia Tech Park (111-G “Tzarigradsko Shosse” Blvd., Laboratory Complex Bldg., fl. 1).

All members of the Association are invited. Please renew your membership for 2023 and transfer your membership fee now (bank details in “Contacts“).

You can download the invitation (in Bulgarian) here.

For more information about membership related questions, visit the “Membership” section.

ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING 2022

This year, the Annual General Assembly Meeting of the Balkanski-Panitza Institute for Advanced Study will be held in Sofia on June 24, 2022, at 17:00 at the Cybersecurity Laboratory at Sofia Tech Park (111-G “Tzarigradsko Shosse” Blvd., Laboratory Complex Bldg., fl. 1).

All members of the Association are invited. Please renew your membership for 2022 and transfer your membership fee now (bank details in “Contacts“).

You can download the invitation (in Bulgarian) here.

For more information about membership related questions, visit the “Membership” section.

Annual General Assembly Meeting 2021

This year, the Annual General Assembly Meeting of the Balkanski-Panitza Institute for Advanced Study will be held in Sofia on June 16, 2021, at 12:00 at the “Architect’s Club” (Restaurant) at the Central Residence of the Architects (11 “Krakra” Str.).

All members of the Association are invited. Please renew your membership for 2021 and transfer your membership fee now (bank details in “Contacts“).

You can download the invitation (in Bulgarian) here.

For more information about membership related questions, visit the “Membership” section.

CryptoBG*2018

CryptoBG*2018 International Summer School is scheduled for 8-15 July 2018

Oriahovitza, Bulgaria

More information at www.cryptobg.org
Prof. Dr. Dimitar Vatsov

(6 December 2017) On Truth and University Today by Prof. Dr. Dimitar Vatsov

When: 6 December 2017, 19:00
Where: Sofia University Rectorate, lecture hall 240 (floor 1)

In this lecture Dimitar Vatsov will shortly outline the performative theory of truth elaborated in his last book (This is True! Sofia: New Bulgarian University, 2016). He will show that truth-telling is a specific practical gesture, a particular speech device: the utterances of the type “This is true!” generalize what is declared to be true as a sample, as a model to be followed, as a paradigm that should be reiterated always in the same way (but mention that often delusions and for sure lies repeat the same formula). Being a practical gesture – being a performative, – truth-telling never ends in an absolute truth. The truths we utter even in mathematics and physics have certain degree of uncertainty.

This theory has its public consequences: it opens possibilities for its own political uses and abuses that are to be pointed out in advance…
Read more…

2016 Summer School in Economics

“Innovation, New Trade, and New Growth”

Event dates: August 15 – 20th, 2016 2016 Summer School in Economics

Director: Philippe Aghion, Harvard University

Organizers: Balkanski-Panitza Institute for Advanced Study (BPIAS) and AUBG Business Club

The Balkanski-Panitza Institute for Advanced Study (BPIAS) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of innovation and excellence in sciences, technology, humanities and social studies. The Institute was established by prominent European and American academics gathered in Fourges, France, on 20 June 2011, under the inspiration of Dimi Panitza.

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