Technical requirements

1. Length of manuscripts should be no longer than 50 000 characters. Manuscripts should be written in MS Word; Font Times New Roman (recommended Font size "14" and "1,5" spacing); .doc or .rtf in format. The article is accompanied by a summary (up to 1000 characters).

2. Because of the publication of the journal in an electronic version in a separate file must be presented: the title of the article, up to 10 key words and information about the author: names, academic titles and possition held, affiliation, current address and e-mail.

3. Manuscripts are peer reviewed anonymously and will not be returned.

4. Footnotes should be kept to a minimum, and should never be important to the main argument.

5. Footnote numbers in the text: should always appear after punctuation;

6. Location of the footnotes: at the end of the page (i.e. as footnotes).

7. Footnote numbering: consecutively numbered, starting with the number 1 (not Roman numerals).

8. Citations within the text:

  • Single author quotation: (Bayly 1993: 208);
  • Two authors, more than one page: (Humphrey and Hugh-Jones 1991: 124-6);
  • Several authors: (Goody et al 1987: 25);
  • Citation of another author's work in secondary text: (Laidlaw 1996 cited in Lewis 1998: 45);

9. Bibliography and websites:

Single author monograph:

Grebenarova, S. 2009. Fire in the ordinances of Bulgarians. Ethnographic areal research. Sofiya: EIM.

Journal article:

Wolf, G. 2000. The "Raduil" - ethnological study of the village between "the micro," "experienced history" and "private life." In: Bulgarian Ethnology, vol. 4, 5-16.

Article in a collection/chapter in a book:

Lotman, Y. 1990. The problem of "learning culture" as its typological characteristics. In: Poetics. Typology of culture. Sofia: National Culture, 273 -284.

 For archival unit:

AEIM 511-III, Bratislava, Zap. St. Anton and the Iv. Nikolov.

Internet source:

Lauth Bacas, J. 2002: Cross-border marriages and the formation of Transnational Families: A case study of Greek - German couples in Athens, Transnational Communities series, WPTC-02-10: <>

Photos and Images

The photos and images are sent electronically in separate files with precise information: where, when, by whom the picture was taken, what it indicates, where it is stored (archive, archival number, personal archives, etc.).

 For example:

Photo 1. Monument Memorial - Svishtov city. Image: Nikolai Vukov, 2009.

Photo 2. Vera Stambolova. Photographer: Ivan Atanasov Karastoyanov. Date: not before 1889. Location: Sofia. Scholar archive of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, fund 19K, inventory number 2, p. 2.

The author of the article is responsible for copyright of the photos. Please mark the place of photos or images in the text.