Last updated: 09.10.2007



After August 2001:
Department of History
University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign
309 Gregory Hall,MC-466
810 South Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-1155

Home Address: (until spring 2002)
1524 NW 22nd Street
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 338-8262

e-mail: mtodorov@history.ufl.edu,


1971 M.A. History; B.A. English, University of Sofia, Bulgaria.
1977 Ph.D., University of Sofia.


2001- Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1996-2001 Professor, University of Florida
1999 Visiting Professor, Harvard University;
1999 Visiting Professor, Bosphorus University, Istanbul
1996 Visiting Professor, Karl-Franzens Universit?-Graz, Austria
1994-1996 Associate Professor, University of Florida
1992-1994 Assistant Professor, University of Florida
1990-1992 Visiting Mellon Distinguished Professor, Rice University
1989-1990 Visiting Fulbright Professor, University of California, Irvine
1988-1989 Visiting Fulbright Professor, University of Maryland, College Park
1984-1992 Associate Professor, University of Sofia
1973-1984 Assistant Professor, University of Sofia


2001-2002 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
2000-2001 National Humanities Center Fellowship
2000 Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, School of Historical Study: membership (declined)
1999 Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Fund, University of Florida: for summer, 2000
1999 Visiting Professor, Harvard University
1999 Visiting Professor, Bosphorus University, Istanbul
1997 Research Foundation Professorship Award, University of Florida
1996 Guest Professorship, Karl-Franzens University-Graz, Austria
1994-1995 Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
1994 ACLS Travel Grant, 7th International Congress for Southeast European Studies, Thessaloniki, Greece
1990-1992 Visiting Mellon Distinguished Professor (Rice University).
1988-1990 Fulbright Grant for Lecturing (Universities of California, Irvine and Maryland, College Park)
1988 Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
1987 Greek Government Grant, Institute for Balkan Studies, Thessaloniki: language course.
1987 Research Scholarship for the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social History, UK from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
1983 University of Sofia Grant: Course on Ottoman Paleography and Diplomatics Oriental Department, National Library, Sofia.
1981 Scholarship from the Laboratoire de Demographie Historique, Paris: Intensive Course in Historical Demography, Diploma.
1973-1975 Exchange Scholar Status, Institute for Balkan Studies, Moscow; Institute for Oriental Studies, Moscow; Institute for Oriental Studies, Leningrad. (Exchange Program between Universities and Academies of Science of Bulgaria and USSR).
1972 Research Scholarship from The Great Britain/East Europe Center, London, UK: St.Anthony College, Oxford; Public Record Office, London.


Chair, Academic Committee, Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in the Balkans
Member, Board of Directors, AAASS (2000-2003)
Member, RAP for Eastern Europe and Eurasia, SSRC
Member, ACLS Committee on East Europe Studies
Member, Advisory Board, Kokkalis Program for Balkan Studies, Harvard University
Member, Program Committee of IREX (International Research & Exchange Board), (1995-1998)
Member, Editorial Board, "American Historical Review" (1998-2001)
Member, Editorial Board, "Slavic Review"
Member, Editorial Board, "East-European Quartery"
Member, Editorial Board, "L'Homme. Zeitschrift fur feministische Geschichtswissenschaft"
Member, Editorial Board, "Southeast European and Black Sea Studies"
Anonymous Reviewer, "Slavic Review"
Anonymous Reviewer, "American Historical Review"
Anonymous Project Reviewer, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Anonymous Reviewer, "East European Politics and Societies"


American Historical Association (AHA)
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS)
Association Internationale des Ťtudes Sud-Est Europ»en (AIESEE)
Bulgarian Studies Association (BSA)
past memberships:
Middle East Studies Association (MESA)
Social Science History Association (SSHA)
Bulgarian Historical Society (BID)
Centre International des Ťtudes Pre-Ottoman et Ottoman (CIEPO)

PUBLICATIONS (in chronological order)
(* indicates publication which has appeared in translation or is version of previously published one)

Sole author or editor

1. Rugier Boshkovich, Dnevnik na edno pÕtuvane (Diary of a Journey), Sofia: Otechestven front, 1975 (Introduction, translation and commentary of an 18th century travelogue, in Bulgarian).
2. Podbrani izvori za istoriyata na balkanskite narodi XV-XIX vek (Selected Sources for the History of the Balkan People, 15th-19th cc.), Sofia: Nauka i izkustvo, 1977 (Intr., trans., ed., in Bulgarian).
3. Angliya, Rusiya i TanzimatÕt (England, Russia and the Tanzimat) Sofia: Nauka i izkustvo, 1980 (author, in Bulgarian).
*4. Angliya, Rossiya i Tanzimat (England, Russia and the Tanzimat). Moscow: Nauka, Glavnoe izdatel'stvo vostochnoi literatury, 1983 (author, revised edition, in Russian).
5. Aspects of the Eastern Question, Sofia: Sofia University & CIBAL, 1986 (editor, in several languages).
6. English Travellers' Accounts on the Balkans (sixteenth-nineteenth centuries). Vol.7 of series: Foreign Travellers' Accounts on the Balkans. Sofia: Nauka i Izkustvo, 1987 (Intr., trans., ed., in Bulgarian).
7. Istoritsi za istoriyata (Historians on History). (An anthology of Western historical thought during the 20th c.), Sofia: Universitetsko izdatelstvo "Kliment Okhridski" , 1988. (Intr., trans., ed., in Bulgarian).
8. Balkan Family Structure and the European Pattern: Demographic Developments in Ottoman Bulgaria. Washington, D.C.: American University Press, 1993.
9. Imagining the Balkans, New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
*10. Balkani i BalkanizÕm (Sofia: Fondatsiya za bulgarska nauka i kultura, 1999, expanded Bulgarian version of 9).
*11. Imaginarni Balkan (Belgrade: Bibliotheca XX veka, 1999, Serbian translation of 9)
*12. Die Erfindung des Balkans (Darmstadt: Primus Verlag, 1999, German translation of 9).
*13. Balcanii _i balcanismul (Bucharest: Humanitas, 2000, Romanian translation of 9).
*14. Valkania. I ditiki fantasiosi (Athens, Thessaloniki: Paratiritis, 2000, Greek translation of 9).
15. National Identities and National Memories in the Balkans (Hurst, London & New York University Press, forthcoming; editor, introduction and co-author).

