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Sator Releases Latest Volume on Postsocialist Studies in Estonia and Bulgaria

Wednesday, March 14, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rosalind V. Rini Larson
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The latest volume (18) of the scholarly journal Sator, titled “Balkan and Balticum: Current Studies in the Postsocialist Space,” has been released online. The volume editors Ekaterina Anastasova and Mare Kõiva invite you to read and download articles at: The volume’s table of contents is provided below.


Table of Contents

By Ekaterian Anastasova and Mare Kõiva

Constructing Identity and Social Ties

“Ethnographic Studies on the Montenegrin Festive Costume as a National Symbol”
By Sofiya Zahova

“Social Ties of Bulgarians and Rudari in the Mediterranean Countries”
By Magdalena Slavkova

Recasting Religion and Religious Identity

“Contemporary Development of the Akyazili Baba Tekke / St. Athanasius in Bulgaria”
By Yelis Erolova

“Turkish Religious Identity in Bulgaria in the Last Twenty-Four Years (1989–2013)”
By Mila Maeva

“The Feast of Cyril and Methodius in Bessarabia and Crimea, Ukraine”
By Ekaterina Anastasova

“The Saints of Death in the Traditions of the Balkan People”
By Rachko Popov

Constructing New Spirituality

“New Trends in the Study of Religion in Estonia—Contemplations in the Grey Zone between Religion and Science”
By Tõnno Jonuks

“Constructing New Spirituality in Modernity—the Case of the White Brotherhood in Bulgaria”
By Svetoslava Toncheva

“Constructing Contemporary Periodical and Occasional Rituals”
By Mare Kõiva

“The Making of a Sacred Place: An Example of Constructing Place Identity in the Contemporary Mentality”
By Reet Hiiemäe

Changing Traditions

“Bridge Over the Rainbow: Animal Burials and Animal Cemeteries in Post-Socialist Estonia”
By Marju Kõivupuu

“Simple Hide-and-seek at its Core: Play Features and the Game of Geocaching”
By Mare Kalda


Sator is an open access multilingual publication of the WG of Religious Studies of the Department of Folkloristics at the Estonian Literature Museum. The journal is published by the Estonian Literature Museum (ELM Scholarly Press.)

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