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Published online: 21 Dec 2020


Biser BANCHEV, The Albanian Community in South Serbia and Its Leaders (2010-2014)

Irina OGNYANOVA, Croatia’s “Long Journey” to the EU

Aikaterini (Katerina) MARKOU, La « minorité musulmane » en Thrace grecque: le contexte socio-économique et religieux (1990-2019)

Spaska SHUMANOVA, The Issue of the Environmental Protection of the City of Rousse in the Bulgarian-Romanian Relations

Elene GOGIASHVILI, Drachen- und Riesengestalten in georgischen und bulgarischen Volksmärchen

Études dix-huitiémistes dans les Balkans

Ileana MIHAILA, Les Roumains des Lumières, lecteurs de la littérature de leur époque, vus au long du XXe siècle

Comptes rendus

Hüseyin MEVSIM, The World as a Picture, the Picture as a World (Margarita Serafimova, Orhan Pamuk i Imeto mi e Cherven. Ot osmanskata miniatyura do postmoderniya roman [Маргарита Серафимова, Орхан Памук и Името ми е Червен. От османската миниатюра до постмодерния роман]. Veliko Tarnovo, Faber, 2020)

Yura KONSTANTINOVA, A Journey through Modern Greek Poetry (Fotiny Iannis Christakoudy, Problemi na gratskiya literaturen razvoi 1880-1930 [Фотини Янис Христакуди, Проблеми на гръцкия литературен развой 1880-1930]. Sofia, IK Ni plus, 2020)

Zorka PARVANOVA, Ottoman Salonica in the Bulgarian Historical Memory. (Yura Konstantinova, Bulgarite v osmanskiya Solun [Юра Константинова, Българите в османския Солун]. Sofia, IBCT – BAN, 2020) 

Dobrinka PARUSHEVA, The Bulgarian Presence in Thessaloniki: Personal Stories, Community Interests, Intercommunity Relations (Solun i bulgarite: istoriya, pamet, savremie. Sast. i red. Yura Konstantinova, Nadia Danova, Yordan Zhelev [Солун и българите: история, памет, съвремие. Съст. и ред. Юра Константинова, Надя Данова, Йордан Желев]. Veliko Tarnovo, Faber, 2019)

Evlogi STANCHEV, A Balkan Model of Catholic Confessionalization? Missionary Activities and (Proto-)National Identity in the Early Modern Ottoman Balkans (Antal Molnár, Confessionalization on the Frontier. The Balkan Catholics between Roman Reform and Ottoman Reality. Roma, Viella, 2019)


Published online: 25 Sept 2020


Roumiana Il. PRESHLENOVA, Introduction

Ventsislav MUCHINOV, “Our Village Was Proclaimed a Town”: Granting of Urban Status to Major Settlements in Stara Planina Region in the Third Quarter of the 19th Century

Valentina VASEVA, Funeral and Commemoration Ceremonies for the Sovereign Families in Bulgarian Cities after the Liberation

Lina GERGOVA, Yana GERGOVA, The Town Holiday: Rituals, Images and Contexts

Krustyo YORDANOV, Orthodox Christians with Special Obligations in the Balkan Town. Urban Voynuks and Falconers in the 16th Century

Paulina ANDONOVA, The Role of Sofu Mehmed Paşa’s Complex in the Urbanization and Establishment of Sofia as an Administrative Centre in Rumeli

Georgeta NAZARSKA, Women Honorary Citizens in the Social Space of Sofia (First Half of the 20th Century)

Svetlozar ELDAROV, The Mountain and the City. Sofia in the Development of Bulgarian Mountaineering (1895 – 1912)

Mihail SIMOV, Sofia – Mobility, Automobilization, and Living Environment in the 1960s and 1970s

Maria LEVKOVA-MUCHINOVA, The Bulgarian Economic Elite in Plovdiv in the 19th Century (Social and Property Profile of a Plovdiv Family)

Georgi DIKIN, Jewish Education in Plovdiv during the 1920s (Based on the Records of the Plovdiv Jewish School Board)

Zlatina BOGDANOVA, ‘Europe’ and the ‘Balkans’ – Images and Narratives in the Cultural Strategy of “Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019”

