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Balkans

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 FMR 50 - From the Editors An introductory note on FMR 50, 'Dayton + 20: twenty years on from the Dayton Agreement in the Balkans', from the Editors. Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 01 Sep 2015
2 FMR 50 - Foreword: Addressing the legacy of violence The aim of creating ethnically homogeneous statelets was curbed at Dayton but the dominance of ethnic politics was not. Valentin Inzko 01 Sep 2015
3 FMR 50 - Annex 7: why are we still discussing it? Annex 7 to the Dayton Peace Agreement was designed to address the displacement of 2.2 million people during the Bosnian war of 1992-95. Its job is not yet done. María del Pilar Valledor Álvarez 01 Sep 2015
4 FMR 50 - Political and social consequences of continuing displacement in Bosnia and Herzegovina Twenty years after Dayton, failures to facilitate effective refugee and IDP return have had a social and political impact at both community and state level. Lana Pašić 01 Sep 2015
5 FMR 50 - Bosnia and Herzegovina 20 years on from Dayton The coming two-and-a-half years represent what is possibly the last window of opportunity to accomplish what the Dayton Peace Agreement’s Annex 7 set out to achieve. Andrew Mayne 01 Sep 2015
6 FMR 50 - Resolving a protracted refugee situation through a regional process Despite its shortcomings, the Regional Process in the Western Balkans offers a number of lessons for resolving protracted refugee situations. Olga Mitrovic 01 Sep 2015
7 FMR 50 - Voices in displacement “These people are as if lost in time and space.” Still displaced after 20 years, residents of collective centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina share their frustration. They need to be listened to. Claudia Meyerhoefer 01 Sep 2015
8 FMR 50 - Property rights and reconstruction in the Bosnian return process Sidelining a rights-based approach in the area of property restitution and reconstruction in Bosnia and Herzegovina resulted in an unequal impact on rural versus urban displaced populations. Inmaculada Serrano 01 Sep 2015
9 FMR 50 - Resolving protracted displacement through social housing A social housing methodology recently introduced in Bosnia and Herzegovina illustrates the need for certain key components in any strategy to address the shelter and livelihoods needs of vulnerable citizens. Marc D’Silva, Sanela Imamovic 01 Sep 2015
10 FMR 50 - Asking the right questions in research on psychosocial well-being New research is attempting to address the lack of empirical grounding for much of the psychosocial programming in post-war trauma in the Western Balkans. Selma Porobic 01 Sep 2015
11 FMR 50 - Wartime division in peacetime schools An ethnically divided educational system in Bosnia and Herzegovina continues to limit the sustainable return of those displaced by the war, and to hamper reconciliation and the reconstruction of society. Valery Perry 01 Sep 2015
12 FMR 50 - Their last name is ‘refugee’: return and local activism Sustainable refugee return can only take place in Bosnia and Herzegovina when ordinary people and human rights activists are included as full participants in the recovery process. Peter Lippman 01 Sep 2015
13 FMR 50 - Human rights shortcomings of the Dayton Peace Agreement When a peace agreement guarantees the rights of certain groups but not all, limitations to the enjoyment of human rights are inevitable. LIsbeth Pilegaard, Jasminka Dzumhur 01 Sep 2015
14 FMR 50 - If women are left out of peace talks The exclusion of women from the process of making peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina has diminished the prospects for sustainable peace. When will we learn that no peace can be sustainable and just without the active and meaningful participation of women? Gorana Mlinarević, Nela Porobić Isaković, Madeleine Rees 01 Sep 2015
15 FMR 50 - Interpretations of Annex 7: assessing the impact on non-returnees in the UK Emphasising the crucial role of refugee returns to the future of Bosnia and Herzegovina risks minimising the agency of those who choose not to exercise their rights under Annex 7. Gayle Munro 01 Sep 2015
16 FMR 50 - The role of remote voting in encouraging return Once there is a genuine possibility of going home, what influences a forced migrant’s decision to return to a pre-conflict residence, often in the face of very difficult conditions? What role can remote voting play? Djordje Stefanovic, Neophytos Loizides 01 Sep 2015
17 FMR 50 - Home after Dayton: IDPs in Sarajevo The experiences of displaced people in Sarajevo show that living in a place that people perceive to be safe and to provide opportunities can be more desirable than returning to one’s place of origin. Participatory urban projects can help foster community. Gruia Badescu 01 Sep 2015
18 FMR 50 - The compound effects of conflict and disaster displacement in Bosnia and Herzegovina Some IDPs living in protracted displacement in Bosnia and Herzegovina, such as many Roma IDPs, were especially vulnerable to the effects of the May 2014 flooding and landslides. Wesli H Turner 01 Sep 2015
19 FMR 50 - Prijedor: re-imagining the future Public memorialisation in Bosnia and Herzegovina today is an act of remembering not just those who died in the conflict but also the multi-ethnic reality of earlier times. Articulation of this, however, is being obstructed in cities like Prijedor. Damir Mitrić, Sudbin Musić 01 Sep 2015
20 FMR 50 - Mass evacuations: learning from the past Twenty years after the evacuations from the Bosnian ‘safe areas’, humanitarians continue to struggle with dilemmas around humanitarian evacuations. Caelin Briggs 01 Sep 2015
21 FMR 50 - Bosnia revisited: a retrospective on the legacy of the conflict It is instructive to review the legacy the conflict in Bosnia and the post-war settlement in order to appreciate how this conflict set the stage for major institutional developments in the field of humanitarian protection. Brad K Blitz 01 Sep 2015
22 Creative Commons Oxpeace 2015: UN Peacebuilding and the pursuit of multi-Ethnicity in Kosovo Dana Landau gives a talk for Session A of the 2015 OxPeace conference; New directions in the study of peacebuilding. Dana Landau 16 Jun 2015
23 OxPeace 2014: Sesion 1b: Peace without Separation Albin Kurti MP gives a talk for the 2014 OxPeace conference session 1b; Inclusive peace, reconciliation and justice in the Western Balkans Albin Kurti 02 Jun 2014
24 OxPeace 2014: Session 1b: Asymmetric warfare and civil war: Is reconciliation easier with a foreign enemy than inside the nation? Professor Uros Svete gives a talk for the 2014 OxPeace conference session 1b; Inclusive peace, reconciliation and justice in the Western Balkans Uros Svete 02 Jun 2014
25 Creative Commons Reparation and Reconciliation in Post-Conflict Bosnia and Serbia: What Role for Socio-Legal Studies? Stephen Parmentier, Professor of Criminology Leuven Institute of Criminology, K.U.Leuven, gives a talk for the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminar series on 26th May 2011. Stephen Parmentier 31 May 2011
26 Creative Commons The PAX Project (for a worldwide preventative network). OxPeace 2011 Brian Lapping gives the fourth and final presentation from session three of the 2011 OxPeace Conference. Brian Lapping 17 May 2011