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Category Archives: Northern Ireland
Just after my return from Ireland two weeks ago, the largest daily newspaper in Bosnia-Herezegovina, Sarajevo-based Dnevni Avaz, got in contact for a feature interview in their weekend supplement. The resultant feature, entitled “Bosnia is Not a Failed State” was published on … Continue reading
“When(ever) I hear the word culture, I release the safety catch of my Browning.” Thus speaks a character in the play Schlageter by the Nazi poet laureate Hans Johst. Written to celebrate Hitler’s 44th birthday and rise to power in … Continue reading
Derry and Mostar are divided by histories of sectarian strife and ethnoterritorialism, and physically united by bridges as symbols of aspirational unity (like the peace bridge above, photo credit Peter MacDiarmid). At the end of this month I am participating in … Continue reading
“Happy Saint Patrick’s Week.” That was the conclusion of the speech by the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny at the Westin Park Hotel on Tuesday night. The once religious holiday has become a week long series of breakfasts, lunches, … Continue reading