Should I stay or should I go? A tale of emigration from Serbia

Posted on 26. February 2015 by Darija Maric While I was writing a paper on migration trends in Serbia, I came across the following data: “The Law on Diaspora and Serbs in the Region defines the Diaspora as a category that includes citizens of the Republic of Serbia living abroad, persons of Serbian ethnicity that emigrated … Continue reading Should I stay or should I go? A tale of emigration from Serbia

A flying drone and the truth about reconciliation

Posted on 04. November 2014 by Jovana Mihajlovic Two weeks ago I decided to make an exception in my daily routine of enjoying coffee with my friends after a long day at work. Instead, I accompanied my husband to a neighbouring pub to watch the football game between Serbia and Albania. Having heard pompous announcements … Continue reading A flying drone and the truth about reconciliation

Why should I care about the Serbians?

Posted on 09. July 2014 by Lotta Schneidemesser Thursday, 21 May 2014. 9pm, the Serbian Embassy in Berlin The place looks more like a humanitarian help post or a storage space than a representative embassy:  hundreds of card board boxes are piled up in the hall way, the main room, along the walls, in front of the … Continue reading Why should I care about the Serbians?

The Ukrainian crisis from the Serbian perspective

Posted on 02. April 2014 by Srdjan Hercigonja Since February 2014, when dozens of people were massacred on the streets in the center of Kiev, a quite interesting and unusual debate has developed in Serbia. Although it may seem that the discussions in Serbia, on the situation in Ukraine are irrelevant for the EU integration process, … Continue reading The Ukrainian crisis from the Serbian perspective

Where Europe is not a tempting alternative

Posted on 31. March 2014 by Danijela Bozovic Once upon a time, there was a country…Wait, I don’t believe in fairytales. Let’s start again. Today, for young people growing up in Serbia, especially outside of Belgrade, the future can look decidedly depressing. A high unemployment rate among young people (about 50%) and a lack of access … Continue reading Where Europe is not a tempting alternative