Call for Papers: Post-Memories of Communism: Genealogy, Knowledge, and Significance in Southeast Europe

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has revitalized a re-exploration and rediscovery of the socialist past among the youngest generations. The current turmoil in Eastern Europe has taken its toll on the Southeast European societies, showing how specific legacies play a significant Read More

CfP: “Cyrillic manuscripts: a typology of the text, localization of text creation, text creators”

Call for Book Chapters The Balkan History Association invite you to participate in the preparation of a volume on the study of the Cyrillic manuscript heritage of the Balkans and Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages and Early Read More

CfP: “Material culture and everyday politics in the Balkans (19th-21st century)”

The Laboratory of Folklore and Social Anthropology at Democritus University of Thrace (Greece) and the Balkan History Association (Romania) are preparing a volume dedicated to Balkans, history, geopolitics, language, culture, and society. The volume, entitled “Material culture and everyday politics Read More

BHA Webinar: Saints in the Slavic Christian world (900-1400)

“Saints in the Slavic Christian world (900-1400)”. Assessing culture, power, religion and language in Slavic hagiographies and religious literature. Online seminar, Tuesday 9th November 2021 from 13:00 to 17:00 (preliminary) The seminar is hosted by Lund University, Ghent University and Read More

The Romance-Speaking Balkans: Language and the Politics of Identity

The Romance-Speaking Balkans: Language and the Politics of Identity is the first editorial project of the Balkan History Association, which has just been published by Brill. Volume Editors: Annemarie Sorescu-Marinković, Mihai Dragnea, Thede Kahl, Blagovest Njagulov, Donald L. Dyer, and Read More

CfP: Cultural, Social, Political, Religious and Economic Relations Between Serbs and Romanians from the Early 18th Century to the Late 20th Century

Throughout the history of Serbian-Romanian relations there were many important personalities who contributed to a rich and significant cooperation in the field of history, culture, arts, religion. Some of those personalities influenced relations between the two countries for decades; however, Read More

CfP: “Towards a New Typology of Paramilitarism: Balkan and Global Perspectives in Retrospect”

The study of paramilitarism has advanced rapidly since Robert Gerwarth’s collaborative research project, to the extent that this branch of studies might almost be considered an independent scholarly discipline. The nation state, regional and comparative analyses, as well as particular Read More

CfP: “Islamic Radicalisation in the Balkans after the Fall of Communism”

The fall of communism has generated a security crisis in the Balkans, which was amplified by the ethnic and religious conflicts that took place during the Yugoslav Wars. Yet recent historiography does not contain enough solid accounts of on the Read More

The 8th International Symposium on Balkan History Studies

The Balkans, due to its strategic position, throughout the history hosted many great civilizations such as the Roman Empire, Alexander Empire, Ottoman Empire. All civilizations created in the Balkans or dominated the Balkans, have left permanent abstract and concrete traces Read More