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  • Fieldwork Šipkovica: Perceptions and group dynamics Sanja Vojvodić The focus of my presentation will be on a field trip to Shar mountain’s village Šipkovica. I have chosen this trip because I believe it contributed most to the social dynamics between the Belgrade and Berlin group.  Consequently, it influenced how people perceive themselves, and how are

  • Die jüdische Gemeinde hat eine lange Tradition, die bis in die Mitte des 16. Jahrhunderts zurückreicht, als die ersten sephardischen Juden nach Sarajevo kamen. Die damalige jüdische Bevölkerung von Sarajevo sprach Judäo-Spanisch.

  • Nationalism is a fickle concept, defined so many times in so many way, yet its true potential still escapes us. When one thinks of nationalism, the minds eyes conjures up images of flag waving young men, eager to seek glory in battle (or on the football stadium) for their nation. However, its manifestations are far

  • The DAAD field trip led the group to regions where borders have been shifted over the past centuries and new borders have been drawn. In a visible and an invisible way. The Ottoman Empire shaped the region in a special way so that not only new political borders developed but also religious. Many of these

  • Linguistic landscape of Ulcinj Marija Mandić (Institute for Slavic Studies, Humboldt University in Berlin), Jelena Lončar (Faculty of Political Sciences, University Belgrade), Rebekka Zeinzinger (Philosophical Faculty, University of Sarajevo) Ulcinj is a city in Montenegro well known for language pluralism and peaceful co-existence of numerous ethnic groups. In the total population of 19.921 of the Ulcinj municipality,

  • This outline aims to investigated whether the ontological security theory could be used to explain the linkage between certain public architecture policies and practices in Macedonia and Albania and (foreign policy) identities of these states.

  • Šipkovica Šipkovica is a small village near Tetovo, situated at the border with Kosovo.  Here Ali Ahmeti, the current leader of the Albanian political party in Macedonia DUI and commander of the former Macedonian UÇK (“Ushtria Çlirimtare Kombëtare”, or National Liberation Army – NLA), which fought for equal rights for the ethnic Albanian minority during

  • During our DAAD field trip to Macedonia and Albania with the aim of exploring the Balkan Muslims it was also interesting to observe the women both in cities and villages. Here the question is not only about the division of the role of men and women in the family or society

  • Türkische Kulturdiplomatie in Montenegro: Wir, die Teilnehmer des Workshops “Discursive inclusion and exclusion of Muslims in the Balkans” (9.-11.7.2018), haben am zweiten Tag unseres Workshops eine Exkursion in die nahegelegene Küstenstadt Ulcinj/Ulqin unternommen (im folgenden Ulcinj). In Ulcinj haben wir mit Vertretern der lokalen Verwaltung, der Islamischen Gemeinschaft, des Mediensektors und von Nichtregierungsorganisationen gesprochen, wir

  • BUNK’ART – entering the dark past Megan Nagel, Goranka Ćejvanović Albanian Dicator Enver Hoxha’s bunker Enver Hoxha had a five-storeyed bunker built consisting of 100 rooms on the outskirts of Tirana in the 1970s for his own protection against a nuclear attack. The number of massive bunkers in the People’s Socialist Republic of Albania can

  • Demarcations and crossings of borders in and with South Eastern Europe The field trip “Demarcations and crossings of borders in and with South Eastern Europe” lead a group of Serbian and German students to disparate settings of Turkish, Albanian and Slavic-speaking Muslims in Macedonia and Albania, and will introduce us to the specific dialectics of

  • Libofshë Rreth Libofshë is a village in the Municipality of Fier, located in southwest Albania, where the inhabitants declare as Serbs of Islamic faith. In the town works the Association of Serbs “Jedinstvo”, which in 2010 opened a Serbian language school. I could see the split in generations. The grandfather was enthusiastically Serbian, being proud

  • U HAS-u, koji se danas nalazi u Alipašinoj ulici br. 19 i koji je pripada Kantonu Sarajevo, je sačuvana cjelokupna arhivska građa, koja publici po različitim tematskim težištima biva izložena/prezentirana.

