A new regional geography of a revolution: Bosnia’s Plenum movement

@article{Riding2018ANR,
  title={A new regional geography of a revolution: Bosnia’s Plenum movement},
  author={James Riding},
  journal={Territory, Politics, Governance},
  year={2018},
  volume={6},
  pages={16 - 41}
}
  • J. Riding
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • Territory, Politics, Governance
ABSTRACT A new regional geography of a revolution: Bosnia’s Plenum movement. Territory, Politics, Governance. This paper sheds a light on a recent reawakening of radical politics in the former Yugoslavia. It focuses on citizens living radical politics after socialism, as new groups and movements in the region struggle to embed radically democratic visions of society. Via an on-the-ground regional study, it exposes the endless post-conflict, post-socialist transition era after Yugoslavia, which… Expand
Undoing International Peacebuilding from Below
Since the early 2010s, a wave of protests advancing social, economic and political demands has erupted throughout the Balkans. The protesters have generally not attacked values cherished by the EU,Expand
Nonelectoral Participation in Deeply Divided Societies: Transforming Consociations from the Ground Up?
Abstract Premised on elite accommodation, consociations provide little consideration for citizens’ input on institutional change. Likewise, valuable analyses of cross-community politicalExpand
Extreme geographies: a response from a dependent semi-periphery of the post-neoliberal Europe
We live in a time of paranoid borderism, a time of intense paranoia of the Other, and a time where the privileging of the nation state as the symbolic container of space, our territory, seems to haveExpand
“Belgrade to Belgradians, Not Foreign Capitalists”: International Statebuilding, Contentious Politics, and New Forms of Political Representation in Serbia
This article belongs to a forthcoming special cluster, “Contention Politics and International Statebuilding in Southeast Europe” guest-edited by Nemanja Džuverovic, Julia Rone and Tom Junes. One ofExpand
The territorial lens: operational spaces of extraction and resistance
When I was a child, I found foreign embassies intriguing. It is a fascinating idea that you enter a jurisdiction where different laws apply the moment you step through their doors (or, in the case ofExpand
Landscape after genocide
The March of Peace (Marš mira) is a 63-mile, 3-day walk through eastern Bosnia organised in memory of the victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide and traces in reverse a death march. Marchers take aExpand
Resisting within the neoliberalising academy: Reflections on doing transformative doctoral research
Abstract This paper reflects on the authors' experiences in doing transformative research in two countries of South East Europe - Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina, during their doctoral studiesExpand
Towards a cultural geopolitics: on the making of a documentary-poetry film about a post-conflict place
Made in collaboration with an independent filmmaker and two poets, the documentary-poetry film Bridges presents life in post-conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina, and delivers a clear message: the war inExpand
Young People, Hip-Hop, and the Making of a “Grammar for Unpolitics” in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
This article investigates youth political subjectivity and subject formation in the context of postsocialist transition and projects of post-conflict peace-building in Sarajevo, Bosnia and ...
Writing Place after Conflict: Exhausting a Square in Sarajevo
This essay returns to Sarajevo, a city visited by Georges Perec in 1957, employing field observation and ethnographic methods that he developed during the course of his writing career. The aim, inExpand
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 156 REFERENCES
Renewing the Geography of Regions
Recent academic discourses pertaining to a ‘new regionalism’ in economic development and territorial representation, in parallel with the constitutional restructuring of certain nation-states, haveExpand
In search of a democratic counter-power in Bosnia–Herzegovina
Noting the significance of the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement, the author offers a view in which the ethno-nationalist structures of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)Expand
Contesting Europe: The Politics of Bosnian Integration into European Structures
This paper explores what is meant by ‘being European’ in contemporary Bosnia. Over the past two decades, Western politicians have justified interventions in Bosnia through recourse to an OrientalistExpand
Reclaim the State: Experiments in Popular Democracy
From Seattle to Cancun, protest movements have taken centre stage in global politics. But if the momentum of these international movements is to grow, they must be rooted in local action to createExpand
‘Who sows hunger, reaps rage’: on protest, indignation and redistributive justice in post-Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina1
This paper reflects upon the socio-economic legacies of Dayton Peace Accords, and the ways in which these legacies were brought into focus by the 2014 Bosnian Uprising. This wave of protests, whichExpand
The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy
From Athens to New York, recent mass movements around the world have challenged austerity and authoritarianism with expressions of real democracy. For more than forty years, Murray Bookchin developedExpand
Apartheid cartography: the political anthropology and spatial effects of international diplomacy in Bosnia
Abstract International diplomacy has been one of a number of practices which have performatively constituted “Bosnia” as a particular place with specific people, so that it could be rendered as aExpand
The Revolutionary Imperative
:  In the last three decades in the advanced capitalist world, the idea of revolution has largely slipped from political view. The neoliberal moment seemed to smother any political possibility otherExpand
Bordering on Bosnia
This paper begins by first giving a critique of the conflict in Bosnia from a geographical and cartographic perspective; and in particular how plans to address and solve the crisis have revolvedExpand
Territory's Continuing Allure
The role of the territorial state has changed in recent decades in the wake of the communications revolution; the explosion of transnational social, political, and economic formations; acceleratedExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...