About Memory Lab

  • "Memory Gaps" An article about the Memory Lab - study trip/workshop in Serbia in October, published in the Magazine "Peace" of the Robert Bosch Foundation. See (the article with photos on pages 28-31):
  • "History as Elephant in the Room: Observations from Serbia’s Memory Lab". Jacqueline Niesser's reflections about Serbia's contemporary history and current culture of memory, inspired by the last Memory Lab. See:



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Arsenijevic, Damir. “A Politics of Memory and Knowledge Production in Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Case for Studije Jugoslavije.” In Conflict and Memory: Bridging Past and Future in (South East) Europe, edited by Wolfgang and Džihic Petritsch, Vedran. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2010.

—. “Against Opportunistic Criticism.” European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies(2007).

—. Forgotten Future: Politics of Poetry in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2010.

—. “Gendering the Bone: The Politics of Memory in Bosnia and Herzegovina.” Journal for Cultural Research 15, no. 3 (forthcoming).

—. “It’s About Illumination, Stupid-the Politics of Art in Bosnia and Herzegovina.”UMELEC 02/08 (2008).

—. “Mobilising Unbribable Life.” In Towards a New Literary Humanism, edited by Andy Mousley. (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

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Baillie, Britt “Capturing Facades in ‘Conflict-Time’: Structural Violence and the (Re)construction Vukovar's Churches” Space and Polity Vol 17. Issue 3 (2013).

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Bekerman, Zvi and Michalinos Zembylas. Teaching Contested Narratives: Identity, Memory and Reconciliation in Peace Education and Beyond. (London and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012).

Bougarel, X., E. Helms and G. Duijzings (eds.), The new Bosnian mosaic. Identities, memories and moral claims in a post-war society (Farnham 2007).

Connerton, Paul, How societies remember (Cambridge 2011) .

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Leydesdorff, Selma (trans: Kay Richardson). Surviving the Bosnian Genocide: The Women of Srebrenica Speak. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011).

Moll, Nicolas “Fragmented memories in a fragmented country: memory competition and political identity-building in today's Bosnia and Herzegovina” Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity Vol. 41, Issue 6 (2013).

Sheftel, Anna, “Monument to the international community, from the grateful citizens of Sarajevo’: Dark humour as counter-memory in post-conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina” Memory studies (August 11, 2011).

Silberman, Mark, and Florence Vatan. Memory and Postwar Memorials: Confronting the Violence of the Past. (N.p.: Palgrave Macmillan, Dec 2013).

Sorabji, Cornelia, “Managing memories in post-war Sarajevo. Individuals, bad memories and new wars” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 12 (2006).

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Winter, J., and E. Sivan (eds.), War and remembrance in the twentieth century (Cambridge 2000).

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