Sarajevo Monuments and A Culture of Remembrance
Monuments, due to their strong symbolic meaning, give clear messages of what, whom and which promoted values should be remembered. A culture of remembrance – that is, the relationship between a society and its past – is an essential part of every society, and historically, no society has ever ignored it. One way to remember …
Hasan Jusovic, aka “Good Soul”
Hasan Jusovic and Aco Nenadic met in Sarajevo before the war during times of peace. Hasan worked as a driver for General Vojislav Djurdjevac of the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA), while Aco served in the JNA military in the Bosnian capital city.
“They Became Who They Are During the Siege”: Interview with Amra Bakšić Čamo, Co-Producer of Sympathy For The Devil
A new film, Sympathy for the Devil, will examine the experiences of the journalists reporting from the front-line in BiH. Balkan Diskurs sat down with co-producer Amra Bakšić Čamo to discuss the upcoming film and her experiences working in the Bosnian film industry.
The Siege: Survival of a Besieged City
In the early ‘90s, no one believed that war would hit Sarajevo or that the Yugoslav National Army could turn into an enemy of the city’s people. For centuries, Sarajevo had been a multicultural city with its mosques, synagogues, and Catholic and Orthodox churches.
“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…’
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.