Literature combined with art to stimulate reading and creative work: this was the concept for an innovative project by artist Ivan Liotchev in cooperation with author Sabira Stahlberg.
Recently an interview about Easy to Read books with PhD Sabira Stahlberg was published in the magazine Mähallä Habärläre.
Exotic birds became popular as pets in Sweden in the eighteenth century. Sabira Ståhlberg and Ingvar Svanberg discuss a painting of a parakeet from around 1750.
In the Taklamakan desert a hundred years ago, the Loptuq used to fish and forage around the Lop Nor (Lop Lake). Ingvar Svanberg and Sabira Ståhlberg have written an article about their reed use and waterscape perceptions.
Turcologica Upsaliensia. An Illustrated Collection of Essays tells the stories of travellers, researchers and others connected to Uppsala University in Sweden, to the Turkic world.
The article Horsemeat in the culinary traditions of the Mishär Tatar diaspora in the eastern Baltic Sea region: cultural and historical aspects, written by Ingvar Svanberg, Sabira Ståhlberg and Renat Bekkin, has recently been published in the Journal of Ethnic Foods.
Easy to Read books can be used to develop literacy in endangered languages.
A series of blog texts about Easy to Read by Sabira Stahlberg, Maria Viitasalo and the Bokpil team has been published on the Bokpil website.
Studia Orientalia Electronica Special Issue: Tatars in Finland in the Transnational Context of the Baltic Sea Region is now published.
Dr. Sabira Ståhlberg is guest editor for this issue.