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Raymond Detrez

Raymond Detrez (Antwerp 1948) studied Eastern European Languages and History at the University of Ghent (1967-71) and specialised in Bulgarian Philology at the University of Sofia (1971). In 1986 he received his Ph.D. with a thesis on the autobiography of Grigor Părličev - the forgotten Greek poet Grigorios Stavridhis - and the development of national consciousness in the Balkans. Currently, he is a professor of Eastern European and Modern Greek history at the University of Ghent. He has published book and articles on 19th- and 20th -century Balkan history, minority questions and nationalism.

Books: Grigor Părličev. Een case study in Balkan-nationalisme. Antwer­pen, 1992; Historical Dictionary of Bulgaria. Metuchen, N. J., & London, 2006.