Elmira VASSILEVA, Protestants in a Balkan Town: the Activities of the American Missionaries among the Bulgarians in Bitola (19th – Early 20th Century)

Bisser PETROV, The Anti-Urbanism оf Serbian Collaborators in the Second World War

Antoaneta BALCHEVA, Zagreb in Bulgarian Literature during the First Half of the Twentieth Century


Published online: 24 Jun 2020


Roumiana Il. PRESHLENOVA, Introduction: From the Balkan City to the City in the Balkans: Transformations at the End of the 19th and the Beginning of the 20th Century

Dobrinka PARUSHEVA, Modern City in the Balkans: Directions and Perspectives of Research

Andreas LYBERATOS, The Sounds of Modernity: Exploring the Balkan Capitals’ Soundscape (Late 19th – Early 20th C.)

Violeta MANOLOVA, Development of Sericulture in Byzantine Cities 11th – 13th Century

Nikolay ARETOV, Dreaming Constantinople: An Alternative Version of Petko Todorov and Nikolay Raynov

Alexandre KOSTOV, New Technologies and the Cities in the Balkans: Gas Lighting in Ottoman Constantinople until the First World War

Kalina PEEVA, A Strategy of a Beautification, or How ‘the Decadent Istanbul’ Turned into the ‘Pearl of Turkey’

Margarita SERAFIMOVA, Istanbul and Cultural Memory

Stefan DIMITROV, Mastering of the Space in the Hinterland of the Town of Edirne: Continuity and Changes (14th-16th C.)

Zorka PARVANOVA, Bulgarians in the Urban Political Life of European Turkey in the Immediate Aftermath of the Young Turk Coup

Maria MARKOVA, The Bulgarians in the Western Thracian Cities during 1913-1919

Yura KONSTANTINOVA, “The Bulgarian Salonica”

Malamir SPASOV, On the Past, Memory, Recollections and History of the Bulgarians in “Simvasilevusa”

Fotiny CHRISTAKOUDY–KONSTANTINIDOU, Urban Space in the Greek Poetry of the 1920s (Based on Examples from Caesar Emmanouil’s Works)

Joanna Minkova SPASSOVA-DIKOVA, The Theatre and the City on the Way of Europeanization and Modernization of Bulgarian Culture

Alexandra MILANOVA, Opera and Modernization: The Case of Bulgaria

Valeria FOL, Backstage Theater


Published online: 22 Mar 2020


Nadia DANOVA, Le rôle de la langue grecque dans la vie économique des Balkans aux XVIIIe-XIXe siècles

Ileana MIHAILA, La Compagnie de la mer Noire ou la mer perdue des Roumains au XVIIIe siècle

Stefka PARVEVA, Social Profile and Professional Mobility of Rural Pedlars in Rumeli at the End of the 17th and Mid-18th Centuries

Theodor DIMITROV, “And Еverything Here Was Filled with Misery and Tears”: A Few Notes on the Black Death Demographic Impact on Byzantium, 1347–1453

Notices bibliographiques
Bisser Petrov, Bulgaria i novoto slavyansko dvizhenie (1941–1948) [Бисер Петров, България и новото славянско движение (1941–1948)] Sofia, Izdatelska kashta Gutenberg, 2019 (Svetlozar ELDAROV)
Nadezhda Marinchevska (ed.) Post-Totalitarian Cinema in Eastern European countries: Models and Identities. Sofia, Institute of Art Studies, BAS, 2019 (Gergana DONCHEVA)
South East European Studies in Musicology. Bulgarian Musicology, Sofia, Institute of Art Studies, 2016, N 2-3 (Lozanka PEYCHEVA)

Reading Heinz A. Richter
Heinz A. Richter, Greece 1936 – 1946. Events and People. Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019 (Bisser PETROV)
Heinz A. Richter, The Greeks in the Ottoman Empire 1913-1923: their persecution and expulsion. Wiesbaden, Harrassowitz Verlag, 2018 (Ivaylo NACHEV)
Heinz А. Richter, German-Greek Relations 1940-1960 and the Merten Affair.Wiesbaden, Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019 (Dimitar DOBREV)
Heinz A. Richter, Modern Greek Myths. Wiesbaden, Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019 (Georgi DIKIN)


