Stanimir Panayotov


Stanimir Panayotov (1982, Sliven) is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the department of Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics in Sofia University, working on his project Nemopolitics (2023-2026). Previously, he was Assistant Professor in Philosophy and Cultural Studies (Tyumen, 2021-2023), was a postdoctoral fellow at Center for Advanced Study in Sofia (Bulgaria, 2020-2021), and has taught various courses in humanities in Budapest, Jerusalem, Skopje, and Sofia. Most recently, he is co-editor of Soul, Body, and Gender in Late Antiquity (Routledge, 2024), Black Metal Rainbows (PM Press, 2023), and editor of O-Zone: An Ecology of Objects (Punctum Books, forthcoming in 2024).

He works at the intersections of continental and feminist philosophy, non-philosophy, Neoplatonism and new/speculative realism, and has specialized in these fields in Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana (2013); Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities – Skopje (2015); Linköping University (2016); American Research Center in Sofia (2016/17); Kingston University, London (2017); Utrecht University (2018). Co-director and co-organizer of Sofia Queer Forum (Sofia, 2012-2021), as well as Summer School for Sexualities, Cultures and Politics (Skopje/Belgrade, 2012-2017). He has editorial and publishing experience with the publishing projects Anarres and Collective for Social Interventions (Sofia, 2012-2017). He is editorial board member of Oraxiom: A Journal of Non-Philosophy; and was editorial manager of Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender and Culture (2017-2021). He has written on contemporary art (Boryana Rossa, Oleg Mavromatti, ULTRAFUTURO, Ivo Dimchev, Velimir Žernovski, Dante Buu, Elisabeth von Samsonow), industrial, and black/sludge metal music.