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Vlach Women and Modernization: A Footnote to Progress

Editor’s note: This article is adapted from a paper that was written almost 20 years ago in graduate school and neither intended for publication nor …

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Aromanians in Greece: Minority or Vlach-speaking Greeks?

Abstract At the latest since the existence of the so-called “Aromanian question” are the Aromanians split into different factions concerning their identity, i.e. those who …

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Vlachs

*This article was first published in Mediterranean Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 4, and is reprinted here by kind permission of the author and Duke University …

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The Vlachs of Greece and their Misunderstood History

Abstract The Vlachs speak a language that evolved from Latin. It was transmitted by Romans to many peoples and was used as an international language …

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The Vlachs: Metropolis and Diaspora

(Editor’s note: Asterios Koukoudis is the author of a recently published four-volume masterwork about the Aromanians: Thessaloniki and the Vlachs, The Vlachs of Olympus and the …

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Greek Committee of the European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages

PO BOX 100, 59200 NAOUSA – GREECE TEL. ++.3850.22570, E-mail: greblul@otenet.gr INFORMATION BULLETIN, OCTOBER 2002, NUMBER 1 PRESS RELEASE On 26 January 2002 a meeting was …

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Nationalism vs. the Vlachs

 I celebrated my sixty-fifth birthday in Sarandë, South West Albania. This is easily reached by boat from Corfu, and is a safe and pleasant place …

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Kostas Kazazis: In Memoriam

Editor’s note: Kostas Kazazis was a good friend to the Aromanian community and language. Among his extensive writings on practically all of the Balkan languages, …

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The Vlah Minority in Macedonia: Language, Identity, Dialectology, and Standardization

The research for this article was aided by a grant for East European Studies from the American Council of Learned Societies with funding from the …

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Vlachs Should Ask for Their Right to Speak Their Language

In the fall of 2001, the newly elected mayor of Kruševo, Mr. Vancu Naumoski came to the United States at the invitation of the US …

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