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Which Way to Peace?

Dubravka Kalac Zadar, Croatia >Sometimes, when I walk the streets of my city, late in the evening, when there's only silence present, pictures of  not so distant past strike me, and I...

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What is the Truth? Thoughts on the…

[1] Martina Topic[2] Introduction What is the Truth? Normally, people do not ask too many questions about this because there is always something perceived as a generally or personally accepted truth. For example, the...

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Orli Fridman

Orli Fridman

Orli FridmanOrli Fridman is the Academic Director of the SIT Study Abroad Program in the Balkans (Post-conflict transformation in Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia) and a lecturer at the MA program in Conflict Studies at the Faculty of Media and Communications (FMK) at Belgrade's Singidunum University.  Orli received her Ph.D. at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) at George Mason University (2006).  She holds a B.A. in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an M.A. in History of the Middle East from Tel Aviv University. Since 1994, Orli has been involved in political education.  She was trained as a facilitator for groups in conflict and worked with groups from Israel-Palestine, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, and the successor states of the former Yugoslavia. Her Recent publications include: ‘Alternative Voices in Public Urban Space: Serbia's Women in Black (Ethnologia Balkanica 10, 2006); 'Breaking States of Denial: Anti-Occupation Activism in Israel after 2000' (Genero 10/11, 2007); Forthcoming: ‘It Was Like Fighting a War with Our Own People: Anti-War Activism in Serbia during the 1990's' and ‘(Re)Centring Europe: Competing Israeli and Palestinian Narratives in the Shadow of Europe' (co-authored).