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Memories of a time forgotten. The myth of the perennial nation
. This article questions the persistent view of the Balkans as a place where ethnic and national identities were sustained over centuries of Ottoman and Habsburg rule. It concentrates on the Serbian
Designing Identities Reshaping the Balkans in the First Two Centuries: The Case of Serbia
It is not an easy task to imagine one’s nation in the Balkans. The elusive and complex interrelation of ethnicities and shared traditions in this region is the result of centuries of mixing and
The last Byzantines: perceptions of identity, culture, and heritage in Serbia
Focusing on material culture, this article considers a range of issues concerning the cultural policies, ideologies, and identities that have underlain Serbian development since the Middle Ages, and
Nationalism and Architecture: The Creation of a National Style in Serbian Architecture and Its Political Implications
From the mid-nineteenth century until the late 1930s the dominant architectural mode in Serbia was a local historicist style termed Serbo-Byzantine. At first it was used only for churches but was
L'Eglise de St-Sava a Belgrade
The history of construction of the Church of St. Sava reflects the ongoing political and national discourse over an entire century. Initially planned in the late nineteenth century and intermittently
Fault lines of the mind