YEAR OF GRADUATION
2009

COUNTRY
Bulgaria

COLLEGE
Wolfson

SUBJECT
Social Anthropology

DEGREE
MSc

FUNDING PROGRAMME
Weidenfeld

Iliyana Angelova

Alumna

After her BA in Indology, Iliyana won a scholarship to learn Hindi at the Central Institute of Hindi, Agra, before returning to Sofia to take an MA in Cultural and Social Studies of India (2008). She was Chairperson of a Sofia-based NGO, the Education and Business Foundation, and a member of the Editorial Board of Svetilnik Magazine, an Indian focused publication funded by the Indian Embassy in Bulgaria. Alongside this, Iliyana was a part-time lecturer in Hindi at Sofia University and worked with asylum-seekers from South Asia at the State Agency for Refugees.

Currently Iliyana is pursuing a DPhil in social anthropology at the University of Oxford.