Now at every good bookseller

Now at every good bookseller

Warning: This blog post contains material promoting my new book. Guilt, Responsibility and Denial: The Past at Stake in Post-Milošević Serbia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. It has taken a long time, but the book is finally out! This means that if you order a copy you will actually receive a book as opposed … Continue reading

Who’s on second?

Who’s on second?

Was there ever really a “Druga Srbija”? The term spread in the 1990s as a catchall for the anti-war, antinationalist intellectuals who did their best to argue that the murderous (or in terms of the ICTY, simultaneously murderous and nonmurderous, and consequently not specifically directed to murderosity) regime of the 1990s did not represent the … Continue reading

Something big comes this way

Something big comes this way

Remember the Nineties? It was an awesome time for essentialists. National chauvinists briefly got the upper hand in politics in the region, told knowledge-free internationals that their extreme politics were a product of nature (which functions differently in countries you know nothing about, dontcha know), and got away with it. As a result we had … Continue reading