Workshop at SWU Blagoevgrad

In the framework of our fourth work package on the Black Sea Region between dependency and independency of academic cultures in the interwar period, we would like to invite you to the 2019 workshop of the International University Seminar for Balkan Studies at SW-University Blagoevgrad. The workshop will take place on April 18-19, 2019 and offers a platform for discussions on “Autonomy, Dependence, Resistance” in scientific knowledge. You may take a look at the full program here.


Balkanistic Forum 2019-1

A special issue of the journal “Balkanistic Forum” (2019/1) with reflections on “Experiment, Power, Society” in the Black Sea Region is out now and available for download here. We would also like to remind you of the CfP for this year’s BF workshop on “Scientific Knowledge – Autonomy, Dependence, Resistance”, which will take place in Blagoevgrad on 18.-19.04.2019. The deadline for submitting your proposals is 01.03.2019.  More info here. See you in Blagoevgrad!


CfP: Scientific Knowledge – Autonomy, Dependence, Resistance

The International University Seminar for Balkan Studies and Specialization to the South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad is organizing a workshop in the framework of KEAC-BSR’s fourth work package on “Scientific Knowledge – Autonomy, Dependence, Resistance”. The workshop will take place at SW-University Blagoevgrad on 18.-19. April 2019. The CfP is available here and we invite you to submit your proposals by 1 March 2019.

SW-Workshop 2019

Identities in the BSR

On 11.-12. October 2018 we will have a workshop on “Regional, National, and Local Identities in the Black Sea Region”. You can find the workshop’s program as well as the abstracts to the keynotes of Ștefan Dorondel (“Modernization” of Nature and State Building in Southeast Europe) and Victor Rizescu (Refashioning the Nation along Vertical Fault-Lines: Romanian Entanglements of Corporatist Projects and Policies) here.


CfP: Skopje, 11.-12.01.2019

We would like to remind you of the third KEAC-BSR-conference by which we seek to open the floor for “Knowledge Exchange in Academic Cultures through Migration between and within Europe and the Black Sea Region (until WWI and its Aftermaths)“. The conference will take place at the Institute of National History in Skopje on 11.-12. January 2019. You may download the full CfP here or take a look at it under We are looking forward to your proposals (Deadline for submitting an abstract: 30.09.2018). See you in Skopje!