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Living (Critically) in the Present: Youth Activism in Mostar (Bosnia Herzegovina)

Carabelli, Giulia (2013) Living (Critically) in the Present: Youth Activism in Mostar (Bosnia Herzegovina). European Perspectives – Journal on European Perspectives of the Western Balkans, 5 (1). pp. 50-67. ISSN 1855-7694. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:40844)

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Abstract

This paper reflects upon the conditions and implications of living in a protracted state of social

by a youth organisation in Mostar that deals with the socio-political inconsistencies of the

normalised crisis by discussing how the problem-solving approach to the Bosnia Herzegovina

system unable to guarantee stability. In particular, the paper critically engages with the present

a proactive engagement with politics. The specificity of Mostar as a city, where nothing seems

this paper is also interested in providing a glimpse of how living in a critical present empowers

possibility of a more just and peaceful future could be imagined. In particular, this paper

research with the aim of exploring the ways in which creative practice becomes an instrument

of re-appropriating Yugoslav ideals of peace and togetherness among different ethno-national

be built.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Mostar, Crisis, Nostalgia, Grassroots Social Movements, Politics of Art.
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Mita Mondal
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2014 11:54 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:53 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/40844 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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