The Slovenian and Italian translations are in print, and there are forthcoming Turkish, Croatian and Macedonian ones.

Co-author or co-editor

16. La r»volution industrielle dans le sud-est europ»en - XIX s. Sofia: Institut d'»tudes balkaniques, Mus»e national polytechnique, 1977 (co-editor, in English, French and German).
17. Rumeliiski delnitsi i praznitsi ot XVIII vek (Everyday life in Rumelia during the 18th century). Sofia: Otechestven front, 1978 (co-author, in Bulgarian).


1. "The Agricultural Banks of Midhat Pasha," Istoricheski Pregled, 1972, 5, 56-76 (in Bulgarian).
2. "The Establishment of British Consulates in the Bulgarian Lands and British Commercial Interests," Etudes balkaniques, 1973, 4, 80-88 (in English).
3. "An English Document Concerning the Early Revolutionary Activity of G.S.Rakovsky," Bulgarian Historical Review, 1973, 4, 76-78 (in English).
4. "The "Blue Books" as a Source on the History of the Balkans and Turkey, 1814-1856," Sovetskoe slavyanovedeniye, 1975, 3, 84-91 (in Russian).
5. "The Commercial Relations between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, 1830s-1850s," Blizhnii i srednii vostok. Ekonomika, istoriya, Moscow: Nauka, 1976, 77-87 (in Russian).
6. "Composition of the Ruling Elite of the Ottoman Empire in the Period of Reforms (1826-1878)," Etudes balkaniques, 1976, 1, 103-113 (in English).
7. "The Europeanization of the Ruling Elite of the Ottoman Empire in the Period of Reforms," La revolution industrielle dans le sud-est europeen - XIX siecle, Sofia, 1976, 103-112 (in English).
8. "The Europeanization of the Ottoman Empire (theoretical considerations and treatment in Western and Turkish historiography)," Narodi Azii i Afriki, 1977, 2, 204-211 (in Russian).
9. "British and Russian Policy towards the Reform Movement in the Ottoman Empire," Etudes balkaniques, 1977, 3, 17-41 (in Bulgarian).
10. "Commercial Relations between Russia and the Ottoman Empire from the Peace of Adrianople until the Crimean War," Vekove, 1977, 3, 31-40 (in Bulgarian).
11. "Political and Commercial relations between Russia and Turkey during the second quarter of the nineteenth century," Bulgarian Historical Review, 1978, 1, 26-50 (in Russian).
12. "England and the Ottoman Empire between the 1830s and the 1850s," Istoricheski Pregled, 1978, 2, 24-43 (in Bulgarian).
*13. "Composition of the Ottoman Ruling Elite (1826-1878)," Turkologicheskii sbornik-1976, Moskow, 1978, 153-162 (Russian version of # 6).
*14. " The Europeanization of the Ruling Elite of the Ottoman Empire in the Period of Reforms," Modernization and the Industrial Revolution in the Balkans, Athens, 1980, 93-109 (Greek version of #7).

