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Weird, But Not Menacing – Against Fear: Crime & Safety in Eastern Europe

It has happened so many times that by now I should be used to it. Someone finds out I have traveled to Europe and asks me where I went. 1,103 more words

Eastern Europe

I didn't see the footprints: memorials for children in Bosnia and Hercegovina

“The footprints! They’re all over the fountain. They make my heart break.”
“I didn’t see them”.

I was in Sarajevo, Bosnia, to attend a summer school called… 522 more words

Research Reflections

This War of Mine

When questionable game-mechanics can improve a game

There’s a certain mechanic in This War of Mine, a strategy game that depicts an all-too-real struggle to survive in a war-torn environment, that really stuck out for me during my first playthrough. 765 more words

The siege of Sarajevo

Vedran Smailovic playing in the destroyed building of the National Library in Sarajevo, 1992. Photo by Mikhail Evstafiev


Radovan Karadzic was in the news a few months ago, appearing on TV screens as an old and tired man. 971 more words


Along the Balkan trail

When it comes to traveling, I always like to go a little off the beaten track. As exciting as it is ticking off all the big tourist attractions, there’s a different kind of thrill that comes with discovering places lesser known. 1,451 more words

these little lives

That’s the working title of my new manuscript. It’s a lighthearted work (not really) about the Siege of Sarajevo and Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia, and how it impacted two teens. 180 more words