About Jelena Golubovic

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Eastern European Studies November 27, 2019

Amoral Communities

Collective Crimes in Time of War

Mila Dragojević

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How does violence against civilians become permissible in wartime? Why do some communities experience violence while others do not? In her new book, Mila Dragojević develops the concept of amoral communities to find an answer to these questions. In Amoral Communities: Collective Crimes in Time of War (Cornell University Press, 2019), Dragojević studies how, in places where ethnic and political identities become linked, targeted violence against civilians becomes possible through …
Eastern European Studies September 2, 2019

Social Aspects of Memory

Stories of Victims and Perpetrators from Bosnia-Herzegovina

Alma Jeftić

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In her new book, Social Aspects of Memory: Stories of Victims and Perpetrators from Bosnia-Herzegovina (Routledge, 2019). Alma Jeftić presents the compelling results of an empirical psychological study on how …
Eastern European Studies February 21, 2019

Race and the Yugoslav Region

Postsocialist, Post-Conflict, Postcolonial

Catherine Baker

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Catherine Baker’s fascinating new book Race and the Yugoslav Region: Postsocialist, Post-Conflict, Postcolonial? (Manchester University Press, 2018) poses a deceptively simple question: what does race have to do with the …
Eastern European Studies October 18, 2018

Soviet Influences on Postwar Yugoslav Gender Policies

Ivan Simic

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In his new book Soviet Influences on Postwar Yugoslav Gender Policies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), Ivan Simic explores how Yugoslav communists learned, adapted, and applied Soviet gender policies in their efforts …
Eastern European Studies September 12, 2018

Citizens of an Empty Nation

Youth and State-Making in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Azra Hromadžić

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Despite all the buzz about the reconstruction of Mostar’s beautiful Old Bridge, Mostar remains a largely divided city, with Bosniaks on one side and Croats on the other. In Citizens …
Eastern European Studies August 24, 2018

Health and Wealth on the Bosnian Market

Intimate Debt

Larisa Jašarević

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In her new book, Health and Wealth on the Bosnian Market: Intimate Debt (Indiana University Press, 2017), Larisa Jašarević traces the odd entanglements between the body and the economy in …
Eastern European Studies July 5, 2018

Ethnic Mobilization, Violence, and the Politics of Affect

The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War

Adis Maksić

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Within the space of only six months in 1990, the Serb Democratic Party (SDS) managed to win the majority of the Serb vote in Bosnia-Herzegovina. In his new book, Ethnic …