Doviđenja Bosna

As I sit here on my very own living room couch with my wedding shoes sitting right next to me, it’s hard to remember that just a little over two weeks ago I was sharing a common living space with 13 people in Bosnia writing reflections on the genocide in ...

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Week 7 – Reflection

Tito’s Cold War Bunker. Built to withstand the end of the world, where two world powers couldn’t sort out their differences and decided to battle it out in other countries. Almost the end of mankind because of this us vs. them mentality. We are out of the Cold War now, ...

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Week 6 – Reflection

Click here for my reflection on visiting Srebrenica Much love, Ana

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Week 5 – Reflection

My internship has been really great! I’m current working on some reproductive health projects. We are going to prepare for World Contraception Day in Banja Luka and Sarajevo in September to provide information and promote awareness. We are also going to facilitate some focus groups to determine what the general ...

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Reflection – Week 4

  I went on the Peace March between Nezuk and Potocari, Bosnia in remembrance of the route that many boys and men from Srebrenica took to flee genocide.   I hiked for 3 days in the heat and up difficult hills, yet I enjoyed the luxury of having water stations ...

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Week 3 – Reflection

I have had the opportunity to learn a lot of interesting things in Bosnia. I went to the Islamophobia conference last week and discovered how Islam and Muslims are being mistreated throughout Europe. It is interesting how a country’s citizens and government have created hostile and even violent environments for ...

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Week 2 – Reflection

The work ethic I have seen in my internship in Bosnia is very different than that in the United States. Though people work hard, they also are more social at work and are less frenzied and rushed. My co-workers have taken the time to chat with me and get to ...

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Week 1 – Reflection

Week 1 in Bosnia… It doesn’t seem much different than my life in the USA and yet everything IS different. Its so easy to go our and enjoy the wonders and festivities out here. And yet I’m not full integrated into the country enough to feel at home or even ...

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