  • Dolna Gorica Dolna Gorica is one of the nine Macedonian villages of the Mala Prespa, southern of the Lake Prespa. The area is the only one in Albania enjoying the status and rights of a minority. In the school, lessons are given in Macedonian and they learn Albanian as a foreign language. Some of the

  • Text: Agata Rogos Architecture never creates a neutral and harmless unity, but rather, produces an integral structure of political symbols, which were used in Albania as mechanisms for the de-Ottomanization of urban space, which in turn, were focused on the process of state-building and symbolic space. In the time of Ahmet Zogu, one might discuss

  • Visiting the Jewish Community in Sarajevo On a pleasant early autumn Tuesday morning, we [four scholars from Germany, Montenegro and Serbia] came to the Jewish Community in Sarajevo situated in 59, Hamdije Kreševljakovića Street, by the Miljacka river. The Jewish Community inherits a long tradition that dates back to the mid-16th century, when the first

  • How does Macedonia want to introduce itself to their visitors? What does the Southeast European country want them to show and to hide? A personal account of my journey(s) around Macedonia

  • Ulcinj ist eine Stadt in Montenegro, die besonders für ihre sprachliche Vielfalt und die friedliche Koexistenz mehrerer ethnischer Gruppen bekannt ist. In der Gesamtbevölkerung von 19.921 der Gemeinde Ulcinj bilden die Albaner mit 70.66% die Mehrheit.

  • Die NGO Eco Guerilla ist eine Umweltorganisation, die Druck auf die Politik ausübt, mit dem Ziel die Regierung dazu zu bewegen Umweltgesetze einzuhalten. Ihren Ursprung hat die NGO in Tetovo, eine im Nordwesten Mazedoniens gelegene Stadt, nahe der Grenze zum Kosovo.

  • How does Macedonia want to introduce itself to their visitors? What does the Southeast European country want them to show and to hide? A personal account of my journey(s) around Macedonia

  • Project Skopje 2014 and Societal Security Sector Dunja Stojanović Societal Security is the term characteristic for academic thought known as Copenhagen School. The term was first introduced by Barry Buzan. That is one of the five security sectors in one society beside political, military, economic and environmental sector. Another theorist within’ the School, Ole Waever

  • In den 70ern ließ Enver Hoxha am Stadtrand Tiranas eine fünfstöckige  Bunkeranlage erbauen, bestehend aus etwa 100 Räumen, zum Schutz seiner selbst gegen nukleare Angriff. Zur Anzahl der massiven Pilzköpfe in der Sozialistischen Republik Albaniens existieren lediglich Schätzungen.

  • The question about national identity can be a difficult one in the Balkans. Therefore the question about language skills was less “problematic” and easier to answer. Furthermore it enabled a better access to the people and lead to insightful replies.

  • Die Untersuchung der Linguistic Landscape eines Gebietes ist in mehrsprachigen Gebieten, wie es Mazedonien traditionell eines ist, eine Möglichkeit, mehr über Prestige, Hierarchien und das Verhältnis der dort gebrauchten Sprachen untereinander herauszufinden.

  • Während unserer DAAD-Exkursion nach Mazedonien und Albanien, derer Ziel war, die Balkanmuslime zu untersuchen, war es unter anderem interessant die Frauen sowohl in Großstädten als auch in den Dörfern zu beobachten.

  • In diesem Beitrag soll die Erfahrung der vermeintlichen „Grenzüberschreitung“ dargestellt werden. Das geschieht anhand vier ausgewählter Orte: Debar, Dolna Gorica, Zogaj und Rreth-Libofshe

  • How does Macedonia want to introduce itself to their visitors? What does the Southeast European country want them to show and to hide? A personal account of my journey(s) around Macedonia

  • Centar Župa Centar Župa is a village situated near the city of Debar and populated mainly by Turks. According to the 2002 census, 80 percent of the 6299 inhabitants of the municipality are reported as Turks. In the 1960s much of the population left the villages to work in other parts of Yugoslavia or in

  • Text: Agata Rogos I visited Mitrovica (north part of Kosovo, border with Serbia) relatively late – in 2017, five years after my first study visit to Kosovo. The fieldwork started with a contact with the Museum of Mitrovica located on the South part of the city. My main interest primarily was connected with the war

  • Die Frage nach der nationalen Zugehörigkeit kann sich auf dem Balkan als schwierig erweisen. Somit war die Frage nach den Sprachkenntnissen weniger „problematisch“ und einfacher zu beantworten. Außerdem ermöglichte sie uns einen besseren Zugang zu den Menschen und führte zu aufschlussreichen Antworten.

  • This outline aims to investigated whether the ontological security theory could be used to explain the linkage between certain public architecture policies and practices in Macedonia and Albania and (foreign policy) identities of these states.

  • This outline aims to investigated whether the ontological security theory could be used to explain the linkage between certain public architecture policies and practices in Macedonia and Albania and (foreign policy) identities of these states.

