Name: Kristian Krastinov Bankov
Place and date of birth: Sofia
June 10, 1970
Present address: 13, Leonardo da Vinci str.; 1124 Sofia,
Secondary graduated from Technical School
of Electronics, Sofia
1995, November 20,
Degree in M. A. (laurea):
Film and Drama (DAMS Spettacolo) at the State University of Bologna (Italy), Faculty of
Philology and Philosophy; diploma work in Philosophy of Language:
as a Positive Element in the Bergsonian Anti-intellectualism" with
tutor Prof. Ugo Volli, defended with maximum grades
(110 e lode).
Kristian Bankov has defended
a Ph. D. dissertation in
the Faculty of Arts in University of Helsinki, Finland, with title
"Intellectual Effort and Linguistic Work: Semiotic and Hermeneutic
Aspects of the Philosophy of Bergson" with grade magna
cum laude approbatur.
From 2/1997 to 3/1998 Kristian
Bankov has been engaged in the non profit organization "No to Fear", influencing the public opinion against
the fear from organized crime.
1996 Kristian Bankov teaches Semiotics
of Marketing and Advertising, Introduction
to Semiotics and Sociosemiotics of
Identity at the New
He, as a member of the Southeast European Center
for Semiotics Studies is one of the organizers of the International Early Fall
Schools of Semiotics, which takes place in Bulgaria each year since 1995.
Kristian Bankov is representative of the Balkan Association for Semiotic
Studies in the executive committee of the International Association for
Semiotic Studies (IASS). Kristian Bankov has published tree books and numerous
articles in English, Bulgarian, Italian and French.
his teaching period from 1996 to 2011 Kristian Bankov was constantly involved
in different international academic activities as teaching, holding seminars
and organizing round tables in Finland, Italy, Great Britain, Greece and
Estonia. From March 2006 he is associated professor in semiotics at New Bulgarian
University, form 2011full professor. From February 2007 he is Head of the Southeast European Center
for Semiotic Studies, and director of the BA, MA and PhD programs in
semiotics. From 2011 he is Vice-rector for international affairs and public
PARTICIPATIONS OF PROF. KRISTIAN BANKOV