Karadžić's Trial Was a Historic Moment - But for Whose History?

Claudia Hyde | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Claudia Hyde

This week was a historic one in international justice. Over 20 years after the tragic massacre at Srebrenica in which over 8,000 Bosniak men and boys ...

'Stay Human': The Forgotten Lesson of the Holocaust

Pina Sadar | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK
Pina Sadar

The millions of Holocaust victims will be remembered on Tuesday as part of Holocaust Remembrance Day. Rather than turning this occasion into yet another gory battlefield of ideologies, the historical anguish should prompt us to work against the systems of collective hatred - beyond religious, ethnic and racial boundaries.

What Australia Is All About

Rob Owen Bell | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK
Rob Owen Bell

The #illridewithyou campaign in a shining example of everything that's fantastic about Australia - even if as a Kiwi I have to say it through gritted teeth. Like the American cousins, they've got a lot of big, empty spaces, what is politely known as a 'frontier mentality' and a tendency to come across as a bit rough round the edges.

Europe Remembers War, But Doesn't Necessarily Learn

Robert Wilton | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK
Robert Wilton

The first days of August 1914 saw a series of declarations of war between the Great Powers of Europe. One hundred years later, the first days of August 2014 saw a series of commemorations, in which allies and enemies came together to acknowledge the sacrifice and devastation of World War One...

When Countries Fall Apart

Robin Lustig | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

I don't see why it would be such a tragedy if Ukraine and Russia redrew their borders, with one, all-important proviso: that it is done in accordance with the wishes of the majority of the people in the region affected, as expressed in a fairly-conducted referendum. After all, that's what is planned for the people of Scotland...

Marred by Violence? Trouble Distorts Poll in Kosovo for the Better

Harriet Line | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Harriet Line

On Sunday, those living in the north of Kosovo took to the polls for the time since 1999 to elect a Mayor who would govern under the jurisdiction of Pristina. The problem was that not many of them went...

Fireworks And Street Parties As Croatia Joins EU

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

Just 20 years after a bloody civil war, Croatia is celebrating becoming the 28th member of the European Union to the sound of Beethoven's Ode To Joy, ...

WATCH Great European Championship Matches: Spain 4-3 Yugoslavia (Euro 2000)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Sport

European Championships traditionally serve up superior football than World Cups from the group stage throughout the knockout phase, and Euro 2000 is a...

The Great Ealing Film Challenge 69: Undercover (1943)

Dr Keith M. Johnston | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Dr Keith M. Johnston

Over 20 years ago, George Perry dismissed this film as 'unconvincing and cliché-ridden, and not for a moment are its players believable Yugoslavs.' (Perry 1981, 72) Putting aside the latter notion of how Ealing would populate a film with 'believable Yugoslavs,' that is a harsh criticism of a solid and enjoyable piece of filmmaking that both resembles and departs from standard Ealing wartime fare.

University Cleaner Gets Ivy League Degree After 14 Years Of Studying

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A university cleaner has finally been awarded a degree in ancient Latin and Greek after 14 years of part-time studying. Gac Filipaj worked at Colum...

Goran Hadzic, War Crimes Suspect, Extradited To The Hague

The Guardian | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK

The Serbian authorities moved swiftly on Friday to rid themselves of their last international war crimes suspect and fugitive, extraditing the 1990s w...

Last Major Balkans War Crimes Suspect Arrested In Serbia

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

Goran Hadzic, the last major war crimes suspect from the Balkans war, has been arrested in Serbia. The 52-year-old, who faces 14 counts of war crim...