  • Turkish Cultural Diplomacy in Montenegro Thomas Schad We, the participants of the workshop “Discursive inclusion and exclusion of Muslims in the Balkans” (9.-11.7.2018), have undertaken an excursion to the nearby coastal town Ulcinj/Ulqin on the second day of our workshop (in the following Ulcinj). In Ulcinj we talked to representatives of the local administration, the

  • After being captured at the battle of Lepanto in 1571 and taken as a slave to Ulcinj by infamous local pirates, Miguel de Cervantes served there for several years before being taken to Algeria and eventually returning to Spain after five years of captivity.

  • The Balkans is usually represented as being in-between, one has just to pick a certain end point or two coordinates, and will usually get a perspective that speaks about continuous and seemingly unending travelling. This voyage is different for its states, countries, and societies.

  • The HAS, which today is located in Alipašina 19 and belongs to the Sarajevo canton, was able to preserve the entire pre-war collection. It is also presented to the public in exhibitions according to various thematic focuses.

  • Film: Towards Diversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcIhrpap3Y4&

  • The DAAD field trip led the group to regions where borders have been shifted over the past centuries and new borders have been drawn. In a visible and an invisible way. The Ottoman Empire shaped the region in a special way so that not only new political borders developed but also religious. Many of these

  • Bohoreta Women’s Club The Bohoreta Club was founded as a women’s section in 1965, the community itself immediately after the return of the Jews to Sarajevo with the support of JOINT. Since there are many mixed families, there are no traditions, these were interrupted, holidays were not held or only passed on in the family.

  • Besuch im Historischen Archiv Sarajevo (HAS) Text: Goranka Ćejvanović / Photographien: Aleksandar Jakir, Goranka Ćejvanović Zur Gründung und Tätigkeiten der Archive in Bosnien und Herzegowina (BuH) Die ersten offiziellen und gesetzlich verankerten archivarischen Aktivitäten in Bosnien und Herzegowina beginnen Ende 1947 mit der Gründung des Staatsarchivs Bosnien und Herzegowinas. Danach werden die städtischen Archive in

  • The Balkans is usually represented as being in-between, one has just to pick a certain end point or two coordinates, and will usually get a perspective that speaks about continuous and seemingly unending travelling. This voyage is different for its states, countries, and societies.

  • The Arabati Baba Teke of Tetovo was completed in the 18th century by the dervish Rexhep Pasha, it has been the centre for the Bektashi community in the Balkan peninsula – serving as mother house for many others tekkes in Macedonia and Kosovo – until 1912, when the Ottomans were driven out of Macedonia.

  • Am 9. September 2017 haben wir zunächst die Arabati Baba Tekke in Tetovo, Mazedonien, besucht wo uns vom örtlichen Derwisch, dem Vorstehenden der Tekke, viel zu den Ritualen der Bektaschi erzählt wurde.

  • Bohoreta Women’s Club Der Bohoreta-Klub wurde als Frauensektion 1965 gegründet, die Gemeinde selbst sofort nach der Rückkehr der Juden nach Sarajevo mit Unterstützung des JOINT. Da es viele gemischte Familien gibt, sind keine Traditionen vorhanden, diese wurden unterbrochen, Feiertage wurden nicht gehalten oder nur in der Familie weitergegeben. Die Vorsitzende hat ihre Aufgabe von der

  • Text: Agata Rogos “Wherever you cast your glance in Albania you see a stone, marble, bronze landscape. It is the new landscape of the homeland that has a glorious history, which counts hundreds and thousands of exploit feats for freedom, for the people’s power, for their defence. In this landscape there have been engraved names

  • During our DAAD field trip to Macedonia and Albania with the aim of exploring the Balkan Muslims it was also interesting to observe the women both in cities and villages. Here the question is not only about the division of the role of men and women in the family or society

  • Als am 26. Juli 1963 die Erde in Skopje bebte und die Bahnhofsuhr um 5:17h stehen blieb, ahnte noch niemand, wie über 50 Jahre später das Zentrum der Stadt einmal aussehen würde.

  • Nationalism is a fickle concept, defined so many times in so many way, yet its true potential still escapes us. When one thinks of nationalism, the minds eyes conjures up images of flag waving young men, eager to seek glory in battle (or on the football stadium) for their nation. However, its manifestations are far

  • The representation of multilingualism in the linguistic landscape of Macedonia Julian Nitzsche, Translation Megan Nagel The research of linguistic landscapes in a multilingual region like Macedonia is an opportunity to find out more about prestige, hierarchies and the relationship of the used languages. The relationship of the two biggest language groups in Macedonia (Macedonian and