MKA205 Contemporary Macedonia

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2016
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Petr Stehlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Václav Štěpánek, Ph.D.
Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Pavel Pilch
Supplier department: Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
each odd Thursday 15:50–17:25 B2.21
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Basic geographic, political, social and economic characteristics of the Republic of Macedonia (RM). On successful completion of the course student will acquire necessary knowledge and arguing skill on the Macedonian life and institutions as well as to the political development and cultural specifics of this country.
  • 1) Historical territory of Macedonia, geographic characteristics of the Republic of Macedonia (RM); 2) Outline of historical development of Macedonian territory from antiquity to the mid-20th century; 3) Political, social, economic and cultural development of the Macedonian state in the Yugoslav federation(1944-1991); 4) Political development of the RM since 1991 to the present day, characteristics of the Macedonian political scene; 5) Population of the RM and the question of the ethnic coexistence; 6) Relations of the RM with the neighbouring states and its position on the international political scene; 7) Economic characteristics of the RM; 8) Media, educational and scientific institutions in the RM; 9) Macedonian music and cinema.
    required literature
  • RYCHLÍK, Jan and Miroslav KOUBA. Dějiny Makedonie. Praha: Lidové noviny, 2003. 458 s. ISBN 80-7106-642-7. info
  • ROSŮLEK, Přemysl. Makedonie. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2008. 130 s. ISBN 9788072773428. info
    recommended literature
  • ŠESTÁK, Miroslav. Dějiny jihoslovanských zemí. Praha: Lidové noviny, 1998. 756 s. ISBN 80-7106-266-9. info
  • ROSŮLEK, Přemysl. Albánci a Makedonská republika (1991-2014). První vydání. 395 stran. ISBN 9788072775262. info
  • DOROVSKÝ, Ivan. Makedonie :zrození, nebo obrození národa? Vyd. 1. Boskovice: Albert, 1995. 77 s., [2]. ISBN 80-85834-29-4. info
  • • Přemysl Rosůlek: Albánci a Makedonská republika (1991–2014). Praha 2015.
Teaching methods
Lectures, home reading, class discussion.
Assessment methods
Prerequisites for granting the credit: regular attendance and thorough home preparation on weekly basis, participation in class discussion. Oral exam concentrates on the student’s knowledge of the subject matter and the relevant literature.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2010, Spring 2018.
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