Greece’s Macedonian Adventure: The Controversy over FYROM’s Independence and Recognition
Evangelos Kofos is Senior Adviser on Balkan Affairs at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) of Athens, and a Member of the Board at the Institute for Balkan Studies (IBS) of Thessalonica. He was Visiting Fellow at Brasenose College, Oxford during the academic year 1995–1996 and prior to that he served for many years as Special Consultant on Balkan Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Athens. He has contributed essays in various Greek, Balkan and international journals and collective publications dealing with the history and current affairs of the Balkans and Macedonia in particular. Among his English-language publications are: Nationalism and Communism in Macedonia (Thessalonica, IBS 1964, reissued, with the addition of three new essays on the subject, by Caratzas Publisher, New Rochelle, NY, l933); Greece and the Eastern Crisis, 1875–1878, Thessalonica, IBS, 1975; The Impact of the Macedonian Question on Greek Civil Conflict: 1943–1949 (Athens, ELIAMEP, 1989); Kosovo: Avoiding another Balkan War, co edited with Thanos Veremis (Athens, ELIAMEP, 1998); Kosovo and the Albanian Unification: The Burden of the Past, the Anguish of the Future [this is his most recent one, in Greek], (Athens, “Papazisis” June 1998).