Conference: „Historiography and History Education in the South Slavic- and Albanian-Speaking Regions“, 3-4 June 2015

The conference in 2015 will engage closely with Albanian-Slavic and Albanian-Greek relationships in textbooks and historiography. Skopje in Macedonia is the ideal host city for the conference; the Ohrid Agreement signed in 2001 introduced far-reaching rights for the Albanian ethnic group in Macedonia, who make up 25-30% of the total population. The good working relationship…

Seminar on visual sources for World War I in textbooks for textbook authors from Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia, 27-29 March 2015 in Tirana

The last seminar on textbooks from Albania and other South-eastern European countries took place in Tirana, and attracted 30 participants from Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. The seminar, which is part of a three-year long project, was organised by the Georg Eckert Institute and financed by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. Half the…

Workshop in Graçanicë/Gračanica, 21-23 November 2014

Between 21 and 23 November, for the first time in the course thus far of the GEI’s project on Albanian-language textbooks in south-eastern Europe, a joint Albanian, Serbian, Bosnian and Montenegrin seminar took placein Gracanica, a town with a Serbian majority near Prishtina. The participants, from Kosovo, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia and Macedonia, tested two units…