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KAPANA IN PLOVDIV AS THE “FIRST CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DISTRICT”: REALITY OR ILLUSION – Zlatina Bogdanova

Abstract This paper will focus on Plovdiv – the first Bulgarian city to become the European Capital of Culture for 2019.  One of the leading projects in this campaign is the renovation of Kapana (“The Trap”) – a historical district … Continue reading

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ОПИТИ ЗА ПОСТИГАНЕ НА УСТОЙЧИВОСТ В СЕЛСКИТЕ РАЙОНИ. ПРИМЕРИ НА СЕМЕЙНИ СТОПАНСТВА – Атанаска Станчева

Abstract In 2017 the United Nations declared 2019–2028 to be the Decade of Family Farming in an attempt to popularize it as a factor in achieving sustainable development in rural areas and create pro-family farming policies. In Bulgaria agriculture is … Continue reading

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REDEFINING HUMAN-NATURE DICHOTOMY: THE VOICE OF SPIRITUAL-ECOLOGICAL MOVEMENT IN ENVIROMENTALITY DEBATE – Svetoslava Toncheva

Abstract The article presents an analysis of alternative attitudes to nature originating from diverse spiritual systems that “redefine” human-nature dichotomy as a mainstream relation of the “Western” world. It places it within the environmentality framework, as proposed by R. Fletcher, … Continue reading

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ОБЩНОСТТА НА „ХОРАТА ОТ ПАЗАРА“ В КЪРДЖАЛИ – ОФОРМЯНЕ, ГРУПИ, КУЛТУРА (ПЪРВАТА ПОЛОВИНА НА ХХ ВЕК) [THE COMMUNITY OF ‘THE PEOPLE FROM THE MARKET’ IN KARDJALI – FORMATION, GROUPS, CULTURE (THE FIRST HALF OF THE 20th CENTURY)]

Abstract The research is directed towards the formation, the internal stratification and the culture of the market community in Kardjali, as well as the permanent ethnical (subethnical) and cultural interactions in it. From the community of ‘the people of the … Continue reading

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ENACTING POMAK BELONGING: WEDDING PERFORMANCE AND SOCIAL MEDIA IN POST – SOCIALIST BULGARIA Laura J. Olson

Abstract This article shows how collective, public, cultural acts, such as ritual reenactment and virtual discussions about traditional rituals on social media, can enact political subjectivity. The case study concerns the Pomaks, an ethnoreligious minority that is not officially recognized … Continue reading

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