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Balkans

The Y-block: The tragedy of the nation

ARCHITECTURE: Do not let our elected representatives complete what the terrorist bomb failed to do.

Mladic behind lock and turn, but the Balkans still on the bare ground

Robert Miller, Henry Singer: The Trial of Ratko Mladic

: The Trial of Ratko Mladic is an informative documentary about the war crimes tribunal's controversies.

A call for politicization in the Balkans

Gorana Ognjenovic and Jasna Jozelic (eds.): Education in Post-Conflict Transition. The Politization of Religion in School Textbooks

: A new anthology does not ask about, but to what extent religious education in the Balkans is politicized. However, the editors fail to argue for what politicization means at all.

To return to the Balkans

Lars Feldballe-Petersen / Sophie Vukovic: The Unforgiven / Shapeshifters

: Two documentaries portray people who for very different reasons had to leave the former Yugoslavia. For equally different reasons, they also return.

Burlesque and war history from the Balkans

: Balkan New Film Festival coming soon to Oslo and Bergen. The program includes both wild comedies and serious war dramas.

Freshwater pearl about the Bosnia war

: Reading Faruk Sehic's novel is like washing away the gray dust of everyday language and the sweaty smell of political dichotomies.