Twenty-five years after the outbreak of the Yugoslav wars, much still needs to be done to integrate the memories of this chapter of recent history in the reflection about the wider European space of memory.

THE TESTIMONY - TRUTH OR POLITICS is a project aiming to publicly reflect on the Yugoslav dissolution, placing centre stage individual testimonies of those who experienced the conflict, taking sides or opposing resistance to it.

Coordinated by the Centre for Cultural Decontamination  (CZKD) in Belgrade, eight cultural organizations based in different countries cooperate in the artistic re-elaboration of hundreds of audio-interviews, in the creation of a travelling exhibition, an interactive archive of memories and various events.

OBC Transeuropa will bring the exhibition to Italy and will publish a series of articles focusing on the commemoration of the Yugoslav dissolution wars and their significance for the European space of memory.

The memory of courage and disobedience

Marco Abram | 22/2/2017

A general who refuses to fight to the last man, a soldier who saves the life of a soldier considered an enemy. What space is there in the public memory for these testimonies?

The Balkans: rethinking history text books

Marco Abram | 27/1/2017

A series of didactic resources produced by an extraordinary synergy between historians and experts from various countries, now enriched by a worbook on the Balkan conflicts in the nineties

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