Peter Kovačič Peršin

Peter Kovačič Peršin (born 1945) is a Slovenian writer and theologian. His second surname, Peršin, is his mother's.[1] His was one of the founding members of the philosophical and social movement The 2000 Society (Slovene: Društvo 2000) and editor of its journal Revija 2000.[2]

Peter Kovačič Peršin
OccupationTheologian and writer
Notable worksVrnitev k Itaki
Notable awardsRožanc Award
2010 for Vrnitev k Itaki
Golden Order of Merit
2011 for his written work

In 2010 he received the Rožanc Award for his collection of essays Vrnitev k Itaki: Slovenci v procesih globalizacije (Return to Ithaca: Slovenes in the Processes of Globalization).[3] In 2011 he was bestowed the Golden Order of Merit by the President of Slovenia for his free thinking in his editorial work with which he has persistently and decisively widened the intellectual horizons of the Slovene spirit.[4]


  1. ^ Delo, 15 December 2001
  2. ^ Društvo 2000 site Archived 5 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Delo, 16 September 2010 Rožančeva nagrada Petru Kovačiču Peršinu (The Rožanc Award Goes to Peter Kovačič Peršin
  4. ^ Office of the President of Slovenia Dr. Danilo Türk Predsednik republike odlikoval Petra Kovačiča Peršina The President Honoured Peter Kovačič Peršin, 20 June 2011 Archived 23 June 2011 at