Osservatorio Caucaso
Saturday 19 September 2020 13:35

Osservatorio Balcani


With the project 'AestOvest', Osservatorio sui Balcani focuses on the so-called “mobile border”, which in the past was a symbol of division but represents now an opportunity for cross-border relations. A web section and a DVD-rom for the schools [project]

[Luisa Chiodi] Reconciliation and re-analysis in Southeastern Europe and with Southeastern Europe. Luisa Chiodi's speech at the conference "Dealing with the Past and Reconciliation Processes in the Western Balkans", Vienna 10-11 November [Italiano]
[Andrea Rossini] The conference “Dealing with the Past: The Process of Reconciliation in the Western Balkans” was held on November 10-11 in Vienna, Austria. The two days of debate with approximately a hundred participants provided a European dimension to the theme being discussed – the military conflicts during the 1990s in the Balkans [Italiano]
[Andrea Rossini] The memory of World War II in Croatia, from the Yugoslavian period until the present day. The changes of the 1990s. Jasenovac, Bleiburg, the day of antifascist struggle and the exodus of Italians: an interview with Vjeran Pavlaković [Italiano]
Indigenous linguistic minorities living in Italy’s Alpine area benefit from strong legal protection; among these, the Slovene minority is the least protected. The slowness in guaranteeing its rights is due to deep-rooted historic factors [Italiano]
[Andrea Rossini] Conditions of the Slovene minority in Italy and the Italian minority in Slovenia after Ljubljana’s entry into the European Union (EU). An interview with Bojan Brezigar, a journalist and advisor to outgoing Slovenian Foreign Minister, Dimitrij Rupelj [Italiano]
[Anita Clara] This publication dedicated to border literature was born in Friuli Venezia Giulia. After 11 printed issues, it moved to the web. An interview with Mauro Daltin, one of its founders [Italiano]
[Gian Matteo Apuzzo] In Trieste, history has a problem being history. It is often a myth, quite often even a rite. If the past could actually produce history in this land, Trieste could make a step forward. And, it could think without fear, that it has always been a city of the border [Italiano]
[Davide Sighele] Renzo Nicolini teaches both in Trieste and Buje, in Istria. He has a unique point of view on education alongside the border, which has changed greatly over recent years.
An interview
[Davide Sighele] One of her best-known novels is Amiche per la pelle (Best Friends), a story of four migrant women in Trieste. However, there is also a fifth actor in the story. An interview with the writer Laila Wadia [Italiano]
[Davide Sighele] It is the daily of the Slovene minority in Italy. For years, it has been the paper “of the border”. Now it is in the heart of new Europe and it covers a rapidly changing world. Its story is told by one of its reporters. An interview with Breda Pahor [Italiano]
[Davide Sighele] Melita Richter is a sociologist and cultural mediator. Over the last years, she has implemented many projects related to the border between Italy and the Balkans. Their participants have been high school boys and girls. Our interview [Italiano]
[Roberta Bertoldi] They sing in Friulian, Slovene, Italian, and Spanish. And, they want to recover what others throw away. We met with Mauro “Puntar” Punteri, singer of the Gorizian band Kosovni Odpadki [Italiano]
[Gian Matteo Apuzzo] ''For us, the entry into the Schengen area was the real entry into the European Union''. The mayor of Nova Gorica talks about the border region where the border is no more. An interview [Italiano]
A letter by Paolo Rumiz to President Napolitano. A careful reflection about where enlargement stopped and the many related unresolved tangles from the twentieth century. While Italy remains reserved about its past [Italiano]
[Francesca Vanoni] During the 80s a group of intellectuals proponed the idea of Istrian identity based on multilingualism and multiculturalism. One of them was Ivan Jakovcic, at present president of the Region of Istria [Italiano]
[Gian Matteo Apuzzo] The efforts of Gorizia and Nova Gorica to construct a “common city” which rises beyond divisions created by the border have resulted in cross-border service, European projects, and missed opportunities [Italiano]
[Gian Matteo Apuzzo] Although separated by the Iron Curtain, by turning themselves into a testing ground, Gorizia and Nova Gorica have over the years become a symbol of integration. How does cooperation proceed after the fall of the border? The first of three articles [Italiano]
[Chiara Sighele] From 1993 to 2000 Italian and Slovene scholars have worked on a volume about the relations between their two countries. Eight years have passed but the Commission’s work has not yet been properly distributed [Italiano]


Fondazione Opera Campana dei CadutiForum trentino per la Pace Provincia autonoma di TrentoComune di Rovereto