Analysis of the immense popularity of the song “Tek je 12 sati (It’s only 12 o’clock) by the Croatian group E.T. in Serbia during the war in Croatia
About the regional cooperation in making of the series and the soft power and connections between showbiz, culture and geopolitics.
I have listened all my life to the stories of women who survived the war. As a four-year-old girl, I also passed through the refugee column. I witnessed how mothers, daughters, aunts, grandmothers, and friends remember those moments and images; how these women so bravely and so often experienced fear and suffering in silence, left to struggle[…]
Memories lie, women don’t. it is not true that only winners write history. History is written by men in power. During a war, women become second-class citizens and their role is split between somber duties in preserving daily life and their social and political position: a sharp division line splits heroes and non heroes, the so-called patriots[…]
Speaking in a TV interview in February 2022, the director of the Museum of Genocide Victims, historian Dejan Ristić, announced the start of the reconstruction of the Central Tower and the Italian Pavilion complex at Staro Sajmište. This construction would actually be a continuation of the process that was institutionally launched two years ago, when the Parliament[…]
The history of museums, from their creation until today, testifies to how museums are regularly involved in the process of forming national identities and their constant reconstruction. International relations and conflicts between different communities and within them are usually completely masked. The goal is to create an ideal image of us – that is – of the[…]
New wars are complex. The world has increasingly less patience for nuances, as it is especially evident in the current war in Ukraine. The highly polarized media situation lasted all year, even before the start of the war in Ukraine. During the military actions, the opponents simultaneously label one another as “Nazis”, so the situation may require[…]
News of collective negative events, such as wars, very easily find their way into our inner world. Apart from the fact that such events get meticulous coverage in the global media context, evolution has wired us to pay more attention to negative news than positive ones, because they have greater information value for our survival. From the viewpoint[…]