Production of Knowledge on Late Antiquity in Socialist Macedonia (1944-1991)

Darko Leitner-Stojanov
2020 Ziva antika. Antiquite vivante  
The paper provides quantitative assessment of academic research on Late Antiquity by analyzing three main historical and archeological journals from socialist Macedonia (Review of the Institute for National History, Macedoniae Acta Archeologica and History). Its primary goal is to locate the production of knowledge and its fluctuations in various years, departments and journals. Its second goal is to shed light on the wider political and academic contexts in which that production of knowledge
more » ... ok place. Chronologically, the survey of the journals continues for two more decades after the fall of Socialism and the proclamation of Macedonian independence, in order to include a comparative aspect. The results show a significant difference in the production of knowledge between archaeologists and historians, that cannot be explained by simply pointing to Ideology.
doi:10.47054/ziva20701-2233ls fatcat:hdusomqyp5cjvifelxw2knekii