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Masculinities and Gender-Based Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict…

Sabine Piccard (Pristina, Kosovo)Course: Gender, Sexuality and Violent Conflict Masculinities and Gender-Based Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings – Addressing the Gap in Violence Against Men  1. Introduction The concept of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) generally...

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Peace Academy Reflection

Tory Tevis I would like to begin my reflection on the Sarajevo Peace Academy by first stating how difficult it was to settle on a topic to write about.  All the...

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Deutsche Welle: The evil that happened brought us together

The Second Post-Yugoslave Peace Academy in Sarajevo brought together young people from the region who wanted to discuss the consequences of war and ways in which unity can be achieved between different ethnic and religious groups.

The seminar last 7 days, during which 60 young people from the region try to find answers to numerious questions, such as: why nearly 15 years after the war are retrogressive process taking place - formation of ghettos, nationalism and ethnic segregations.  

In International Franciscan Student Center in Sarajevu the 2nd Annual Post-Yugoslav Peace is taking place, in which students attend three parallel courses: "Remembering, Memory and Forgetting," "Activism Reloaded" and "Dynamics of Conflict in Conflict Society."  The lecturers are Goran Božičević from Miramida Center in Istrija, Stef Jansen from the University of Manchester, Orli Fridman from the Institute for Comparative Studies in Israel and Paul Stubbs from the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb.

Tamara Šmidling, a member of the Peace Academy organizational team says that the seminar is primarily for young people who work in research institutions, universities, nongovernmental organizations, media, or educational institutions.  "We wanted to create a space for exchange, a place for learning and critical thinking, all in the goal of establishing new and better praxis for concrete work in the field," said Šmidling. 


Postjugoslavenska mirovna akademija sa 60 u?esnika

The Franciscan Student Center in Sarajevo is the host of the Second Post-Yugoslav Peace Academy which brought together 60 participants from countries in the region.  

Three parallel courses will take place during the course of the Academy: "Memory: Remembering and Forgetting," "Activism Reloaded," and "Understanding Internal Dynamics of Societies in Conflict."  The teachers are Stef Jansen (Manchester University), Goran Bozicevic (Miramida Center, Istra), Paul Stubbs (Zagreb Economic Institute) and Orli Fridman (Institute for Comparative Conflict Studies).

From Radio Sarajevo.


Hayat News about Peace Academy (B/H/S)


Goran Boži?evi? za Svevijesti: Braniti ljudima iz BiH da putuju - stvaranje podloge za budu?e ratove

Danas ?e u Sarajevu biti uprili?eno otvaranje druge Post-jugoslavenske mirovne Akademije za ljude iz regiona bivše Jugoslavije i Jugoisto?ne Evrope aktivne na polju izgradnje mira, suo?avanja sa prošloš?u, zaštite ljudskih prava.

Ovim povodom razgovarali smo sa Goranom Boži?evi?em jedanim od osniva?a i trenutni direktor Miramida centra - regionalne razmjene izgradnje mira u istarskom Grožnjanu-Grisignana, Hrvatska. On ?e zajedno sa znanstvenim savjetnikom dr. sc. Paulom Stubbsom održati kurs pod radnim nazivom "Aktivizam reloaded".

Read more: Goran Boži?evi? za Svevijesti: Braniti ljudima iz BiH da putuju - stvaranje podloge za budu?e ratove