The Balkan Peninsula is a fascinating region with a rich past. Travelling in the footsteps of earlier visitors adds a historical dimension to the journeys. There is also a lot of good food – especially in Bulgaria, the land of Orpheus.
The Black Sea offers a completely different adventure.
- Sabira Ståhlberg: Window to a world beyond: Göran Schildt’s journey to Bulgaria and Romania in 1963 and some multilingual and multicultural strategies. The Romanian Journal for Baltic and Nordic Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 1(2021), pp. 47-94. (open access)
- Sabira Ståhlberg & Dorijan Hajdu: The family tree – a challenge for multicultural learning: some aspects of Swedish, Serbian and Bulgarian kinship terminology. The Romanian Journal for Baltic and Nordic Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 1(2021), pp. 95-126. (open access)
- Dorijan Hajdu & Sabira Ståhlberg: A fly in amber? Nordic-Balkan citizen diplomacy and cultural connections then and now. The Romanian Journal for Baltic and Nordic Studies, Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2020), pp. 7-48. (open access)
- The music played as the boys marched to the ramparts of Gorni Dubnik – Finnish views on the Ottoman-Russian war of 1877–78. Chapter 10 in The Ottoman-Russian war of 1877-78. 2007. pp.139-164.
- Finnish Guard in the Balkans 1877–1878
- Journey to Colchis. Göran Schildt’s trip to the Black Sea in 1963
- In Orpheus’ land. Bulgarian food and wine
- Dog weather on the Black Sea. Children’s book about Jason and the Argonauts