The Balkans
“ST. CYRIL AND ST. METHODIUS” UNIVERSITY OF VELIKO TARNOVO - UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISSN: 2535-1346 (Online)
ISSN: 1314-4065 (Print)
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The Balkans


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1.Interdisciplinary Aspects of Balkan Studies: Language, History, Culture, Religion-Current Projections in the Balkans; Balkan societal science: historical, sociological and political aspects; the history of Balkan peoples in language, mythology and folk art; language and socio-linguistic situation and language policy in the Balkan countries; majority and minority languages; national and regional identities; language and culture - the Balkan language picture of the world; geography of educational space-educational concepts in Balkan studies.

2.Balkan Language Space: Balkan Language Union vs. the languages of the Balkans; aural linguistics; comparative studies of the Balkan languages: grammar, vocabulary, semantics, phraseology; sociolinguistics - the Balkan literary languages in historical and contemporary perspective; the Bulgarian language in the Balkan context.

3.Religion and everyday life in the Balkans: religion and identity; rituals and everyday life; funerary customs and necropolis; topos of the sacred in everyday life; the temple - the sacred place in everyday life of man; the religion of everyday life (popular Islam, popular Christianity); the cult of saints in everyday life in the Balkans; Judaism, Islam, Catholicism - the orthopraxality of everyday life; religion, state and religious institutions.

4.Geography, society and culture in the Balkans: natural and cultural landscapes; socio-economic geography; Cultural Tourism.

5.Balkan Literatures in Time Dynamics: Literature as aesthetics of Balkan Dialogue; literature and culture - the free territory of the Balkan spirit.