ISRP Publication among the Top 50 Best Sold Books in 2016

In January 2017 one of the leading Bulgarian publishers “CIELA” announced its ranking of the 50 Best Sold books for 2016.

Among listed titles of both foreign and Bulgarian authors of fiction on the 40th position can be found the documentary of Momchil Metodiev and Maria Dermendjieva on “State Security – Advantage by Inheritance” – an extensive research monograph dealing with the principles of recruitment and career advancement of high-rank officers in the communist political police.

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“Romain Gary, and French Diplomatic Correspondence”

Romain Gary.inddEditor: Rayna Karcheva

Published by the Institute for Studies of the Recent Past and Ciela Publishers.
Sofia 2016
ISBN: 978-954-28-2099-4

Cet ouvrage bénéficie du souten de l’Ambassade de France en Bulgarie et de l’Institut Français de Bulgarie.

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Public presentation of Prof. Znepolski’s Book “How Things Change?”

pokana-predstaviane-webThe Rector of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” Prof. Anastas Gerdjikov cordially invites you to the public presentation of Prof. Ivaylo Znepolski’s book

HOW THINGS CHANGE?
From Incidents to the Big Event

Dealing with key moments of Sofia University’s intellectual history in the period between 1956 and 1989.

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“How Things Change? From Incidents to the Big Event of 1989”

su I w.inddAuthor: Ivaylo Znepolski

Published by the Institute for Studies of the Recent Past and Ciela Publishers.
Sofia 2015

ISBN: 978-954-28-2042-0

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) / ERC grant agreement No. 269608.

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“This is My Past” Awards for 2015 are announced

На заключително си заседание от 22 март 2016 г., след като разгледа и обсъди 108 постъпили ръкописи за конкурса, обявен от ИИБМ, журито в състав проф. Ивайло Знеполски, доц. Михаил Груев, д-р Момчил Методиев и Димитър Димов награждава следните участници:

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Book Premiere: “State Security – Advantage by Inheritance”

ds cover.inddИнститут за изследване на близкото минало Фондация „Конрад Аденауер“

Ви канят на представянето на книгата от поредицата „Минало несвършено”

ДЪРЖАВНА СИГУРНОСТ – ПРЕДИМСТВО ПО НАСЛЕДСТВО
Професионални биографии на водещи офицери

с автори: Момчил Методиев и Мария Дерменджиева

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“State Security – Advantage by Inheritance”

ds cover.inddProfessional Biographies of the Senior Officers

Authors: Момchil Metodiev and Maria Dermendzhieva

Published by the Institute for Studies of the Recent Past and Ciela Publishers with the financial support of St. George Foundation, Georgi Lazarov and Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
Sofia 2015

ISBN: 978-954-28-1937-0

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State Security – Trade Unions and Workers

sb-sindikati-webКомисията по досиетата и Института за изследване на близкото минало в партньорство с Историческия факултет на СУ „Св. Климент Охридски”

Ви канят на представянето на 28-ия документален сборник от поредицата „Из архивите на ДС”

Държавна сигурност – профсъюзите, стопанският живот и работниците (PDF)

Съставители: Георги Бурнаски, Пепка Бояджиева, Петя Кабакчиева

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“This is My Past”, v. 3

this-is-my-past-3Recollections, Diaries, Witnesses (1944 – 1989)

Editor: Ivaylo Znepolski
Published by the Institute for Studies of the Recent Past and Ciela Publishers with the financial support of America for Bulgaria Foundation
Sofia 2015

This third volume is the outcome of two successive calls of the “This is my past” Award in 2011 and 2012. This programme of the Institute collects witnesses, original documents and authentic diary texts from the 1944 – 1989 period.

ISBN: 978-954-28-1691-1

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Call for “This is My Past” Awards 2015

The INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES OF THE RECENT PAST

calls for biographical narratives, recollections, authentic diaries and documents (personal or family) about the period between 1944 – 1989.

Awarded texts can receive a grant up to 2,000 BNG. Selected papers will be published.

Deadline for submission: November 30, 2015.

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