Category Archives: Bosnian war

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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The Bosnian War Twenty Years Ago

This week marks the twentieth anniversary of the Bosnian War. Its a time for remembrance, of the circumstances that created it, the people who planned it, the perpetrators and the victims. Most of the focus will be on Sarajevo later … 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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In the Land of Blood and Honey

I finally managed to see In the Land of Blood and Honey, the directorial and writing debut of Angelina Jolie, and at our wonderful historic neighborhood cinema, the Avalon. There’s nothing like leaving home ten minutes before showtime and walking … Continue reading

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