Post-war Mostar

“Politics of identity and symbolism in postwar Mostar”. Unpublished working paper by: Vanni D’Alessio & Eric Gobetti.
This is a working paper on the Divided city of Mostar written by Eric Gobetti and Vanni D’Alessio after participating to a Conference in Belgrade of the Association for the study of Nationalities and in preparation for the volume “Southeastern Europe as Social History. Towards a European Framework of Exploration”, a book project edited by Sabine Rutar (Regensburg). There are fiew parts of the paper which are outlined for future revisions.

“Myths and Realities of Coexistence in the Divided and United town of Mostar”. Unpublished working paper by: Vanni D’Alessio & Eric Gobetti.
This is a paper based on the same research made by Eric Gobetti and Vanni D’Alessio on Mostar and partially reproduces the paper “Politics of identity and symbolism in postwar Mostar”. This paper was presented by Vanni D’Alessio, with a new introduction, at the Mediterranean Research Meeting of 2010 in Fiesole, Workshop number 6: “Who is Who in the Balkans Today: Mythmaking and Identity Mutations 1989-2009 (directed by: Vjekoslav Perica, University of Rijeka/Fiume, Croatia and Darko Gavrilovic, Singidunum University, Serbia).
(© Picture by Monica Priante)

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One Response to Post-war Mostar

  1. I visted Mostar in 2008. I found it to be a fascinating place and somewhere to experience first hand the grotesqueness of the horrors mankind is capable of. I imagined it to be similar to how we would have found most of Europe after 1945.

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