Congress of AIESEE - Bucharest, 2-7 2019

Bucharest, 23 June 2017

To all National Committees of AIESEE

Dear Colleagues,

The Romanian National Committee of AIESEE has the pleasure to announce the main topic of the 12th Congress of our Association: “Political, Social and Religious Dynamics in South-East Europe. Herewith you will find 33 sessions proposed for this occasion. As usual, the working languages will be French and English.

The congress will be held in Bucharest, between 2 and 7 September 2019 and will be opened to all members and collaborators of AIESSE, as well as to young researchers and PhD students. We would be grateful to you for widely spreading this information to all the institutions and the people who might be interested to participate in the congress.

The details about the registration fee, accommodation and other practical aspects will be communicated in the next letters.

We kindly ask you to send us the titles and abstracts of your contributions at the address congress2019@aiesee. org by 20 December 2017. Please indicate the session of the congress in which you wish to participate.

Yours sincerely,

Andrei Timotin

President of the Romanian National Committee of the AIESEE


The 12th Congress of South-East European Studies

Bucharest, 2-7 September 2019 

Political, Social and Religious Dynamics in South East Europe

Proposed Sessions

  1. Religious Dynamics between the Pontos Euxeinos and the Aegean Sea in Antiquity
  2. Urbanization in South East Europe in Roman times
  3. The Religious Basis of Power in South East Europe
  4. The Ottoman Conquest of the Balkans: Structural Change and Continuity
  5. Networks in South East Europe: Politics, Trade, Culture (14th-17th Centuries)
  6. The Black Sea and its Straits: a Permanency of South East European History
  7. South East Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean
  8. Devotion and Pious Donations to the Holy Places within the Ottoman Empire
  9. Orthodoxy, from Empire to Church. Social Manifestations and Cultural Forms of Faith
  10. Translations of Patristic Literature in South East Europe
  11. Biblical Apocrypha in South East Europe. Variation and Transmission from Antiquity to Modern Times
  12. The Printing Press in and for South East Europe
  13. Between the Imperial Eye and the Local Gaze. Cartographies of South East Europe

  14. Demetrius Cantemir’s South East Europe
  15. South East Europe as Science. The Birth of a Scientific Discipline
  16. Merchants in the Balkans: Family and Geographical Solidarities, Networks and Commercial Techniques
  17. The Phanariote Literature
  18. Between Czar, Kaiser and Sultan: New Approaches to the Age of Revolution in the Lower Danube and the Black Sea Area
  19. On Rivers and Seas: Hydropolitical Conflict and Maritime Cooperation in South East Europe
  20. The Formation of South-East European Nations and the National Unifications
  21. The Migration. Human and Political Condition in South East Europe
  22. From Ani to Romania: History, Tradition and Iconography
  23. Georgia and South East Europe: Byzantine Heritage and Common Cultural Path
  24. Religious Minorities in South East Europe
  25. Experts, Technology, and State. Making the Modern Environment in South East Europe
  26. New Perspectives on Balkan Linguistics
  27. Exit from the Great War: South-East European Societies from 1918 to 1923
  28. The Legacy of the Treaties of Paris (1919-1920), a Century after
  29. Doctrines, Movements and Totalitarian Regimes in South East Europe in the 20th Century
  30. Remigration and Transformation in Post-Socialist South-East Europe
  31. The European Union, South-Eastern European State and Relations with Neighbours
  32. Conserving the Cultural and Artistic Heritage in South East Europe
  33. Perspectives on the Digitization of Documents in the South-East European Archives