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Macedonia 27.07.21 | 17:06

MANU President Ljupco Kocarev responds to the Bulgarian claims aimed at the Macedonian language

Languages are formed over a long period of time and over a broad space, and unlike nation states, which have a specific time of establishment and clearly defined sovereignty, languages are complex, adaptable, and are established over hundreds of years, long before the nation states. They know not of...

Macedonia 05.03.21 | 16:26

Academic Kocarev vindicated – Leaked document proves plans to abolish the Macedonian language and literature departments

Several news outlets published today a program prepared by the Dean of the Philological Faculty in Skopje Aneta Ducevska under which the current 11 departments at the faculty will be reduced to just five. On the chopping block would be the Macedonian language and Macedonian literature departments which...

Macedonia 04.03.21 | 22:08

Expres announces it will publish the plan to abolish the Macedonian language and literature department at the Skopje university

The Expres news site announced that it will publish the plan for reorganizing the Philological Faculty in Skopje, that would have dismantled its central department of Macedonian language and literature. Professors from the university made the announcement that they were given this shocking proposal and...

Macedonia 03.03.21 | 11:46

Academic Kocarev encourages Macedonian language professors to resist plans to cancel their university department

Ljupco Kocarev, President of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts and a top critic of the imposed name and identity change, is not backing down under pressure from media outlets and academics associated with the Zaev regime. Kocarev is under coordinated attack after claiming that the Philological...

Macedonia 27.02.21 | 15:59

Kocarev: The Government is undermining the work of Koneski and the Macedonian language

Macedonian Academy President Ljupco Kocarev condemned the plans by the Education Ministry to abolish the Macedonian language and literature studies at the main public Ss. Cyril and Methodius university in Skopje. The two courses will be rolled in with other literature and language studies. According...

Macedonia 18.02.21 | 20:25

Macedonian Academy President Kocarev calls for a review of the treaties Zaev signed with Greece and Bulgaria

Ljupco Kocarev, President of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU), asked for a revision of the Prespa Treaty with Greece and the Zaev – Borisov Treaty with Bulgaria. Treaties are not written in stone and their value is seen in what they contribute to the needs of the society. MANU,...

Macedonia 07.07.20 | 18:18

In response to the Bulgarian pressure, MANU publishes a four volume edition on the Macedonian language

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) promoted a four volume edition about the Macedonian language, which is seen as a response to the pressure from Bulgaria, which demands that the Macedonian language is declared a mere Western dialect of the Bulgarian. The volumes aim to give a full and...

Macedonia 25.11.19 | 22:20

Ljupco Kocarev named as the next President of the Macedonian Academy

Information technology professor Ljupco Kocarev was named as President of the Macedonian Academy of Arts and Sciences, replacing economics professor Taki Fiti. Kocarev’s deputies will be Zivko Popov and Gazanfer Bajram, while Izet Zeqiri will serve as science secretary. The Presidency of the Academy...