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Еxhibition “Balkan Studies, Diplomacy and Politics. 100 years since the birth of Acad. Nikolai Todorov”

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Николай Тодоров изложба БАНThe Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is pleased to present the exhibition “Balkan Studies, Diplomacy and Politics. 100 years since the birth of Acad. Nikolai Todorov”. The exhibition is shown in the central foyer of the BAS - Administration (Sofia, 15 November Street No. 1).

The centenary of the birth of Acad. Nikolai Todorov (1921-2003), a distinguished scholar, diplomat and politician in the recent history of Bulgaria, is an occasion to recall his contribution as ambassador to Athens in the period 1979-1983 for the establishment of good neighborly relations in the Balkans in the last years of the Cold War. As a member of the Executive Committee of UNESCO (1972-1976), he became President of the 23rd General Conference of UNESCO in 1985-1987, held for the first and last time in Sofia. After a successful academic and diplomatic career, Nikolai Todorov became Chairman of the 7th Grand National Assembly (July 17, 1990 - October 2, 1991) and was Head of State of the Republic of Bulgaria (July 17 - August 1, 1990).

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