Author Archives: Gerard Toal

About Gerard Toal

I am an Irish born DC based Political Geographer researching territorial conflicts and the dynamics of geopolitical competition in post-Communist Europe.

Commentaries on BOSNIA REMADE Published

Reading Gerard Toal and Carl T. Dahlman’s Bosnia Remade: Ethnic cleansing and its reversal. Oxford (2011), ISBN: 9780199730360 Alexander B. Murphy a,*, Alex Jeffrey b, Andrew Gilbert c, Adam Moore d, Gerard Toal e, Carl T. Dahlman f a Department of Geography, … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Nation: Radovan Karadžić and the Ethnopoliticization of Bosnia in 1990

Originally posted on Critical Geopolitics:
By the time he strode to the podium in Skenderija Hall, Sarajevo, on 12 July 1990 to speak, the journey of Dr Radovan Karadžić from obscure psychiatrist to politician, wartime leader, and later accused war criminal had begun. Karadžić…

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A modification in light of the Mart Bax fraud saga

Scholars of the Bosnian war will be familiar with the writings of the Dutch anthropologist Mart Bax. A series of publication of his on the Marian pilgrimage site Medjugorje are cited in Bosnia Remade. I found the essay in Halpern and … Continue reading

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Book Award

Bosnia Remade was the recipient of the Association of Borderland Studies Past Presidents’ Silver Book Award for 2013. For more on the Association of Borderland Studies see: http://www.absborderlands.org/2about.html We would like to thanks the Association, and 2013 Award Committee Members, … Continue reading

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New Book by Alex Jeffrey

Alex Jeffrey is a lecturer in Geography at Cambridge University in the (maybe not so) United Kingdom. He is the author of a theoretically innovative new book called The Improvised State: Sovereignty, Performance and Agency in Dayton Bosnia published by … Continue reading

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Transcript of Tanya Domi’s Comments

Florian- Thank you- thank you very much Gordon.  And now we hear from Tanya Domi who is an adjunct professor at Columbia but who was also deeply involved as a domestic actor we’ve heard in Bosnia in the late 1990’s … Continue reading

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Transcript of Gordon Bardos’s Comments

Great, thanks a lot, Andrew.  Well, next is Gordon Bardos who I think, hopefully you should all know, ah, and who is, ah, an astute observer of everything Balkan and of course when I asked him to join the panel … Continue reading

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