Anton Çetta

Anton Çetta (born in 1920 in Đakovica, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes - died in 1995 in Pristina, Kosovo, FR Yugoslavia) was a folklorist, academician and university professor. He completed elementary school in his hometown in Kosovo, whereas secondary school in Tirana and Korça in Albania. He graduated in Roman languages and culture at the University of Belgrade. For a period of time he worked as assistant professor at the department of Albanian Studies in Belgrade. From 1960 to 1968 he lectured Old Albanian Literature, The History of Literature, and Latin language at the University of Pristina. From 1968 he was chief of the Department of Folklore at The Institute of Albanian Studies in Pristina. Since 1959, Çetta was collecting folklore material from all regions of Kosovo. From 1953 to 1987 he published 16 books of collected folklore from all regions of Kosovo (this includes fairy tales, myths, ballads, legends, songs etc.). In 1990 he was the founder of the Reconciliation Committee for erasing blood feuds in Kosovo (Albanian: Komiteti për pajtimin e gjaqeve në Kosovë) which erased almost all blood-related hatred among Albanians in Kosovo in the 1990s.

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1995 at age of 75


1. University of Belgrade Faculty of Philosophy Educational Institution

The University of Belgrade Faculty of Philosophy (Serbian: Филозофски факултет Универзитета у Београду) is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in Serbia, founded in the early 19th century within the Belgrade Higher School. It employs 255 teaching staff and has approximately 6000 undergraduate and graduate students within nine departments: Department of Philosophy, Department of Classics, Department of History, Department of Art History, Department of Archeology, Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, Department of Sociology, Department of Psychology and Department of Pedagogy and Andragogy.

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