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IBSCT–BAS presents the exhibition The City in the Balkans: Spaces, Faces, Memory in Postcards in Plovdiv

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Постер Изложба ПловдивThe Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences organizes new edition of the exhibition The City in the Balkans: Spaces, Faces, Memory in Postcards. IBSCT–BAS will present the exhibition in the Tsar Simeon's Garden - the Fountain Demeter Alley in Plovdiv from the 12th to the 26th of June 2020.

This edition of the exhibition is carried out in partnership with the Municipality of Plovdiv and Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski under the National Research Program Cultural Historical Heritage, National Memory and Social Development, funded by the Ministry of Education and Science.

Postcards from the late 19th century to the beginning of the digital age show the cultural diversity of Bulgarian and a number of Balkan cities. The exhibition represents symbolic spaces that shape the image of the Balkans in the course of the modern history. It shows how ancient and medieval architectural heritage is inscribed into the urban environment of modern towns.

The official opening of the event is on June 12, 2020 (Friday) at 18h00.

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