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
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
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?
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
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