‘Islam: It‘s Also Our History!’: Sparking the Dialogue Surrounding Diversity in Europe
While discussion about Islam’s role in European culture has been ongoing, their shared history goes back much further. Recognizing this history raises questions on how people will live together on this diverse continent.
La Benevolencija
Of all the groups of individuals that have been recognized for their bravery and humanitarian actions during the siege of Sarajevo, perhaps the most effective and far-reaching organization was La Benevolencija.
Hugged By the Hills: Hope and Despair in Sarajevo
The siege of Sarajevo lasted 44 months. For 1425 days, Sarajevans were first under the occupation of the Yugoslav People’s Army, followed by the Army of Republika Srpska. In what would become the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare, independence, it seems, came at a cost.
Next Generation Democracy and Interfaith Dialogue – Response to Violent Extremism
At the Bosniak Institute in Sarajevo, a panel of experts discussed the role of interfaith dialogue in addressing violent religious extremism. By Angelika Hoerner, Tasha Fell, and Marko Kljajić
450 Years of Jewish Life in Sarajevo
In this week's long read, Mads Jacobsen explores the Jewish experience in Bosnia-Herzegovina through the eyes of Sarajevo-born Rabbi Eliezer Papo.
The Bridges of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Marta Vidal explores Bosnia's bridges and the stories of the people who cross them, reflecting on bridges as elements of connection in a country still divided and scarred by recent war.