School: Social Sciences
Academic Unit: Social Anthropology and History
Level of studies: Undergraduate
Course code: H-206 Semester: 6th
Course Title: The Macedonian Question in the 20th Century
Independent teaching activities Weekly teaching hours Credits
Lectures 3 6
Course type: General background, Optional
Prerequisite courses: Introduction to Linguistics
Language of instruction and examinations: Greek
Is the course offered to erasmus students: Νο
Course website (Url): /


    Learning outcomes: 

    The students who attend the lectures and study the subject matter through the paradigm of the Macedonian question are expected:
    1. To realize the importance of dating the evidence and of determining its authenticity and type.
    2. To distinguish between propaganda for domestic/internal use and scientific approach.
    3. To achieve a capacity to view the past unencumbered by the limits of public-vulgar history.

    General Competences: 

    Production of free, creative and inductive thinking

    (3) SYLLABUS

    Content outline: The subject of the course is the historical view of the Macedonian Question, focusing mainly on the Greek policies proposed or applied in Macedonia before and after 1913. The course examines the conditions for the creation of the Macedonian Question in the context of European and Balkan competitions; its economic, social and cultural components, coupled with the promise of liberation; the integration and assimilation policies of the non-Greek-speaking populations in the Greek state; the devising of the strategy of the “non-existent” issue.


    Delivery: Face-to face
    Use of information and communications technology : use of multimedia in teaching and use of EClass platform
    Teaching methods:  Activity Semester workload
    Lectures 39
    Study of multimedia material 21
    study of bibliography 90
    Course total: 150
    Student performance evaluation: Final written exam.


    Suggested bibliography:

    Σπύρος Καράβας, Μυστικά και παραμύθια από την ιστορία της Μακεδονίας, Αθήνα, Βιβλιόραμα, 2014.
    Τάσος Κωστόπουλος, Η απαγορευμένη γλώσσα, Αθήνα, Βιβλιόραμα, 2008.