Reconciliation and Youth Cooperation in the Western Balkans

By: Anita Mitić, the Director of the Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Serbia Young people can be defined as an age group of people between the ages of 15 and 30, which in the post-Yugoslav context means that young people from the region grew up in times of war or during the immediate...

Can a common language contribute to reconciliation?

By: Ranko Bugarski From among the many functions performed by language in the life of human societies, two complementary ones may be singled out on the present occasion: the integrating and the demarcating. The former unifies a language community from within, turning a collection of individuals...

Can a common language contribute to reconciliation?

By: Ranko Bugarski From among the many functions performed by language in the life of human societies, two complementary ones may be singled out on the present occasion: the integrating and the demarcating. The former unifies a language community from within, turning a collection of individuals...

A quarter of a century since the proclamation of Slovenia's independence and war: unreflective memory, forgotten responsibility

Writes: Svetlana Slapšak   The most prominent issue regarding the responsibility of the Slovenian state in the Yugoslav war is still the unresolved status of the “erased” - some 26,000 of them They do not receive just compensation, their appeals are not processed in time, and while some...

Anita Mitić

Reconciliation and Youth Cooperation in the Western Balkans

08.11.2017. | RECOM Exclusives

By: Anita Mitić, the Director of the Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Serbia Young people can be defined as an age group of people between the ages of 15 and 30, which in the post-Yugoslav context means that young people from the region grew up in times of war or during the immediate...

Ranko Bugarski

Can a common language contribute to reconciliation?

03.11.2016. | RECOM Exclusives

By: Ranko Bugarski From among the many functions performed by language in the life of human societies, two complementary ones may be singled out on the present occasion: the integrating and the demarcating. The former unifies a language community from within, turning a collection of individuals...

Ranko Bugarski

Can a common language contribute to reconciliation?

28.10.2016. | RECOM Exclusives

By: Ranko Bugarski From among the many functions performed by language in the life of human societies, two complementary ones may be singled out on the present occasion: the integrating and the demarcating. The former unifies a language community from within, turning a collection of individuals...

Svetlana Slapsak

A quarter of a century since the proclamation of Slovenia's independence and war: unreflective memory, forgotten responsibility

21.09.2016. | RECOM Exclusives

Writes: Svetlana Slapšak   The most prominent issue regarding the responsibility of the Slovenian state in the Yugoslav war is still the unresolved status of the “erased” - some 26,000 of them They do not receive just compensation, their appeals are not processed in time, and while some...

Debates

RECOM is a last chance for reconciliation in the region

07.12.2017. |

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) in cooperation with Coalition for RECOM, organized today a debate on the topic of EU Support to transitional justice and reconciliation in the region. On this occasion, Daliborka Uljarevic, Executive Director of CCE, stated that ‘it is important for us to...


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Deconstructing Reconciliation in Kosovo

30.06.2017. | Transitional Justice

ABSTRACT The purpose of the ‘Deconstructing Reconciliation’ research is to deconstruct the concept of ‘reconciliation’ through the authentic view of the Kosovar population and to call attention on what might be the significant changes to take in order to reach it. To date, the...


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Political Reconciliation: With or Without Grand Narratives? [Paper]

27.09.2016. | Transitional Justice

Author: Nadim Khoury   In the last twenty years the concept of political reconciliation has gained currency amongst political and social theorists. The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the democratic transitions of several South American countries and other similar...


Is Unconditional Forgiveness Ever Good? [Paper]

27.09.2016. | Transitional Justice

Author: Anca Gheaus   Abstract   Forgiveness is a compelling Christian ideal. By contrast, to many philosophers it is not clear that forgiveness should be endorsed as a moral requirement; some argue that unconditional forgiveness is morally wrong. Those who are required to...