What do we know about the World War One? Our perception of the conflict and its consequences is influenced by the society in which we grew up.
World War One did not start in Sarajevo, but the assassination of Franz Ferdinand happened here. Traces of this event can still be found in the city scape of today’s Sarajevo.
The “war which will end all wars”, as it was called, ended on November 11, 1918. However, the peace didn’t last more than twenty years.
Every post-war society faces various problems. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, what could be the solutions to strengthen the dialogue between people?
Kemal Šalaka is a peace activist and a former under-aged soldier during the war of the 90s. He started a project called “Children of war to children of peace”.
Attending the 11th-November-1918-commemoration-ceremony at the Monument to the killed French soldiers in front of the French Embassy. Before and after the ceremony we discussed about the role of monuments and commemorations in peace-building. Click to the first picture to open the gallery.
The seminar gathers 12 students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4 from France and 4 from Germany.
The program consists of visits, debates and worskhops
The participants created 5 multimedia productions presented on this website.