Rape: Not Only a Crime against One Woman, but also a Crime against the Nation?
Only through understanding the gender perspectives of the Bosnian war can we approach the conflict honestly and begin to answer more profound questions that are crucial for the reconciliation process.
Who Am I?
What does it mean to be Bosnian in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and does such an identity even exist?
Bosnia’s Different Truths
The fighting ended long ago, but it would be a stretch to say the country is at peace.
THE SCARS OF TRANSITION: WE WERE UNIFIED ONCE
The peace that the Yugoslav people once built has been destroyed; all because of the stereotypical claim that the hatred between the nations of Yugoslavia was ever-present. This hatred was fabricated by the ruling elites who wanted to teach Slavs how to be civilized and democratic.
The Scars of Transition: Life outside the Media and Politics
Youth in Bosnia-Herzegovina live together and only an occasional "report" reminds them of how they are ostensibly divided. It is often said that transition is not a process, but a permanent state of society in BiH. Since the end of the war, we have been working on reconciliation.
THE SCARS OF TRANSITION: CITIZENS OF BOSNIA REDUCE THEIR MEAL PORTIONS EVERY DAY
The greatest obstacles in achieving reconciliation are public discourse, the absence of an agreed upon view of the past, and the nationalist rhetoric and hatred imposed upon us by the ruling elites. The dynamic process of transitioning from a socialist society to a society described as brutally capitalist, with clear nationalist features, has left its …