Tag Archives: Sarajevo Red Line

Remembering Srebrenica (2015)

I started this blog four years ago with a humble post called “Remembering Srebrenica (2011).” Today I reflect on recent, painful revelations that have shaken the ground beneath our feet. This spring, I taught a senior seminar on human rights … Continue reading

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Merima and Ariadne at Exeter

If the rapture is going to happen soon, I hope it can wait a couple of weeks — or else leave me behind — for this upcoming concert at Phillips Exeter: Ariadne Greif (soprano) and Merima Ključo (concert accordion), Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Of Peace and the Sword: Religion in Bosnia-Herzegovina

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The drive from Tuzla to Srebrenica has become a pilgrimage. Winding along the river Drina, through “cleansed” Republika Srpska, the journey induces sadness and reflection, rage and terror. It is a descent into the darkness of the 20th century. In … Continue reading

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Sarajevo Remembers

On April 6, 1992, the horrific siege of Sarajevo began. Last week, to mark the twentieth anniversary, Sarajevo’s East West Theatre Company staged an extraordinary outdoor ceremony of remembrance, combining music, dance, and an installation of 11,541 empty red chairs, one for each person who … Continue reading

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