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Balkans homestay

Homestay in the Balkans

SIT’s program in the Balkans offers a seven-week homestay in Belgrade. How do SIT staff in the Balkans match students with homestay families? What do homestay families think of the experience of hosting SIT students? What happens when students and host families meet for the first time?

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Mostar Summer Youth Programme

Balkans Alumna Starts Youth Program in Bosnia-Herzegovina

I co-founded MSYP, as my previous experiences with young people in Bosnia-Herzegovina inspired me to give back and develop an innovative model of youth empowerment.

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The program's academic director, Yvette Kopijn, introduces the panelists.

Masculinities: What Does It Mean to Man Up?

SIT’s program in Amsterdam hosted a five-person forum pertaining to masculinities for people of various identities, orientations, and backgrounds.

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SIT students listen to Wekker speak.

SIT Netherlands Students Attend Lecture on Racism

“We are a culture run on 400 years of colonialism.” With this jarring claim, intersectional and transnational feminist scholar, Gloria Wekker, began what was a poignant and dynamic lecture on her most recent scholarship, an examination of traditional psychoanalytical theory and its place in the broader Dutch context, one of “racial innocence.”

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Graves at the Potocari memorial

March of Peace: Working Toward Reconciliation in Bosnia and Serbia

Tacarra Lake (University of New Mexico) studied on SIT’s Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans program in spring 2013. In the summer of 2013, Tacarra continued her studies in the Balkans through the Summer University at Srebrenica. Below, she reflects on some of her experiences in the Balkans. By Tacarra […]

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