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Name Konstantin Boshnakov
School School of Liberal Studies
Program Bachelor of Applied Technology - Architecture – Project and Facility Management (APFM)
Academic and Professional Designations
  • PhD, Ancient History 

  • Research Associate of the Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies – University of Waterloo (WIHS) 

  • Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) 

  • Fellow of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) 

  • Member of the Classical Association of Canada (CAC) 

  • Member of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) 

  • Member of the Association of Ancient Historians (AAH) 

  • Member of the Ernst Kirsten International Society of Ancient Historical Geography

Title Professor
Courses Taught RSCH7300 Understanding Research
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Ancient Civilizations 

  • Environmental Archaeology  

  • Historical Geography

Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Eight years of teaching experience in the Canadian Higher Education, at colleges and universities, such as George Brown College, Sheridan College, Brock University, Ryerson University and University of Toronto (Mississauga) 

  • In addition, vast teaching experience in the European Higher Education, at universities and colleges, such as the universities of Sofia, Berlin, Heidelberg and Halle-Wittenberg 

  • More than twenty years of research experience as a historian and field archaeologist

Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications


  • Rulers of Ancient Europe (Sofia & Athens) 

  • Pseudo-Skymnos (Semos of Delos) (Stuttgart) 

Most Recent Conference Presentations: 

  • Hecataeus of Miletus: Reconsidering the Foundations of Ancient Greek Historiography (The Annual Meeting of CAC, Toronto 2015) 

  • New observations on the 3rd century Dura Periplus-Map (International Workshop, École Normale Supérieure, Paris 2015) 

Research Project: 

Earth and Water: Anthropological and Geographical Fabric of History in Herodotus
Additional Information I am a historian with a broad academic background in Humanities, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies combined with diverse teaching experience at colleges and universities both in Canada and abroad.

define myself as a teacher at heart and am an avid proponent of engaging students in a media-rich and hands-on learning environment. Over my career I gained practical skills in the authentic lands of ancient civilizations, at museums, archives, manuscript departments, international archaeological and ethnographic expeditions.

 Konstantin Boshnakov
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