Living in Harmony with Nature
Cold winter morning. A group of people with hoes moves across the mountain passes. These are Andean peasants who, during the month of yapakis (in Quechua language), which coincides with our August, begin the period of preparation for sowing. In the southern hemisphere it is winter, which is strongly felt on the mountain by the …
Indigenous Peoples Today
Source: Amnesty International There are 370 million Indigenous people around the world and spread across more than 90 countries. They belong to more than 5,000 different Indigenous peoples and speak more than 4,000 languages. Indigenous people represent about 5% of the world’s population. The vast majority of them – 70% – live in Asia. …
RFI: Replacing street names in aim to change history
“In Belgrade, references to the Yugoslav past, but also to neighbouring towns in the Balkans are replaced by references to a glorious, Serbian past. A way of changing our perspective on history.” RFI is broadcasting the statement by Aleksandar Obradović, our researcher from the Remaking History: Tracing Politics in Urban Space project. Click here …
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Radio Télévision Suisse: Serbia changes street names in Belgrade to change its outlook on history
Swiss Radio Television broadcast a reportage on the change of the name of the streets in Belgrade in the last 30 years. Aleksandar Obradović, our researcher on the project Remaking History: Tracing Politics in Urban Space, spoke about who is remembered and who is erased from the public space of the Serbian capital. (In …
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It is Time for New Holidays
Today, throughout the United States celebrates the 4th of July – Independence Day. In 1776, the Continental Congress declared that it did not recognise King George of England as its ruler and announced the unification of the 13 colonies into a free and independent state. It was the beginning of the modern United States and …
Street Revisionism: Power, Politics and Public Space in Belgrade and Sarajevo
Source: Tandem for Culture – Western Balkans Author: Daniela de Lorenzo In collaboration with Hostwriter, we have asked the Tandem Western Balkans participants to share their stories. In this story, Daniela De Lorenzo reports on Lejla Odobašić Novo’s and Aleksandar Obradović’s collaboration. Imagine waking up one morning and finding out you live in a new street. …
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