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FYROM – Europeanization Instead of Revival

FYROM - Europeanization Instead of Revival

Skopje Koha e Re 05 May 10 p 11 Commentary by Ermira Mehmeti: “Europeanization Instead of Revival” Political developments in the Western Balkans seem to tend in the direction of replacing the European integration agenda with old policies, typical for the countries of the region when their Euro-Atlantic future seemed unattainable. The political situation in Bosnia-Herzegovina [B-H] is […]

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The Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures Holds a Meeting in Skoplje, FYROM [05-V-2009]

May 06, 2009 — News segment about the meeting of the Forum of Slavic Cultures in Skoplje, which went largely unnoticed by the FYROMian media. By Brzak

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FYROMian Archaeologists Unearth Macedonian Artifacts [18-IV-2009]

Discovery of Macedonian coins and other finds during archaeological excavation near Carevi Kuli, South-Eastern FYROM. Pay attention from 0:37 to 0:40.

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Martin Bernal’s “Black Athena” Promoted at Skoplje’s Book Fair [09-IV-2009]

The central promotion of the debunked magnum opus of Afrocentrism, “Black Athena” by Martin Bernal, during the Book Fair in Skoplje. Among the participant, apart from the author, were Rubin Zemon of “Evro-Balkan” institute, professor of philosophy Branislav Sarkanjac and Jordan Plevneš of the so-called “World Macedonian Congress”, all of whom openly displayed Pseudomacedonian nationalist motives for their admiration of […]

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Hellenic Electronic Center (HEC) Responds to Risto Stefov

October 25, 2008 The following letter is in response to the theories put forward by Mr. Risto Stefov, who disseminates his own ignorance as a matter of historical fact. First, with regard to his absurd allegations about the lack of Greek spoken during the period of the Greek War of Independence, Mr. Stefov should refer to the work entitled “The […]

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The Death of Academic Honesty in FYROM: The Case of National Sciences

If any honest investigation is to be made into the question of academic competency regarding humanities in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is to be made, a theoretical definition of the ethnocentrism in humanities has to be set a priori. By definition, exercise in humanities tend to embrace the cultural phenomena specific to anthropologically established social group, many of them […]

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Antikythera Mechanism may have timetabled ancient Olympic Games

Antikythera Mechanism may have timetabled ancient Olympic Games

The Antikythera Mechanism, a clockwork device made in Greece around 150–100 BC, astounded the world two years ago when scientists deduced how this machine was used to make complex astronomical time-reckonings. Now they say that the instrument, discovered in 1901 in a Mediterranean shipwreck, did much more than that. Researchers have been trying to decode the mechanism’s inscriptions and functions […]

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Modern historians about Macedonia –  Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis