Fifty years Zeitschrift für Balkanologie


  • Victor Friedman




Victor Friedman

Victor A. Friedman is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago, where he also holds an associate appointment in the Department of Anthropology, and he is Director of Chicago’s Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies. He is a member of the Macedonian Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Sciences of Albania, the Academy of Arts and Sciences of Kosova, Matica Srpska, and holds the "1300 Years of Bulgaria" jubilee medal. He has thrice been awarded the Golden Plaque from the University of Skopje, from which he also holds the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa. In 2009 he received the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages’ Annual Award for Outstanding Contributions to Scholarship. During the Yugoslav Wars he worked for the UN as a senior policy and political analyst in Macedonia and consulted for other organizations. He has held Guggenheim, Fulbright-Hays, ACLS, NEH, and other fellowships. His books include Macedonian (2002), Turkish in Macedonia and Beyond (2003), Studies in Albanian and Other Balkan Languages (2004), a scholarly edition of Aleko Konstantinov’s Bai Ganyo (2010), Očerki lakskogo jazyka (2011), and Makedonistički Studii (2011).





Friedman, V. (2014). Fifty years Zeitschrift für Balkanologie. Zeitschrift für Balkanologie, 50(1). Abgerufen von