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ΕFA-Rainbow supports the right of the Catalan people to decide on their future and joins the EFA campaign "Catalonia decides"
A selection of Macedonian blogs in Greece
Aegean Macedonian Culture
Anti-macedonian policy during the elections for the European Parliament against Rainbow by the Greek state and the Greek mass media
A scandal by the Parliamentary committee
Greek TV stations sabotage EFA-Raibow
Ultra-nationalists want "borders with Serbia"!
"Hellenic Post" sabbotages EFA-Rainbow Campaign
Typical example of censorship of Rainbow
Attack of the Greek Neo-nazi party
A Greek - Macedonian dictionary by Vasko Karatza printed with the support of EFA - Rainbow
"Extracts of Letters"
Τι έλεγε κάποτε το ΚΚΕ για τους Μακεδόνες
Denying Ethnic Identity:
The Macedonians of Greece, by Human Rights Watch
Linguistics and politics II:
Greece's stance towards
its Macedonian minority
and the neighbouring
Republic of Macedonia.
and Omitted Truths
R. Nikovski: Memorandum to the European Parliament
Facts behind the Greek politics towards Macedonia
"Proposed disciplinary measures to stamp out the Macedonian minority in Greece by the National Security Service"
POLITICAL PARTY OF THE MACEDONIAN MINORITY IN GREECE
Member of the European Free Alliance - European Political Party (EFA-EPP)
Member of the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN)
Stefanou Dragoumi 11 Τ.Κ. 53100 Τ.Θ. 51 Greece; Tel/fax 0030 23850 46548
University of Macedonia
Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies
Egnatia 156 – Thessaloniki
POSTAL CODE 546 36
Rector, Stelios Katranides
President, Harry Papapanagos
Florina/Лерин, 18 February, 2019
The ratification of the Prespa Accord has put an end to a long period of controversy over the name of our neighbouring country, over the nationality of its inhabitants, as well as over the Modern Macedonian language, a language which is now officially recognized by this name by our country Greece.
Given that one of the purposes of your Department is the promotion and knowledge of the languages, of the history and of the cultures of the Balkan countries at university level, one would expect it includes all our immediate neighbourhood within the scope of its work. We hereby take the opportunity to ask you to introduce the Modern Macedonian language in the Curriculum of the Department, as it is spoken both in our neighbouring country and in Northern Greece.
Such a move will open up new opportunities both for the academic community and, of course, for all those who speak the Macedonian language as a mother tongue or as a second language, so that they can finally study it at university level. At the same time, it will stand testament in the most convincing way to an extroverted and inclusive University Department, one that is not afraid to go into areas previously seen as taboos in order to collect authentic data and make it available to students and society.
In our view, the academic world should not only precede social developments but, also, formulate them, showing independence, innovation and boldness. In this respect, we would highly appreciate if the Department approached this matter without the sterile national stereotypes often heard in the public debate so far.
Awaiting your positive response, we remain at your disposal for information and practical help you may wish to seek from us for the sake of materialising the project.
The Political Secretariat of the EFA Rainbow
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Γιατί να ψηφίσω
την ΕΕΣ-Ουράνιο Τόξο
to read the Abecedar!
Promotion of the
Primer at the OSCE HDIM
Greek irredentism and expansionism officially sanctioned by the Greek Parliament
Letter to Carla del Ponte,
Chief Prosecutor for the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
The Yugoslavian Crisis
Document of the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs
Related to the article - The obvious linguistic particularity - Eletherotypia, 18/11/2006
The ten Greek myths
on the “Macedonian issue”
By IOS team – Eletherotypia, 23/10/2005
Who says there are no
minority languages in Greece?
The "secret" census
in north Greece, in 1920
Map showing the Cultures and Languages in the E.U.
Council of Europe
Framework convention for the Protection of national minorities
Συνέντευξη: Ευάγγελος Κωφός, Έλληνας ιστορικός
Δημοκρατία της Μακεδονίας - Σκόπια είναι όνομα που εκφράζει την ταυτότητά σας
Ο Παύλος Φιλίποβ Βοσκόπουλος απαντά στον Ευάγγελο Κωφό.
«Το Μακεδονικό ζήτημα είναι η αχίλλειος πτέρνα του ελληνικού μύθου».
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