4 / 1993
Matjaž Klemenčič

Achievements and Plans in the Research of Slovene Emigration in Scientific Disciplines After 1945

This article is concerned with research on the emigration of Slovenes following the Second World War with special regard to the role of historiography in this research. The author of the article concludes that research into Slovene emigration was carried out mainly on an enthusiast level up until the symposium on Louis Adamič which the University of Ljubljana held in 1981. Prior to this the author began work on his doctoral dissertation, which he defended in 1983, focusing on the role American Slovenes played in the Second World War. The historians Andrej Vovko and Marjan Drnovšek began work on the history of Slovene emigration when they moved to the Institute for Slovene Emigration Research of the Center for Scientific Research of the Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts.

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