Balkan Perceptions of War and Revolution Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece

Deadline: 31 July 2014
Open to: researchers, academic staff, professors, post-graduates, PhD candidates, activists and civil society representatives
Venue: 27-30 November 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece


The Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia in collaboration with Association Internationale d’Etudes du Sud-Est Europeen participating in commemoration of the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War and aiming to repeat the successful experience of the first “Balkan Worlds” conference in 2012 is organizing a follow up event entitled “Balkan Worlds II: Balkan Perceptions of War and Revolution”, scheduled for November 27-30, 2014 at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki (Greece). 

The working language of the Conference will be English. The Conference will be dedicated to ways of perceiving the Great Wars and Revolutions which marked the history of Europe and the world by Balkan intellectuals, politicians, writers, activists, etc. The Conference Scientific Committee is especially interested in presentations focused on how intellectuals of the major ideological movements of the Enlightenment and Romanticism perceived relationships between war and revolution in the Ottoman Balkans and their connection with the emergence of nation-state building.


Organizers invite researchers, academic staff, professors, but also post-graduates, PhD candidates, activists and civil society representatives to submit their contributions for this conference.


Accommodation expenses will be covered by the Conference’s budget. It is expected that travel costs will be covered by speakers’ affiliated institutions.


The deadline for submissions is 31 July 2014. Proposals should be sent to: Please include the following information with your proposal: full title of paper, abstract, name, institutional affiliation, short CV, telephone, fax and e-mail.

For further information, please visit the official website.

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