Sarajevo, Olympic City

Night, Sarajevo



Sarajevo, Day



Jahorina, Olympic Mountain

Bobsled Track

Olympic Bobsled Track, Mt. Trebevic

Olympic Headquarters

Olympic Headquarters

Tunel Spasa

Tunel Spasa — “Tunnel of Salvation” — during the Siege

Sarajevo Rebuilding

Sarajevo Rebuilding

Sarajevo Resilient

Sarajevo Resilient

During these Olympics, an homage to Sarajevo, home of the 1984 Winter Games. Photographs of the city from my recent trip, with dreams that the beloved city may host the games again, someday….

About Tom Simpson

Tom Simpson teaches religion, ethics, philosophy, and human rights at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH. He is the author of *American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940* (University of North Carolina Press, 2016) and nonfiction essays about Bosnia for the Canadian literary magazine *Numero Cinq*. Born in 1975 in Olean, NY, he earned the Ph.D. in religious studies from the University of Virginia, where he specialized in American religious history. He writes, teaches, and lectures about religion in America, popular culture, Mormonism, and Bosnia. He lives in Exeter with his partner, Alexis Simpson, and their two children.
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1 Response to Sarajevo, Olympic City

  1. Rick Simpson says:

    Haunting images and words again, Tom. Like good poems these images have immediate impact, then remain in dreams and visions.

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