Who are we?

Amir Krpić

Amir Krpić

I’m a 23 years old student and historian living near Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina and passionate about the “New age” period. I decided to participate to this peacebuilding seminar because the war wounds are still present here, so to build the sustainable peace is one of the most important tasks of my generation.

Sophie Kruch

Sophie Kruch

I’m studying criminal law at the University of Poitiers in France. After my studies, I would like to work in a NGO protecting Human rights. I participated to lots of European youth events and I travelled a lot, enough to see that peace is a long process that needs to be built together.

Nataša Nović

Nataša Nović

I am a student of the French language and literature, living in Banja Luka, the second biggest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. I am very interested in literature, music, writing, languages, theatre and the French culture and history.

Mark Tinkovitch

Mark Tinkovitch

A peaceful world has always been the dream of my family who has endured the great conflicts of the last century. I'm studying history and living in north of France, one of the most damaged region during the war. I am also passionate about chess, literature and photography.

Nersad Ikanovic

Nersad Ikanovic

I am 24 years old and I come from north-east Bosnia. After an exchange semester in Spain, I am about to start my master in Marketing. I am particularly interested in the critical junctures in modern history which have determined the world that we have today.

Carla Raoult-Santoni

Carla Raoult-Santoni

I live in France and I’m currently studying political science and French literature. With this seminar, I’d like to reconstruct the story of Word war One out of books. The topic of Peace Building is particularly important for me, because I want to work in international security.

Boro Dukić

Boro Dukić

I’m a 26 years old professional TV and radio journalist based near Tuzla. I always try to think by myself, to realize my dream and to participate in different NGO or citizens projects aimed at improving people health.

Amin Sejfic

Amin Sejfic

I would describe myself as a highly motivated and determined young person from Bosnia, who grew up and still lives in a post-war society, with a strong belief in the power of change. I am also a freshly graduated student of International relations and Diplomacy, living in Sarajevo.

Amar Buljubašić

Amar Buljubašić

I'm 20 and I’m studying International Relations in Sarajevo. I'm highly involved in different activities organized by NGO-s, and political organizations as well. I like to know people and speak about politics, sport, history, cultures and traditions.

Vanja Tadic

Vanja Tadic

My passions are dancing, photography, nature and people. I am studying History and Southeast European Studies in Germany. My parents come from Sarajevo. They lost their home during the war. So, peace building is important for me and I would like to work on it.

Miloš Ninković

Miloš Ninković

I am interested in European 20th century history. My ancestors fought with French soldiers during WWI. I have a personal respect for German citizens for the way they coped with the WWII past. My other great passion is law, that I’m currently studying at the University of East Sarajevo.

Johannes Nüßer

Johannes Nüßer

I am studying History and Political Sciences in Regensburg, a two thousand year old city in Bavaria, founded by the Romans. I lived one year in Romania for a voluntary service under the motto of building bridges and peace in Europe.

Vladana Perlić

Vladana Perlić

I am a French language and literature student living in Banja Luka, the main city of Republika Srpska. I don't know a lot about World War One, except for what I was taught in school, but thinking about peace and the ways to achieve it was an inseparable part of my growing-up in a post-conflict transition country.

Alexandre Blondel

Alexandre Blondel

Since I was a child, I like to visit museums, battlefields and monuments about World War One. In my family, four ancestors fought for France. Three of them never came back home. I decided to study History in the north of France.

Caroline Finkeldey

Caroline Finkeldey

Living in Munich in Germany, I study Eastern European Studies and I try to travel a lot. For me, WWI is an compelling study subject. Not only because it marked the end of the European Empires, but also because it's an often overlooked place of memory at least in Germany.

Lejla Burgić

Lejla Burgić

Studying Law in Sarajevo, I am also voluntering for the Youth Initiative for Human Rights. With this seminar, I would like to compare the way how the different educational system of each country portrait the history and try to improve it.

Robin Marx

Robin Marx

I’m studying European politics in Osnabrück, a medium city in Germanywhere the Peace treaties of Westphalia were signed. I spend a year working in Croatia in a school and I traveled a lot in south east Europe, mostly working on different projects.

Ajša Džindo

Ajša Džindo

I am currently finishing my final year of Psychology at the University of Sarajevo. During my studies, I was involved in various student research projects. I am particularly interested is social trauma. Having experienced the consequences of these events, I feel responsible and obliged to contribute to this field with my work.

Tarik Ekmeščić

Tarik Ekmeščić

I come from Travnik, the city of the famous writer and winner of the Nobel prize for literature Ivo Andrić. I am currently studying law at the University of Zenica, in the Federation of BiH. In my free time I like to play chess and talk about history. The fact that the First World War actually started in my own country makes it even more interesting to me.

Nikolina Josipović

Nikolina Josipović

Originally from Zagreb, Croatia. Currently living in Tuzla, BiH where l'm studying international relations & diplomacy. Since childhood, l have been fascinated by politics. 100 years after the end of WWI, it's extremely important to understand what happend and how to prevent all of that from happening again.

Adis Hukanović

Adis Hukanović

I hold a MA degree in psychology and I'm a peace activist. Since April 2016 I work as a project coordinator at forumZFD office in Sarajevo, a German NGO that works in the field of conflict transformation and Dealing with Past.

Zlatan Hajlovac

Zlatan Hajlovac

After studying a master’s degree in human rights and democracy in South-East Europe in Sarajevo and Bologna, I took over as the program coordinator at the Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina (YIHR). I’m also interested in politics and history.

Nicolas Moll

Nicolas Moll

I come from a Franco-German family, and live since 11 years in Sarajevo. I made my PhD in Contemporary History, and I am currently working as freelance researcher and intercultural trainer. I am especially interested in the question how post-war-societies in Europe deal with the consequences and the memories of the past.

Marion Roussey

Marion Roussey

I’m a French journalist, mostly working for a French-German TV channel. This year, I came to live 3 months in Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina where I’m also teaching French at the University.