Episode 12: “Ethno Music”

Ethno music as part of the common cultural heritage, whether it is the same thing as folk music, is it well cherished and preserved, how to promote it, why do our guests think that the immersing in this kind of music is as “digging through their own DNA, their own secret formula or existence”. You…

Episode 11: “State Administration”

How is the state administration functioning in the region, is there a need for its modernization and professionalization, how to create a government that will be a partner of the citizens, what can we say about our administrative culture, the administrative reforms towards the European integration – are just some of the posed questions for…

Episode 9: “War crimes”

The ninth episode of “Vicinities” is not concerned with the fairness of the Hague Tribunal, but with emphasizing the need to prosecute the war crimes, what was done, what are the results, what is next, which are the obstacles and to what degree have our societies managed to face with what was done. The guests…

Episode 7: “LGBT”

How the society treats the LGBT community and how does their life looks like, do they have a freedom to choose, to fight prejudices, whether they are ready to open up about their sexual orientation, are they familiar with the laws that protect them and are the pride parades counterproductive – are just few of…

Episode 5: “Our history vs. your history”

The history of the educational systems in the region, how is the history discussed and learned in the classrooms, how to get rid of the ethnocentrism, the multi – perspective approach to history, how our vs. your history can become only history, the categories of subjective and objective historians, the reliability memories and documents etc.…