Denial is a feature of life
Interview: Ger Duijzings Ger Duijzings is a Dutch anthropologist and author of a legendary book, “Religion and the politics of identity in Kosovo” (London: Hurst and New York: Columbia University Press, 2000), the published version of his doctoral thesis which he...
Humanity with a woman’s face in Bosnia and Herzegovina
By Zilka Spahić-Šiljak “Women are people too”, the feminists used to repeat persistently, hoping we wouldn’t have to bring this up in the 21st century. But, as soon as we thought we would no longer have to talk about it ever again, it turned out that one more international document...
Collection of Texts: Transitional Justice And Reconciliation In Post-Yugoslav Countries
The voices of institutions, religious communities, activists, academics, culture and victims The Collection of Texts comprises the addresses, discussions and commentaries of representatives of institutions, religious communities, non-governmental organizations, members of the...
It is glorious to forget in the name of the motherland
Nationalism, according to Ernest Gellner, is a political principle, which requires a coincidence of political and ethnic boundaries. The nationalist narrative constructs the public memory of those facts that can legitimize this principle. Anything that questions the aforementioned...
Can a common language contribute to reconciliation?
By: Ranko Bugarski From among the many functions performed by language in the life of human...Read more
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...Read more
What is Political Reconciliation? Reflections on Reconciliation after the Karadzic Trial
By Colleen Murphy In March 2016, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former...Read more
RESPONding to the Past must involve RESPONsibility Acceptance
By Sabina Čehajić-Clancy Decades of research in the field of social psychology have...Read more
What do we talk about when we talk about reconciliation?
By Heleen Touquet There is no consensus about how reconciliation should be defined....Read more