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Austria-Hungary's Civilizing Mission in Bosnia: Health as Politics By Other Means

Note: This is the second essay of three that I have written about Western orientalist discourse on Bosnia. This relatively short essay will discuss Austro-Hungarian biopolitics during its occupation of Bosnia, and how even spheres of knowledge deemed “apolitical” (i.e. 1.296 more words


Sarajevo's yuppies: Iftar dinner with the ladies

Six of us sat down for Iftar dinner. The five women I dined with are all medical professionals. A pharmacist, an ER doc, an OBGYN, a pathologist, and the general surgeon. 833 more words

Images of Jajce

Often, the images that will stay with me are not the ones I capture on camera.  It’s hard to document a friendly conversation or a scene from a bus window.  1.052 more words

Roma target would "come running" if approached

Roma playmaker Miralem Pjanic told the Roma News that fellow Bosnia and Herzegovina star Edin Dzeko “would come running to Roma” if the Italian side moved for the striker. 190 more words


Ljepotica, Joseph Conrad and land mines. 

Noun: ljepòtica f (Cyrillic spelling љепо̀тица) beauty (beautiful woman). Commonly known as: things I learn from Coke Zero’s newest marketing campaign. You know the one, where the label says share a coke with (insert name or adjective here). 1.260 more words

Picture of the day: View of Mostar from the Stari Most

This is a view of Mostar from the Stari Most. Quite a beautiful city.


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