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BULGARIA AND BRITAIN: A CHANGING RELATIONSHIP British in Bulgaria Representation in Bulgarian Press Irina Chongarova, Milena Katsarska 28.02.2007, London.

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1 BULGARIA AND BRITAIN: A CHANGING RELATIONSHIP British in Bulgaria Representation in Bulgarian Press Irina Chongarova, Milena Katsarska , London

2 Plan Methodology A Kapital Case From Foreigners to Neighbours

3 Methodology Aims Timeframe Texts Quantitative and qualitative parameters of analysis

4 A Kapital case Kapital’s profile English vs. British Yearly/Monthly distribution of publications Thematic spread Traditional use/uses of English (England, and the Island) Attitudinal Changes The Quantitative and Qualitative Transformation

5 Kapital’s profile Active employment age88% Employed in firms with over 200 people 5.1% Monthly income over 700 BGN20% Higher managerial19.1% Qualified specialists56.5% Leadership positions47% Executive positions43.6% Higher education68% English speaking53%

6 British vs. English Yearly/Monthly distribution of publications –Patterns of accumulation and distribution –Differences Thematic spread –Parallel ‘realities’ –Different contexts, different attitudes

7 Traditional use/uses of English (England, and the Island) A historical note Stereotypes and fossils Cultural, literary & linguistic dimensions New contexts and roles

8 Attitudinal Changes neutrality →→ negativism →→ ‘neutrality’ Collages & Tropes ‘…no tiny flats for the English’ ‘…and ravines smell of bathed English’ ‘Mr& Mrs Smith arrive at Sofia Airport…’ ‘The Apolitical Romantic Englishwoman’ (Novinar)

9 The Transformation Diversification of contexts and representations Individualization & pesonalization

10 From Foreigners to Neighbors Faces, Patterns, Facets

11 Newspapers Standart ( ) National Daily Circulation , readership Borba (2005) Regional Daily (Veliko Tarnovo region), Readership Viara (2005, 2006) Regional Daily (Southwest Bulgaria), Circulation – no data National Business Post (2002 – 2006) – Regional Weekly (Stara Zagora), Circulation Sources: World Association of Newspapers, M3 Communications, Opus Advertising

12 Magazines Egoist (2005, 2006) - Monthly Lifestyle Magazine, Circulation Playboy (2002 – 2006) - Monthly Adult Entertainment Magazine, Circulation Lik (2006) - Monthly Magazine for Literature, Culture, Art, Circulation – no data Sources: Opus Advertising, Publishers

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20 Dynamic of Appearance British among the other foreigners Foreigners Seeking out Villas near Varna - Standart, Westerners Invade the Southern Coast, Standart, They Purchase Seaside Houses in Bulk Standart, Brits Buy Houses on the Black Sea Coast - Standart,

21 Dynamic of Appearance British and other foreigners Brits Eager for Houses on the Coast Standart, Owning a House in Bulgaria – The Latest Hit for the Brits, Standart, The Brits are Crazy about our Villages Standart, A Scot Erects the First Hotel Standart,

22 Dynamic of Appearance People & Places An Englishman Exchanges Essex with Vetren Dol, Standart, Englishmen Paying EUR for a house in Rogachevo, Standart, The Village of Vruv Expecting Neighbours from England, Standart, The English Ambassador in Search of Property in Turnovo, Standart, A Liverpool Fan Stabbed in Varna Standart,

23 PATERNS - The Invader - An English Hooligan Runs Riot on the Coast Standart, The Last Piece of Land on the Coast is Being Bought, Standart, Bankers from the British Isles Invade Pirin Standart, The English and the Irish Occupy Pamporovo Standart,

24 Englishmen Seek Refuge in Our Villages - Standart, An English Businessman Buys Dilapidated Houses Standart, Englishmen became the Mascots of Kurdzhali -Standart, PATERNS - The Savior –

25 PATERNS - The Neighbor - The Village of Vruv looking Forward to Neighbours from England Standart, British Citizens living next door to Zorka Parvanova Standart, British Subjects Damage Cars in Local potholes Standart, English Drama in Our Village Vyara,

26 From Tool to Empowering Mediator Englishmen Learning to read Bulgarian in Ustrem - Standart, Old Grannies Choose to Study the Language of Shakespeare - Standart, British Citizens Shopping in the Village Via Dictionary - Standart, Grannies from Buntsevo Discuss Politics in English - Standart,

27 The Rates of Exchange A British Grandson Popularizes a Bulgarian from the Revival Period Standard Sonya Uvalieva - Roove: He Never Became English, Standard A Brit wed one of ours, a translator aided, Vyara, Telephone Love Brings Together a British lad and a Bulgarian Girl, Vyara,

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