Participants

Andronika Martonova (Bulgaria)
BETWEEN MT. KAILASH AND BEIJING: PILGRIMAGE, PERFORMANCE, AND POLITICS

Bojidar Alexiev (Bulgaria)
THE MEDIA REPORTS ON THE OPENING OF THE RESTORED CHURCH “ST. STEFAN” IN ISTANBUL AS A NATIONAL COMMEMORATION

Cengiz Haksöz (USA)
COMMEMORATIVE FOUNTAINS AS TRANSBORDER MEMORYSCAPES: THE TÜRKAN ÇEŞME FOUNTAINS IN BULGARIA AND TURKEY

Elena Aleksandrova (Bulgaria)
COMMEMORATIVE CELEBRATIONS AND WORSHIP IN CONNECTION WITH THE ILINDEN-PREOBRAZHENIE UPRISING IN 1903

Evelina Hein (Bulgaria)
THE CULT OF MOUNT TAISHAN BEYOND THE BORDERS OF PRC – PROJECTION OF THE CENTER FOR THE ETHNIC HAN CHINESE

Grigor Har. Grigorov (Bulgaria)
CONSTRUCTING NATIONAL TERRITORY THROUGH RITUAL

Jovana Mihajlović Trbovc (Slovenia)
A SONG ON A BORDER: MEMORIALIZATION OF ANTIFASCIST RESISTANCE IN CARINTHIA

Liana Galabovа (Bulgaria)
SOCIOCULTURAL ROLES OF TRANSBORDER EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE IN RETHINKING OF SACRAL ELEMENTS OF BULGARIAN NATIONAL IDENTITY

Lina Gergova, Yana Gergova (Bulgaria)
OFFICIAL AND INFORMAL COMMEMORATION ROUTES TOWARDS STS CYRIL AND METHODIUS’ HERITAGE

Lozanka Peycheva (Bulgaria)
CONCERT PRACTICES OF BULGARIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE’S PRESENTATION ABROAD (THE CASE OF ILIA LUKOV)

Mare Kõiva, Andres Kuperjanov (Estonia)
VISITS ACROSS BORDER, SECULAR AND SACRAL INTEGRATION BASED ON THE MÕLA/MALY CHURCH

Mаriyanka Borisova Zhekova (Bulgaria)
CONSTRUCTING BULGARIAN CULTURE HERITAGE ABROAD: MIKULCHITSE (CZECH REPUBLIC) AS A PILGRIMAGE CENTRE

Nevena Dimitrova (Bulgaria)
CROSSING BOARDERS: MARIA SKOBTSOVA AND RUSSIAN ÉMIGRÉ IN PARIS ON ROUTES TO FREEDOM

Nikolai Vukov (Bulgaria)
THE TRESPASSING OF MULTILAYERED BORDERS AND THE ISSUE OF TIME DISTANCE: TRANSBORDER COMMEMORATIVE VISITS IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE HISTORICAL TEMPORALITY

Olimpia Dragouni (Germany)
RELIGIOUS AND NON-RELIGIOUS TOURISM TO THE TOWN OF OHRID: SVETI NAUM AS A SHRINE CONTESTED BY NATIONS, AND SHARED BY RELIGIONS

Onur Akbulut, Yakin Ekin (Turkey)
AN EXAMINATION OF THE BATTLES (1910-1922) BETWEEN TURKISH AND OPPOSITE PARTIES WITH SITE SACRALISATION THEORY

Onur Akbulut, Yakin Ekin (Turkey)
THE TOURISM POTENTIAL OF BALKAN WARS’ (1912-1913) BATTLEFIELDS: A COMPARISON OF TURKEY AND BULGARIA

Plamena Slavova Stoyanova (Bulgaria)
YATRA – INDIAN PILGRIMAGE AMONG FOREIGNERS (CASE STUDY)

Richard Witt (Greece)
SINGLEMINDED MULTITASKING: HENRY THE LION VISITS THE LANDS OF THE EAST ROMAN EMPIRE IN 1172

Stefan Dechev (Bulgaria)
COMMEMORATION AFTER SILENCE: ТHE WORSHIPS ON THE POGROM IN BOSILEGRAD REGION (MAY 15-16 1917)

Тanya Matanova (Bulgaria)
JOURNEYS TO MOUNT ATHOS – MOTIVES AND BULGARIAN PLACES OF WORSHIP

Valentin Voskresenski (Bulgaria)
TRANSBORDER RELIGIOUS COMMEMORATIONS AND PILGRIMAGE – THE CASE OF BULGARIAN CATHOLICS