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Kosovo 1981 Demonstrations

The picture was taken from Gazeta Blic's article entitled “The backdrop of the 1981 demonstrations in Pristina”. Archive of Kosovo
The topic of the collection addresses the 1981 demonstrations in Kosovo. This collection holds archival documents distributed in different fonds of the Kosovo Archives. It illustrates the nature of demonstrations that took place in March and April 1981 and the corresponding responses of political and academic elites.



  • Albanian
  • Serbian

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 10-99
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 10-99


Geographical scope of recent operation

  • regional


Date of founding

  • 1999

Place of founding


Important events in the history of the collection

Access type

  • visits by appointments


  • Atdhe Hetemi (2017): Student movements in Kosova (1981): academic or nationalist?
    Nationalities Papers, DOI: 10.1080/00905992.2017.1371683 To link to this article:

Author(s) of this page

  • Hetemi, Atdhe


Archive of Prishtina, fond Central Committee of the Kosovo’s Communist League [Arkivi i Prishtinës, fodni Komiteti krahinor i lidhjes së komunistëve të Kosovës] 

Archive of Prishtina, fond fond Newspaper ‘Rilindja’ [Arkivi i Prishtinës, fondi gazata ‘Rilindja’] 

Atdhe Hetemi (2017): Student movements in Kosova (1981): academic or
nationalist?, Nationalities Papers, DOI: 10.1080/00905992.2017.1371683

Panxha, Ruxhdi, interview by Hetemi, Atdhe, November 29, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-02-11 15:43:01