Balkan Day: A Rich Heritage of Stories

Our next big event at the British Library: 24th June

Following on from the hugely successful Balkan Day event in June 2014, join for another day of in-depth discussion. This time the focus will be on the south-eastern countries of the region, reaching to the very shores of Turkey, whose influence on this history of these lands has been profound. Built upon a synthesis of influences and histories, the Balkans is home to a great number of fascinating stories and traditions, many of which remain untold in English. Featuring: Kapka Kassabova, Robert Elsie, Ioana Parvulescu, Alek Popov, John Hodgson, Christopher Buxton, Stephen Watts and Mevlut Ceylan, the discussion will be followed  by a screening of the documentary ‘Balkan Spirit’ followed by a Q&A with the director Hermann Vaske.  director Hermann Vaske.


We would like to thank Arts Council England for supporting this event