North Macedonia: a surprise

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After twenty years, in March 2019, I revisited Macedonia, whose name had just been altered to ‘North Macedonia,’ so that Greece would stop blocking the country’s desired accession to NATO and the European Union. I did not know what to expect.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 2019


  • Macedonia
  • North Macedonia
  • Language policy
  • Language politics
  • Ethnolinguistic nationalism
  • Civic nationalism
  • Albania
  • Greece
  • European Union
  • NATO
  • Reforms
  • Politics of memory
  • Politics of remembrance
  • Politics of history
  • Politics of naming
  • Reconciliation
  • Balkan politics
  • Balkan modern history


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