About Us

Researching Balkans is the work of students from the SIT Balkans Peace and Conflict Studies program. Our students cover the scenes, people and issues of this challenging region throughout their semester in Belgrade. Researching Balkans collects the best of their work with the aim of becoming a repository of insightful and thoughtful research on the Balkans.
1 - SITStudyAbroad_ColorBlack_2019

Published Stories

Balkan Insight | Serbia’s Stateless Roma Struggle for Visibility

This story was first published in Balkan Insight on January 9, 2018. by Claire Taylor SIT Fall 2017 Occidental College On a cold, rainy day, seven Roma …

Read More →
Disabled Community Takes a Stand in Kosovo

Balkan Insight | Disabled Community Takes a Stand in Kosovo

This story was first published in Balkan Insight on January 9, 2018. by Jennifer Sheeren SIT Fall 2017 Vanderbilt University In impoverished Kosovo, the disabled …

Read More →

Balkan Insight | Gluten-Free Bakery a Hit with Belgraders

This story was originally published in Belgrade Insight print edition on November 3, 2017. by Gillian Dohrn SIT Fall 2017 Colorado College The distinctive smell …

Read More →


Scroll to Top