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The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part eleven

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part eleven

TransConflict is pleased to present the eleventh part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part ten

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part ten

TransConflict is pleased to present the tenth part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part nine

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part nine

TransConflict is pleased to present the ninth part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part seven

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part seven

TransConflict is pleased to present the seventh part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part six

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part six

TransConflict is pleased to present the sixth part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part five

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part five

TransConflict is pleased to present the fifth part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part four

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part four

TransConflict is pleased to present the fourth part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part three

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part three

TransConflict is pleased to present the third part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part two

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities – part two

TransConflict is pleased to present the second part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities

The former Yugoslavia – independence and the fate of minorities

TransConflict is pleased to present the first part of a chapter of “Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative”, entitled “Independence and the Fate of Minorities (1991-1992).”

Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative

Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative

The Scholars’ Initiative provides important lessons for other territories affected by conflict, particularly those in which myth-making and manipulated narratives have played an crucial role in mobilising populations. The need for multi-perspectivity, integrity, perseverance and courage, provides an inspiring story for historians in other countries and regions where narratives of […]

Searching for reparation – has the ICTY brought real justice for the victims in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Searching for reparation – has the ICTY brought real justice for the victims in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Although the establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has allowed bringing before the courts those responsible of war crimes, the tribunal has failed to address the most important issue for the future of the country: truth, justice and reparation for all victims.

Tales from Herzeg-Bosna – the trial of the Prlic defendants

Tales from Herzeg-Bosna – the trial of the Prlic defendants

By highlighting again the atrocities of the war in Herzeg-Bosna, and by pinning liability for grave crimes upon some of that war’s leaders, the Hague Tribunal may have been lending moral stigma to a political project that threatens again to awaken from an extended slumber.

When the war is over – the Gotovina verdict and confronting the past

When the war is over – the Gotovina verdict and confronting the past

All until war crimes committed during the Tudjman-era are confronted and accounted for, Crotia will not be able to say with confidence that, finally, “the war is over”.

Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative

Confronting the Yugoslav controversies – a scholars’ initiative

TransConflict is pleased to announce that, every Friday, it will be presenting extracts from ‘Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies: A Scholars’ Initiative (Second Edition)’. Charles Ingrao, the Initiative’s director, explains its aims and approach. 

The challenges of transitional justice in the former Yugoslavia

The challenges of transitional justice in the former Yugoslavia

TransConflict organized a third working breakfast – on the challenges of transitional justice in the former Yugoslavia – as part of its recently-launched project, ‘Understanding and combating extremism in Serbia’.

On-line journalism – fostering a spirit of intolerance?

On-line journalism – fostering a spirit of intolerance?

With on-line journalism increasingly fostering a spirit of intolerance and unaccountability, more effective regulation – including the licensing of on-line journalists – needs to be considered as a potential remedy to hate speech on-line.

The former Yugoslavia’s language conundrum

The former Yugoslavia’s language conundrum

Whilst nationalism continues to rear its head in the former Yugoslavia, so language will continue to act as a divisive, as opposed to unifying, force.

Recognising every casualty of armed violence

TransConflict has become a signatory to the Charter for the Recognition of Every Casualty of Armed Violence, which has at its core a simple principle that ‘no person should die unrecorded’.

Kiš, Selenić, Ugrešić and after – archivists of Yugoslavia disappeared

Kiš, Selenić, Ugrešić and after – archivists of Yugoslavia disappeared

What happened to writers whose once-established literary and linguistic culture faced a campaign of obliteration, such as that conducted during the post-communist transition by secessionist elites and populists in the former Yugoslavia?

The trouble with transparency

Any long-term improvement in activities currently grouped under the slogan “governance” must include patronage networks as necessary, legitimate actors; otherwise corruption will not diminish, much less go away.

Euro-Atlantic integration of the Western Balkans

A recent conference explored some of the main obstacles – deriving from both internal and external sources – that the Western Balkans faces as it integrates into Euro-Atlantic structures.

Emerging from the margins

Constructing creative and useful approaches to both former Ottoman peripheries – the Balkans and the Middle East – requires shedding tattered notions of Western “leadership” and recognizing opportunities inherent in the acknowledgement of one’s own limits.

Ante Gotovina and the politics of international justice

Ante Gotovina and the politics of international justice

In light of the ICTY’s verdict finding two Croatian military leaders, Ante Gotovina and Mladen Markac, guilty of war crimes, all the evidence points to Operation Storm being sanctioned in the fullest degree by the international community.

Western Balkans – the situation is gloomier than it may seem

While the EU is closing the final chapters of the accession negotiations with Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro are keenly eyeing the prospect of becoming member candidates. However, can the EU integrate the whole region, including Kosovo and Bosnia?