AROMANIANS AND COSMOPOLITANISM
Keywords:Aromanians, cosmopolitanism, identity, minority, recognition.
AbstractThe Aromanian problem is in fact, what Balkans have lost when nation-states rose. This article is divided in two main parts: the one regarding the elements which describe Aromanians through the historical doxa and understanding, trying to set up the question regarding their identity; the other one regarding the solutions brought by cosmopolitan theses and discourses in order to assure their recognition and preservation. Our goal is not to stigmatize the nation-state paradigm, but to highlight its limits in respect to itself and to cosmopolitanism.
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