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 and discussion of the history, consequences and memories of the Spanish Civil War. Spain has […]

New publication: “Will Marseille Become Another Sarajevo?”

“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 Wandel in Südosteuropa seit dem 19. Jahrhundert zwischen dem Lokalen und dem Globalen), 136-152 Abstract: […]

New publication: Youth Exchange as Motor for Regional Cooperation?

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, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia signed the agreement for the establishment of the « Regional Youth Cooperation Office » […]

Memory Lab: The 7th annual studytrip and workshop took place in Serbia in October 2016

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 the break-up wars of Yugoslavia. The approach was to explore “told, untold and retold histories” […]

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://unipub.uni-graz.at/cse/periodical/titleinfo/1887073 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, one exception: the case of Srđan Aleksić, a young Bosnian Serb who was killed while […]

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. Ereignis – Narrativ – Gedächtnis – Politik, Tübingen, Narr Francke, 2016, 617-634 BCS-version: Majka svih […]

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 Trifunović, published online 11.8.2015: B/C/S English version BUKA (as pdf)

New publication: “Sarajevska najpoznatija javna tajna”: Suočavanje sa Cacom, Kazanima i zločinima počinjenim nad Srbima u opkoljenom Sarajevu, od rata do 2015. (“Sarajevo’s most known public secret”: Dealing with Caco, Kazani and crimes committed against Serbs in besieged Sarajevo, from the war until 2015)

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 German version Afterword 2016: Nachwort2016 Kazani Moll Dt Abstract: Two names have become synonymous with crimes committed against Serbs by units of the Army of […]

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 this question by analyzing the discourses and memories of the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics in […]