Category Archives: Bosnia

The Improvised State

Alex Jeffrey is a lecturer in Geography at Cambridge University in the (maybe not so) United Kingdom (what say you Scotland?). He is the author of a theoretically innovative new book called The Improvised State: Sovereignty, Performance and Agency in … Continue reading

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Reversing Ethnic Cleansing: Is It Possible Peacefully?

On 10 March I gave the closing keynote at the 6th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS). The topic of my talk was Reversing Ethnic Cleansing: Bosnia’s Experience and Protracted Displacement in the … Continue reading

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The Rhetorical Politics of Milorad Dodik

My essay on the former prime minister and current president of Republika Srpska has just been published in the Discussion section of the journal Nationalities Papers, a Taylor and Francis journal (41, 1: 160-204). I’m grateful to the departing editor … Continue reading

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Researching the Founding Fathers: Karadzic and Mladic

Last Friday I attended a conference entitled fY + 20 (the former Yugoslavia plus 20 years) organized by my co-author Dr Carl Dahlman at the Miami University in Oxford Ohio (with the help of others and sponsoring institutions). It was … Continue reading

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Recovery and hope in Bosnia

By Barbara L. Micale, National Capital Region, Virginia Tech To say that Gerard Toal is passionate about his research would be an understatement. For more than a decade, the professor of government and international affairs and director of Virginia Tech’s master … Continue reading

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