Prof. Svetla Koleva
This article was published in the Romanian journal Psihologia Socială (1) in French in the issue no. 46 (II) of 2020, pp. 11–18.
Professor Petar-Emil Mitev was born on 21 April 1936 in Sofia. He graduated in philosophy at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ”(1958). He defended his doctoral dissertation (Ph.D., 1972), became an associate professor (1975), doctor of philosophical sciences (1983) and professor (1985).
He teaches at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski (1960–2011), where he headed the Center for the Study of Ideologies at the Faculty of Philosophy (1988–1993, 1996–2001). In the period 1972–1988 he was the director of the Research Institute for Youth at the Central Committee of Communist Youth Organisation(2).
He was the president of Research Committee 34 “Sociology of Youth” of the International Sociological Association / ISA (1982-1986), Member of the Research Coordinating Committee of ISA (1986-1990), Member of the Advisory Board of IC 34 “Sociology of Youth” of ISA ( 1998–2002).
Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Sociology (1991-1995 and 1997-1999), Chairman of the Specialized Scientific Council for Political Science (2004-2010). Since 2002 he has been managing the Ivan Hadjiiski Institute for Social Values and Structures.Continue reading