Memory Lab: The 8th annual study trip /workshop took place in Spain in September 2017

Is there a “Spanish model” of (not) dealing with the past? The 8th annual study trip/workshop of Memory Lab took place from 17 to  23rd September 2017 in Madrid, Belchite, Barcelona, La Jonquera and Rivelsaltes and focused on the exploration …

“Will Marseille Become Another Sarajevo?” The Memory of Sarajevo 1914 and its Impact on the European Crisis after the Assassination of King Alexander in 1934
In: Südost-Forschungen, Band 75, 2016 (= Festschrift für Wolfgang Höpken – Erfahrungs- und Handlungsräume. Gesellschaftlicher …

Youth Exchange as Motor for Regional Cooperation? – Origins, Development and the Political Significance of the Future “Regional Youth Cooperation Office” (RYCO), in: Südosteuropa Mitteilungen 05-06/2016, 17-26
Abstract: In July 2016, the governments of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo,

The 7th annual studytrip and workshop took place between 9–15 October 2016 in Serbia. The program focused on three main topics of memorialization: the Second World War, the Socialist Yugoslavia, and the period of the 1990s, with the Milosevic-regime and …

New publication: "A positive hero for everyone?  The memorialization of Srđan Aleksić  in post-Yugoslav countries"

In: Contemporary Southeastern Europe 2016, 3(1), 1-31
Online: http://www.suedosteuropa.uni-graz.at/cse/en/moll
Abstract: Despite various attempts, the memory of persons who helped and rescued endangered persons “from the other side” during the breakup wars of Yugoslavia is rarely publicly acknowledged. There is, nevertheless, …

New publication: "The mother of all assassinations? Sarajevo 1914, Marseille 1934, Dallas 1963, Twin Towers 2011" (In German and in BCS)

Die Mutter aller Attentate? Sarajevo 1914, Marseille 1934, Dallas 1963, Twin Towers 2011 (The mother of all assassinations? Sarajevo 1914, Marseille 1934, Dallas 1963, Twin Towers 2011), in: Vahidin Preljevic / Clemens Ruthner (ed.), “The long shots of Sarajevo”, 1914-2014. …

Interviews with "Buka" and "Balkan Insight" about Kazani and dealing with the past in BiH and the post-Yugoslav space

“Our Hero, Your killer: A Sarajevo Story”: Interview with “Balkan Insight”, conducted by Denis Dzidic, published online 10.8.2015: English   B/C/S
“Svi trebamo progovoriti gdje su nestale naše komšije u ratu” : Interview with “Buka”, conducted by Elvir Padalović and Aleksandar …

Published by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation BiH, Sarajevo, first edition July 2015, second edition September 2016 with an additional afterword, available online as pdf:
http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/bueros/sarajevo/12972.pdf
German version: Moll UmgangCacoKazani DeutscheVersion
Abstract: Two names have become synonymous with crimes committed against

The sixth annual studytrip and workshop will take place between 4–10 October 2015 in Belgium. It will gather around 40 representatives of initiatives related to dealing with the past from countries of South Eastern Europe and Western/Central Europe. The aims …

New publication: "An Integrative Symbol for a Divided Country? Commemorating the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics in Bosnia and Herzegovina from the 1992-1995 War until Today"

In: Politička misao, Vol.51 No.5, May 2015, 127-156.
Online as pdf:
http://hrcak.srce.hr/index.php?show=clanak&id_clanak_jezik=204269
Abstract: To what extent can deeply divided societies develop integrative and connecting symbols that are transgressing political, social and national borders and division lines? The present text addresses …

In: Cultures of History Forum, Imre Kertész Kolleg University Jena, April 2015.
Online:http://www.cultures-of-history.uni-jena.de/index.php?id=67
The article gives an overview of the fragmented culture of history in Bosnia and Herzegovina, twenty years after the end of the 1992-1995 war …

Als nach den Charlie Hebdo-Morden sehr schnell die Parole “Je suis Charlie” auftauchte und zum zentralen Slogan auf sozialen Netzwerken und im öffentlichen Raum wurde, fand ich das einerseits gut und nachvollziehbar: Es ist eine einfache und klare Geste, Solidarität …