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...
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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...
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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...
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The reconciliation process primarily takes place through communication

My task is to define reconciliation and my entire talk will be about why I was not really able to do so. Therefore, what I would like to do is to take you through different ways of thinking about reconciliation. I hope that when we hear about the problems and the needs of the victims, this kind of...
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Why Macedonia is Not Interested in Reconciliation Process in the Region?

  By Ljubica Spaskovska   In 2002, Human Rights Watch petitioned Macedonian...Read more

Arrested Truth: Transitional Justice and the Politics of Remembrance in Kosovo

While civil society in Kosovo works to create new narratives, they will not be able to emancipate...Read more

Christian A. Nielsen: The Hague Tribunal has written a decent historical draft of the breakup of the former Yugoslavia

Interview: Christian Axboe Nielsen Christian Nielsen has a doctorate in history from Columbia...Read more

Igor Štiks: We still haven’t been able to create a regional narrative about reconciliation

Photo: Cultural center GRAD RECOM interview with Igor Štiks   Igor Štiks is...Read more

Education – cure or symptom?

It is highly unlikely that critical narratives examining the past will find a fertile ground in the...Read more

Researching reconciliation: between public narratives and micro-politics

By Catherine Baker   Who needs to reconcile with each other after the Yugoslav wars,...Read more

Southeast European states, the EU, and “reconciliation”

There should not be much difficulty in concluding that however much agreements among competing...Read more

A Single Day of Reconciliation

It established that, for the vast majority of B&H citizens, the recent war-ridden past still...Read more

Forgotten In the Storm

20 years have passed since Oluja, but by following the media and listening to the politicians...Read more