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VOLUME IITHE DIVERSITY OF BULGARIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE AGESContentAuthor: Pencho Penchev Abstract: The paper discusses the main characteristic features of economic history. The author makes an attempt to highlight the meaning and social importance of...read more
VOLUME I THE URBAN ECONOMY IN THE BULGARIAN LAND TROUGH THE AGES Author: Marko Dimitrov Abstract: In this article the author makes an attempt, based on the available scientific literature to determine more precisely the content of such concepts as "Industry",...read more
VOLUME III INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE BULGARIAN LANDS THROUGH THE AGES ContentSECTION 1. REGIONAL AND NATIONAL ASPECTSAuthor: Ivan Roussev Abstract: The paper presents the main commercial law institutes and their manifestation on the Bulgarian market...read more
Aims and Scope
Proceedings of the Centre for Economic History Research is published by the Centre of Economic History Research (CEHR). CEHR is a non-profit organization registered in Sofia City Court on December 18, 2015. Its members are predominantly academics unified by their interest in Bulgarian and Balkan Economic History.
The editors of the Proceedings of the Centre for Economic History Research are primarily interested in publishing original research papers exploring the economic past of the Balkan region. There are no limitations to the chronological scope of the contributions and the methodology used. The Proceedings of the Centre for Economic History Research also places a high priority on contributions that examine the history of economic thought in the Balkans as well as the history of local entrepreneurship, healthcare, energy, telecommunications, transportation, and education.
SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINES for Contributions to the Proceedings of the Centre for Economic History Research
The Annual of CEHR accepts articles in Bulgarian, English, French, German and Russian. Please take into consideration the following requirements when submitting your text:
● The article’s title should be written in the original language of the text and should be translated in English;
● The author’s name should be written in the original language of the text and should be translated in English;
● The article should include abstract in English (150 – 300 words);
● Key words in English should be added after the abstract;
● The JEL classification should be indicated;
● If there are pictures, charts, diagrams, schemes, etc., they should be placed in their exact place of the text with consecutive numbers and annotations;
● The archival sources should be cited in footnotes;
● The Harvard short reference system should be used when citing information sources;
● The Streamlined System for transliteration should be used when citing in Cyrillic;
● The titles of the cited literature in Cyrillic should be translated in English.
Please follow examples when citing in the text:
I.CITING IN REFFERENCES
● With one author:
Bakardzhieva, T 1996, The Bulgarian Community in Ruse during the 60s of the 19th c., DIOS, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
Berov, L 1996a, History of the World: Dates and Events, Otvoreno obshtestvo, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
Berov, L 1996b, Economic History, 2nd edn, Otvoreno obshtestvo, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
Paskaleva, V 1986, Central Europe and the lands along the Lower Danube during the 17-19 centuries (Socio-economic aspects), Izdatelstvo na BAN, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
● With two or more authors:
Ilchev, I & Mitev, P 2003, Touching America (19th – beginning of the 20th century), Fondatsia Hemimont, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
Dzhaleva-Chonkova, A, Kostov, E, Filipova, M & Harizanova, V 1997, History of the Railways in Bulgaria, BBTU Todor Kableshkov, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
● Without author:
60 Years of Bulgarian Posts, Telegraphs and Telephones: 1878 – 1939, 1939, Glavna Direktsia na PTT, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
● With Editor(s):
Eldarov, S (ed.) 2002, The Balkans between War and Peace, 14th – 20th century, Ivray, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
Kostov, A & Danova, P (eds) 2012, Italy, Bulgaria and the Balkans (1870 – 1919), IK Gutenberg, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
When citing an edition of a book which is republished, the edition number should be indicated (only first editions should NOT be indicated):
Andreev, Y, Lazarov, I & Pavlov, P 1999, Who is Who in Medieval Bulgaria, 2nd edn, Izdatelstvo Petar Beron, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
Davidova, E 1998, ‘The Borothers Hristo and Nikola Tapchileshtovi – Economic and Social Activities during the Bulgarian National Revival Period’, PhD Thesis, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
ARTICLE OR CHAPTER IN A BOOK WITH MORE THAN ONE AUTHOR:
Berov, L 1978, ‘The Economy of the Bulgarian Lands on the Eve of the RussianTurkish War of 1877 – 1878’, in Popov, N, Aroyo, Dz & Miloshevski, A (eds), 100 Years of Bulgarian Economy, Nauka i Izkustvo, Sofia, pp. 41-59. (in Bulgarian)
Paskaleva, V 1981, ‘Russian-Bulgarian trade connections during the 50s – 70s of the 19th c.’, in The Bulgarian National Revival and Russia, Izdatelstvo na BAN, Sofia, pp. 392-414. (in Bulgarian)
Shterionov, Sh 1995, ‘The Fishing on Southern Black Sea Coast during the Bulgarian National Revival Period’, Bulgarska etnologia, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 49-52.
