Balkan Diskurs correspondent Struan Kennedy provides a review of three films that were recently shown at Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art in Sarajevo as part of a retrospective of the work of French filmmaker Jean-Gabriel Périot.
The work of peacebuilding organizations varies widely throughout BiH. Omladinska Organizacija Svitac provides an example of the power of nontraditional peacebuilding efforts; successfully bringing youth of all ethnicities together through the arts.
“I feel that it was a mistake, but it was a mistake I had to make,” 25-year-old M.R. says about her abortion.
In 2011, peaceful protests started in Daraa, Syria following a wave of large-scale protests across the Arab world. Bashar al-Assad's regime brutally cracked down on all opposition to his rule and met protests with violent repression.
The ICTY is getting ready to close its doors permanently in 2017. During their 24 arduous years, the ICTY prosecuted over 160 of those responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law during the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s.
Despite widely documented diversion of weapons to the battlefields of Syria and Yemen, Balkan exporters continue to reap profits from the lucrative trade.
On the morning of 7 July, Srebrenica felt like a ghost town. I departed Sarajevo earlier that morning with a group of fellow graduate students from the University of Denver. We were preparing to participate in the Marš Mira, the annual peace march that commemorates the Srebrenica genocide.
Two years ago, I visited the Memorial Center in Potočari with a friend from Holland. That day, I began getting to know this man, Senad, as he told me his incredible story of courage and survival.
Transitional Justice is a term uttered across societies; the concept of creating a just peace as a means to a lasting peace. But what does this term, easily explained in academic and legal terms, mean ‘on the ground’?
This is the sixth and final installment of our series on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the visual arts.