Month: June 2017

Balkan Insight | Bosnia’s Roma Try to Break Out of Isolation

This story was first published in Balkan Insight on June 14, 2017. by Hoi Mun Yee SIT Spring 2017 Drake University Melina Halilovic is the first Roma woman to be elected to the municipal council in the central Bosnian town of Visoko. Working in a plain white building, her achievements are anything but plain. She broke through …

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Balkan Insight | Students Challenge Ethnically-Divided Education in Bosnia

This story was first published in Balkan Insight on June 12, 2017. by Katherine Heroux SIT Spring 2017 Villanova University Jajce, Bosnia-Herzegovina – Faruk Bubric, an 18-year old in his last year of secondary school, spends most of his time playing video games or hanging out with his friends. His time in the education system in the …

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