The French Connection Or: The Language Thing Pt V

Part V of a series on observations on those minor linguistic differences in the language formerly known as Serbocroatian. And how a language is being inventend for political purposes.

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Bosnier für eine Nacht

Eine Ausstellung* junger bosnischer Künstlerinnen und Künstler im Ost-Klub bringt die bosnische Community in Wien zusammen. Und zeigt einmal mehr, wie wenig verheilt die Wunden des Bürgerkriegs sind.

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The Kitchen Debate Or: The Language Thing Pt IV

Part IV of a series on observations on those minor linguistic differences in the language formerly known as Serbocroatian. And this time a bit beyond – for it does concern something that’s among the most important things for people on the Balkans.

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The Day Music Lost Its Innocence

Nationalists don’t just steal people’s lives and whatever money they can get their hands on. Most of all they steal history and culture. They hijack and destroy it. One example is my favorite song from Ex-Yugoslavia.

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Party, Life and Santa

Beograd is a city that has gained – and well earned – a reputation as a great place to party at. That most people’s lives aren’t as much fun most of the time is easily forgotten and overlooked. And maybe that’s why people in Beograd love to party as hard as they can.

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