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13.12.22 Цар Самуил в българо сръбско македонските историографски спорове 02 1The Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is pleased to invite you to the lecture of Prof. Roumen Daskalov, D. Sc. Tsar Samuel in the Bulgarian-Serbian-Macedonian historiographic disputes.

The event is organised under the initiative Every Second Tuesday and will be held on December 13, 2022 (Tuesday) at 16h00 at the IBSCT-BAS (Moskovska Street No. 45).

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2022 12 02 11 54 32 821On December 2, 2022, in the exhibition hall of the Regional History Museum in Montana Assist. Prof. Samuil Kamburov, PhD affiliated with the IBSCT-BAS gave the lecture Military affairs in the Balkans and in the lands of the First Bulgarian Kingdom. Data on melee weapons in written sources (6th-11th centuries). The lecture was prepared and presented within the "Unknown Balkans" project, part of the "Creation and Development of a Centre of Excellence "Heritage.BG".

The main focus of the lecture was review and analysis of data related to the development of warfare and cold wedge weapons (swords, sabers and daggers) in the Balkans in the period 6th-11th centuries, according to written sources. Particular attention is paid to some narratives that provide direct or indirect information about the development of the early medieval military work and armament of Byzantium and the First Bulgarian Kingdom that arose on its original territories. The presentation was attended by the Mayor of the city of Montana Mr. Zlatko Zhivkov as well as representatives of the Municipal Council, the management of the Regional History Museum and citizens of Montana.

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корица Монтана 2022.5 page 0001On December 2, 2022, in the Exhibition Hall of the Regional History Museum in the city of Montana, as compiler and editor, Prof. Alexandre Kostov, PhD, Corresponding Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, presented the latest book The Bulgarian Northwest: Past and present (Sofia, Tendril Publishing House, 2022, 400 p.). The book is the fourth edition of the branch of the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Tracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IBSCT-BAS) in the city of Montana, opened in 2018. The edition includes the results of studies presented during the scholarly conference held on June 10, 2022 in the city of Montana. The event was organized by the branch of the IBSCT-BAS and the Regional Centre at the BAS in cooperation with the Municipality of Montana, the Regional Historical Museum and the State Archives - Montana. The new book includes 23 articles dedicated to the history of the Northwest from Antiquity to the beginning of the 21st century, containing scholarly contributions in the fields of history, archaeology, literary studies, ethnology and anthropology. Among the authors are researchers affiliated with the BAS as well as with archives, museums and other institutions from Northwestern Bulgaria - from Montana, Vidin, Vratsa and Lom. The presentation was attended by representatives of cultural institutions in the city. The Mayor of the Municipality of Montana, Mr. Zlatko Zhivkov, and Associate Professor Vanya Ivanova, PhD, Director of the Regional Historical Museum - Montana, welcomed the attendees.

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Лекция Ели ФилиповаOn December 6, 2022 (Tuesday) at 17:00, Eli Filipova, PhD student at the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Tracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IBSCT-BAS), will give a lecture on the topic "Climatic features in Thrace in the 1st millennium BC". This is the first of three lectures of the seminar Climate and Geographic Features of the Balkans, organized by the Laboratory for the Study of Late Antiquity in the Balkans. You can find more about the upcoming events on the website: https://labalkans.org/en/activities/lectures

The event will be held in person at the IBSCT-BAS (Moskovska Street No. 45). You can also join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93415907103. No pre-registration is required.

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On November 19, 2022, Marian Karagyozov, political analyst affiliated with the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, was a guest in the program "Saturday 150" on the Bulgaria National radio. He discussed the attack in Turkey and its political consequences for the country and the region.

A full recording of the show is available here.

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logo bg finalOn November 16, 2022 (Wednesday) from 9h30 to 18h00 in "Prof. Marin Drinov" Hall at the central building of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (15 November Street No. 1, 1040 Sofia) will be held an Open Day of the Electronic Infrastructure for the Bulgarian Linguistic and Cultural Heritage KLaDA-BG, in which IBSCT-BAS has a key role.

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15.11.22 България и Гърция в лабиринт от монолози 01The Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Tracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is pleased to invite you to the presentation of the new book by Assoc. Prof. Yura Konstantinova, Dr. habil. Bulgaria and Greece in a Labyrinth of Monologues. The event will be held on November 15, 2022 (Tuesday) at 17h00 at the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Tracology, Moskovska Street No. 45.

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The Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Tracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IBTSCT-BAS) in cooperation with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in Bulgaria organizes a seminar on the topic Getting to know the Balkans through the eyes of diplomats, military and journalists. The event will be held on November 8, 2022 (Tuesday) from 15h00 to 18h00 in the Prof. Marin Drinov Hall of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

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On October 31, 2022, Todor Chobanov, PhD affiliated with the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and lecturer at the University of Library Studies and Information Technologies was a guest in the program "History.BG" on the Bulgarian National Television.

The topic of this edition was "The Madara Horseman Enigma"

A full recording of the show is available here.

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On October 15, 2022, Marian Karagyozov, political analyst affiliated with the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences was a guest in the program "Saturday 150" on the Bulgaria National radio. He analyzed the positions of the Republic of Turkey and the Russian Federation regarding the European energy policy.

A full recording of the show is available here.

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58B8B3EC 5756 4F3F B3FD 71939E9720C3On the occasion of October 19 - the feast of Saint Joan of Rila, which since 2016 is also celebrated as the Day of Bulgarian-Hungarian Friendship, His Excellency Christo Polendakov, Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to Hungary, Mr. Plamen Peykov, Director of the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Budapest and Assist. Prof. Alexandra Milanova, PhD, academic coordinator of the IBSCT-BAS, opened the exhibition The Heart of Bulgaria. Masterpieces from the Rila Monastery. Guests of the event were the Apostolic nuncio, Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Holy See and doyen of the diplomatic corps in Hungary, the Ambassadors of Greece, Georgia, Mexico and Ecuador, representatives of the National Assembly of Hungary, members of the board of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church "St. St. Cyril and Methodius" in Budapest, members of the Hungarian-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, scholars and citizens, friends of Bulgaria.

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