Introduction / Maria Couroucli and Tchavdar Marinov -- I. Modern nationalism and its rooting in urban space -- Ethnonyms in the pre-national era : what's in a name? / Raymond Detrez -- Urban space and Bulgarian-Greek antagonism in Thrace, 1870-1912 / Vemund Aarbakke -- II. The invention of national architecture and urban heritage -- The pavilions of Greece, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria at the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris / Ada Hajdu -- Constructing the Bulgarian heritage : the nationalisation of the Byzantine and Ottoman architectures of Melnik / Tchavdar Marinov -- "Skopje 2014" : erasing memories, building history / Goran Janev -- III. Destruction of heritage and the memories of war -- Of bridges and borders : post-war urban geographies in Mostar / Francesco Mazzucchelli -- Memory of war in Croatia : between tourism and nationalism / Fanny Arnaud -- IV. Ottoman legacy and the re-articulation of Islam in the Balkans -- Balkan discourses of the European "other" : Turkey's foreign policy discourse in South-Eastern Europe under the Justice and Development Party (AKP) / Marc Herzog -- Beyond the politics of religion : rationalising popular Islam among the Slav-speaking Muslims in Greece / Fotini Tsibiridou -- In guise of conclusion: Escape from the future : anthropological practice and everyday life / Aleksandar Boskovic.