Anton Berisha

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Anton Nikë Berisha (born 1946) is an Albanian scholar and folklorist. He has been teaching Albanian at the University of Calabria since 1992,[1] and is considered an expert in Albanian oral and Arbëreshë literature.[2]

Anton Berisha was born on August 7, 1946 in Mirash in the municipality of Klina in Kosovo. He went to school at Ujmir and Pristina.[2] He studied Albanian language and literature at the University of Pristina. He finished his postgraduate studies at the University of Zagreb, where he earned his doctorate in 1981.[2]

On July 1, 1973 Berisha was appointed to the department of folklore of the Albanological Institute of Pristina, where he worked for many years. In 1991 he moved to Italy and has been teaching Albanian at the University of Calabria since 1992.[2]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Calabria". Retrieved 20 April 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d Elsie, Robert (2004). Historical dictionary of Kosova. Scarecrow Press. p. 24. ISBN 0-8108-5309-4.