Considering the purpose and objectives of the Balkan History Association (Bylaws, Ch. II, Art. 5. and Ch. III, Art. 6), focused on developing, promoting, and publishing interdisciplinary research in the field and sub-disciplines of the history and culture in the Balkan region; collaboration with pre-university, higher education and academic institutions; organization of the scientific meetings; providing methodological consultations in the field of research, academic exchange, etc., the following activities were carried out during the year of 2020:


Journals (published)

Hiperboreea, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2020, Published by: Penn State University Press

Hiperboreea, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2020, Published by: Penn State University Press

Edited Volumes (published)

Şerban George Paul Drugaş, Mapping Ptolemaic Dacia. Budapest: Trivent, 2020. ISBN 978-615-81353-6-8; eISBN 978-615-81689-9-1.

Anca Libidov, Manuscrisele slavone de la Biblioteca Filialei Cluj-Napoca a Academiei Române. Studiu monografic și antologie de texte. Bucharest, Etnologica, 2020. ISBN 9786068830957.

Edited Volumes

Ercan Karakoç, Ali Serdar Mete, Stevan Bozanich (eds.), Warfare in the Twentieth Century Europe: The Balkan Wars from the Ottoman Turkish Perspective (fortocoming, Peter Lang).

International Conferences

  1. The 8th International Symposium on Balkan History Studies, entitled Architecture and Art in the Balkans, was organized in Burdur, Turkey, on September, 2021, by the Mehmet Akif Ersoy University in Burdur, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia, Tuzla University, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Balkan History Association, Bucharest, Romania, and UBTAK (International Balkan History Research Committee).
  2. The Second International Congress of Romanian Culture, Timisoara 25 – 27 June 2020, with the theme Church And School: Stories of National Culture, organized by the Romanian Academy – Timisoara Branch and Titu Maiorescu Institute of Banat Studies, in partnership with several academic institutions and organizations, including the Balkan History Association.
  3. The 7th International Conference on European Studies entitled The Power and Politics of Transitional Justice was organized by the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Epoka University in Tirana, Albania in partnership with Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Albania and the Balkan History Association.

BHA Webinars

391 CE: The Emperor Theodosius and the Triumph of Christianity, 22 June 2020, by dr. Jillian Mitchell, a member of the Balkan History Association

Agreements of Cooperation

  1. Department of History at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia
  2. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro, Nikšić
  3. Institute of Southeast European Studies in Tirana, Albania
  4. Faculty of Philosophy, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, North Macedonia
  5. Cyrillo-Methodian Research Center in Sofia, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  6. European Defendology Center from Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  7. Faculty of Law, “St. Kliment Ohridski” University in Bitola, North Macedonia
  8. Institute for Research and European Studies (IRES) from Bitola, North Macedonia
  9. School of Advanced Social Studies from Nova Gorica, Slovenia

BHA President


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