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Public Lecture Series: The Struggle against the Kulaks and the Fate of the Homesteads in Dobrudja after 1944

American Corner of the Sofia City Library 4A Slaveykov Square, Sofia

Please note: this event is in Bulgarian! The CAS Public Lecture Series will be held on Wednesdays at 17:30h at the American Corner of Sofia City Library on 4A Slaveykov Square. You are cordially welcome to attend the lectures of the junior and senior Bulgarian Fellows of the 2022-2023 academic year under the Advanced Academia...

Fellow seminar: How to read the ‘Direct’ in Direct Realism?

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Madelaine Angelova-Elchinova (MON Fellow, Oct ‘23 – Jul ‘24) will give her second talk on: How to read the ‘Direct’ in Direct Realism? on 04 April 2024 (Thursday) at 16:30 h. Abstract: Realist accounts of perception presuppose a crucial distinction between veridical perception, illusion and hallucination. In what follows, I focus on the faculty of...

Public Lecture Series: Managing Migration, Nation-Building: Migrations of Turkish and Muslim Communities from Bulgaria to Turkey (1925-1939)

American Corner of the Sofia City Library 4A Slaveykov Square, Sofia

Please note: this event is in Bulgarian! The CAS Public Lecture Series will be held on Wednesdays at 17:30h at the American Corner of Sofia City Library on 4A Slaveykov Square. You are cordially welcome to attend the lectures of the junior and senior Bulgarian Fellows of the 2022-2023 academic year under the Advanced Academia...

Fellow seminar: The Bodily Turn and Stoic Philosophy

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Michiel Meeusen (RevHum Fellow, Mar ‘24 – Jul ‘24) will give his presentation on: The Bodily Turn and Stoic Philosophy on 11 April, 2024 (Thursday) at 16:30 h. Moderated by Strahil Panayotov. Abstract: As a branch of ‘technical’ learning, medicine was held in high regard by the educated elite in the High Imperial era (ca....

Discussion Series “Economic and Social History”: The Socio-Economic Importance of Opium and Hashish in Bulgaria 1920-1944

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Please note: this event is in Bulgarian! We would like to invite you to the upcoming lecture, part of the seminar "Economic (Social) History of Bulgaria: The Future through the Past Culture." The discussion series continue with a lecture by Assoc. Prof. Dr Dimitar Gyudurov (New Bulgarian University) on "The Socio-Economic Importance of Opium and...

Fellow Seminar: The Russo-Ottoman War of 1828-29 and its Impact on the Balkans and the Caucasus

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Candan Badem (Gerda Henkel Fellow, Oct ‘23 – Jul ‘24) will give his presentation on: The Russo-Ottoman War of 1828-29 and its Impact on the Balkans and the Caucasus on 25 April 2024 (Thursday) at 16:30 h. Abstract: The Russo-Ottoman War of 1828-1829 was an important war in post-Napoleonic Europe. It led to the independence...

Fellow seminar: Heritage Hierarchies: Unpacking the ‘Crossroads of Civilisations’ Concept

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Ivo Strahilov (MON Fellow, Oct ‘23 – Jul ‘24) will give his second talk on: Heritage Hierarchies: Unpacking the ‘Crossroads of Civilisations’ Concept on 09 May 2024 (Thursday) at 16:30 h. Abstract: The project examines the dynamics of heritage-making and the interaction of heritage and politics in contemporary Bulgaria. Through an anthropological study of two...

Discussion Series “Economic and Social History”: On the Tracks of Progress: The Ruse-Varna Railway and the Dimensions of Ottoman Modernisation

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Please note: this event is in Bulgarian! We would like to invite you to the upcoming lecture, part of the seminar "Economic (Social) History of Bulgaria: The Future through the Past Culture." The discussion series continue with a lecture by Dr Boriana Antonova (Institute for Historical Studies at the BAS) on "On the Tracks of...

Fellow seminar: Literature, Knowledge, and Epistemic Trust

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Kalle Puolakka (RevHum Fellow, Mar ‘24 – Jul ‘24) will present his project on: Literature, Knowledge, and Epistemic Trust on 16 May 2024 (Thursday) at 16:30 h. Abstract: Philosophers have been interested in the epistemic and cognitive value of literature ever since Plato and Aristotle. Does literature convey knowledge? What sort of knowledge does it...

Fellow seminar: The Orthodox Church as a Driver of Modernization: Bulgarian Church in European setting between the Two World Wars?

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Momchil Metodiev (Pforzheimer Fellow, Mar ‘24 – Jul ‘24) will present his project on: The Orthodox Church as a Driver of Modernization: Bulgarian Church in European setting between the Two World Wars? on 30 May, 2024 (Thursday) at 16:30 h. Moderated by Martin Ivanov. Abstract: The aim of the project is to explore whether and...

Fellow seminar: The Great Duchy of Lithuania (mid-13th – 18th century) in the modern Belarusian memory politics (2015–2023)

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Siarhei Marozau (Gerda Henkel Fellow, Mar ‘24 – Jul ‘24) will present his project on: The Great Duchy of Lithuania (mid-13th – 18th century) in the modern Belarusian memory politics (2015–2023) on 06 June, 2024 (Thursday) at 16:30 h. Moderated by Dimiter Dimov.

Workshop: How Critical Thinking and Academic Standards Navigate in the World of Post-Truth

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

SOCIAL RELEVANCE OF THE HUMANITIES (REV-HUM) FELLOWS ROUND TABLE hosted by the Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7 June, 2024 The Social Relevance of the Humanities (RevHum) fellowship program, proposed jointly by the Centre for Advanced Study Sofia and the New Europe College Bucharest and developed with the financial support of the Porticus Foundation under...

Discussion Series “Economic and Social History”: Safety and Security Administration – From the Beginning to the End /1944-1990/

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Please note: this event is in Bulgarian! We would like to invite you to the upcoming lecture, part of the seminar "Economic (Social) History of Bulgaria: The Future through the Past Culture." The discussion series continue with a lecture by Prof. Veselin Yanchev (Department of History, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski") on "Safety and Security...

Fellow seminar: That War and This War: The Entanglement and Interaction of Imagination, Commemoration and Memory of World War II and the Ongoing War in Ukraine. Case of Kryvyi Rih

Centre for Advanced Study Sofia 7B Stefan Karadzha St, entr. 3, Sofia, Bulgaria

Denys Shatalov (SUS Fellowship, Oct ‘23 – Jul ‘24) will present the topic: That War and This War: The Entanglement and Interaction of Imagination, Commemoration and Memory of World War II and the Ongoing War in Ukraine. Case of Kryvyi Rih on 13 June 2024 (Thursday), at 16:30 h. Moderated by Ivo Strahilov.