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Stoyan Shivarov

Stoyan Shivarov Sofia University
Lost Pages: (Ottoman) Turkish Language Periodicals in Bulgaria (1878 – 1944). Muslim Tradition versus Nationalism
Independent Fellowship programme for Bulgarian Junior Scholars and Bulgarian Academic Diaspora

Stoyan Shivarov is an Ottomanist and archivist. His research focuses on ethnic, religious and cultural minorities in the Balkans and in Asia Minor with an emphasis on Anatolian Bulgarians and Muslim minorities in the post‑Ottoman Balkans. He is also interested in the attitudes of the Ottoman state towards the Orthodox Church and the restrictions forced upon non‑Muslim Ottoman subjects. He is also actively working on publishing Ottoman archival sources. Stoyan Shivarov holds degree in Turkology as well as a PhD in History from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.

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