The conference was divided into six sessions, with a field trip to Zavidovići where we met with war veterans that CNA has been cooperating with in peacebuilding activities for years.
Reflections about Conference organised by the Centre for Nonviolent Action (CNA), Sarajevo 15.-17.5.2018.
The announcement that as of this school year, the history of the 1992-1995 war would be studied in more detail in primary and secondary schools is perhaps the most significant change in the history curriculum since the fall of communism
The Conference focused on the experience of different countries in the postwar process of seeking justice, its challenges and taboos, the role of historical myths and narratives in the reconcilitaiton process, understanding the importance of nonviolence and its limits.
The following are a summary rather than an agreed upon set of recommendations…,
The round table of historians organised by the CNA, Sarajevo 13-16. 10. 2017.
…A preponderance of history per square meter in other countries makes it a haven for tourists, but here it is only a guarantee of the presence of death, or at least it has been up till now.
Round Table of the Centre for Nonviolent Action, Sarajevo, October 2017