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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It is true however, that many academics did offer their contributions to a sober and scholarly analysis of the issues at hand.

About: Evangelos Kofos

Papandreou as well as by leading members of the New Democracy party. Sensing that most EC countries were either ignorant of, or indifferent to the intricacies of Balkan issues, with the notable exception of Germany and Italy, the Greek Government turned to Belgrade and Sofia in search of a common approach to the emerging problems in the southern part of the Balkans.

For a long time Greece did not want to mention the Macedonian issue, but now it freely speaks of it. Since no other region in the Balkans apart from the Greek kofs of Macedonia could be associated or identified with the ancient kingdom of Macedonia, it would be historically preposterous for a Slavic country to assume the Macedonian name as kocos official designation of a new independent state entity.

The Bulgarians accepted developments kkfos Yugoslavia as evange,os unexpected bonanza. Any discussion that did occur was limited to a confined number of academics, journalists, and politicians, centred mainly in Klfos 5.

The debate over that slogan sheds some further light into the gradual formulation of Greek positions during the critical period of — This article has multiple issues. Diepistimonikes Prosengisies “Macedonian Identities in Times. In more recent years he has been engaged with projects dealing with the Kosovo and Macedonian issues.


They found an eager echo in the Slav Macedonian diaspora. It was in this context that the demonstrating Greeks sought to make it clear, urbi et orbi, that Macedonia i. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

About us History Message from the Chairman International coop. It should be noted that such yearnings were gaining quickly in popularity and becoming vocal in Skopje for the first time since the s.

He is also the author of a number of books and essays on Greek and Balkan issues. According to him the point is evangeloss governments cannot enforce an identity to individuals, that is a personal matter, but we have to find a way how the Macedonians from Macedonia and those from greek Macedonia will represent themselves in the world and how will they be differentiated. 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].

Kofou, had been organized in the Resistance in Edessa during the German occupationuntil his arrest and imprisonment eevangelos in a notorious prison camp in Thessaloniki. Indiana University Press,pp. This article may lend undue weight to certain ideas, incidents, or controversies. A generation later, his father, Andonis Ev.

Evangelos Kofos the Greek historian, writing about the Republic of Macedonia | MACEDONIA

It is interesting that evwngelos impressive collective volume, Macedonia, Years of Greek History and Civilization ed. Please help improve it by rewriting it in a balanced fashion that contextualizes different points of view. Bulgaria was, indeed, too weak to interfere.

Please help by adding reliable sources. In this respect, it is worth reviewing briefly their views. Veangelos contradicted himself within half an hour, at the beginning he claimed that the conflict between Macedonia and Greece was a conflict for territory and safety and that now it is conflict of identities.


Evangelos Kofos (Author of Nationalism and Communism in MacEdonia)

Throughoutthe New Democracy government headed by Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis, with Andonis Samaras kkofos 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. He holds a Ph.

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Greek assessments and expectations proved wrong on all three counts. Interdisciplinary Approaches”Thessaloniki, Athens, Patakis publishers, One of the creators of the greek strategy regarding the name of Macedonia, Evangelos Kofos, who was for the second time in Skopje, tried to explain the essence of the dispute in the way it is perceived in Athens.

Evangelos KOFOS

Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 9 Septemberat Personal interview with Dimitris Zannas, member of the Macedonian Committee of citizens of Thessaloniki, which organized the mass demonstration of February 14, The kocos should not impose recognition of one or other identity. Their traditional opponent in the Balkans, the Serbs, had been caught in a whirlpool of their own making which, one way or the other, was bound to wreck their hitherto dominant geopolitical position in the region.

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Evangelos Kofos Greece’ s Macedonian Adventure: Numerous statements at the evangeloe by members of the Academy of Athens, university professors, intellectuals, journalists, and politicians.