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From the Editor: Looking Back at Thirty Years of Publication

 It’s hard to believe we’ve been publishing The Newsletter of The Society Farsarotul on and off for 30 years. We wrote then: “We hope that …

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The War of Numbers and its First Victim: The Aromanians in Macedonia (End of 19th – Beginning of 20th century)

Our long-time responsibility has been to count ourselves, to know how many of us there are. –N. Batzaria At present, we know that the latest …

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The Aromanians and Imro

The Macedonian revolutionary national-liberation movement, organized and led by the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) has long provoked the interest of contemporaries and scholars of …

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My Immigration to America

To be or not to be an Aromanian?! To hide or to openly declare your Aromanian nationality?! To help a little bit for the recognition …

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Romanian Parliament: Vlachs Are Romanians, Not Vlachs

In April 2005, the Aromanian Community in Romania (ACR) started the procedure for obtaining the status of a national minority for the Aromanians in Romania. …

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Community News

Just as we were going to press, we learned that Aromanian tennis prodigy Simona Halep, ranked number 19 in the world, who recently won the …

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The Recent History of the Aromanians in Romania

EDITOR’S NOTE: Of all the Newsletters we have published in our 24 years, this issue may very well be the most important, because it contains …

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The Recent History of the Aromanians in Southeast Europe

The aim of this article is to draw an identification “map” of the Aromanians in Southeast Europe.  In so doing, we have tried to take …

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From the Editor: The End of an Illusion

Of all the Newsletters we have published in our 24 years, this issue may very well be the most important, because it contains 3 remarkable …

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Community News

We continue to receive interesting materials for our archives from our members.  Recently Pete Costulas mailed us a letter that the Society Farsarotul sent out …

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Panhellenic Federation of Cultural Associations of Vlachs: Letter of Information to the Council of Europe

PANHELLENIC FEDERATION OF CULTURAL ASSOCIATIONS OF VLACHS FOUNDED IN 1985 http://www.vlachs-popsv.gr/  e-mail: panhellenicfeder.vlachon@gmail.com                                                                                                        Larisa 16 November 2009 Ref. No.:44  LETTER OF INFORMATION TO THE …

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Haunted by the “Enemy” Within: Brigandage, Vlachian / Albanian Greekness, Turkish “Contamination,” and Narratives of Greek Nationhood in the Dilessi / Marathon Affair (1870)

[Reprinted, with minor line editing changes, from the Journal of Modern Greek Studies 20, no. 1 (2002): 47-74, with permission of the author and the Johns …

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Community News

Efforts to preserve or at least record some of the world’s endangered languages continue to capture media attention.  In a March 16, 2009 article entitled, …

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Aspects of Language and Identity in the Greek Peninsula since the Eighteenth Century

My aim in this paper is to comment on certain texts written in Greek around the years 1800 and 2000 on the subject of the …

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Community News

We’ve heard of members of our community achieving distinction in the arts, such as Tony Award nominee David Pittu on the Broadway stage.  We learned …

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Creating a Virtual Museum and Cultural Center: kythera-family.net

www.kythera-family.net Imagine if a huge museum and cultural centre for the Aromanians were to be built, with room for thousands of heritage documents from Vlachs living …

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An Istrian in New York

The moment I saw the familiar sadness in my mother’s eyes as she looked out over the land she helped her grandfather farm, my experience …

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Community News

We are pleased to welcome the following new members: Elena Profesta Brooklyn, NY Christie Vieira Trumbull, CT An interesting article “In search of my other …

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Vlach Women and Modernization: A Footnote to Progress

Editor’s note: This article is adapted from a paper that was written almost 20 years ago in graduate school and neither intended for publication nor …

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Aromanians in Greece: Minority or Vlach-speaking Greeks?

Abstract At the latest since the existence of the so-called “Aromanian question” are the Aromanians split into different factions concerning their identity, i.e. those who …

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