The Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses presents
Jasmina Besirevic Regan, Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a faculty member in the Departments of Sociology and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration:
“Genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Its Aftermath: Bosnian Muslims’ Perceptions, Interpretations, and Explanations.”
The presentation will provide a brief overview of the history of former Yugoslavia and focus on its violent break-up, especially on the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It will discuss the refugee experience and importance of family relationships, ethnic and religious identities, as well as the issues around returning home and rebuilding their community in Banja Luka.