Editor: Albena Georgieva

Language Editors: Albena Georgieva, Shannon Martino

Table of content:

Mila Maeva – On the Way North and Finding a Home.

Plamena Stoyanova – Gypsies and the Emigrations of the ‘Bulgarian Turks’ (1948–1989).

Svetlana Koch – The Identification Strategies of the Bulgarians in Ukraine.

Maya Grekova, Iva Kyurkchieva, Maya Kosseva – State – Religion Relations: the Bulgarian Case.

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

Lina Gergova, Yana Gergova – The Tobacco City: The Discourse on Industrial Heritage.

Petya Bankova – The Value of the Gift or the Price of the Present.

Stamen Kanev – The Public Baths as a Factor in Local Identity Construction, 20th–Early 21st Century (The Case of Gorna Banya Quarter in Sofia).


Mila Maeva – Veneta Yankova. Bulgarians in Hungary: Cultural Memory and Heritage. Budapest: Bulgarian Republican Self-Government, 2014.

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

Evgenia Troeva – Ivaylo Markov. Migrations and Socio-Cultural Dynamics. The Albanians in the Republic of Macedonia. Sofia: Gutenberg Publishing House, 2015.

Daniela Koleva – Nikolay Nenov (Ed.), Beta Haralanova and Tatyana Shtereva. Anguish and Salvation. The Memory of the Jewish Communities in Ruse, Shumen and Varna. Ruse: European Spaces 21 Association, 2015.

Stanoy Stanoev – Petko Hristov, Anelia Kassabova, Evgenia Troeva, Dagnoslav Demski (Eds.). Contextualizing Changes: Migrations, Shifting Borders and New Identities in Eastern Europe. Sofia: Paradigma, 2015.

Evgenia Troeva – Elya Tzaneva. Ethnosymbolism and the Dynamics of Identity. Cambridge Scholar Publishing, 2015.

Ivanka Petrova – Elena Petkova. The Everyday Life of the Bulgarian Muslim Women in the Central Rhodope Mountains. Sofia: Gutenberg Publishing House, 2015.

Daniela Koleva – Yana Yancheva. The Collectivization in the Bulgarian Village (1948–1970). Collective Memory and Everyday Culture. Sofia: Gutenberg Publishing House, 2015.

Valentina Vaseva – Ana Luleva, Ivanka Petrova & Slavia Barlieva (Eds). Research on Cultural Memory, Cultural Heritage and Identities. Sofia: Gutenberg Publishing House, 2015.

Albena Georgieva – Petar Shukerov, Ivan Patev, Dimitar Mihaylov. The Earth Looks at Heaven. People and Orthodox Temples in the Central Rhodopes. Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, 2015.

Elya Tzaneva – Ethnographic Problems of Folk Culture. V. 11. Editorial Board: Rachko Popov, Anatol Anchev (Ed.-in-Chief), Evgenia Troeva. Sofia: ‘Prof. Marin Drinov’ Publishing House, 2016.

Anelia Kassabova – Mila Maeva. Bulgarian Emigrants in England – Past and Present. Sofia: Paradigma Publishing House, 2017.

Valentina Sharlanova – Ivan Krastev. After Europe. On the Weakness and the Strength of the European Union. Sofia: Publishing House Obsidian, 2017.

Georgeta Nazarska – Valeri Katzunov, Dzheni Ivanova, Tzvetana Velichkova (Eds.). Women in the History of Academic Science in Bulgaria: Habilitated Women in BAS Sofia: Roprint, 2018.

Issue 4 / 2019. Subcultural communities. Issue editor: Vihra Barova


Vihra Barova – From the Issue Editor. 

Ireri Armenta, Vihra Barova – The Social Dynamics in the Construction of the Other: Young Adults’ Perceptions of Youth Subcultures and Cultural Diversity. 

Zlatina Bogdanova – The Rocker Subculture in the Small Town. 

Angelina Ilieva – LARP Games as a Subculture. 

Elena Petkova-Antonova – LAZARUS Club: Identity and Group Dynamics. 

Boryana Anglova-Igova – Long-Distance Runners’ Subculture. 

Kremena Yordanova – Bulgarian Football Fans Abroad. The Case of Vienna Boys. 


Lora Hristozova – What is “The Song of the Wood”? Exhibition of the Regional Ethnographic Museum – Plovdiv.


Mila Maeva – Lajos Döbrőssy. The Mission of a Hungarian on Bulgarian Soil. Sofia: Hungarian Cultural Institute/“Arka” Publishing House, 2018. 

Albena Georgieva – Éva Póch (Ed.). Body, Soul, Spirits and Supernatural Communication. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.


 Editor: Albena Georgieva

Table of contents:

Rachko Popov – Bulgarian Ethnology in the Transition Period.

Ilia Iliev – Western Anthropologists and Balkan Ethnographers: Notes from the Periphery.

Nikolay Nenov – Local Communities and the Social Involvement of the Ethnographic Museums.

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

Rossitza Guentcheva – Bulgarian Mosaic.

Evgenia Troeva – The Capital of the Past: St. Athanasius Monastery (Zlatna Livada Village, Chirpan Region) between Myth and History.

Ivaylo Markov – The Transformation of a Religious Site. The Rock Church of St. Petka in the Town of Tran: between the Religious Cult and the Tourist Attraction.

Iva Kyurkchieva – Amateur Football – Identity and Memory.

Kremena Iordanova – “Don’t Underestimate the Girls... Some of them are More Genuine Ultras than You”.

Vanya Zhekova – “What is Fatmagül’s Guilt?” Ethnology at the End of the Workday.


Ivaylo Markov – Ethnographic Problems of Traditional Culture. Vol. 9. Ed. Anatol Anchev. Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2012.

Elka Bakalova – Albena Georgieva. Folklore Dimensions of Christianity. Oral Narratives and Local Religiosity in the Regions of Bachkovo Monastery Dormition of the Holy Mother of God and Hadzhidimovo Monastery St. George. Sofia: Prosveta, 2012. 

Anelia Kassabova – Ethnographic Problems of Folk Culture. vol. 10. Ed. A. Anchev. Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2013.

Evgenia Troeva – Vihra Baeva. Miracle Stories. Local Tradition and Personal Experience. Second revised and updated edition. Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2013.

Ivaylo Markov – Anna Krasteva. From Migration to Mobility: Policies and Routes. Sofia: New Bulgarian University Publishing House, 2014. 

Elya Tsaneva – Dzheni Madzharov. Function and Semantics of the Ritual Gesture in Hungarian Culture. Sofia: Gutenberg, 2014.

Nikolay Vukov – Dobrinka Parusheva, Lina Gergova (eds.). The Ritual Year 8. Migrations. The Yearbook of the SIEF Working Group on the Ritual Year. Sofia: Paradigma, 2014. 

Anelia Kassabova – Mariyana Piskova. ‘The Heroes of Shipka’. An Archival Reading of a Film on the Russian-Turkish War (1877–1878) from the Time of the Cold War. Blagoevgrad: ‘Neofit Rilski’ University Press, 2015.

Rachko Popov – Svetoslava Toncheva. Through the New Spirituality of the Twentieth Century (Anthroposophy, White Brotherhood, Unified Teaching). Sofia: Paradigma, 2015.