Tag: MANU
Macedonia Culture 20.05.21 | 15:10

Every nation has the right to its history, academic Kulavkova says

The resistance to pressures that deny Macedonian identity raises critical mass in Macedonia and awakens collective consciousness, said academic Katica Kulavkova during the presentation of the latest edition of the Macedonian Academy, about the history and the culture of Macedonia. The edition is being...

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 01.03.21 | 15:50

Zaev: The Prespa Agreement is a law, MANU must change its name

Answering a reporter’s question on Monday regarding the refusal of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) to change their name, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev stressed that the Prespa Agreement must be respected. The Prespa Agreement is a law. It was ratified in the Parliament and it is...

Macedonia 26.02.21 | 11:00

Mickoski welcomes the Macedonian Academy’s refusal to change its name: It means that not all our ships are sunk

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski congratulated to the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) on its refusal to change its name. The Zaevregime was pressuring MANU to drop the adjective “Macedonian” or add “North’ to it, but the academy resisted and an attempt to...

Macedonia 25.02.21 | 14:29

Macedonian Academy resists pressure from the Zaev Government to change its name

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) fought off the pressure from the Zaev regime to change its name and adopted the imposed “North Macedonia” name. MANU did not join many institutions who changed their names in 2019, such as the Macedonian Opera and Ballet (now National Opera...

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 02.12.20 | 12:12

Macedonia’s main educational institutions stand in opposition to Zaev’s Bulgarian policy

With yesterday’s proclamation from the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University (UKIM), which endorsed the positions of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU), the two main educational institutions in Macedonia came out with strong criticism of the Zaev regime. UKIM and MANU condemned Zaev...

Macedonia 12.04.20 | 10:30

Macedonian Academy expects the epidemic to peak in early May with 1.100 patients

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts predicts that the peak of the coronavirus epidemic will be reached at early May, at about 1.100 infected patients. MANU President Ljupco Kocarev and Petar Jovanovski said that this is an improvement on the initial projections that saw 2.000 patients in Maceodnia....

Macedonia 19.12.19 | 17:28

MANU: The existence of the Macedonian language is a fact, any discussion is pointless

The existence of the Macedonian language is a fact, internationally verified by the world linguistic science. Therefore, we consider any discussion of this issue to be pointless and contrary to the spirit of mutual cooperation between MANU and BAS, the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) said. The...

Macedonia 12.12.19 | 15:09

Academician Fiti after BAS said there is no Macedonian language: We will not spoil relations with BAS, we will talk

The current president of MANU Taki Fiti said today that they will discuss with their colleagues from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) their view that the Charter on the Macedonian Language contains incorrect and unacceptable positions and states that “the official language in the Republic...

Macedonia 12.12.19 | 09:37

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences: There is no Macedonian language!

According to the Deutsche Welle website in Macedonian language, after Wednesday’s session in Sofia, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) said that the Macedonian language does not exist and that it is a “written-regional norm” of the Bulgarian language. The Macedonian position is...

Macedonia 03.12.19 | 18:24

MANU issues a proclamation meant to protect the Macedonian language

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) issued a proclamation about the Macedonian language, which seeks to underline the scientific grounding of the uniqueness of the language as it is under pressure as part of the on-going negotiations with the Macedonian national identity. Bulgaria generally...

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...

Macedonia 19.11.19 | 09:39

Taki Fiti: It doesn’t matter if Goce Delcev is Bulgarian or Macedonian, we should see why we celebrate it together

Academician Taki Fiti referred Monday on a TV 24 show to the question of Goce Delcev’s affiliation over which dispute is being waged between the Macedonian and Bulgarian committees. It doesn’t matter if he is Bulgarian or Macedonian, we should see why we celebrate it together. What did he...

Macedonia 27.08.19 | 11:33

Kulavkova: It is someone else’s interest to change MANU’s name, the Prespa Agreement does not impose it

The Prespa Agreement does not impose a change in the name of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, says academician Katica Kulavkova, adding that it is someone else’s interest MANU to become “Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republic of North Macedonia – MANU”. Resistance...

Macedonia 22.06.19 | 20:11

Levica calls on the Macedonian Academy to get involved in the dispute over Goce Delcev with Bulgaria

The Levica party called on the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) to resolve the dispute with Bulgaria over the identity of legendary VMRO leader Goce Delcev. Bulgaria raised the prospect of blocking Macedonia from opening EU accession talks and joining NATO unless Macedonian historians accept...

Macedonia 21.03.19 | 18:13

MANU submits proposal to the Government over its new name

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) proposes its new name to be – the Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republic of North Macedonia – MANU. The proposal was adopted at Thursday’s consultative session where the Government’s proposals were considered: Academy of  Sciences...

Macedonia 15.03.19 | 21:11

MANU makes a decision to change its name

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts has accepted the Government’s suggestions for its name change, TV Alfa reported. The presidency of the Academy has made a decision to change its name, internal sources told the television. The assembly on which the name change will be confirmed should...

Macedonia 11.03.19 | 21:20

Professor Casule calls on the Macedonian Academy to reject pressure to change its name

Academic Ilija Casule called on the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts to resist the pressure that it is renamed along with more than a hundred other public institutions, which received orders from the Government to change their names. Noted linguist Casule, who has spent time examining the ancient...

Macedonia 07.03.19 | 15:20

Two options for MANU’s new name

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Thursday at a press conference that the talks on renaming the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts – MANU are proceeding well. The renaming will happen, says Zaev, adding that MANU should decide whether it will be the National Academy of Sciences and Arts or the...