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At the US Premieres of “ReGeneration”

This week, I got to attend the US premieres of “ReGeneracija / ReGeneration,” an extraordinary new documentary film directed by Emir Kapetanović and produced by Zana Marjanović. It features ten courageous youth “reconciliation ambassadors” advocating for peace in postwar Bosnia … Continue reading

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Teaching Human Rights

In the spring of 2015, I taught Phillips Exeter Academy’s senior seminar on human rights for the first time. I had an extraordinary group of students, which included youth with strong passions for global justice and deep family connections to … Continue reading

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Remembering Srebrenica (2014)

Today, remembering Srebrenica with words and images that have never left me. Click on the links below for essays, photographs, and links to Bosnian artists’ reflections. “Srebrenica, Bebolucija, and the Politics of Life” (2013) “Remembering Srebrenica” (2012) “Remembering Srebrenica” (2011)

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Bosnian Summer

I’ve just come home from Bosnia-Herzegovina. Some lingering images…more to come.

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Nonviolence and the Bosnian “Baby Revolution”

Yesterday, my latest article on the nonviolent “baby revolution” in Bosnia and Herzegovina was published by jmbg.org. An excerpt:  On Monday, as their Croatian neighbors sailed into the European Union, thousands of frustrated Bosnians assembled in Sarajevo to tell their … Continue reading

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Viva Bosnia!

This week I wrote an op-ed for jmbg.org called “Viva Bosnia,” about the extraordinary protests for human rights — the “babylution” — in Bosnia-Herzegovina. An excerpt: “the wave of recent protests sweeping Bosnia marks the rebirth of hope in a … Continue reading

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Poem for Sarajevo

Poem for Sarajevo These are Olympic ruins, Hallucinating force: Muscle, nerve, steel, and ice Exploding, roaring above Sarajevo Past yearning spectators, Native and foreign, Who spurned distance, needing No translation for ecstasy. Now useless permanence, Intimacy’s stripped, severed spine Unmooring, … Continue reading

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