Jajce’s Treasure Trove of Memories
"If only it could be like the good ol’ times, a time of power and of Tito and his pioneers. Everything would be easier."
“Comrade Tito, to You We (Still) Pledge Our Allegiance”
On 25 May 2015, Balkan Diskurs joined the Dan Mladosti (Youth Day) celebrations at Cafe Tito in Sarajevo. Clara Casagrande and Marion Pineau explore attendees’ impressions of the event.
Understanding Yugoslavia (Part II)
]Marion Pineau continues her exploration of Yugo-nostalgia, exploring its emergence in multiple forms across the former Yugoslavia.
Tito’s Bunker: Remembering a Futuristic Past
Tito’s bunker is one of the largest and best-kept State secrets of the former Yugoslavia. Clara Casagrande and Marion Pineau explore.
Understanding Yugoslavia (Part I)
Marion Pineau explores a key connection between the past and present in the Western Balkans : Yugo-nostalgia.
The Scars of Transition: Citizens Reduce Their Meal Portion More Each 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 …