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Issue 1 / 2016 - Culture of Protest / Issue Editors: Daniela Koleva, Mila Maeva

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Mila Maeva – Foreword

Irina Sedakova – Protest Car-Rallies in Moscow in 2012: Movement, Visualization and Language

Zornitsa Draganova – “The Gezi Spirit“: Narrative Fragments and Modes of Articulation. Ethnography of Post-Protest (Istanbul 2013–2015)

Ivaylo Dinev – The Pendulum of the Mass Protest. The Winter of 2013

Mike Hajimichael – The Police Raid on ‘Occupy’ in Cyprus: an autoethnographic account of ‘For 1 Gramme’

Valentina Gueorgieva – The System, the Democracy, the State: Three Related Notions in Expressing Discontent

Milena Katsarska – #Theprotest: Anthologization, Branding and Institutionalization of the Protest


Petar Kardzhilov – The Earliest Film Shows in Sofia (1896–1900). The Informa¬tion about Them in the Periodicals – Evidence of Life in the Capital in the Late 19th Century


Svetoslava Toncheva – Nepal: the Journey of my Life


Eli Todorova – Third Scientific Conference “Debates in Museology“: “Museum beyond Nation?“ (September 24–25, 2015)


Mila Maeva – Veneta Yankova. The Bulgarians in Hungary: Cultural Memory and Heritage. Budapest, 2014

Dobrinka Parusheva – Gueorguieva, Petia, Anna Krasteva (dir.). La rue et l’e-rue. Nouvelles contestations citoyennes. Paris:L’Harmattan, 2015


Petko Hristov – International Conference of the SIEF (Société Internationale d’Ethnologie et de Folklore) Ritual Year Working Group


Editor: Albena Georgieva
Language Editors: Albena Georgieva, Nikolai Vukov and Rebecca Seifried
Translators: Nina Panova and Mina Hristova

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Anelia Kassabova - Topics and Methods in Ethnology. (Self)Critical Analysis

Ivaylo Markov  Migration and Cfllective Forms of Support of the Birthplaces at the Case of Alldnidns from Macedonia

Ana Luleva Informality, Gender, Tourism. THE Case ofBorovets Resort

Evgenia Troeva – Signs of Religious Affiliation and their Usage

Iva Kyurkchieva, Maya Kosseva - Clothing between Secular and Religious: Policies and Identity

Vihra Barova - In the ‘Family’ of the Different Others. (SubcultureIdentities: Styles, Ideologies, Prejudices)

Nikolay Vukov - Kinship and New Reproductive Technologies. Examples from Bulgaria


Evgenia Troeva - M. Gruev, V. Tepavicharov, P. Vassileva-Grueva, V. Kotzeva-Popova, M. Kostadinova (Eds.). Nasilie, politika i pamet.Komunisticheskiyatrezhim v PirinskaMakedonia – refleksiinasavremennika i izsledovatelia.Violence, Politics and Memory. The Communist Regime in Pirin Macedonia – the Reflections of the Contemporary and the Researcher. Sofia: “St. Kliment Ohridski” University Press, 2011.

Galina Lozanova - Markova, M. Food and Nutrition: between Nature and Culture. Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2011.

Rachko Popov - A “Bulgarian Connection” in the Anthropological Research on the Catastrophes: Disasters and Cultural Stereotypes. Ed. by ElyaTzaneva with Fang Sumei and Edwin Schmitt. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, 2012.

Valentina Vaseva - Zhenya Pimpireva (Ed.) Besarabskitebalgari v postsavetskoto prostranstvo.Kultura, politika, identichnost [The Bessarabian Bulgarians in the Post-Soviet Space. Culture, Politics, Identity]. Sofia: LogisPublishing House, 2012.

Ivanka Petrova - Ana Luleva, Evgenia Troeva-Grigorova, Petar Petrov. The Forced Labor in Bulgaria (1941-1962). Memories of Witnesses.Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, IEFSEM, 2012.

Valentina Ganeva-Raycheva - Petko Hristov (Ed.) Migration and Identity. Historical, Cultural and Linguistic Dimensions of Mobility in the Balkans. Sofia: Paradigma, 2012.

Albena Georgieva - Vihra Baeva. The Thread of Life.Between the Fertility Belt and the Holy Girdle of the Virgin. Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2012.

Mila Maeva - Sofia Zahova. Cherna Gora sled Yugoslavia: Dinamiki na identichnostite [Montenegro after Yugoslavia: Dynamics of Identities]. Sofia: Paradigma, 2013.

