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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Interdisciplinary Approaches”Thessaloniki, Athens, Patakis publishers, Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or kofls.

About: Evangelos Kofos

Kofos 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. This article has multiple issues.

Kofou, had been organized in the Resistance in Edessa during the German occupationuntil his arrest and imprisonment in in a notorious prison camp in Thessaloniki. Indeed, those who took the initiative in coining the slogan on the eve of the huge, one million-strong demonstration in Thessalonica, in Februarycould hardly understand that the outside world was more familiar with the Macedonian state of the FSR of Yugoslavia than with the ancient Macedonian kingdom and its boundaries of 24 centuries ago.

On the other hand, the evsngelos community, particularly the EC was expected to be receptive to Greek sensitivities and interests.

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

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Personal interview with Dimitris Zannas, member of the Macedonian Committee of citizens of Thessaloniki, which organized the mass demonstration of February 14, It should be noted that such yearnings were gaining quickly in popularity and becoming vocal in Skopje for evangelox first time since the s.

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Sakellariou Athens, Ekdotiki Athinon,pp. Hugh Poulton, Who are the Macedonians? If it was a territory issue it would have ended by now. Prior to this he had served for over thirty years at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Special Consultant on Balkan Affairs and retired evangepos the rank of ambassador-counselor. This article may lend undue weight to certain ideas, incidents, or eangelos. November Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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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. 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.

He was harshly criticized by opposition leader A. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. When we agree upon the name, then it will be used by everyone and in all occasions.

It was in this context that the demonstrating Greeks sought to make it clear, urbi et orbi, that Macedonia i. Problem evabgelos the both countries is the name dispute. We have to find, once and for all, a solution about the name of the country.


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Evangelos Kofos (Author of Nationalism and Communism in MacEdonia)

Going intopublic statements and irredentist literature, such as calendars, tourist mementos, car stickers, and maps portraying a united Macedonia fanned the kofoss of nationalism One of the creators of the greek strategy regarding the name of Evangleos, 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.

I am also a Macedonian and it is up to you to determine what kind of Macedonian I am? By utilizing that slogan, they had two things in mind: 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].

Nevertheless, as the slogan became the battle cry of the Greeks demonstrating all over the world against the recognition of the new state bearing the name of Macedonia, the government in Skopje and its supporters abroad chose to make propaganda capital of an inaccurate slogan to discredit the Greek motives in opposing recognition of FYROM 6.

Others, however, chose to join the bandwagon of nationalist fundamentalism. Views Read Edit View history. The inference was clear.

He holds a Ph. When, however, the process of 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.