15. "The Population of Varna in the Middle of the 19th Century," Izvestiya na durzhavnite arhivi, 1982, 43, 165-202 (in Bulgarian).
16. "Population Structure, Nuptiality, Family and Household in the Balkans (according to Ottoman documentary material from the 1860s)," Istoricheski pregled, 1983, 4, 85-99, (in Bulgarian).
*17. "Population Structure, Marriage Patterns, Family and Household in the Balkans in the nineteenth century," Etudes balkaniques, 1983, 1, 59-72 (abridged version in English of # 16).
18. "A Russian Document from the Resurgence Period," Vekove, 1983, 6, 82-84, (in Bulgarian).
19. "The Greek Volunteers in the Crimean War," Balkan Studies, vol. 25, 2, Thessaloniki, 1984, 539-563 (in English).
20. "The Revenue Book of Stefan Izvorski," Izvestiya na durzhavnite arhivi, 1984, 47, 99-110 (co-authored with DimitÕr Tsanev, in Bulgarian).
21. "The Budget of a Bulgarian Intellectual," Vekove, 1984, 2, 5-12 (co-authored with DimitÕr Tsanev, in Bulgarian).
22. "Family and Household in the Balkans," Materials of the 2nd International University Symposium Smolyan, 1984 (in Bulgarian).
23. "Die Frau auf dem Balkan im XIX Jhd.: einige demographische Aspekte," Die ungeschriebene Geschichte. Historische Frauenforschung, Wien: Wiener Frauenverlag, 1985, 311-317 (in German).
24. "The Bulgarian Volunteers in the Crimean War," Izvestiya na BÕlgarskoto Istorichaesko Druzhestvo, XXVII, 1985, 391-440 (in Bulgarian).
25. "Handicrafts and Guild Organization in Bulgaria (Textile Production in the Sandjak of Plovdiv)," Actes du IIe colloque international. Economie m»diterran»ennes. Equilibres et intercommunications. Tome II, Athenes, 1986, 275-283 (in English).
26. "Mythology of the Eastern Question: the Treaty of Unkiar-Iskelessi," Aspects of the Eastern Question, Sofia: CIBAL, 1986, 23-32 (in English).
27. "Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall (1774-1856)," Sbornik istoriografski izsledvaniya, Sofia: BAN, 1986 (in Bulgarian).
28. "The Participation of Bulgarian Volunteers in the Crimean War. Documents," Izvestiya na durzhavnite arhivi, 1986, 51, 249-268 (in Bulgarian).
29. "The Personal Accounts of the Bulgarian during the Nineteenth Century. The Formation of Bourgeois Mentality in the Balkans," Balkanistika, 1, 1986, 119-133 (in Bulgarian).
30. "Fernand Braudel (1902-1985)," Istoricheski pregled, 1986, 11, 52-56 (in Bulgarian).
*31. "Fernand Braudel (1902-1985)," Etudes balkaniques, 1986, 4, 138-142 (Russian version of No.30).
32. "Stefan Bogoridi. A Bulgarian Phanariote in the Ottoman Empire," Oost-Europa in het verleden. Liber Amicorum Z. R. Dittrich, Utrecht: Wolters-Noordhoff/Forsten, 1987, 171-187 (in Dutch).
33. "Problems and Tasks of the Historical Demography of the Ottoman Empire," Balkanistika, 1987, 2, 18-46 (co-authored with Nikolay Todorov, in Bulgarian).
34. "Was There a Demographic Crisis in the Ottoman Empire during the Seventeenth Century?", Etudes balkaniques, 1988, 2, 55-63 (in English).
35. "Marriage and Nuptiality in Bulgaria during the Nineteenth Century," Istoricheski pregled, 1988, 3, 59-78 (in Bulgarian).
36. "Die Osmanenzeit in der Bulgarischen Geschichtsschreibung seit der Unabhńngigkeit," Die Staaten S›dosteuropas und die Osmanen, Hrsg. Hans Georg Majer, M›nchen: Selbstverlag der S›dosteuropa-Gesellschaft, 1989, 127-161.
*37. "Die Russische Orientpolitik und die Reformen im Osmanischen Reich zwischen den Frieden von Adrianopel und dem Krimkrieg," śsterreichische Osthefte, 31, Heft 3, Wien, 1989, 78-402 (revised German version of # 11).
38. "Recent Research on Household and Family in the Balkans," Von der Pruth-Ebene bis zum Gipfel des Ida. Studien zur Geschichte, Literatur, Volkskunde and Wissenschaftsgeschichte des Donau-Balkan-Raumes. Festschrift zum 70. Geburtstag von Emmanuel Turczinski, M›nchen: S›dosteuropa-Gesellschaft, 1989, 11-22 (in English).
39. "The Myth of the Zadruga Reconsidered," Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. East European Program. Occasional Papers, 1989.
*40. "Myth-Making in European Family History: the Zadruga Reconsidered," Eastern European Politics and Societies, vol.4, number 1, 1990, 30-76 (revised version of No.39).
41. "Language as Cultural Unifier in a Multilingual Setting: the Bulgarian Case during the Nineteenth Century," Eastern European Politics and Societies, vol.4, number 3, 1990, 439-450.
42. "In Search of National Identity," Novo Vreme, # 12, 1991, 39-47 (in Bulgarian)
43. "Self Image and Ethnic Stereotypes in Bulgaria," Modern Greek Studies Yearbook, vol.8, 1992, 139-164.
44. "Improbable Maverick or Typical Conformist: Seven Thoughts on the New Bulgaria," Eastern Europe in Revolution, ed. Ivo Banac, Cornell University Press, 1992, 148-167.
*45. "The Personal Accounts of the Bulgarian from the National Revival Period," Materials of the 3rd Greek-Bulgarian Symposium in Turnovo, 1985, Special issue of Etudes balkaniques, 1992, 3-4, 48-56 (English version of # 29).
46. "Die Freiwilligen aus dem Balkan im Krimkrieg," Ver∆ffentlichungen des śsterreichischen Ost- und S›dosteuropa Institut, Schriftenreihe, Band 20, Wien, 1992, 219-236.
