Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Balkanisms Today

This conference organized by the International Committee of Slavicists (Commission for Balkan Linguistics), the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the University of Vienna will take place in Vienna on 3-5 September 2010. For more details click here.

Monday, July 5, 2010

A new Rodopi title

British Literature and the Balkans.
Themes and Contexts.
Hammond, Andrew
Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2010, IV, 321 pp.

The manner in which south-east Europe is viewed by western cultures has been an increasingly important area of study over the last twenty years. Through a study of over 300 texts, the volume explores the emergence of the balkanist discourse in British fiction and travel writing in the imperial nineteenth century and its extensive transformations during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Read more at http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?BookId=IMAGOL+16