AROMANIANS AND COSMOPOLITANISM

Diana MARGARIT, Emilian MARGARIT

Abstract


The 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.

Résumé


Le dilemme des Aroumains consiste à trouver ce que les Balkans ont perdus lorsque l’Etat-nation est apparu. L’article est divisé en deux parties : une qui vise les éléments qui décrivent les Aroumains par un doxa historique et qui tracent leur identité ; l’autre qui suppose les solutions envisagées par les thèses et les discours cosmopolites afin d’assurer leur reconnaissance et préservation. Ainsi, notre objectif n’engendre pas la stigmatisation du paradigme de l’Etat-nation, mais de mettre en évidence ses limites par rapport à celle-ci et au cosmopolitisme.

Rezumat


Problema aromână constă în identificarea a ceea ce au pierdut Balcanii atunci când statul-națiune a apărut. Articolul este divizat în două părți: una referitoare la elementele ce descriu aromânii prin intermediul unui doxa istoric și care conturează identitatea lor; cealaltă vizând soluțiile aduse de tezele și discursurile cosmopolite pentru a le asigura recunoașterea și prezervarea. Scopul nostru nu constă în stigmatizarea paradigmei statului-națiune, ci în evidențierea limitelor sale cu privire la aceasta și la cosmopolitism.

Keywords


Aromanians; cosmopolitanism; identity; minority; recognition.

Mots-clés


Les Aroumains; cosmopolitisme; identité; minorité, reconaissance

Cuvinte cheie


Aromâni; cosmopolitism; identitate; minoritate; recunoaștere

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