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

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

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: 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