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Walking to Write

Following Patrick Leigh Fermor across Europe

David Wills

Fermor. However, a few weeks ago I was cheated out of a tennis match by a German” (13). Cameron’s choice of European route is therefore very much improvised, and ends up cutting through the Balkans. In this way, Cameron’s Never Again becomes a homage to

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Liminality and Missing Persons

Encountering the Missing in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Laura Huttunen

nature of the liminality of the missing in social terms. However, the centrality of the “international community” in initiating and funding these efforts in Bosnia, and in the Balkans more generally, reflects the extent to which those in power in the area

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Srdja Popović and Slobodan Djinovic

–4 ; Nepstad 2011 ). We came of age as activists in Serbia, a country that was widely known for President Slobodan Milošević’s atrocities. When we founded the Otpor! organization against the “Butcher of the Balkans,” the situation was desperate. The vast

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Nir Gazit and Yagil Levy

acknowledged the increasing involvement of military forces in civilian settings during the ‘troubles’ in Northern Ireland in the 1970s, in the Balkan wars in the early 1990s, and more recently in Afghanistan and Iraq, for example, and the new roles that

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Johanna Gehmacher, Svetla Baloutzova, Orlin Sabev, Nezihe Bilhan, Tsvetelin Stepanov, Evgenia Kalinova, Zorana Antonijevic, Alexandra Ghit, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Ana Luleva, Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Courtney Doucette, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Valentina Mitkova, Vjollca Krasniqi, Pepka Boyadjieva, Marina Hughson, and Rayna Gavrilova

, which organizes British support for antifascist movements in the Balkans. In January 1944, he is dispatched with the Bulgarian partisans in the western part of the country. The brothers Lagadinov are sought by the police for illegal communist propaganda

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Catherine Plum, Klaus Berghahn, Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker, David Freis, and Matthew Eckel

the back cover Illies call his book “1913: Die Geschichte eines ungeheuren Jahres,” which characterizes its narrative much better than the original subtitle. 1913 was indeed a monstrous year that overshadowed the whole twentieth century. In the Balkan

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Brian Yothers, Gillian Dooley, Guy Galazka, Peter Weisensel, Jackie Coon, Magdalena Banaszkiewicz, and David Cashman

), a historical account of the 1914 events in Sarajevo, Alexander of Jugoslavia , and Strong Man of the Balkans (1938), which investigated the 1934 assassination of Alexander in Marseilles. Nevertheless, on the whole, his works did not receive

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Roberto Farneti

Vincent’s book Nationalism and Particularity ( 2002: 4 ), where he points out that “the communal and tribal fragmentations of, for example, the Balkans, Northern Ireland, Indonesia and Rwanda are not preferable forms of social existence. They are rather

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Maureen Mulligan

, is what Andrew Hammond describes in women writers in the Balkans during the same period: “a belief in charity, community and international cooperation, as well as a sympathy for the suffering of women in wartime and for the rights of women to strive

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Understanding Germany’s Short-lived “Culture of Welcome”

Images of Refugees in Three Leading German Quality Newspapers

Maximilian Conrad and Hugrún Aðalsteinsdóttir

response to the refugee crisis, it is important to look at the media discourses that accompanied Merkel’s announcement in September 2015 to open Germany’s borders to those refugees who had arrived in Hungary via the Balkans route and were stuck at makeshift