TransConflict offers a range of specially-tailored educational visits that provide unique insights and perspectives on inter-ethnic conflict throughout the Western Balkans.
Whether new to the region or possessing a wealth of prior knowledge and insights, TransConflict can cater for a wide range of purposes and needs, including:
- Political – particularly parliamentary delegations and political party representatives;
- Professional – such as journalists and foreign investors;
- Educational – including graduate and post-graduate students;
- General interest
TransConflict covers the following countries:
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYRoM)
What we offer?
TransConflict’s tailoured packages are designed to introduce participants to the complexities and challenges of inter-ethnic relations through a range of means, including
- Visits to, and meetings with, key institutions and organizations;
- Lectures on a variety of topics;
- Background information packages;
- Guided tours of towns/cities, plus other sites of key interest;
For further information about our range of offerings, please contact TransConflict by clicking here!
Sample Agenda – Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
A two-day visit to Banja Luka organized for American students participating in the SIT Study Abroad program in post-conflict transformation, included:
- Lectures on the Dayton Peace Agreement and the politics of Republika Srpska;
- Visit to the OSCE Regional Centre for a talk entitled, ‘Perspectives of the International Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina’, involving representatives of the OSCE, the OHR and the British Embassy Office;
- Meetings with representatives of the Presidency of Republika Srpska to discuss the current political situation in Republika Srpska and Bosnia and Herzegovina;
- Insights from members of the media, including ‘Buka’ Magazine for Cultural Decontamination;
- Discussion with students from the Department of English Language and Literature, at the Faculty of Philosophy.
- Guided tour of Banja Luka, including key sites such as the Ferhadija mosque which is currently being reconstructed.