47. "Language in the Construction of Ethnicity and Nationalism: the Bulgarian Case," Nation, National Identity, Nationalism, Center for German and European Studies, University of California, Berkeley, Working paper, 5.5, 1992.
*48. "The Historical Demography of the Ottoman Empire: Problems and Tasks", Scholar, Patriot, Mentor: Historical Eassys in Honor of Dimitrije Djordjevic, ed. Richard B. Spence (East European Monographs, no.320) Boulder, Colorado; Columbia University Press, 1992, 149-170 (abridged English version of # 33).
49. "Historiography of the Countries of Eastern Europe: Bulgaria," The American Historical Review, vol.97, number 4, October 1992, 1105-1117.
50. "The Bulgarian case: Women's Issues or Feminist Issues?", Gender Politics and Post-Communism. Reflections from Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, Ed.N.Funk and M.Mueller, New York, London: Routledge, 1993, 30-38.
51. "Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Communist Legacy in Eastern Europe," East European Politics and Societies, vol.7, # 1, 1993, 135-154.
52. "Slavafest und Zadruga," Historische Anthropologie. Kultur-Gesellschaft-Alltag, Heft 1, B∆hlau, 1993, 39-45.
53. "British Travellers' Accounts on Bulgaria," Second Anglo-Bulgarian Symposium, Blagoevgrad-1986. Proceedings. Ed. Leslie Collins, London, 1993, 8-21.
54. "Midhat Pa_a's Governorship of the Danube Province," Decision Making and Change in the Ottoman empire, ed. Ceasar E. Farah, Kirksville: The Thomas Jefferson University Press, 1993, 115-128.
*55. "Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Communist Legacy in Eastern Europe," The Social Legacy of Communism, eds. James Millar and Sharon Wolchik, Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Cambridge University Press, 1994 (appeared in # 51).
*56. "Historical Tradition and Transformation in Bulgaria: Women's issues, feminist issues," Journal of Women's History, 1994, 129-143 (version of # 50).
57. "The Balkans: From Discovery to Invention," Slavic Review, vol.53, No.2, Summer 1994, 453-482; also published in Eurobalkans, No. 16, Autumn 1994, 4-21; also in Sud-estul si contextul european. Buletin al Institutului de Studii Sud-Est Europene, VI, 1996, 91-110.
*58. "The Ottoman Legacy in the Balkans," Etudes balkaniques, 1994, No. 4, 66-81 (abridged version of 61).
59. "Identity (trans)formation among Bulgarian Muslims," Redefining Global Security, University of California at Berkeley, Center for German and European Studies, Working Paper 6.5, 1994 (56 p.); also in: Beverley Crawford and Ronny Lipschutz, eds. The Political Economy of Ethnic Conflict (in press).
60. "The Course and Discourses of Bulgarian Nationalism," Eastern European Nationalism in the Twentieth Century, ed. Peter Sugar, Washington, D.C.: American University Press, 1995, 55-102.
61. "The Ottoman Legacy in the Balkans," Imperial Legacy: The Ottoman Imprint in the Balkans and the Middle East, ed. L. Carl Brown, New York: Columbia University Press, 1995, 45-77.
62. "Bulgarian Historical Writings on the Ottoman Empire," New Perspectives on Turkey, No.12, Spring 1995.
*63. "Ottoman Legacy in the Balkans," G›ney śzdo_an, KemŃli Saiba_ili, eds., The Balkans. A Mirror of the New International Order, Istanbul: EREN, 1995, 55-74 (abridged version of 61).
64. "Hierarchies of Eastern Europe: East Central Europe Versus the Balkans," South East European Monitor, Nr.5, 1995, 1-34.
65. "O dubl_ identitate: balcanic_ _i european_," Sfera Politicii, IV, Nr. 25, Bucharest, 25 februarie 1995.
*66. "Balcanii: de la descoperire la inventie," Sfera politicii, N.28, Bucharest, 1995, 12-16 (abridged Romanian translation of 57).
*67. "Balkan: od otkritja a do izuma," Srpska politicka misao, 1995, No.2-3, 153-186 (Serbian translation of 57).
*68. "Hierarchies of Eastern Europe: East Central Europe Versus the Balkans," Occasional paper, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, East European Program, # 45, 1996, 47 pp.(extended version of 64).
69. "The Construction of a Western Discourse of the Balkans," Etnoloska tribina, 19, Zagreb, 1996, 7-24; "Konstrukcija zapadnog diskursa o Balkanu," Etnoloska tribina, 19, Zagreb, 1996, 25-41.
70. "Situating the Family of Ottoman Bulgaria within the European Pattern," The History of the Family. An International Quarterly, vol.1, N.4, 1996, 443-460.
*71. "Ta Valkania: apo tin anakalipsi stin kataskevi tous," Miroslav Hroch, Maria Todorova, Ethniko kinima kai Valkania, Athens: Themelio, 1996, 57-114 (Greek translation # 57).
*72. "Identity (Trans)formation Among Pomaks in Bulgaria," Laszlo K›rti & Juliet Langman, eds., Beyond Borders, Boulder, Co: Westview Press, 1997, 63-82 (abridged version of 59).
73. "Sarajevo: the city and the symbol," Working paper for lecture series on "Cities in 19-20th century Europe," UCLA: Center for Russian and East European Studies, 1997.
74. "Zum erkenntnishistorischen Wert von Familienmodellen. Der Balkan und die "europńische Familie," Josef Ehmer, Tamara K.Hareven, Richard Wall (Hg.), Historische Familienforschung. Ergebnisse und Kontroversen, Frankfurt, New York: Campus Verlag, 1997, 283-300.
*75."Za epistemologichnata stoinost na semeinite modeli: Balkanite v evropeiskiya kontekst," Balkanistic Forum, 3, 1996, 51-63 (abbreviated Bulgarian translation of 73).
*76. "On the epistemological value of family models: the Balkans within the European pattern," Family History and New Historiography. Festschrift for Michael Mitterauer, ed. Joseph Ehmer, Marcus Cerman, Vienna (in press, English version of 73).
*77. "East Central Europe versus the Balkans," Balkan Review, Athens, No.11, 1997, 27-32 (version of 64 in Greek and English); also published in: Imagining the Balkans, Reader, Amsterdam, 1999.
*78. "Balkanlarda Osmanli Mirasi," in: Kemali Saybasili, Gencer śzcan, eds., Yeni Balkanlar, eski sorunlar, Istanbul, Ankara: Baglam Yayincilik, 1997, 117-145 (Turkish translation of 61).
*79. "Balcanii-de la descoperire la inventie," Secolul XX, 1997, No.7-8-9, 91-100 (Romanian translation of 57).
80. "Les Balkans," in: Jean-Pierre Bardet et Jacquews DupŃquier, eds., Histoire des populations de l'Europe, tome 2, Paris: Fayard, 1998, 463-486.
81. "La Bulgarie - entre le discours culturel et la pratique politique," Politique »trang’re (Paris), N.1, 1998, 125-139.
82. "'Fragments of Cultural History'? Recent work on south-east European cultural history," Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies, 22, 1998, 292-301.
83. "Note la 'Imaginand Balcanii'," Lettre Internationale, Edittia Romana, vara 1998, 14-18.
84. "Bulgar Tarih yazicili_inda osmanli d∆nemi," Tarih E_itimi ve Tarihte "śteki" Sorunu, Istanbul: Tarih Vakfi Yurt Yayinlari 62, 1998, 37-45.
85. "Marking Out Is Not an Innocent Act," European Educational Co-operation for Peace, Stability and Democracy. Presidency Conference on Southeast Europe, Graz/Austria, 14-16 November 1998, Vienna: Kulturkontakt, 1998.
*86. "Hierarchies of Eastern Europe: East Central Europe Versus the Balkans," in: Culture and Reconciliation in Southeastern Europe, Thessaloniki: Paratiritis, 1998, 11-65 (version of 64).
87. ?Image de l-autre,¶ Association Internationale de l¶etudes du Sud-Est Europ»en. Bulletin, No.28-29, 1998-1999, p.185-191.
88. ?Is -the Other- a useful cross-cultural concept? Some thoughts on its implementation to the Balkan region,¶ Internationale Schulbuchforschung, 21, 1999, 163-171.
89. "Fluid Identities: Pomaks in Post-Communist Bulgaria," Recasting Political Identities in Eastern Europe, ed. Jeffrey Kopstein, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press (forthcoming).
90. ?The Balkans: from invention to intervention,¶ William J. Buckley, ed., Kosovo : Contending Voices on Balkan Interventions, Grand Rapids/London: Eerdmans, 2000.
*91.?Balkan: Od invencije do intervencije¶, in: Re_. _asopis za kni_evnoct i kulturu i dru tvena pitanja, N.1, June 1999 (Serb translation of 90); also in Croatian in Bastard; in Bulgarian in: Novo vreme, LXXIV, 1999, 119-130.
92. ?Identity or Destiny: Reflections on the Balkanness of Greece,¶ Simeion Anaforas. Points of Reference: A Journal of Hellenic Thought and Culture, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, Summer 1999, 64-81.
*93. ?Utaz—k a Balkņnon¶ Haemus. Bolgņr-magyartņrsadalmi »s kulturņlis foly—irat, VIII, 3, 1999, 21-27. ( Abbreviated Hungarian and Bulgarian versions of 89).
94. ?Afterthoughts on -Imagining the Balkans-,¶ Harvard Middle Eastern and Islamic Review, Vol.5, 1999-2000, 125-148.
95. 'Public memory' and the 'hero': Vasil Levski (1837-1873-1997)," Nations and Nationalism in East-Central Europe, 1806-1948. A Festschrift in Honor of Peter Sugar, ed. by Sabriba P.Ramet, James R.Felak, and Herbert J.Ellison. Columbus, Ohio: Slavica, 1999 (forthcoming).
96. ?Isn-t Central Europe Dead?¶, Cristopher Lord, ed., Central Europe. Core or Periphery? Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press, 2000, 219-231.
*97. ?Balkanlar-da Imparatorluk Mirasi,¶in: L.Carl Brown, Imparatorluk Mirasi. Balkanlas-da ve Ortadogu-da Osmanli Damgasi, Istanbul: Iletisim Yayinlari, 2000, 70-112 (Turkish translation of 61).
98. ?Does Russian Orientalism Have a Russian Soul?¶ in Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 1(4), Fall 2000, 717-727.
99. ?Za klishetata, za elitite i za krizata v mezhdunarodniya pravov red,¶ in Emmy Barouh, ed. OtvÕd utopiite, Sofia: Deutsche Welle, 2000, 13-50; excerpts published in Kapital, 44, 4-10 November 2000 (in Bulgarian); also in English on H-net: Bulgarian Studies, 7 December 2000.
100. Sources turques relative ř l-histoire bulgare, Sofia: Direction g»n»rale des archives pr’s le Conseil des ministres, Acad»mie des sciences bulgares, Biblioth’que nationale, 2001 (series: Arkhivite govoryat, 13) (member of translation team from the Ottoman; documents: 19, 20, 42, 62, 150, 151, 189, 192, 198)
101. ?The Balkans as Category of Analysis: Borders, Space, Time¶, Geschichte und Gesellschaft (forthcoming, in German).
102. Chapter "Balkan Nationalism" for Cambridge History of Turkey (forthcoming).