Issue 4 / 2015 - Beyond the Borders. 100 Years of Bulgarian Feature and Animated Cinema / Issue Editor: Anelia Kassabova


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Anelia Kassabova – Foreword

Karl Kaser – Cinema in Pre-Industrial Societies: The Balkans in the Interwar Period

Petar Kardzhilov – Cinema in Bulgaria. The Beginning (1896–1898)

Anelia Kassabova – On the Tracks of a Movie. “Man, Don’t Get Angry“ – One Forgotten and Forbidden (?) Bulgarian Film

Evdokia Borisova – The Bulgarian Comedy Film “Mission London“. Mission (Im)Possible?

Nadezhda Marinchevska – The National Character and the Folklore in the Distorting Mirror of the Bulgarian Animated Cinema


Milena Marinova – Mara Noninska-Miyateva – the First Bulgarian Film Actress


Ivanka Petrova, Ana Luleva – Successful Realization of Project “Stimulating Development of Academic Potential in the Studies of Cultural Memory, Cultural Heritage and Identity“ at IEFSEM


Petar Kardzhilov – ArtExtreme 15 – Visual Art, Transdisciplinarity , Interactivity and Art-Therapy of Full Value


Elya Tzaneva – Dzheni Madzharov. Function and Semantics of Ritual Gesture in the Hungarian Culture. Sofia, Gutenberg Publishing House, 2014

Anelia Kassabova – Piskova, Mariana. “Heroes of Shipka“. Archival Reading of a Movie about the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878) from the Time of the Cold War. Blagoevgrad, University Publishing House “Neofit Rilski“, 2015

Rachko Popov – Svetoslava Toncheva. On the New Spirituality of the 20th Century (Anthroposophy, White Brotherhood, Uniform Doctrine). Sofia, Paradigma Publishing House, 2015


Milena Marinova – National Scientific Conference “The Region of the Balkan Mountains in the History of the Bulgarian Lands and the Development of Cultural Tourism

Issue 3 / 2015 - Nations and Nationalism / Issue Editor: Elya Tzaneva


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 Elya Tzaneva – Foreword 

Nonka Bogomilova – The Debate on Nationalism: Contemporary Theoretical approaches

Maria Todorova – Is there weak nationalism and is it a useful category? 

Elya Tzaneva – Is Ethnosymbolism Workable in Constructive Perspective? (An Attempt for an Answer Based on the Dynamics of the Bulgarian Territorial Identity)

Chris Hann – The Vast Garden of Anthropology and Its Endlessly Fertile Plots

Iliya Iliev – Anthropologists and Ethnographers: Notes from the Periphery

Krasimira Daskalova – The Gender of the Nation-State: Some Balkan Parallels 

Tzvetana Manova – National (In)security on Richter Scale – How Much? (Ethnological Aspects of a Local Disaster) 


Valentina Sharlanova Music as Means of Integration of Young People of Immigrant Origin into Host Society (A View on the European Academic Discourse) 


Svetla Kazalarska – The National Ethnographic Museum – Mission Possible! But What is the Mission? 


Nikolay Vukov – Pаrusheva, D., L. Gergova (Eds.) The Ritual Year 8. Migrations. The Yearbook of the SIEF Working Group on the Ritual. Sofia: Paradigma, 2014 


Violeta Periklieva – International Scientific Conference “Contextualizing Changes: Migrations, Shifting Borders and New Identities in Eastern Europe”, October 8–10, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria 

Veselka Toncheva – Unity and Diversity in the Weddings from the Balkans at the Festival in Etara

Issue 2 / 2015 - Roads - Journeys - Travellers / Issue Editor: Anelia Kassabova

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Anelia Kassabova – Roads – Journeys – Travellers – Views 

Harald HeppnerDesiderata of the History of Travels. The Example of Southeast Europe 

Daria Vasileva “To Brusa and Back” – the World in the Gaze of a Mountain-Dweller 

Kristina Popova – “I Am Sure There Will Be Many Adversities but There Is No Life without Them”: Bulgarian Nurses after the First World War

Nurie Muratova – Travel Notes beyond the Curtain. The “Swan Song” of Zlatka Cholakova

Lilia Uzlova Travel and Tourism from GDR to People’s Republic of Bulgaria in the Period 1950–1990 (Outlines of the Socialist Everyday Life through the Messages of Postcards)

Rositsa Gencheva – Bulgarian Mosaic 

Nadège Ragaru – Travel in Identity. Space and Time of the “Affiliations” of the Bulgarian Turks Settled in Turkey 


Raymond DetrezFlemish Missionaries on the Bulgarian Catholics in the 1920s and 1930s

Anita Komitska – “The Chiprovtsi Carpets. Traditions and Contemporaneity” Exhibition

Ivaylo MarkovAnna Krasteva. From Migration to Mobility: Policies and Roads. Sofia, 2014
Svetlana Antova – Baldwin-Edwards, M., van Boeschoten, R., Vermeulen, H. Migration
in the Southern Balkans. From Ottoman Territory to Globalized Nation States, 2015 

