Evangelos Kofos, PhD held a quest lecture. The professor at the University of Athens and counsellor of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was a quest at FON. Dr. Evangelos Kofos. Former Consultant on Balkan Affairs at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Historian and honorary Ambassador, Senior Advisor – Balkan. NATIONALISM AND COMMUNISM INI MACEDONIA by Kofos, Evangelos and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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His earlier book, Nationalism and Communism in MacedoniaThessaloniki,reissued with additional essays, New York, has been considered a pioneering work on a controversial Balkan issue.

They found an eager echo in the Slav Macedonian diaspora. Ten years later, inthe Academy of Athens bestowed on him its Award for the entirety of his scholarly work. Walden, To Makedoniko, op. Indiana University Press,pp.

Evangelos Kofos (Author of Nationalism and Communism in MacEdonia)

Klfos debate over kofis slogan sheds some further light into the gradual formulation of Greek positions during the critical period of — Evangelos Kofos Greece’ s Macedonian Adventure: Numerous statements at the time by members of the Academy of Athens, university professors, intellectuals, journalists, and politicians. When, however, the process evanngelos dissolution of the old structures in Yugoslavia appeared irreversible, Athens shifted its attention to securing international guarantees against changes to the external borders of the Balkan countries.

Certainly, observers with even rudimentary knowledge of Greek and Balkan history and politics could easily detect the misunderstanding over terms. Please help by adding reliable sources. Any discussion that did occur was limited to a confined number of academics, journalists, and politicians, centred mainly in Thessalonica 5. Some publications during this period, dealing with contemporary aspects of the problem, include, the monthly journal Makedoniki Zoi, edited by Nikos Mertzos, who is also the author of the book, Emeis oi Makedones [We the Macedonians].

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Kofos is a member of several academic societies and served for many years as Special Counsellor on Balkan affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens.

Unimpeded by the organs of a tight security state, similar leaflets and graffiti covered walls in various towns of the Republic. It is true however, that many academics did offer their contributions to a sober and scholarly analysis of the issues at hand. Throughoutthe New Democracy government headed by Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis, with Andonis Samaras as Foreign Minister, pursued the traditional Greek line on Yugoslavia, while coordinating its efforts with the United States and the majority of European Community member countries to ensure the survival of the Yugoslav federation or of a new federal version, minus Slovenia and possibly Croatia.

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Sakellariou Athens, Ekdotiki Athinon,pp. It should be noted that such yearnings were gaining quickly in popularity and becoming vocal in Skopje for the first time since the s.

Prof. Evangelos Kofos, PhD held a quest lecture – FON University

It was in this context that the demonstrating Greeks sought to make it clear, urbi et orbi, that Macedonia i. A generation later, his father, Andonis Ev. One should bear in mind that Greek reaction over these issues a response to nationalist manifestations across the border in the SRM through —, i.

The inference was clear. Greek assessments and expectations proved wrong on all three counts. Diepistimonikes Prosengisies “Macedonian Identities in Times. Others, however, chose to join the bandwagon of nationalist fundamentalism. He was harshly criticized by opposition leader A. Please help improve it by rewriting it in a balanced fashion that contextualizes different points of view.


In this respect, it is worth reviewing briefly their views. Views Read Edit View history.

About: Evangelos Kofos

By utilizing that slogan, they had two things in mind: Everyone has its own identity. In Greece, despite such irritants, official policy did not change overnight. When we agree upon the name, then it will be used by everyone kkofos in all occasions. This article has multiple issues.

Kofou, had been an elected elder of the Greek Community Council in the then Ottoman-held Edessa, responsible for the Greek schools of the region. For a long time Greece did not want to mention the Macedonian issue, but now it freely speaks of it.

We have to find, once and for all, a solution about the name of the country.

I am also a Macedonian and it is up to you to determine what kind of Macedonian I am? Carrying this argument further, no other people apart from the Greeks were entitled to use the Macedonian kodos either as a cultural-ethnic or a geographic-regional appellation 8. In more recent years he has been engaged with projects dealing with the Kosovo and Macedonian issues.

If it was a territory issue it would have ended by now.