Book reviews and encyclopedia articles

Over 100 in different languages.


1. The Ottoman Balkans (University of Sofia; University of Maryland-College Park; University of California-Irvine, Rice University, University of Florida, University of Graz)
2. Modern Balkan History: Greece, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Romania, Albania, Turkey (University of Sofia; University of Maryland-College Park; University of California-Irvine, Rice University, University of Florida, Harvard University, Bosphorus University)
3. The Eastern Question (University of Sofia, University of California-Irvine)
4. European Family History (University of California-Irvine, Rice University)
5. Sources and Historiography of Balkan history (University of Sofia)
6. Ottoman Decline and Balkan National Resurgence (University of Sofia)
7. The Historical Demography of the Ottoman Empire (University of Sofia)
8. The Europeanization of the Ottoman Empire (University of Sofia)
9. Europe's Five Hundred Years, 15th-20th centuries (Rice University)
10. Eastern Europe (Rice University)
11. Western Civilization since 1800 (University of Florida)
12. Nationalism (graduate seminar, University of Florida)
13. Introduction to Bulgarian History (University of Graz)
14. Representing the Balkans: History and Theory (graduate colloquium, University of Graz)
15. Alterity in History (graduate seminar, University of Florida, Harvard University)
18. History of Travel (senior colloquium, University of Florida)
19. Historiography: the Annales school (University of Florida)


Symposium de L'Association Internationale des Etudes Sud-Est Europ»ennes, Istanbul, Turkey, 1974.
Turkological Conference. Leningrad, USSR, 1975.
Sypmosium de L'A.I.E.S.E.E. Hamburg, Germany, 1976.
Fourth International Congress for Balkan Studies. Ankara, 1979.
Symposium on Midhat Pasha. Istanbul, 1980.
15th International Congress of Historical Studies. Bucharest, 1980.
Second Greek-Bulgarian Symposium. Thessaloniki, Greece, 1981.
Second International Congress on Mediterranean Economies. Athens, Greece, 1984.
Fifth International Congress for Balkan Studies. Belgrade, 1984.
First Dutch-Bulgarian Historical Symposium. Sofia, 1984.
16th International Congress of Historical Studies. Stuttgart, Germany, 1985.
Third Greek-Bulgarian Symposium. TÕrnovo, Bulgaria, 1985.
International Conference of Women Historians. Vienna, 1985.
7th Symposium of C.I.E.P.O. (International Committee on Pre-Ottoman and Ottoman Studies). Pecz, Hungary, 1986.
Fourth International Congress for the Social and Economic History of Turkey. Munich, Germany, 1986.
British-Bulgarian Symposium. Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 1986.
Lecture at Institut f›r Ost- und S›dosteuropńische Geschichte, Vienna, Austria, 1986.
Lecture at University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1987.
Lecture at University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 1987.
27th International University Week. Tutzing, West Germany, 1987.
International Symposium on National Movements in the Balkans. Vienna, 1988.
Eighth Symposium of C.I.E.P.O. Minessotta, 1988.
Sixth International Congress for Balkan Studies. Sofia, 1989.
National Convention of the AAASSS, Chicago, 1989.
National Convention of the American Historical Association, San Francisco, 1989.
Colloquium Transfromation in Eastern Europe. Rice University, 1990.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators, 42nd conference. Portland, Oregon, 1990.
Symposium on Etnhic Stereotypes and Self-Image in Eastern Europe, The Wilson Center, 1990.
Forum on the New Europe, Santa Barbara, 1990.
Workshop on Bulgarian Culture. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990.
National Convention of AAASS, Washington, D.C., 1990.
Colloquium on Eastern Europe in Revolution, Yale University, 1990.
Twenty-first Consortium on Revolutionary Europe. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1991.
International Conference on Ethnic Conflict Management Under Rule of Law, U.S. Institute for Peace, 1991.
Symposium on "Intellectuals and Politics in Eastern Europe," Washington, D.C., 1991.
National Convention of AAASS, Miami, FL, 1991.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Region III Conference, Houston, TX, 1991.
Conference on "The Social Legacy of Communism," Washington, D.C. 1992.
Conference on "Nation, National Identity, Nationalism," Berkeley, CA,1992.
National Convention of AAASS, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992.
International Symposium on "Balkans and Turkey in the Changing International Order: Problems and Prospects", Istanbul, 1993 (participation prevented, paper sent and published).
Conference on "The Balkans in Crisis", Vryonis Center, California, 1993.
"Restructuring after War and Revolution, 1789-1989: Reappraising History, East and West", Conference at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 13-14 May 1993
National Convention of AAASS, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1993.
International Conference on Household Structures, Demographic Patterns and Cultural Identities in Central and Eastern Europe, 6-9 April 1994, Budapest.
Conference on Ethnic Minorities, Berkeley, 1994.
Fifth Bulgarian-American conference, Pittsburgh, 1994.
Seventh International Congress for Balkan Studies, Thessaloniki, 1994.
Sixth Biennial Conference on the Ottoman empire, Binghampton, 1994.
Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Atlanta, 1994.
National Convention of AAASSS, Philadelphia, 1994.
Conference on the Bosnia Crisis and the Islamic World, Columbia University, March 1995.
International History Congress "History Education and the 'Other' in History," Bosphorus University, Istanbul, 1995.
94th annual meeting of the AAA (American Anthropological Association), Washington, D.C., November 1995.
29th annual meeting of MESA (Middle East Studies Association), Washington, D.C., December 1995.
Workshop "Images of the Balkans and Imagining the Balkans," Institut f›r Interdisziplinńre Forschung und Fortbildung der Universitńten Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Wien. May, 1996.
Lecture at Institute for Ethnology and Folklore, Zagreb, Croatia, May 1996.
Lecture at Institute for History, Graz University, June 1996.
Lecture at Institute for Turkology, University of Munich, June 1996.
Conference "Recasting Social and Political Identities in Eastern Europe," University of Colorado, Boulder, 1996.
National Convention of AAASSS, Boston, 1996.
Lecture at UCLA, series on capital cities of Europe, March 1997.
Conference on Roderic Davison (in memoriam), George Washington University, April 1997.
Trilling series "The Prospects for liberalism in Russia and Eastern Europe," Columbia University, April 1997.
Conference "The Creation of a New Historic Identity in Turkey," Princeton University, April 1997.
Seminar "Imagining the Balkans," Wilson Center, May 1997.
Conference on "Culture and Reconciliation in South-Eastern Europe," Thessaloniki, Greece, June 1997.
Lecture at the Institut fran√ais des relations internationales, Paris, July 1997.
National Convention of AAASSS, Seattle, 1997.
Lecture at Brown University, December, 1997.
Conference on Turkey and the Balkans, Washington, D.C., December 1997.
Lecture at Central European University, Budapest, March 1998.
Lecture at University of Wisconsin/Madison, March 1998.
Conference on NATO and EU expansion at University of Indiana, Bloomington, April, 1998.
Conference "Central Europe, Core or Periphery," Prague, Czech Republic, June 1998.
NGO conference, Thessaloniki, July 1998.
Summer University, Zabljak, Montenegro, Yugoslavia, July/August 1998.
30 th National Convention of AAASS, Boca Raton, 1998.
Lecture at Harvard University, Minna de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, October 1998.
International Conference on South-East Europe: European Education, Co-operation for Peace, Stability and Democracy, Graz, Austria, November 1998.
Round Table Session on "Imagining the Balkans," Press Now, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 1999.
Harvard University, February 1998, international graduate student conference on Balkan studies.
Thomas E. Leontis Lecture in Modern Greek Studies, The Ohio State University, 22 April 1999.
Kosovo Panel, Ohio State University, 23 April 1999.
Forum ?The War That Won-t Go Away,¶ Columbia University, 11 May 1999.
Lecture for Balkan Film Series, Wesleyan College.
Conference on ?National Memory in the Balkans,¶ June 1999, Halki, Greece.
Conference on Kosovo, Columbia University, November 1999
31 st National Convention if AAASS, St. Louis, November 1999.
AHA National Convention, Chicago, January 2000.
Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning, February 1999.
Lecture at Princeton University: 7 March 2000.
International conference on Mental Maps: The Construction of Borders and Space in Europe since the Enlightenment, Freie Universitńt Berlin, 31 March - 1 April 2000.
Meeting of the Academic Committee and the Board of Eminent Historians of the Center for Democracy and
Reconciliation in the Balkans, Thessaloniki, Greece (10-12 May, 2000)
International conference on ?New Approaches to the Writing of European History,¶ Vienna 14-16 May, 2000.
Seminar on ?Imagining the Balkans,¶ UCLA: 25 May 2000.
Alpbach Seninar, Austria on co-existence of different cultures, 16-25 August.
Graduate students workshop at CDSEE, Thessaloniki, October, 2000.
32 nd National Convention of AAASS, Denver, Colorado, November 2000.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 3 November 2000.
University of Southern Maine, 17 November 2000.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 4 December 2000.
AHA National Convention, Boston, January 2001.
Lecture at National Humanities Center, 8 March 2001.
Lecture and seminar at University of Michigan, March 2001.
Sofia Conference (launching of BlueBird and NEXUS projects): 30-31 March 2001.