Elka MinchevaThe Ethnographic Film – Here and Now. Fifth International Festival
of Ethnographic Film, Sofia, May 11–16, 2015 
Emil AntonovSummer School and Conference in Koprivshtitsa, June 1–5, 2015

Issue 1 / 2015 - Holy Places and Identity / Issue Editor: Albena Georgieva

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Albena Georgieva – From the Issue Editor

Issue 4 / 2014 - 40 years of journal "Bulgarian ethnology" / Issue editors: Elya Tsaneva and Nikolay Nenov

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Nikolay NenovLocal Communities and Social Inclusion of the Ethnographic Museums

Galia ChohadzhievaThe History of a Carrycot (Ethnomuseological Aspects)

Sharon Macdonald Making Differences and Making Citizens in Ethnographic Museums .
Congratulations to the hero of an anniversary  

Issue 3 / 2014 - Images of War. War in Images / Issue editor: Anelia Kasabova

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Issue 2 / 2014 - The Balkans – (Self-)Representation in Images / Issue editor: Anelia Kassabova

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Issue 1 / 2014 - Ethnology of football / Issue editor: Iva Kyurkchieva

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Iva Kyurkchieva – Foreword

Goran Šantek – Fans' status in the 2013 Croatia – Serbia football matches

Iva Kyurkchieva – Unprofessional football – identity and memory

Zhana Popova – Football fans as media audience

Vihra Barova – Genesis of the subcultural identity of the football fans

Plamen Pindrakov – Josep Suńol and FC Barcelona as an instrument of the Catalonian identity represented in the Bulgarian press.

Kremena Yordanova – “Don’t underestimate girls... Some of them are even more genuine ultras than you”


Ivaylo Markov – Ethnographic problems of Traditional Culture. Vol. 9, Sofia, 2012 . .

Elena Vodinchar – Elizaveta Kvilinkova. Charm, magic and amulets in Gagauz folk medicine. Kishinev, 2012

Evgeniya Troeva – Vihra Baeva. Stories of Miracles. Local tradition and personal experience. Sofia, 2013


Magdalena Slavkova – International Conference “Polyphony vs. Cacophony: Ethnic and Confessional Diversity of the Population in Odessa Region in the Context of Regional Democracy”, 12-14 of September 2013, Odessa, Ukraine. Scientific Journal „Постфактум: iсторико-антропологiчнi студii/Postfactum: Historical and Anthropo­logical Studies“, (№1-4, 2013)

Ivanka Petrova, Petar Petrov – Scientific Conference “Study of Cultural Heritage – state, results, perspectives”

Mariyanka Borisova – Scientific Conference “The Leaders of the Masquerade”, 24 of January 2014, Pernik

Issue 4 / 2013 - Kinship and Institutions / Issue еditor: Nikolay Vukov

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 Nikolay Vukov Foreword 

Nikolay Vukov Kinship and new reproducte technologies. On examples from Bulgaria

Elya Tsanеva “The foster care” in Bulgaria – from duty, through the cause to the profession (Observation on the practice in several villages in the region of Smolyan in 2013)  

Anelia Kasabova – Hidden (everyday) problems. Mechanisms for evaluation and exclusion of “defective” children

Nikolay Papuchiev – Kinship, institutions and the challenges of the „engaged“ research

Stanoy Stanoev Mothers-in-law and anecdotes 


Anelia Kasabova – On the axioms and “provocation” in ethnology science  


Patrick Heady – Intermediate perspectives: theorising the interface between kinship terminology and practice  


Valentina Sharlanova – The Turkish immigrant community in Germany. A literature review 


 Angel Angelov – Exhibition graphics of Oleg Denisenko 


Gamirzan Davletshin – In search of historical memory. Georgi Vladimirov. Volga Bulgaria and the Kazan Khanate: stories and legends of the peoples of the Middle Volga. Plovdiv, 2011

Mila Maeva – Sofia Zahova. Montenegro after Yugoslavia: Dynamics of identities. Sofia, 2013

Anatol Anchev Kalina Micheva-Peycheva. The clash of purity and impurity in Bulgarian culture and language. Sofia, 2013


Ivanka Petrova – The Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum – BAS in 2013 

Angel Angelov – “Look Who‘s Talking” or the museum in the future 

Todor Stanchev – International Festival of Ethnographic Film – Sofia, 2013  

Issue 3 / 2013 - Kinship and Family / Issue editor: Nikolay Vukov

Issue 2 / 2013 - Migration / Issue editor: Petko Hristov

Issue 1 / 2013


Issues 3-4 / 2012 / Issues editor: Ana Luleva

Issues 1-2 / 2012 / Issues editor: Evgenia Troeva

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Bihra Baeva -  Between the parish life, pilgrimage and tourism: the Russian church “St. Nikolay Mirlikijski the Miracle Maker“ in Sofia

 Evgenia TroevaSigns of religious affiliation and their use