À l’occasion du XIIe Congrès d’études du Sud-Est européen,
Bucarest 2019

En hommage à la mémoire de Vassilka Tăpkova-Zaïmova, Professeur d’histoire byzantine et balkanique


Malamir SPASOV, Literary Transgressions: the Strange, the Stranger, the Strangest in Modernistic Fiction in the Balkans

Εmilie THÉMOPOULOU, Les communautés grecques orthodoxes en Macédoine dans le cadre ottoman : le cas de Salonique, administration et évolution au XIXe siècle

Дмитрий И. ПОЛЫВЯННЫЙ, Перенесение мощей Св. Иоанна Рильского (1469) в контексте православных Балкан второй половины XV века

Snezhana RAKOVA, Elena KOSTOVA, Venice, Dubrovnik (Ragusa) and the Ottomans (According to Two Ottoman Documents from 1430)

Ivayla POPOVA, Culture, Languages and Customs in the Balkans seen through the Eyes of Western Travelers of the 15th Century

Albena MILANOVA, L’Habitat médiéval de Pernik : réflexions sur sa démographie (IXe-XIIe siècles)

Penka DANOVA, La Bulgaria e i Bulgari nell’opera di Giovanni Tarcagnota

Vladimir T. VASILEV, The Emperor versus the Barbarians: Military tactics in Early Byzantium

Alexandar PORTALSKY, Palaeobalkan-Westanatolian Community – Explanation and Territorial Scope

Comptes rendus

Anissava MILTENOVA, Une édition phare de sources primaires (Vasilka Tăpkova-Zaimova, Bulgarians by Birth. The Comitopuls, Emperor Samuel and their Successors. According to Historical Sources and the Historiographic Tradition. Leiden-Boston, BRILL, 2018)

Notices bibliographiques

Tamara Stoilova, Balkanski istorii ot 18 vek [Тамара Стоилова, Балкански истории от XVIII век] Sofia, Clio – 96, 2017 (Penka DANOVA)

Alexander Kostov, Irina Ognyanova, Biser Banchev (Eds), Bezhanskata kriza i Balkanite (2015 – 2016) [Александър Костов, Ирина Огнянова, Бисер Банчев (cъст.) Бежанската криза и Балканите (2015-2016)] Sofia, Paradigma, 2018 (Dobrinka PARUSHEVA)

Ivayla Popova, Srednovekovnite Balkani prez pogleda na evropeyski pateshestvenitsi (14-15 c.) [Ивайла Попова, Средновековните Балкани през погледа на европейски пътешественици (XIV- XV в.)] Cyrillo-Methodian research centre, Bulgarian Academy of Science, 2018 (Mira MARKOVA)

Alexander Nikolov, Vasil Gyuzelev, Elena Kostova, Penka Danova, Simeon Hinkovski, Dubrovnishki dokumenti za istoriata na Balgaria i balgarite prez ХIII – XV vek, t. I (1230–1403) & t. II (1407–1505) [Александър Николов, Васил Гюзелев, Елена Костова, Пенка Данова, Симеон Хинковски, Дубровнишки документи за историята на България и българите през ХIII – XV в., т. I (1230–1403), т. II (1407–1505)] Sofia, UI, “Sv. Kliment Ohridski”, 2017-2018 (Elmira VASSILEVA)

Izsledvania i materiali za Vidin i regiona, vol. II & III [Изследвания и материали за Видин и региона, т. II, т. III] Sofia, UI “St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2018 (Violeta MANOLOVA)

Vestnik Bolgogradskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta, serija 4: Istorija. Pegionovedenie. Meždunarodnye otnošenija. Tema nomera: “Bizantijskoe obŝestvo: istorija, 2arvo, kulʹtura” [Bестник Bолгоградского государственного университета, серия 4: История. Pегионоведение. Mеждународные отношения. Tема номера: „Bизантийское общество: история, право, культура”] t. 20, N 3, 2015, t. 21, N 5, 2016 and t. 22, N 5, 2017 (Тhomas THOMOV)