Petar Todorov studied history at “Ss Cyril and Methodius” University of Skopje, earned his M.A. degree in Paris from the Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales – EHESS in 2006 and PhD degree from “Ss Cyril and Methodius” University of Skopje in 2013. His research interest is history of the 19th and 20th centuries Ottoman Empire and Balkans. He also deals with history education and use & abuse of history in contemporary societies. Participated in projects concerning dealing with the past and reconciliation. From 2009, he is working in the Institute of national history from Skopje.