Call for Papers: Political demography: Population change in the Balkans following the 1878 Treaty of Berlin

The Treaty of Berlin (1878) reshaped the political landscape of the Balkans. The defeated Ottoman Empire had to recognize the independence of its once tributary provinces of Serbia, Montenegro and unified Romania, with new borders drawn mainly in favor of Read More

Old and New Insights on the History of Intelligence and Diplomacy in the Balkans, eds. B. Teodor, J. Baev, M. Crosston, M. Teodor (Peter Lang, 2023)

“Old and New Insights on the History of Intelligence and Diplomacy in the Balkans” is the first volume in the series South-East European History, edited by Mihai Dragnea and published by Peter Lang in 2023 on behalf of the Balkan History Read More

New issue of Hiperboreea – Vol. 9, No. 2 (2022)

We are pleased to inform you that the latest issue of Hiperboreea, Vol. 9, No. 2 (2022) has been released and is available online through the Scholarly Publishing Collective (managed by Duke University Press). Soon it will be available on Read More

World Heritage: Göbeklitepe (2022)

The Balkan History Association participated in the Youth Exchange World Heritage: Göbeklitepe, organized by Cultural Heritage Guards in Şanlıurfa (Edessa), Turkey. The project brought together participants from partners countries such as: Romania, Greece, Turkey, Hungary, Italy and Spain, and took Read More

Call for Papers: Islamic Culture and Pre-Islamic Beliefs in Central Asia

The Balkan History Association is preparing a volume in English on Islamic culture, traditions, and pre-Islamic beliefs in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The volume will highlight the importance of religious life among the populations of Central Asia. Read More

New Cooperation Agreements

The Balkan History Association has signed cooperation agreements with the Department of History of Ukraine, Archeology and Special Branches of Historical Science from the National Pedagogical University in Ternopil, the Eastern European Scientific Studies Center from Lviv and the International Read More

Call for Papers: Armenian Migration to the Balkans: History and Modernity

The more than millennia-long presence of Armenians in Balkan countries made this region one of the closest destinations of the Armenian exodus both geographically and culturally. The Byzantine Empire with its large Armenian population had emperors of Armenian descent. One Read More

Call for Papers: From the Middle Ages to Modern times. Historical, cultural, and linguistic relations between Albanians and Romanians

The relations between Romania and Albania are part of the wider relations between the two people: the Romanians and the Albanians. Despite historical developments in the Balkan Peninsula that were not linear and sometimes troubled, the two people kept their Read More

Call for Papers: One Hundred Years of Turkish-Romanian Relations. Looking Back and Moving Forward

While Turkish-Romanian formal diplomatic relations were established at the end of the 19th century, the founding of the modern Turkish nation represented a new and insufficiently studied chapter in the Black Sea region’s diplomatic and socio-cultural history. Hostility during the Read More

Call for Papers: From the Dnipro to the Danube: War, Diplomacy, and Political, Cultural and Social Relations between the Romanian Principalities and the Ukrainian Lands in the Early Modern Era

English, Romanian, Ukrainian and Polish version. The Balkan History Association is preparing a volume on relations between the Romanian principalities (Moldavia, Wallachia, Transylvania) and the Ukrainian lands in the early modern era. During this period political transformations and complex processes Read More