Ivaylo Dinev

Ivaylo Dinev
Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS)

PhD in Political Science

About

8
Publications
855
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
8
Citations
Introduction
I am a political scientist and, since April 2022, a researcher at ZOiS, where I coordinate the Multi-method data laboratory on Eastern Europe of the KonKoop research network. I am also an associate member of the Institute for Social and Trade Union Research (Sofia) and junior fellow of the Centre for Advanced Study (Sofia). My research work focuses on social movements and trade unions, comparative politics and inequalities in Southeast Europe. For more information: https://ivaylodinev.com
Additional affiliations
April 2022 - present
Institute for Social and Trade Union Research
Position
  • Associate Member
Description
  • From September 2020 to April 2022, I held research position in the Institute for Social and Trade Union Research at the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria, where I did political and policy analyses, comparative studies of history and development of trade unions, and reports on social dialogue and industrial relations in Bulgaria. Since April 2020, I am an associate member of the institute.
April 2021 - November 2021
Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
Position
  • Postdoctoral researcher
February 2021 - present
Centre for Advanced Study Sofia
Centre for Advanced Study Sofia
Position
  • Junior Fellow
Description
  • Project: Lost in Transition: Social Sciences, Scenarios of Transformation, and Cognitive Dissonances in East Central Europe after 1989 https://cas.bg/en/programme/lost-in-transition-social-sciences-scenarios-of-transformation-and-cognitive-dissonances-in-east-central-europe-after-1989/
Education
October 2013 - May 2015
Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
Field of study
  • Cultural Anthropology
October 2009 - May 2013
Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
Field of study
  • Southeast European Studies

Publications

Publications (8)
Article
Full-text available
Following the recent interest of bringing capitalism back into social movement studies, this article contributes to the debate with the application of new techniques for examining the dynamics of social class in protest politics. Questioning the declining importance of labour mobilisation in the recent anti-austerity cycles of protest in eastern Eu...
Article
Full-text available
This article aims to present findings from an original dataset on collective action in the protest arenas of Bulgaria and Slovenia in the aftermath of the global economic crisis, 2009-2017. Unlike other empirical studies which focus either on particular social movements or individual-level measurements, this dataset consists of all reports of colle...
Article
Full-text available
This article aims to present and examine the results of an original dataset of collective protest actions in Bulgaria from 2009 to 2017. Unlike previous studies that focus on a specific protest movement or protest wave, this dataset consists of all collective protest actions in the form of demonstrations, strikes, blockades, marches, petitions, etc...
Article
This article compares the trajectories of new-left movements in two post-socialist, South east European states, Bulgaria and Slovenia. In arguing that protest politics is deeply embedded in the historical and temporal processes of the national context, the study takes a historical perspective on the analysis of political transformations since the l...
Article
Full-text available
Статията представя един от традиционните методи в социалните науки за изследване и обяснение на дългосрочни исторически процеси като революции, бунтове, въстания, протестни цикли и вълни – анализа на колективни събития. Разгледани са стъпките при събирането и кодирането на количествени база данни, видовете източници, процедурите, техниките и потенц...
Article
Full-text available
The antimonopoly protests in 2013 were the most popular in the last 16 years; at their height, between 100 000 and 150 000 people crowded the streets of over 35 cities. Although in only two weeks the government was overthrown as a result of these events and a few days later four new parties emerged from the streets, from the very beginning until to...

Projects

Project (1)
Project
To explore and explain the variations of contentious politics in Southeast Europe through a focus on the protest arenas in Bulgaria and Slovenia in the last decade (2009-2017) and precisely on the effects of the political, economic and cultural conditions on protest mobilisations. The project attempts to explain the dynamics in the protest arena through a focus on the long-term development of the protest tradition and the political-economic opportunity structure.