CALL FOR PAPERS: Macedonia 2013: 100 Years After the Treaty of Bucharest


Macedonia 2013: 100 Years After the Treaty of Bucharest

Skopje & Ohrid, Macedonia, 24 July – 2 August 2013

Abstracts/Proposals by 30 March 2013

2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Balkan Wars and the signing of the Treaty of Bucharest, which divided Macedonia among Bulgaria, Greece, and Serbia.  The conference will explore the implications the Balkan Wars and the Treaty had on Macedonians and the Macedonian identity for both domestic and regional politics, most notably, after the establishment of an independent and sovereign Republic of Macedonia.  

The Annual Global Conference, organized by the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the leading organization for Macedonians worldwide, based out of Washington, D.C., invites abstract submissions for its 4th Global Conference to be held in Skopje and Ohrid, Macedonia from 24 July to 2 August 2013. 

Panels are organized around the following interdisciplinary themes, with more specific topics to be listed in the next couple of weeks on the conference website at  

I. The Balkan Wars (1912-1913): Analysis of events and war tactics

II. Treaty of Bucharest: Repercussions and residual effects in contemporary politics

III. Republic of Macedonia: current affairs and challenges

IV. Macedonian minorities: status of Macedonians living in other Balkan countries

Abstracts must be submitted in English or Macedonian, and should contain the title of the research paper, the author(s) full name, name of the institution, department, position, city and country along with contact details i.e. email id and phone numbers.  A short Curriculum Vita of the author should also be attached.

Abstracts should be in 12 point Times New Roman and approximately 200-250 words. Abstracts should be e-mailed to  

Competitive travel scholarships are available for students both in and out of Macedonia. For eligibility and details, please e-mail  

Selected Papers will be published in a special edition release by the United Macedonian Diaspora and distributed to all subscribers and contributors to the organization, and libraries throughout the world. 

For more information about UMD, please visit   

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