Aretov, N 1991, ‘The Secrets of the Forgotten Prisoners’ (Sv. Milarov, Iv. E. Geshov, K. Velichkov, Iv. Naydenov), Svobodna kniga, 13 October, pp. 2-5.
CITING OF INTERNET SOURCES:
Peterson, W 2008, ‘The Queen’s Messenger: An Underwater Telegraph to Balaclava’ in The War Correspondent: The Journal of The Crimean War Research Society, viewed 20 March 2017. Link here.
‘Abraham Darby’ 2016, in Encyclopedia Britannica Online, viewed 24 February 2016. Link here.
The quotation should be placed before the punctuation mark – example:
The term has Latin origin and according to the Oxford Latin Lexicon it means “painstaking, diligent, zealous work / business / activity” (Glare, 2012, p. 977, 978). This definition of the term is quite general and goes beyond the economic explanation of the industry as part of the economyвЂ¦
CITING OF UNPUBLISHED SOURCES AND PERIODICALS:
The sources should be cited in footnotes
● Archival sources
When citing an archival source for the first time the full data of the source should be indicated without abbreviations:
Държавен архив – Варна, Ф. 29К, ор. 1, а.е. 15, л. 1-2.
Национална библиотека “Св. св. Кирил и Методий” – Български исторически архив, Ф.б, а.е. 7, л.3.
The National Archives, Foreign Office 78/450, Letter from Strafford de Redcliffe to Henry Abbot, 13 April 1858, Constantinople.
Every next citing should be shortened:
ДА – Варна, Ф. 29К, оп. 1, а.е.15, л. 1-2.
НБКМ – БИА, Ф. б. 6, а.е. 7, л. 3.
TNA, FO 78/450, Letter from de Redcliffe to Abbot, 13 April 1858.
Цариградски вестник I, 23, 13 март 1850, с. 4.
Държавен вестник, IV, 19, 19 февруари 1883, с. 5.
Times, 23, 15 October 1856, p. 1.
CHARTS, FIGURES, ETC.
Tables and charts should be placed in the exact place of the text and should have annotation (see the layouts of the tables and figures in the last issue):
Table 1. The factories in the Bulgarian lands until the Liberation (1878) – sources and literature
Chart 1. Dynamics of the revenue and expenditure book of the Dorostol and Cherven Metropolis
II. TEXT’S LAYOUT:
TITLE IN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE
TITLE IN ENGLISH
Name SURNAME IN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE
Name SURNAME IN ENGLISH
Text of the publication
(recommended volume of the text 22 000 characters with spaces – approximately 12 – 15 pages)
Correspondence address: Correspondence address:
Name Surname: – Position, academic title Ivan Roussev – Professor, D.Sc.
Institution: University of Economics
(Department) Department of Social Sciences and Humanities
Mailing address: 77, Kniaz Boris I Blvd. 9002 Varna
(Phone number/ fax) Tel.: (+ 359) 886 866175
Email address: E-mail: email@example.com
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Prof. Ivan ROUSSEV, D.Sc. – University of Economics – Varna
Assoc. Prof. Pencho PENCHEV, D.Sc. – University of National and World Economy – Sofia
Assoc. Prof. Margarita MARINOVA, PhD – International Business School – Botevgrad
Assoc. Prof. Liliana VELEVA, PhD – University of National and World Economy – Sofia
Assoc. Prof.Marco DIMITROV, PhD – University of National and World Economy – Sofia
Assoc.Prof.Gergana GEORGIEVA, PhD – “St Cyril and St Methodius” University of Veliko Turnovo
Prof. Nikolay NENOVSKY, D.Sc. – University of National and World Economy – Sofia;
CRIISEA, University of Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, FRANCE
Prof. Dr. Ayşe KAYAPINAR – Turkish National Defense University, Ankara, TURKEY
Prof. Dr. Levent KAYAPINAR – University of Ankara, TURKEY
Dr. Andreas LYBERATOS – Panteion University of Social & Political Sciences – Athens;
Institute for Mediterranean Studies – Rethymno, GREECE
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