BiH

Bosnian

An attempt to revitalize national history

The Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a contemporary witness of the social and political situation of the country. Since the end of the war, there has been no political interest in this cultural institution, not least because the museum stands for a common history of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Nevertheless, in recent years the Historical Museum has grown into a unique cultural institution.

Bosnia and Herzegovina ahead of the elections: Hatred and warmongering instead of political vision

Analiza

Today elections are being held in Bosnia and Herzegovina: before getting out to vote, the nationalists' radical noises have brought the atmosphere to boiling point. There are threats of secession. Republika Srpska’s government desires a Greater Serbia, Croat leaders are pushing for their own entity – the wartime goals of the 90s are coming back to life. In an extremely jingoistic atmosphere, critical or alternative forces are threatened or even murdered.                            

By Marion Kraske

Perspectives Südosteuropa #6: Narrative auf dem Balkan. In der Kampfzone

Publication

In den Ländern des Westlichen Balkans dominieren mehr als 20 Jahre nach den Kriegen patriarchalische, homophobe und exklusive Tendenzen, die ein Klima der Intoleranz, der Ausgrenzung, der radikalen Abschaffung von Werten prägen. Die Folge sind rigide Abwehrmechanismen gegen aufklärerische und weltliche Ansätze. Auf diese Weise wird die südöstliche Peripherie Europas dauerhaft in Krisenstimmung gehalten – nicht zuletzt angesichts einer schwach aufgestellten EU. Zum Herunterladen der PDF-Version klicken Sie bitte hier

 

Neuspjeh inicijative EU za Bosnu i Hercegovinu

Analiza

Po svemu sudeći će se EU nakon općih izbora u oktobru 2018. godine morati suočiti sa najvećom ustavnom krizom u zemlji od kraja rata i neuspjehom svoje inicijative u BiH.

By Bodo Weber

Shrinking spaces for the Western Balkans

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The booklet "Shrinking Spaces in the Western Balkans" deals with the global phenomenon of restricting the room for maneuver for actors in civil society, which unfortunately is becoming increasingly noticeable in our region as well. Here you can read great analyzes by journalists, activists and academic staff from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia.