Albanian Institute


wooden spoon

Wooden Travelling Spoon Albanian Studies and Research Wooden travelling spoon. Culture: Albania. 1904. © The Trustees of the British Museum   Wooden travelling spoon with hinged handle, the handle incised with concentric circles and dots. Bought by Miss Mary Edith Durham at outpost on Lake Presba in 1904, an important record of the cultural heritage and traditions …

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Arbëreshë Oral Storytelling

Arbëreshë Oral Storytelling with George Richard Manus

George Richard Manus, 85 years old, and his brother Ronald Manus, 87 years old (family’s original last name was Minici) are the last living relatives in the family that have memories of the Arbëreshë language and stories, songs, and old passed-down refrains or sayings from their grandparents who were born in Vaccarizzo Albanese, also known as Vakarici, in Calabria, and immigrated to America.

Noel Malcolm Lecture

Sir Noel Lecture 2021

A Special Lecture with Sir Noel Malcolm, welcoming speech by General Wesley K. Clark, (ret.), followed by a discussion lead by Professor Nicholas C. Pano, welcoming remarks by Dr. Elez Biberaj, joined by Mr. Richard S. Lukaj for an introduction and hosted by director Dino Korca.


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