The full program for our sixth and final conference is now available here. The hybrid conference will take place both offline and online and if you wish to take part, please get in touch with Prof. Eudochia Saharneanu (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Moldova State University to get the latest information on how to register.
We are already looking forward to discussing “Knowledge Exchange in the Post-Socialist Black Sea Region: From Closed Systems to Dialogue” with you!
For the final conference in our project, we would like to invite you to discuss “Knowledge Exchange in the Post-Socialist Black Sea Region: From Closed Systems to Dialogue” with us. We are planning to have a hybrid conference, both online and with an in-person day at Moldova State University in Chișinău on 22-23 September 2021. The full CfP is available here. We’re looking forward to receiving your abstracts and to seeing you in September!
We are happy to invite you to another (online) round table at SWU Blagoevgrad. It will take place on 20 May 2021 and you can find the program right here: “Dreamers and Visionaries.” For access link and details please contact email@example.com!
We are thrilled to see the results of last year’s virtual conference on “Knowledge and Ideologies. Europe and the Black Sea Region after World War II” in a special issue of the journal ‘Balkanistic Forum’ (2021/1). As always, you can access the volume right here.
We are happy to announce that KEAC-BSR member Milena Angelova has just published her insightful study on the history of tuberculosis in Bulgaria with SW-University of Blagoevgrad Press! You can access the book right here.
We would like to invite you to this years (30th!) round table of the Seminar for Balkan Studies at SW-University Blagoevgrad (20.-21.05.2021). The theme of this year’s meeting addresses “Dreamers and Visionaries” and while we are still full of hope to host an in-person round table, we are of course considering a virtual alternative and will communicate the final decision asap. In case of questions please get in touch with us by mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The current issue of the “Journal of Balkan and Black Sea Studies” (Nr. 5, December 2020) includes a review of our publication The Beginnings of Macedonian Academic Research and Institution Building and concludes that it constitutes “a significant contribution to the history of Macedonian academic culture.” We would therefore like to invite all those interested in the subject to take a look at the openly accessible book here and announce that, while 2020 hasn’t been exactly easy for a mobility-based program such as KEAC-BSR, we are looking forward to publishing three more volumes in the near future. The first to come will be an edited volume on “Migration, Knowledge Exchange, and Academic Cultures. Europe and the Black Sea Region until World War I” so stay safe and stay tuned!
While we were forced to cancel our workshop of the same name due to the global spread of Covid-19 in March, a special issue of the journal “Contemporary Southeastern Europe” (7/2), edited by Karl Kaser and Dominik Gutmeyr, now gives an introduction to “Visual representations of femininities and masculinities: The Balkans and South Caucasus in the digital age”. The five contributions by Karl Kaser, Eirini Tsichla, Elza Ibroscheva, Hasan Gürkan and Zumrud Jalilova Hutton explore the increasing polarization of the visual representation of gender roles, of femininities and of masculinities in the region. The editors hope to raise attention to an interdisciplinary field that has not yet received sufficient scholarly recognition.
We are happy to share a review-article on our last conference on “Knowledge and Ideological Frontlines. Europe and the Black Sea Region after World War II” which happened to become our first online conference three months ago. Click here for Nataliya Borys’s article on conference and project.