Reviews of "Balkan Family Structure"
1. Justin McCarthy, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol.26, No. 4, November 1994, 695-697.
2. C.W. Bracewell, The Slavonic Review (London), vol.73, N.2, April 1995, 334-336.
3. Eve Levin, Slavic Review, vol.54, N.1, Spring 1995, 154-155.
4. Jasna Capo, Narodna umjetnost (Zagreb), 31, 1994, 308-309.
5. Karl Kaser, śsterreichische Zeitschrift f›r Geschichtswissenschaft, Heft 1, 1994, 126-129.
6. Michael Mitterauer, Balkanistic Forum (Sofia), 1994,3, 15-33 (review article).
7. E. Kristeva, Minalo, 1994, 1, 88-90.
8. Tanya Boneva, BÕlgarska Etnologiya (Sofia), XXI, N.2, 1995, 108-113.
9. Stefan Troebst, Jahrb›cher f›r Geschichte Osteuropas, 44, 1996 (in print).
10. Viorel Panaite, Revue des »tudes sud-est europ»ennes, T.XXXIII, 1995, N.3-4, 346.
11. Monika Skowronski-Fries, S›dost-Forschungen, Band 54, 1995, 479-482.
12. Olga Hering-Katsiardi, Ta Istorika, (Athens), 1996, vol 13, N. 24, 25, 300-306.

Reviews of "Imagining the Balkans"

