It seems that I am not able to resist going back to the ruined places of my childhood. They are there to break me, to shake me; they are a part of my identity. After all, they are here only to come to life again.
Banja Luka native Aida Šehović was hit by war when she was just 15 years old. Now, Aida has made it her mission to use art as a means to commemorate the victims of genocide and to educate citizens worldwide about the consequences of war.
The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) is part of a growing field of scholarship exploring the historical legacy of conflict and its effects on contemporary politics, societies, and cultures.
There are ongoing debates and discussions in Mostar surrounding the reconstruction and renovation of the Partisan Memorial Cemetery. Even though 72 years have passed since World War II, revisionism is still present on the territories of former Yugoslavia.
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.