Category Archives: Balkans

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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Unfinished Business in Bosnia

A fitting follow up, as we remember what unfolded in Bijeljina twenty years ago, is a recent posting on the Terra Nullus website by Halisa Skolpjak, who works on legal issues for the OSCE in BiH (the standard disclaimer applies: … Continue reading

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Bijeljina: Ground Zero of Ethnic Cleansing

These days mark the twentieth anniversary of the beginning of the Bosnian war. A key early moment was the brutal assault on the Muslim population of the northeastern town of Bijeljina. On the Oxford University Press blog is an opinion … Continue reading

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