The book came out in May, 1997

1. Gale Stokes, HABSBURG, H-Net list reviews, 1997/41, 10 September 1997.
2. Jasna Capo, Erasmus. Casopis za kulturu demokracije (Zagreb, Croatia), 22, 1997, 84-89.
3. Gregory Jusdanis, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, 1998, vol.16, n.2, 375-377.
4. Angeliki Papantoniou, Europe. Magazine of the European Union, N.375, April 1998, 30-31.
5. Karl Kaser, S›dostforschungen, Bd.55, 1998, 298-300.
6. Gerasimos Augustinos, European History Quarterly, 28, 3, 1998, 434-437.
7. Keith Hitchins, Nationalities Papers, vol.26, N.2, 1998, 343-344.
9. Boris Buden, Kulturrisse, (Vienna), N.51, March 1998, 26-27.
10. Vanessa Pupovac, ?Why is there still an Eastern Europe,¶ LM, issue 108, March 1998
11. Ismail Cem, Sabah, 7 June 1998.
12. Maple Rasza and Nicole Lindstroem, Bastard, (Zagreb, Croatia) N.1, fall 1998, 74-77.
12. Nicholas Miller, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Summer 1998, vol.29, n.1, 127-128.
14. Gale Stokes, BSA Newsletter, October 1998, N.50, 13-15..
15. Erik Holm, "Balkanisering et fyord," Berlingske Tidende, (Copenhagen), 17 November 1998.
16. Barbara Reeves-Ellington, ?Maria Todorova, Bulgarian Historiography, and Balkanism,¶ Binghamton Journal of History, Spring 1998.
17. Alki Kourkoula, ?Valkanikes fantasies¶, Kathimerini, 22 July 1998, p.3.
18. ?B›chermarkt Kritiken: Die Erfindung des Balkans,¶ Deutschlandfunk, 12 August 1999
19. Philip Carabott, International Affairs, Oct.1998, vol. 74, n.4, 958.
20. Vladimir Pistalo, "The Handicap of Heterogeneity," in: Imagining the Balkans, Reader, Amsterdam, 1999.
21. Disa Hastad, ?Inga spoken pa Balkan,¶ Dagens Nyheter, 2 February 1999.
22. Misha Glenny, London Review of Books, vol.21, N.9, , 29 April 1999, 12-14.
23. Pascalis Kitromilidis, The International History Review, XXI, 1, March 1999, 263-264.
24. Ioulia Pentazou, Historein, vol.1, 1999, 195-198.
25. Paul Gillespie, ?Reconstruction to bring Balkans into Europe,¶ The Irish Times, 15 May 1999.
26. Katherine Verdery, Slavic Review, Summer 1999, 472-473.
27. Dejan Ili_, ?Imagimarni Srbi na imaginarnom Balkanu,¶ REC. _asopis za kni_evnost i kulturu i dru tvena pitanja, No.3, 1999.
28. Ivan Radosavljevi_, ?Kako se re ava tajna dimnika,¶ REC. _asopis za kni_evnost i kulturu i dru tvena pitanja, No.3, 1999.
29. Frank W. Carter, Journal of Historical Geography, 25, 3, July 1999, 434-436.
30. Serge van Duijnhoven, ?De achterkant van Europa,¶ De Groene Amsterdammer, 14 July 1999.
31. Wolfgang Schuller, ?Der Balkan im eigenen Auge,¶ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 11 October 1999, N.236, p.55.
32. Mark Terkessides, ?Das Bild vom Balkan,¶ Die Zeit, Nr.41, 7 October 1999.
33. Marija Mitrovic, ?Le maledizione dei Balcani, antico pregiudizio,¶ Il sole 24 ore, 7 November 1999.
34. Holm Sundhaussen, ?Der Balkan als historischer Raum Europas,¶ Geschichte und Gesellschaft. Zeitschrift f›r Historische Sozialwissenschaft, Jahrgang 25, 1999, Heft 4.
35. Ivan Krastev, ?The Balkan Wall,¶ Correspondence. An International Review for Culture and Society, January, 2000; also in Bulgarian in: Kultura, No.1, 14 January 2000.
36. _edomir Vi nji_, ?¶Imaginiraje Balkana,¶ Identitet, November 1999, 46-47.
37. Karl Roider, Journal of Modern History, vol.71, n.3, 1999, 774-775.
38 ?KÕm bÕlgarskiya chitatel,¶ Literaturen forum, N.28, 28 Sept. - 4 Oct. 1999.
39. Caludia Lepping, ?Eine aufgeregte Region,¶ Der Tagesspiegel, 13 December 1999.
40. Ljunibka Trgov_evi_, ?Zamrznuta slika nesre_e i mr_nje,¶ Danas, 18. januar 2000, 6.
41. Karl-Markus Gauss, ?Das dunkle Gegenbild Europas¶, Neue Z›rcher Zeitung, 9 February 2000, # 33.
42. Darko Tanaskovo_, Politika, 4 March 2000.
43. Andreas Krause, ?Westlicher als der Westen,¶ Berliner Zeitung, 6 March 2000.
44. Holm Sundhausen, Damals. Das aktuelle Magazin f›r Geschichte und Kultur, 1, 2000, 66.
45. Srda Pavlovic, Vijesti. Nezavisni dnevnik, 23 May 2000.
46. Pamela Ballinger, American Ethnologist, 27, 2, May 2000, 492-494.
40. John Lampe, American Historical Review, vol.105, N.3, June 2000, 881.
47. Raymond Detrez, Kultura, N.28, 21 July 2000.
48. K. E. Fleming, ?Orientalism, the Balkans, and Balkan Historiography,¶ The American Historical Review, 105, 4.
50. Debate in Kritika i khumanizÕm, 9, 2, 2000, 173-196.
51. Zigu Ornea , ?O zona geografica inflamabila,¶ Romania Literara, No.8, 2001 (28 Feb.-6 March), 9.


BBC radio interview, 8 April 1998.
Interview with Andrei Morawieski, July 1998 in ?Opoka¶ (in Polish): www.opoka.org.pl/biblioteka/I/H/krew.htm
Radio interview on Belgian National Radio, February, 1999.
Publication in the Vienna daily ?Die Presse¶: 10 April 1999.
Interview with Serbian magazine ?Nin¶: 5 August 1999.
Interview for Croatian journal ?Feral Tribune¶: October, 1999.
Interview on Austrian National Radio: September, 1999.
Interview with the Voice of America: April, 2000.
Interview with the BBC: May, 2000.



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