Human Rights and the Struggle for Postwar Recovery in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm
color photo of Peter Lippman

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S354

The seminar will discuss grassroots human rights campaigns and efforts to promote recovery in Bosnia-Herzegovina in the wake of the war that devastated the country in the first half of the 1990s.

Peter Lippman has traveled, worked, and lived in former Yugoslavia extensively since 1981. Speaking fluent Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Peter has traveled to all parts of the Balkans as a translator, observer, journalist, and aid worker, and has written about the politics, events, and culture of the western Balkans. His book on life in postwar Bosnia was published in Fall 2019.


Peter Lippman, Human Rights Activist and Author
Commentary by Nadia Boyadjieva, Professor of International Law and International Relations, Institute for Balkan Studies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; Center Associate, Davis Center

Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

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