Zorana Vuk

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I write about all things Security Studies. Often passionately.

October, 2017

April, 2017

  • 28 April

    An interview with AEBR Balkan Coordinator Ana Nikolov

    If you’ve ever wondered how firefighting, cross-border cooperation and dancing go together, Ana Nikolov is here to explain it all. She’s all that, and passionately dedicated to peace-building and reconciliation. She was the creator of the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) network of Young Leaders for cross-border cooperation, and serves as the AEBR Coordinator for the Balkan region. For many years, she’s been active in supporting youth through several projects across the Balkan region as well as all over Europe, and tirelessly dedicates herself to help make this world a little better.

  • 24 April

    When Reporting on Conflict, Western Mainstream Media is Failing

      In my opinion, I struggle to find something of value in the pieces on international conflicts and wars on mainstream media channels. Don’t get me wrong, there are many catchy pieces of vocabulary, organised in an easy-to-follow structure. Why is it, however, that we insist on turning news into …

March, 2017

  • 31 March

    Can Millennials Ever Grasp the Importance of Active Peace?

    The biggest question of them all for us Millennials is: will we get our shit together? Let’s all do something actively for it to happen. Let's make peace.

  • 13 March

    Radicalisation all Over the Place – The Left and Right are in this Mess Together

    While the Left and Right fight over pronouns, statistics, racist-or-not terminology and other life-threatening issues, civil society needs to rethink itself

  • 6 March

    Interview with Dr. Nora Repo

    Nora Repo is a Finnish Doctor of philosophy who specialises in Islam in the Balkans and has a lot of experience in ecumenical and interfaith dialogue initiatives. Her doctoral dissertation covered Albanian women in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia which identified some very interesting tendencies in interplay of identities, Islam and religiosity.

February, 2017

  • 23 February

    Destructive identity politics – Serbia is ready for a presidential election

    Serbia, Politics, Election

    Did someone say “circus”? A recipe for disaster? Imagine being stuck in the Hans Christian Andersen short tale “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, in the sequence when he tries on his new “clothes”, without ever moving forward. This is what the current political atmosphere in the Balkan region looks like, and …