Out and About in Sarajevo

by Matthew Zarenkiewicz SIT Spring 2016 Villanova University “The more time you spend in Sarajevo,” a local Sarajevan friend said to me one bright Sunday morning, “The quicker you’ll realize that it is a lie.” It was the second week of my research project on queer activism in Sarajevo since 2008, and he asked me …

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by Anna Squires SIT Fall 2015 Colorado College This morning I woke up in Sarajevo – the “Swiss Cheese City”, as the locals called it during the 1992 – 1995 siege, when forces from the Army of Republika Srpska (Bosnian Serbs, led by General Mladić) assaulted the city from the surrounding hillsides until it was so …

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