Issue 2 / 2016
Issue Editors: Nikolay Nenov, Nikolay Vukov
Nikolay Nenov – Regarding the research fields of Ethnologia Urbana
Dilyana Ivanova – “Chicago – the Bulgarian City”: a View from the Outside and the Inside
Maria Markova – From the Life of the Bulgarian Community in Komotini. Boundaries and Identities (From the Late XIXth Century until 1912)
Lina Gergova, Yana Gergova – The Tobacco City: the Discourse on the Industrial Heritage
Zlatina Bogdanova – “Kalinitsa” in the Town of Asenovgrad as an Example of Construction of Modern Urban Festival
Gregoris Ioannou – Genealogies of activism and the semiotics of urban space: cultural and social practices in 21st Century Inner Nicosia
Iskra Todorova – Feasts and Celebration in the Town of Samokov in the Socialist Period in the Memory of Contemporaries
Valentina Sharlanova – Two Holy Places in the Residential Quarter of Mladost in the city of Sofia
REVIEWS AND COMMENTS
Daniela Koleva – Nikolay Nenov /Ed./, Beta Haralanova, Tatyana Shtereva. Anguish and Salvation. The Memory of the Jewish Communities in Rousse, Shumen and Varna. Rouse, 2015.
Ivanka Petrova – Elena Petkova. The Everyday Life of the Bulgarian Muslim Women in the Central Rhodope Mountains. Sofia, 2015.
Elya Tzaneva – The Anthropological Field on the Margins of Europe, 1945–1991. Ed. by A. Bošković and Ch.Hann.
Valentina Sharlanova – Round Table in Honour of the 80th Anniversary of Assoc. Prof. Ganka Mihaylova, Ph.D.
Valentin Voskresenski - International scholarly conference „Heroic Art and Socialist Realism. Memory and Representation of the Socialist Past in Bulgaria
Issue 1 / 2016
CULTURES OF PROTEST
Issue Editors – Daniela Koleva, Mila Maeva
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 Georgieva – 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)
REVIEWS AND COMMENTS
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
Issue 4 / 2015
BEYOND BORDERS. 100 YEARS OF BULGARIAN FEATURE AND ANIMATED CINEMA
Issue Editor: Anelia Kassabova
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
REVIEWS AND COMMENTS
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
Elya Tzaneva – Foreword
Nonka Bogomilova – The Debate on Nationalism: Contemporary Theoretical pproaches
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?
REVIEWS AND COMMENTS
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
ETNOLOGIA BULGARICA, volume 4 2015 YEARBOOK OF BULGARIAN ETHNOLOGY
Table of contents
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
REVIEWS AND COMMENTS
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 1 / 2015
HOLY PLACES AND IDENTITY
Issue editor: Albena Georgieva
Albena Georgieva – From the Issue Editor
Evgenia Troeva – The Capital of the Past: The Monastery of St. Athanasius (the Village of Zlatna Livada, Chirpan Region) between Myth and History
Ivaylo Markov – Transformation of a Religious Site: The Rock-Cut Church of St. Petka in the Town of Tran between Religious Worship and Tourist Attraction
Violeta Periklieva – Mechanisms for Transformation of the Local Religious Landscape in the Region of Petrich
Bozhidar Aleksiev – Sarakaz near the Village of Botevo, Yambol Region: Inheriting a Cult
Mina Hristova – Sacred Places and Cultural Memory on the Tripoint of Bulgaria, Serbia and Macedonia .
Albena Georgieva – Life on the Border: Between Saints and Poverty (Reflections on a Field Observation)
Valentina Sharlanova – Two Poorly Known Holy Places near Sofia (The Suhodol Chapel (Monastery) of the Holy Trinity and the Dolen Pasarel Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul)
Mila Santova – The Birth of an Exhibition. “The Birth of the Third Bulgarian State. Sofia and the Region on the Border between the 19th and the 20th Century. Metropolitans“
Vladimir Penchev – Congratulations Professor! The Hero of the Anniversary, Jan Rychlík – Doctor Honoris Causa at the Sofia University
REVIEWS AND COMMENTS
Anelia Kasabova – Ethnographical Problems of Traditional Culture. Vol. 10. Anchev, A. [Ed.]. Sofia: Prof. M. Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2013, pp. 487
Ekaterina Anastasova – Aleksandar Anatolievich Prigarin. Russian Old Believers on the Danube River (Formation of Ethno-Confessional Community at the End of the 18th and the First Half of the 19th Century). 2010, Odessa – Izmail – Moscow: SMIL – Arheodiksiya, pp. 528.
Lina Gergova – Scientific Conference “Bulgarians Abroad, Foreigners in Bulgaria. Institutions, Organizations, Community Life“, September 29-10, 2014, IEFSEM-BAS, Sofia
Yana Yancheva – 7th Congress and International Scientific Conference of InASEA “Cultures of Crisis“