My Heart is Full for Sarajevo: New Mission Calls Peacebuilder and Educator Tanya Domi Back to Bosnia
“Are you glad to be back in Sarajevo?” I ask. “Oh yeah!” she exclaims, lighting up with excitement.
“Thus with A Kiss I Die”: Sarajevo’s Romeo and Juliet
‘Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Sarajevo, where we lay our scene…’
Closed Indefinitely: The Disappearance of the Kineska Radnja from Bosnia-Herzegovina
In the aftermath of the Bosnian War, Bosnia-Herzegovina was nearly in shambles. The conflict had wreaked havoc on the national economy and crippled its financial infrastructure. Yet, by the turn of the 21st century, hundreds of Chinese immigrants began moving into the country, establishing kineska radnjas wherever they settled.
The Humanity of Perpetrators: Reflections on Joshua Oppenheimer’s “The Act of Killing” (Part I)
How do we heal when the past is wrought with violence while the present offers perpetrators impunity and survivors little to nothing? Joshua Oppenheimer’s two films, "The Act of Killing" and "The Look of Silence", each offer some insight into helping answer not only this question but the many questions that linger after incidents of genocide.
Mitrovica Rock School – Sit Back and Enjoy the Music of Kosovo’s Rock City
The fuzzy, metal-infused guitars and punk rock attitude of Mitrovica Rock School alumni, Proximity Mine, stand for much more than just youthful attitude and rebellion. Hailing from Mitrovica, the new band joins the ranks of a long line of influential rock musicians from Kosovo’s “Rock City”.
Jews, Tattoos and Taboos?
‘... your tattoo is a symbol of your bravery and courage to remain Jewish, despite the evils you had to endure.’