Balkan Egyptians and Gypsy/Roma discourse

@article{Trubeta2005BalkanEA,
  title={Balkan Egyptians and Gypsy/Roma discourse},
  author={Sevasti Trubeta},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={71 - 95}
}
Since the 1990s, yet another entity has emerged among the wide range of groups and minorities in the Balkans attracting the attention of politicians, scholars and the public. Known as “Egypcani” in Macedonia and Kosovo, or as “Jevgs/Jevgits” in Albania, these Albanophone Muslims are usually identified as Albanianised “Gypsies” by the societies in which they live, although they consider themselves to be descendents of Egyptian immigrants to the Balkans. Today, Balkan Egyptians are officially… Expand
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