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Плакат Силистра 25юлиOn July 25, 2019 at 17h00 as part of the Academic Thursday initiative organized by the Regional Museum of History - Silistra, Assoc. Prof. Zlatomira Gerdzhikova, PhD will present the scientific and publishing activities of the IBSCT - BAS in her lecture The Institute for Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology: 55 years of Balkan Studies.

At the same event, Assist. Prof. Kalin Stoev, PhD will deliver a lecture 'Facing the Rising Storm: Durostorum and Lower Moesia at the time of the Emperor Maximinus Thrax' presenting his newly published book Providentia Imperatoris. Biography of Emperor Maximinus Thrax.

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20190619 105102On 19th and 20th June 2019, a Bulgarian-Romanian scientific conference "Southeast Europe through centuries: social history, language and cultural contacts" was held at the Institute of Balkan Studies and Center Thracology (IBCT). The scientific forum dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences was organized in cooperation with the Institute for South East European Studies and the Nicolae Iorga Institute of History at the Romanian Academy

Prof. Joanna Spassova-Dikova, PhD, Scientific Secretary of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in the field of Cultural-Historical Heritage and National Identity, Prof. Roumiana Preshlenova, PhD, Director of the IBCT, and His Excellency Ion Gâlea, Ambassador of Romania to Bulgaria gave welcoming speeches and greeting addresses to the participants in which they pointed out the role of Bulgarian-Romanian scientific cooperation. Its traditions date back to 1869, when the Bulgarian Literary Society, whose successor was the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, was founded in Braila.

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dobraOn 17th and 18th of June 2019, an International Conference "Bulgarian-Croatian scientific, cultural and spiritual relations" was held, dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS). It was organized by the Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology as a result of the bilateral cooperation between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (CASC). Bulgarian and 14 Croatian scholars participated in the conference. They were representatives from the partner organizations as well as from other scientific institutions in Bulgaria and Croatia.

The event started with a welcoming speech read by Prof. Yoanna Spassova on behalf of the President of the BAS Acad. Julian Revalski. Mrs. Ljerka Alajbeg, Ambassador of Croatia to Bulgaria, also welcomed the participants and attentively followed the conference. During the first plenary session, which took place in the "Prof. Marin Drinov" Hall at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, there was a presentation of the corpus with articles and studies "The Bulgarians and Zagreb" as a result of the previous conference held in Zagreb in 2017. The following meetings took place in the "Acad. Ivan Evstratiev Geshov" Hall at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and at the Institute of Balkan Studies. The reports covered topics from different historical eras and periods from the Middle Ages to nowadays. The intense relationship between the two brotherly nations led to revealing new and unknown facts.

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Новите предизвикателства ПОКАНАDear colleagues,

On behalf of the Project Manager of project  Modern Balkans and the Challenges to Bulgaria, Prof. Alexandre Kostov, Dr. habil., corresponding member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, and the members of the team, we are pleased to invite you to attend the premiere of their collective monograph "The New Challenges to the Balkans" will be held on 25th of June 2019 from 17h00 to 18h30 in the main building of the IBCT – BAS at Moskovska Street No. 45.

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Kostov HistSc picProf. Alexandre Kostov, Dr. habil., corresponding member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, from the Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences was elected a correspondent member of the International Academy of the History of Science. The prestigious organization, headquartered in Paris, was founded in 1928 and unites outstanding scholars from around the world.

Prof. Alexandre Kostov, Dr. habil., corresponding member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, is the second Bulgarian to be a member of the International Academy of the History of Science. His election comes as a recognition of his efforts and achievements in studies of the history of science in Bulgaria and the Balkans.

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P1550219On 14 June 2019 in the city of Montana it was organized Day of Bulgarian Science dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The forum was organized by: Regional Academic Center - Montana, Montana Municipality and the Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology (IBCT) - Branch Montana.

During the day of Bulgarian science a scientific meeting "Bulgarian Northwest in Historical Studies" was held. It was organized by the Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Branch Montana. The event started with greetings of the Mayor of Montana Zlatko Zhivkov, Assoc. Prof. Borislav Velikov, PhD, Chairman of the 39th National Assembly, Prof. Alexandre Kostov, Dr. habil., corresponding member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and Director of the IBCT - Branch Montana.

Two papers were delivered during the forum. Acad. Jachko Ivanov presented "Montana and the Northwest at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences", and Prof. Alexandre Kostov, Dr. habil., corresponding member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences spoke about  "The Education of Bulgarian Engineers and Architects from Montana District before the Second World War".

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плакат ПеришWe are pleased to invite you to the lecture of Prof. David Perish Mosaics with Musical Themes (East and West) Viewed in Their Social Context, which will be held on 17 June 2019 (Monday) at 17.00 at the IBCT - BAS, Moskovska Street No 45.

The lecture is organized under the LABedia project: Encyclopedia of Late Antiquity in the Balkans, 4 century, funded by BNSF, Contract № КП-06-Н30/6, 13.12.2018

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DSC00267 2On the 4th of June 2019, the Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology "Prof. Alexander Fool", BAS, and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in the Republic of Bulgaria, with the support of Cervantes Institute - Sofia, organized Round table "Wuthering Heights? A look at the Balkans from the Pyrenees" which took place in the "Prof. Marin Drinov" Hall at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. It was attended by three guests from Spain: Enrique Criado, diplomat and writer, Miguel Rodriguez, political scientist and director of Balkania magazine, and Marc Casals, journalist and expert on the Balkans. Moderator of the meeting was the journalist Boyko Vassilev.

The Round Table allowed the three Spanish writers to share their impressions of the life in Bulgaria and the neighboring countries, as well as the culture and traditions of the Balkan peoples. They discussed in a wider context the issues of stereotypes in facing with otherness, prejudices, and center-periphery relations.

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The Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IBCT – BAS) together with the Nicolae Iorga Institute of History and the Institute for South East European Studies at the Romanian Academy are pleased to organise a Bulgarian-Romanian scientific conference "Southeast Europe through the centuries: social history, language and cultural contacts", dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
The event will be held on 19-20 June 2019 (Wednesday-Thursday) at the IBCT – BAS, Moskovska Street No. 45

COMPLETE PROGRAMME OF THE CONFERENCE in PDF

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PlakatOn 17th and 18th of June 2019, an International Conference "Bulgarian-Croatian scientific, cultural and spiritual relations" will be organised as a result of the project collaboration between the scholars from "Early Modern History of the Balkans" and "Cultural History of the Balkan Nations" Sections at the Institute of Balkan Studies and Center of Thracology, BAS with scholars from the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. It will be dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The main topics of the scientific forum will be the following:

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корица Монтана 1Montana Municipality, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Regional Academic Center - Montana, the Institute of Balkan Studies and Centre of Tracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Branch Montana, the State Archives - Montana and the Regional History Museum - Montana are pleased to organise Day of the Bulgarian science dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
The scientific event will be held in the city of Montana on 14 June 2019 (Friday) at 14h00.

During the event, Prof. Alexandre Kostov, Dr. habil. (corresponding member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) from the IBCT – BAS will be presenting the newly published scientific corpus "The Northwest Bulgaria in Europe - history and culture".

COMPLETE PROGRAMME in PDF

TABLE OF CONTENTS and PREFACE by the COMPILER in PDF

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