The image of Bulgaria in Finnish travel narratives – outdated or in need of an update?
Date: Thursday 19 October 2017 at 14:00-16:00
Place: Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki
In the past two centuries, several travellers from Finland visited Bulgaria and wrote about their experiences.
Dr. Martin Ivanov and Dr. Sabira Ståhlberg discuss myth and reality in the travel narratives, the historical context and the Bulgarian perspective in contrast to Finnish views.